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Jim H (jraiderguy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Puget Sound
About Me 27yo married guy in Seattle
StateWashington
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.muddledremarks.com

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speaking of the sierras
I'm doing an 8-day hike between Agnew Meadows and Yosemite Valley in September, leaving myself plenty of time for photography and fishing. What I haven't decided yet is what setup to bring....

In Fishing » Patagonia Tenkara Rods
April 18, 10:40am

Test thread
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In Make Your Own Gear » Argon silnylon
April 16, 4:12pm

20 degree nights
**Edit** It's a slow afternoon, so I've been reading through lots of the threads on down jackets I've skipped over in the past. Looking at the Mont Bell Alpine Light jacket with 4oz...

In Gear Lists » Layer question for early Sept JMT -- is fleece enough or do I need to go puffy?
April 10, 3:54pm

Layer question for early Sept JMT -- is fleece enough or do I need to go puffy?
I'm planning my hike in the high sierra for Sept and trying to decide whether I can get away with my current layers. I've got: 200wt merino long sleeve top light synthetic long sleeve t...

In Gear Lists » Layer question for early Sept JMT -- is fleece enough or do I need to go puffy?
April 10, 3:34pm

Thread looks normal to me
Looks like a nice choice of contrasting white stitching. :P

In Make Your Own Gear » Chris Zimmer Pack for Heavy Loads
March 05, 9:17am

Yes
When I first started backpacking with my dad in the Sierras, we'd go out for 4 day trips and bring only bread, peanut butter, honey bunches of oats, and jerky. We'd cover the taste of iodin...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
February 21, 11:06am

Re:Re:Cutter
Thanks - much better info than the description of amazon. Sounds like it would make a great Valentine's Day gift to myself.

In Fishing » fishing the jmt
January 31, 3:22pm

@Brian
Hi Brian. Just curious what Sierra Trout Guide looks like inside. Is it a primer on high mountain fishing in general, or a guide to specific streams and lakes in the Sierra? Thanks for the recommen...

In Fishing » fishing the jmt
January 31, 9:13am

Cliff Mass post
Cliff Mass is a professor up here in the PNW and has a popular weather blog. He posted about this last week, and it includes a couple additional figures like reservoir levels. http://cliffmass.b...

In Pre-Trip Planning » CA Drought and 2014 hiking season
January 20, 10:07am

A couple instructional videos
I found these two youtube videos on sewing a box stitch with webbing. The first video has a nice explanation of thread tension, and the second a nice explanation of the box stitch. They're film...

In Make Your Own Gear » First sewing attempts and questions
January 12, 4:29pm

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