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Russ Maynard (russmay) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Central California
About Me I think I love the outdoors more now, than I did a kid.

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Re: Repackage Hygiene Items
Hay wear do you get the squeeze tubes. i already use dropper bottles.

In Gear Lists » Help Me Lighten my Load
May 12, 10:34am

Re: Re: SPOT
Thats a shame, Don't know what to get now with discount. that was all I needed. Most of my gear comes from cottage makers.

In GEAR » REI Sale 03/27/15 - What are you getting?
March 30, 5:27am

I need a Spot for My section hike for the PCT this summer

In GEAR » REI Sale 03/27/15 - What are you getting?
March 29, 9:58am

E12 all the way. AA batteries are common everywear. Not all retailers carry the 123 and if they do they want a small fortune for them. I have the older I think it is the E11. Been carrying that in ...

In GEAR » Fenix E12 or E15
March 29, 9:52am

I;ll take Henry!!!!!!!!! I have a husky myself named Missy.

In Gear Swap » FS: Montbell Tachyon Anorak, Snow Peak 450 mug, Cocoon Travelsheet, REI Sahara Convertible Pant
March 08, 9:21am

Yosemite/ Kings Canyon/Sierrs
I see you are from Texas. One thing to consider is , the elevation profiles of the trails in these parks. If your not use to them, It is up then down, scramble up then stair step down. A bit hard o...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Sierras Newbie
March 03, 4:49am

dry mouth
I try to breath though my Nose as much as I can. But lets face it up hill climbs in the Sierras are a challenge for most. I don't get it, all the time. When I was a kid a Marine told me to find...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dry Mouth?
February 24, 6:33am

dry mouth
I think its a combination of things. heaver breathing, dust from the trail, and adjustments to elevation. I'm constantly sipping water, I just thought someone else might have the same issue and...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dry Mouth?
February 23, 9:14am

Dry Mouth?
When hiking, I always get dry mouth and have a hard time finding something to make it go away. hard candies make spit. chewing gum gives me a headache and I'm drowning in water. Amy Ideas? Am i...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dry Mouth?
February 21, 7:03pm

jmt permits
been turned down 4 times this week. Made the switch to a different hike.

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT Permit Applications - Getting No Response
February 19, 10:33am

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