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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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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

lot missing
Seem like no first aid, map, compass, fire stater, and what thermal underwear weight 1 oz? that just a quick observation.

In Gear Lists » pct thru hike
October 26, 6:45pm

Tosemit temps
30's on a good night, most likely 20's Bring a extra layer!

In GEAR » Calling all Yosemite veterans
August 14, 1:06pm

ula ciricut
I have about a dozen different packs in my life from wood frame, external frame and no frame modern day packs. I'll have to say the Ula Circuit is the most comfortable pack I have ever carried....

In Gear Lists » Gear list -- need help choosing pack to carry it
August 12, 1:29pm

jmt map
Get the tablet zip pouch from zpacks.It will hold your map book 5x7, Your permit, a small notepad and pen along with your compass. Put a mini S-biner and hook it to your sternum strap or shoulder s...

In GEAR » What is the best way to have Map handy
August 09, 1:37pm

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