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Kevin Buggie (kbuggie) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me I teach 8 year olds. My dog is 13. And I like to play outside

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pictures? zpacks fastpack
Can any owners of these packs post a selfie so we can see how each pack fits on an actual body? Please! Actual weights? I'm leaning towards the fastpack, but my zpacks zero xs with a se...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
September 12, 4:16pm

Re: JMT Unsupported FKT- Andrew Bentz
Thrilling read and great descriptions of the pain/emotions involved in such an endeavor. Any more pics that Andy could add? Thanks for posting!

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT Unsupported FKT- Andrew Bentz
September 05, 3:48pm

Re: Stuff like this kinda scares me...
Good point, Kate. Rather than the Sawyer's bottlemate, I could have used my imusa mug(bottom covered with esbit rez) or just dunk a stuff sack or xs zero backpack to pull up a bunch of water. ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Dipping from the spring box
September 02, 7:33pm

Re: "Dipping from the spring box"
My biggest worry was losing the bottle into the box and out of reach if the string came loose. It was my only vessel that could thread to the mini-sawyer. Also tried to muddy the spring wate...

In Philosophy & Technique » Dipping from the spring box
September 02, 5:22pm

Re: re: power bars
Powerbars vs. TvP, I vote the latter off the island. Powerbars are all the plague you guys have described, but the all reedeming fact is that if you could get it into your gut they always gav...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » The trail food you just can't stand.
August 31, 4:11pm

765 cal. no cook couscous; a recipe
Interested in the simplicity of no cook, here's a 30 min. recipe (inspired by pmags) for couscous I like: Start at Safeway. In a quart freezer bag I put: 1/2 cup of NearEast couscous...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » No-cook/Stoveless/soaking method for PCT Thru.
August 31, 3:34pm

Dipping from the spring box
Arriving at what appeared to be a dry spring, I looked a little harder and found the spring box. It had great water but I had to reach 4' down into the 12" opening to reach it. Forcing a b...

In Philosophy & Technique » Dipping from the spring box
August 31, 10:24am

Re: Re: JMT Unsupported Attempt
Awesome, Andy! I remember your queries and trip reports on BPL in preparation for this. Way to go, crushing it in style!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT Unsupported Attempt
August 29, 8:44pm

Leor's trip-report
is a good read! http://www.irunfar.com/2014/08/leor-pantilats-supported-john-muir-trail-fkt-report.html

In Philosophy & Technique » John Muir Trail speed records - a question of style
August 28, 4:22pm

Re: Roman Dial Jr. Missing
I didn't find any recent info on The Roaming Dials blog but then i looked again at the sources listed in the earlier post by John. The real story is confusing and plays out in the Facebook comm...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Missing Kayaker/Hiker
August 01, 10:17am

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