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Roman Dial (romandial) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale packrafting NZ
About Me A middle aged man, married, fattening up.
CityAnchorage
StateAlaska
CountryUSA

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Nice review, Ryan. Having had to bushwack in even the beefy Kokatat dry suit for days in devils club mixed with alder and bark-beetle kill, I found even the heavy duty drysuit gets hurt. But it ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Alpacka Stowaway Dry Suit Review
January 16, 7:16pm

routes and landscapes
Nice start. You have promise. 1) "Humans are predictable creatures, much more so for us their fellows than any other animal, and you, the route finder, should look for the patterns which co...

In Editor's Roundtable » On-Trail Route Finding: When the Trail is Hard to Follow
May 02, 11:59am

SOLD --- Additional raft
SOLD I have a $350 red Alpacka Yak, also loses air slowly and has a spray deck that's a bit beat up, but has thigh strap attachment points installed (no thigh straps included however). Thank...

In Gear Swap » old packrafts and dtuff related
June 01, 9:59am

All SOLD: old packrafts and stuff related
Air-leaky but functional and cheap. all three have been injured. And all three leak air and need some work. SOLD 2 old Sherpa packrafts at $50 each -- these have 10" diameter tubes and are ...

In Gear Swap » old packrafts and dtuff related
May 31, 11:39am

Re: Re: Packrafting the Brooks Range with Andrew Skurka
Thanks Richard. Hearing that is encouraging, particularly from a BPL community member like you.

In Packrafting » Packrafting the Brooks Range with Andrew Skurka
May 19, 10:50am

Packrafting the Brooks Range with Andrew Skurka
For those interested in what an Alaskan style packraftingh trip can look like, there's a guest post at "Hiking in Finland" (http://www.hikinginfinland.com/2011/05/we-were-party-train-...

In Packrafting » Packrafting the Brooks Range with Andrew Skurka
May 18, 11:42am

Re: New Alpacka boat design!
The new boat design is great. Mine came a week ago and with a bunch of hardshellers we went paddling on a local creek full of 2-10 foot ice shelves and bridges to fret over, eddies to catch, wa...

In Packrafting » New Alpacka boat design!
April 28, 11:09am

Cuben vs Sil Nylon in practice
The Cuben Mid that Dave Olsen of Oware put together for the Arctic 1000 is still in use. I use it for my super-special trips. My Sil Nylon Go-Lite hex-mid (forgotten the name) is my "beater&qu...

In GEAR » Cuben - The 422 mm hydrostatic head dirty little secret
March 19, 2:58pm

Neoprene socks
One climate's shoulder conditions are another's winter: I like neoprene socks for fall and spring when there's snow and water. Neoprene socks were popular on winter-like Denali climb...

In Editor's Roundtable » Fast and Light Winter Travel
March 18, 11:58pm

Awesome story -- would come here more often for these!
Sam has it right. You don't need to be a racer for valuable take-home-messages. Awesome story and actually a great event, much less punishing than the summer race. Does demand a slightly enl...

In Editor's Roundtable » Fast and Light Winter Travel
March 18, 12:09pm

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