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obx hiker (obxcola) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Outer Banks of North Carolina
About Me 60: Wide but relatively shallow experience. That's my older daughter and "baby" brother in the photo
at Gragg Prong , Wilson Creek.
CityNags Head
StateNorth Carolina
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.obxcola.com

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All Forum Posts by obx hiker

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nylofume and mylar anti-static bags
The anti-static bags are really interesting. Anyone know of a way to purchase a few bags instead of a case....or want to form a co=operative effort to buy a case? In the cause of science? Since ...

In Editor's Roundtable » How Safe Is Your Food? Investigating the effectiveness of odor-proof bags
April 12, 9:52am

Seeking a guide for Olympic NP for Mid-May
Thanks All, for the tips on hikes. I had broken it down into 3 main hike "types" . River Valley/rainforest . Beach . Mountain/Alpine Ridge with views. And there are multiple example...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Seeking a guide for Olympic NP for Mid-May
April 08, 11:54am

Seeking a guide for Olympic NP for Mid-May
My wife and 4 good friends gather once a year and day hike in a National Park. They are in all in their early 50s, fit,fun and fairly adventurous. Lately they've been to Glacier and Yosemite an...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Seeking a guide for Olympic NP for Mid-May
April 07, 10:16am

"Glacier Divide Loop ~ Piute Pass, Alpine Col, Lamarck Col"
I used an xtherm in Sept on a trip up to Ritter Lakes and it was so warm it felt alive. How'd you like yours in really cold weather?

In Post-Trip Reports » Glacier Divide Loop ~ Piute Pass, Alpine Col, Lamarck Col
April 02, 5:17pm

Lyme
Harold, Thanks for keeping this bumped along and for all the useful info. You inspired me to delve a little further into tick borne disease. Maybe some o the more medically and scientifically attun...

In GEAR » any permethrin users out there?
March 15, 8:26pm

Re: Re: Re: Thoughts from the real Nick G...
Nah, his best time in the 5k is 13 min 54 secs. World record for 10k is 26 min 17 secs, so 30 minutes isn't that fast. ;) Awesome: you must be proud!

In GEAR » Another question regarding my hippie dad
March 14, 10:23am

Re: Thoughts from the real Nick G...
Nick: That must be 5K. He may be fast but NO body is that fast ;)

In GEAR » Another question regarding my hippie dad
March 13, 10:28pm

Re: Re: Permethrin
"The risk to get Lyme disease is actually pretty low – about 1% of tick bites result in Lyme disease, again according to Wikipedia." Now that might be one of the most curious remarks...

In GEAR » any permethrin users out there?
March 13, 10:19pm

permethrin
If your interested in stopping arachnids (ticks/chiggers) copied below is an old post on a simple effective and MINIMAl system using permethrin that has been "field tested" almost daily f...

In GEAR » any permethrin users out there?
March 12, 4:41pm

"The beginning of the rest of my life."
3 things: 1. Eugenius: Your avatar is genius. 2. teeth: My oral hygienist asserts that if you're not going to floss you may as well not brush. I.E. a thorough flossing is key. Several den...

In Pre-Trip Planning » The begining of the rest of my life.
February 20, 8:00am

All Reader Reviews by obx hiker

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BPL Blow-Up Pillow
Used the dual chamber for @ 5 years. Don't want to get it too full but that's easy to adjust. Can be a little tricky to get fully de-flated for packing. Persistence! Cover it with your tee-shi...

In Miscellaneous Products
September 30, 8:19pm

Montbell Thermawrap jacket
William Siemens has it right about wind-resistance being a key. This jacket is wonderfully wind resistant. The Northern Outer Banks of NC can be an incredibly cold place due to the combination of wind...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 25, 4:32pm