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Julie Romig (julier) - BPL Guest

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me After 8 seasons living in the woods working on trail crews, I finally got a real job. Now I'm a weekend warrior and try to get out as much as I can (even got married in the backcountry!). And since I can't spend all my time in the woods, I've started obsessing about pack weight. Now to get my husband on board!

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GoLite Ultralite Quilt
I have a GoLite Ultralite 800 Fill 3-season quilt, size Regular in cobalt blue I'd sell. I bought it last April. Used it less than 10 nights over the summer, decided that quilt sleeping just is...

In Gear Swap » WTB GoLite Quilt
January 30, 4:16pm

FS - Tarptent Squall 2
I'd like to purchase the tarptent squall 2 from you. PM sent

In Gear Swap » FS – TarpTent Squall 2
January 28, 12:27pm

Thanks
Thanks for all of the great feedback. My mom does use trekking poles and finds them to be very useful. We'll plan on doing some trial backpacking trips and see how it goes. We're looking i...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT - Can we/Should we?
September 16, 3:57pm

JMT - Can we/Should we?
Next August, I’d like to hike the JMT north to south in 15 days to minimize vacation days used – 14 hiking days with one rest/day. My mom decided that she’d like to hike it too. We would sta...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT - Can we/Should we?
September 10, 6:04pm

TP Puree
Puree method sounds effective and all, but again it seems to go back to educating the general trail using public - how do you get the word out to pack-it-out or puree? If TP doesn't even get bu...

In Philosophy & Technique » Used Toilet Paper - Pack it out!
August 10, 1:27pm

Eagle Creek Trail TP locations
Regarding the question of location on the Eagle Creek Trail, the TP was pretty much everywhere one would think to take care of business, and then some. Someone peed on the trail and left the toilet...

In Philosophy & Technique » Used Toilet Paper - Pack it out!
August 10, 1:01pm

Used Toilet Paper - Pack it out!
Went hiking up Eagle Creek trail on the Columbia Gorge - it was beautiful. Kept passing amazing campsites and break spots, but there was used toilet paper everywhere! I was amazed at just how much ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Used Toilet Paper - Pack it out!
August 09, 3:51pm

TP
Please please please pack out used toilet paper, every time, no matter what! Hiked Eagle Creek trail on the Columbia Gorge - it was beautiful. kept passing amazing campsites that would have been gr...

In GEAR » A Series of Newbie Questions
August 09, 3:20pm

Backcountry Gear
Granite Gear has measurements for torso and waist belts on their website. I'm not sure about REI or backcountry.com, but you can order the Crown from Backcountry Gear. On their website, they do...

In GEAR » Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60
July 31, 10:48am

Sports Bras
Haven't tried this for hiking, but for running, I really like the Moving Comfort Juno bra - great for wicking and drying quickly and the best bra I've worn for minimizing chaffing on long r...

In GEAR » Sports Bra Recommendations
June 08, 11:19am

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