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Dylan Skola (phageghost) - BPL Forum Member

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Re: JMT : Fire Restrictions
Thanks, that's good to know. I just checked my voicemail and I did get a response from the White Mountain station that alcohol is OK. It seems like the intent of the restriction is indeed "...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT : Fire Restrictions
July 20, 1:48pm

Re: re: JMT : Fire Restrictions
Unfortunately your considerate, nonoffensive interpretation of the "spirit of the law" may leave you with a $5000 fine. For some reason law enforcement officers tend to get caught up with...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT : Fire Restrictions
July 17, 2:36pm

Re: Rae Lakes Loop 6/3/2011
Marvelous trip report, congratulations on a fine adventure. I'll be doing the loop starting August 7th. It'll be interesting to see how conditions have changed -- hopefully lower water in t...

In Post-Trip Reports » Rae Lakes Loop 6/3/2011
July 25, 6:37pm

Re: Best summer shirt bang for buck?
If you're already looking at the eco-mesh, consider the Regulator shirt as well. It's similar to their Adventure shirt with the button closures and half-placket but adds the ability to zip ...

In GEAR » Best summer shirt bang for buck?
May 04, 12:53pm

Re: Sykes hot springs
>>However, water sandals are highly recommended for trekking from campsite to hot >>springs and back anyway. Eh? This is BPL -- those quick-drying mesh trail runners you're wear...

In Post-Trip Reports » Sykes Hot Springs Backpack
May 03, 8:59pm

Re: Re: Re: Which H51 headlamp?
28 lumens difference on high should be roughly 1/5 of an f-stop. That would qualify as barely noticeable in my book. I just received my H51w last night and it's definitely one sweet little l...

In GEAR » Which H51 headlamp?
April 29, 12:19pm

Re: silnylon vs spinnaker cloth
>>Silnylon is stronger, cheaper, and tends to stretch when wet. Spinnaker cloth weighs >>less, doesn't stretch, but is 'noisier'. That's a good summary. >>Fo...

In GEAR » silnylon vs spinnaker cloth
February 18, 5:51pm

Re: Bad Behavior
>NOVEMBER SURF Always good to see another Jeffers fan. No one has topped that craggy tower of words . . . I guess I'm lucky to not have any stories of outrageous acts of disrespect, bu...

In Philosophy & Technique » Bad Behavior
February 08, 8:17pm

Gassy vests
@Nate: I'm impressed that you're willing to run the gauntlet here among some of the world's most anal-retentive, nitpicky, dismissive outdoor gear freaks (I say that with love and inclu...

In GEAR » Insulation Warmer Than Down...
August 04, 10:04pm

Fishing pole multi-use
Clip a red Photon Freedom to the end of the fishing pole, set it in strobe mode, and tie the base of the pole to your tarp pole. What does this do, you ask? Why, it protects your campsite fro...

In Multiple Use Gear » fishing pole
July 02, 4:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Dylan Skola

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Inov8 Flyroc 310
Like the previous reviewer I switched to these from Salomon XA Comp 2s, which initially seemed ideal (well ventilated, lightweight) but picked up excessive sand through the mesh, suffered a worn-throu...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 20, 10:46pm