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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 ...
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Gear retrieval
Been trying that after returning to the U.S. with some success ... and some failure. Unlike the big plastic box typically recommended (or Mike C's big cardboard box), looks like everything is ...

In Editor's Roundtable » How to Minimize the Time and Energy You Spend Preparing for Short Backpacking Trips
October 07, 10:41am

Fairfax case cited
Fairfax CA isn't pristine wilderness as there are all sorts of little towns just north of San Francisco that blend into each other with all sorts of wooded ravines (and a few homeless that han...

In Chaff » Self defense on the trail
October 07, 10:36am

Congress redirects conservation money
We can compare Hilary's email to Jeb's apparently on behalf of an admittedly important industry: At this rate we will b...

In Chaff » Can the GOP Sink Any Lower? Yes It Can!!
October 02, 1:54pm

...doing 8 miles a day, treating it like a moving party ... It would seem easy avoid with a higher daily mileage and earlier start date on these long trials. Young people of course, have been...

In Philosophy & Technique » Death OF the AT...
September 24, 10:41am

No Teddy present day
C'mon Mathew, there isn't a Teddy Roosevelt type in the current crop of Republican candidates. If they had their way, we'd be using those nice knives to slice pimento loaf at the count...

In Chaff » Can the GOP Sink Any Lower? Yes It Can!!
September 24, 10:16am

Trailrunning (fastpacking?) the Alps - article Think you all would enjoy this. He used a combination of bivying (minimalistic camping) and huts Ed: post title, sp.

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Trailrunning (faspapacking?) the Alps
September 10, 11:49am

Safari solution
Another poster had a blog post about hiking in the sun is all about dressing like on safari ...[ except with nylon ]

In GEAR » Sun cap/bandana/buff solution
September 06, 8:57pm

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

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