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USA Duane Hall (hikerduane) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Extreme northern Sierra Nevada
About Me I'm 60, single male. I had been in Retail Management for over 30 years. I have mostly solo bped since the early mid '70's. I XC some, not afraid to go alone, I also solo winter camp, even out in sub-zero temps. A few years ago, I went on a backcountry bp to Alaska, where I flew in by bush plane with five others into Wrangell/St. Elias NP. Since early 2010, I have been collecting vintage/antique camping and bp stoves, having acquired over 90 now. I like many outdoor activities, from bping to dirtbike riding, gardening.
CityMeadow Valley
StateCA
CountryUS Of A

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Enough oxygen?
Maybe that stuff isn't designed for what you are trying to make it do. Duane

In GEAR » Alcohol stove, stainless steel cookware, offensive odour - just me?
March 01, 9:13pm

Sea to Summit Nano Mosquito Pyramid
I've used my solo version a couple times. I use a couple crossed sticks or poles to hold up the top, guyed out. The corners can be staked with ti stakes or sticks/rocks. Material stretches t...

In GEAR » Sea to Summit Nano Mosquito Pyramid
February 12, 11:53am

Norcal GGG #1 Post Trip Report and Some Photos
David, 10-4. Had to throw some defense out there. Duane

In Post-Trip Reports » Norcal GGG #1 Post Trip Report and Some Photos
February 09, 9:01am

Norcal GGG #1 Post Trip Report and Some Photos
Anyone could show off whatever from my experience. Stoves, shelter, food. Duane

In Post-Trip Reports » Norcal GGG #1 Post Trip Report and Some Photos
February 08, 7:39pm

Stoves and Weather Clarification
Dip the canister in water if necessary. When the water is heated some, dip in your pot to help a little if possible, making sure the bottom is clean of course. :) It will take a lot to over press...

In GEAR » Stoves and Weather Clarification
February 08, 7:34pm

Cross country route?
Surprised you say going to Iceberg and Cecile are XC, mostly trail by them, bit of a short route finding down off the rocks to the valley and onward. Pooch, RIP, and I have been that route, kinda ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Ediza and lakes of the Ritter Range, Sierra Nevada, California
February 05, 11:47am

Quality of BP Experiences
Off topic. Another thing to do to avoid crowds, go bping in the off season. I've been in the Ansel Adams Wilderness a number of times in Oct. and only seen half a dozen people my whole 5 or 6...

In GEAR » 2014 JMT thru-hiker survey - results on gear failures
January 28, 6:10pm

Shape changer :)
Ivo "- does it frequently change its diameter depending upon the phase of the moon, the time of the day, or the ambient temperature?" Love it. :)

In Gear Deals » New Cord - UltraGlide Bear Line - Introductory Sale
January 14, 11:59am

need new winter white gas stove
I really like my old Dragonfly, simmers very nice. I've simmered stew a few years ago on it, love the two valves, no tinkering. I'm taking it this weekend, along with one other stove out ...

In GEAR » need new winter white gas stove
January 09, 10:36pm

Old Guys Backpacking
Pee bottle? Heck, I contribute it to my kidneys working better the last couple years! :) I take vitamin I in hopes to prevent vertigo, usually after the first day I should be good to go, but al...

In GEAR » Old Guys Backpacking
January 04, 8:24pm

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