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Richard May (richardmay) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Swamplands.
About Me New to the swamplands of southern Louisiana.

I suffer from NDD--Nature Deficit Disorder. I'm a photographer, dad, reader, a volunteer editor at elephant journal and sling coffee at Starbucks.
CityNew Orleans
My Website URLhttp://lighterpack.com/r/frg9kt
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All Forum Posts by Richard May

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Re: "Almost SUL -- Help me make the cut."
Okay. I set myself up for that.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Almost SUL -- Help me make the cut.
December 18, 9:07pm

Re: Re: when I needed a knife..
"i dont get how these posters here get by in the woods without a good knife. mind boggling. there might be a time in your life where your gear is stolen or destroyed... even lost." You...

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 12, 10:30am

Re: Disappointment
Meh. I can ignore it if I want. If it's in chaff I can still popcorn while reading. Though there's usually other stuff for that. Personally I prefer my chaff stay more on topic -- ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking Solo?
December 12, 6:57am

Re: Just because you can, doesn't mean you should
enjoy your brick o' colon blocker. Lol..... You crack me up @Sara. And yes, a whole hearted YES to enjoying ALL of life. Sometimes, for me, it means getting down to bare essentials and allo...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 11, 4:22pm

Re: Re: Don't think I could go pure Carb/Protein
... [this] discussion is relevant to those doing hiking or backpacking at a level that is comparable to any other endurance sport, whether single day or multi-day. The information is irrelevant to...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 11, 6:40am

Calories /mile and /hour
@Hiking Malto: "Since then I meter in primarily carbs at about 100 calories per mile or 300 calories per hour." Okay, let me see if I understand this. Bear with me, I hike towards the ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 10, 7:10am

Re: Steripen/bottle opening size
Many use the Steripen in their cooking pot ... then pour the water into their narrow-mouth container or hydration bladder. +1 Usually I tank up then fill my bottles. The cook pot (450ml) stay...

In GEAR » Which SteriPen Model?
December 09, 6:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
@OwenM, very cool. Thanks. Been wondering how it looked.

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
December 09, 4:11pm

De Soto National forst
Check out De Soto National forest. There's the 40mi Black Creek trail and the 20mi Tuxachainie Trails. Black Creek has plenty water crossings to replenish and is a very easy walk on a well main...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » South MS BPL
December 09, 4:09pm

Re: Re: Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
>> ... try clipping them in your sternum strap with the pole under your shoulder strap. Brilliant! I took the wrist straps off mine, they were uncomfortable after a while, but a little lo...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
December 09, 6:46am

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