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Rob Lee (roblee) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Southern High Plains
About Me Retired government worker trying to make up for too many Lost Summers. Making the transition from a Colin Fletcher devotee of the 60s to LBP.
CityLubbock
StateTexas
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Rob Lee

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Re: Re: Re: Jennifer as a Speaker and a Person
I asked "What's next?", and she was not specific; just that she hoped to continue career opportunities involving hiking, guiding, and writing,with a primary focus on raising Charlie. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Speed Hiker Jennifer Pharr Davis sets Record on Appalachian Trail
April 18, 9:22pm

Jennifer as a Speaker and a Person
Jennifer, Brew, and their toddler daughter Charlie stopped in Lubbock this week and presented a program to a small group of mostly non-hikers at a library. They are a wonderful, friendly, and shari...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Speed Hiker Jennifer Pharr Davis sets Record on Appalachian Trail
April 18, 10:15am

Re: Mh Canyon Shirt VS RailRider Bone Flats?
I have the RR Bone Flats. The BF fabric is half the weight of the ecomesh (1.5oz/yd vs 3.0oz/yd IIRC)and it feels buttery.I prefer the BF button front and cuffs. I use it over 100F frequently. The ...

In GEAR » Mh Canyon Shirt VS RailRider Bone Flats?
April 11, 3:18am

Re: Re: Re: scent
Ari developed an interesting question, designed a simple pilot study to test under controlled conditions, all within constraints of time, money, and availability of subjects, handlers, researchers,...

In Editor's Roundtable » How Safe Is Your Food? Investigating the effectiveness of odor-proof bags
April 11, 2:37am

Re: how should a wind shirt fit. How do you layer one?
"I'm 6'2" 190 lbs." Given that size, I'd think a M is too small. I'm 6-2, 165, wear a base and large R1 hoodie and fleece vest under a x-large Golite Ether.Can comfor...

In GEAR » how should a wind shirt fit. How do you layer one?
March 29, 10:18am

20% off TWO items
I didn't realize the coupon is 20% off a regularly priced item AND 20% off a REI-Outlet item. I wasted the Outlet discount on a $10 shirt:( I don't recall this double discount before. Maybe...

In Gear Deals » REI Coupon?
March 23, 8:26pm

Re: question on compass
My experience and corroborated by what I read you can navigate just as accurately using a baseplate at chest level as you can with a mirror at eye level. A mirror adds: a mirror, some level of prot...

In GEAR » question on compass
March 19, 8:03pm

compatibility?
I'm unsure of collapsible bag compatibility. Some say Platypus compatible, some say no. Maybe platy is used generically? Didn't see anything on Sawyer site.

In GEAR » Sawyer squeeze vs. steripen
March 02, 9:27pm

Re: Re: Its definitely possible, but....
From 1969-75 we did a lot of mid-altitude Sierra trips of 5 days. External frames, Svea 123s, canteens, Lowa Alspitz boots, spinning reels, but only tube tents, very little water, and no filters. W...

In Gear Lists » Exaggerated pack weights????
November 08, 9:42pm

Re: Re: Re: cap weights
I've always wondered what the weight differences were in Cap, Merino, and Regulator. It takes some browsing on patagonia's site, but I found this: Cap 1, 3.7oz Cap 2, 4.0oz Cap 3, 4.8...

In GEAR » synthetic hoodie??
November 07, 7:51pm

All Reader Reviews by Rob Lee

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ULA Equipment
I decider late in the year to buy a new pack. I've eyed the ULA's for a long time and really wanted to get one. There were a few details I was unsure of so I called and the new owner Chris McM...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 10, 1:03pm