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Hk Newman (hknewman) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western US
About Me Mostly 2 to 3 day loops, with a couple weeklong trips too, ... thinking about multi-week.

I'll update my gear list tomorrow ...
CityThe Gila
StateNM
CountryUSA
My PDF Gear ListEver changing gear list

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Re: Pecos for a beginner and a fat dog
I did not find the burn areas bad (well, around Jacks Ck anyways) after the trail crews had cleared a path the last 2 springs. If you have 2 vehicles there are numerous loop options with most sta...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Pecos for a beginner and a fat dog
August 22, 6:03pm

Re: Was UL a phase for you?
I got down to below 10 lbs gear weight and keep it about there, ... realizing that food for weeklong trips will be several pounds more (at least).

In Philosophy & Technique » Was UL a phase for you?
August 04, 2:28pm

Re: Re: Gizmodo and the SHR
Still interesting hike and nice TR from a magazine usually more interested in recent tech and science (though I'm seeing some camping articles dispersed in there)

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 21
July 22, 4:16pm

Re: Solo
There are fewer personality conflicts with solo travel. Seriously any trip changes involve less drama (pace, when to camp, etc..)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Findings on going solo
July 18, 6:08am

Re: Four Pass Loop (Colorado) ..
Check the new regulations out on bear cans (call before they get real busy Aug - they've always recommended bear cans, but may be required after last summer), as they may not have updated all t...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Four Pass Loop (Colorado) – A few questions...
July 14, 2:50pm

Re: Re: Snow Peak
If they have access to repair personnel, who cares about the rest frankly? Plenty of other retailers to choose from.

In GEAR » The most boring and annoying store in Portland is Snow Peak
July 12, 11:42am

Trump for Prez ... Attraction
Trump may appeal to major voting blocs of the GOP, it's actually where most of the party and indee's trending republican are. Here's an Op-Ed which I think illustrates Trumps' surg...

In Chaff » Trump coming to Phoenix
July 12, 11:33am

Re: UL Fail
Destined to fail. However adding just a cuben shelter, light pad, custom 50°F quilt with maybe a serape hole, and wispy frameless light pack to put it all in would have made the trip alright. M...

In On the Web » UL Fail
July 10, 6:43am

Arctic arms race - Newsweek
Add a 4th front as the Arctic becomes more ice free towards every summer (via Newsweek .. not some conspiracy site), spawning Russians visiting our northern most shores unofficially*: http://www...

In Chaff » Must Be Budget Time...
July 09, 9:47pm

Not that pious..
Choices like cars, power work themselves out for most and economics eventually tends to reinforce more environmentally friendly vehicles. The U.S. has low gasoline taxes but when gas prices went u...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 08, 8:35pm

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