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Billy Ray (rosyfinch) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale the mountains
About Me Backpacker, Skier, Climber
Been doing it a while.
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Re: Trip Canceled: Let us Rant and Commiserate Together
Don't feel too bad... my whole summer was cancelled due my dad being in the hospital and then nursing home for months :( Had 5 backpack trips planned... What's worse is, at my age yo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip Canceled: Let us Rant and Commiserate Together
September 01, 12:58pm

Re: Looking for input from anyone who has hiked Coyote Gulch in Escalante, UT
Coyote Gulch is a beautiful canyon. But try to avoid it during the spring break period(s)... too many young noisy kids. Comparing the Grand Canyon to Coyote Canyon or Grand Gulch... is like tryi...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Looking for input from anyone who has hiked Coyote Gulch in Escalante, UT
August 31, 8:11pm

Re: Re: Fixed the rattling - Locus Gear CP3 flick lock poles
I warned you guys about putting tape or anything sticky inside those poles! Just asking for trouble. Look to my previous posts regarding layers of clear fingernail polish instead of tape... and...

In GEAR » Fixed the rattling - Locus Gear CP3 flick lock poles
August 31, 3:57pm

Re: I don't get why people use bug bivies.
"A large piece of netting set up for a living space makes sense. A bug netting bivy to protect you while you sleep doesn't make any sense to me." I'd say just the opposite: To...

In GEAR » I don't get why people use bug bivies.
August 30, 1:49pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Tonight I shall announce to my wife...
"Which validates your earlier point..." please tell me that was not some kinda low pun ? Billy

In GEAR » is a knife a non-essential item?
August 29, 8:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: BPL always satisfies
""With the tool between my ears, I can walk into the wilderness buck naked, make a knife from obsidian, skin a dozen marmots and make clothes and shelter from their hides. I call this tec...

In GEAR » is a knife a non-essential item?
August 29, 5:53pm

Re: RX100
I think she's on the trail Billy

In Photography » OH NO!!! More decisions???
August 29, 12:29pm

Re: Re: Re: Knife for water
"What does ice do to a knife edge?" Probably not much, but all the grit and sand in the ice will do a number on the edge... billy

In GEAR » is a knife a non-essential item?
August 28, 11:01am

Re: Re: Re: is a knife a non-essential item?
"That being said... the Daniel Boone knife in a leather sheath, leave it at home." I sometimes carry a Danny B sticker in big cat country. A slim, but at least some chance to live. ...

In GEAR » is a knife a non-essential item?
August 27, 9:19pm

Re: is a knife a non-essential item?
Perhaps Aron Ralston would like to chime in on this? (of 127 hours fame?) Billy

In GEAR » is a knife a non-essential item?
August 27, 9:11pm

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