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jerry adams (retiredjerry) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Oregon and Washington
About Me I started hiking about 45 years ago. My first backpack was 40 years ago. I currently try to do one backpack trip of 5 nights every month (which can be tricky in the winter) 20 to 50 miles. Mostly I stay around Mount Hood, Columbia Gorge, Mount Adams, Goat Rocks, and the Olympic Peninsula. In recent years I have shifted to lightweight - my pack weight without food and water is about 15 lb (7 kg). I make a lot of my own gear - silnylon tarp-tent, bivy, synthetic bag, simple bag style pack. My sleeping pad is a Therm-a-Rest air mattress.
Cityportland
Stateoregon
Countryusa

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Re: Re: gonads
"That's sexist, inconsistent with BPL's core values, and you owe me an apology..." I apologize for, I forget, what was I supposed to apologize for...

In Chaff » The basic math behind Christianity...
April 16, 7:22am

Re: Re: OK fine
You have to capitalize the first letter to get by the profanity filter : ) And I'm just throwing it out there. Maybe it's mildly offensive to women to use the phrase "getting some ...

In Chaff » The basic math behind Christianity...
April 15, 5:46pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: OK fine
"Hate to admit it, but I did not know..." I think from context, Ian meant male gonads, but it's a little ambiguous. For one thing, people don't talk about female gonads in t...

In Chaff » The basic math behind Christianity...
April 15, 5:23pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Case in Point
"I never said that Jerry..." Sorry, your comment provoked my response but I'm not saying anything about you personally. People frequently talk about "getting some balls"...

In Chaff » The basic math behind Christianity...
April 15, 5:14pm

Re: Re: Video: How to make a down quilt, very detailed, 1.5 hours long!
(nicer said than I : ) Interesting that with the Karo baffles, there's a lot less sewing. Finished quilt looks really good. Very detailed instructions. I skimmed through the video. Whe...

In Make Your Own Gear » Video: How to make a down quilt, very detailed, 1.5 hours long!
April 15, 3:52pm

Re: 80% was not realistic... Still huge variance on rated/delivered mah compared to other packs though
not to quibble over words, but to convert 5 Amp-hour of 3.7 volts to 3.7 Amp-hour of 5 volts, for example, isn't inefficiency, just basic physics. If there was no inefficiency, the capacity of...

In GEAR » A thru-hiker's power management dream come true?!
April 15, 3:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Case in Point
or, more productive is an organization with an approximately equal number of men and women and a mix of more competitive and more cooperative people and a mix of talkative people and introver...

In Chaff » The basic math behind Christianity...
April 15, 3:29pm

Re: Re: Case in Point
maybe a good comment is tldnr too long, did not read not that that would ever apply to me : )

In Chaff » The basic math behind Christianity...
April 15, 2:36pm

Re: Re: Again with the BS flag
"1: Fly freak flag and grow a pair; or 2: Remain gonad-less and stay under the radar." I kind of object to the idea that to be strong and principled, you have to exhibit male characte...

In Chaff » The basic math behind Christianity...
April 15, 2:34pm

Re: Basic.
I agree with Kat It's always bothered me when a group of people gang up on someone. Not that that's what's happening here. Justin's provocative posts call out for people to bas...

In Chaff » The basic math behind Christianity...
April 15, 8:53am

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