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Alanna M (muledog19) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Upper Peninsula of Michigan
About Me You can find me almost daily running, skiing, or snowshoeing with my dogs on sections of the North Country Trail in the UP. I don't get out backpacking as much as I would like, but I'm working on that. I dabbled with some solo winter treks this year and had a ball. I put in some good solo time on Isle Royale last year and hope to push myself even further on the island again this year. I have been learning a lot on BPL and my pack is a whole lot lighter, but I know I still have a long ways to go!

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GREAT intro to Hammocks post...
I've been going through the ground to hammock process myself and I also have found the underside insulation issue the trickiest to deal with. Also, hammocks are a great way to get into sewing ...

In Hammocks » A New User's Look at Hammocks
July 22, 2:33pm

Re: Re: Ultralight Tip of the Week: Stealth Camping
Hi Antti, in the book Mike has other tips that tie in and explain his cooking-on-the-trail bit. Don't worry, he isn't advocating skipping breakfast!!! From what I've read I'd say ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
July 22, 1:43pm

Re: FS Tarptent Moment and other stuff
I'm curious about the hammock. I just checked the Clark Jungle Hammock website http://www.junglehammock.com and the Deluxe is no longer offered. Is it equivalent to anything they offer curre...

In Gear Swap » FS Tarptent Moment and other stuff
June 15, 9:50pm

Any Hubba Hubba HP or Nemo Espri users out there?
I'm realizing now the Big Sky International Convertible winter configuration should have been on my list, along with the Tarptent Scarp 2 with the solid interior. A Ray Estrella quote from t...

In GEAR » Recommendations? 3+ Season tent under 4 Lbs
June 14, 9:55pm

rustic camping within 12 hrs of detroit
+1 on the Porkies and the Upper Peninsula in general. The North Country Trail that cuts across the U.P. is very rustic. Not all the sections are complete, but the Peter Wolfe Chapter has the mo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » best light 4 season tent for summer camping/advise for best ultra rustic camping within 12 hrs of detroit
June 14, 4:19pm

Solid Nylon Inner?
Andy, thanks for the suggestion on looking into the Tarptent Scarp 2. I didn't realize the Scarp 2 had an available solid inner. Is it very finicky to pitch? It isn't freestanding, which...

In GEAR » Recommendations? 3+ Season tent under 4 Lbs
June 14, 1:49pm

Recommendations? 3+ Season tent under 4 Lbs
I’m probably seeking a used Hubba Hubba HP, but I’m wondering what’s out there that I’m overlooking. What I’m looking for: Freestanding double wall A mostly solid tent body (at least...

In GEAR » Recommendations? 3+ Season tent under 4 Lbs
June 14, 11:29am

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