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samuel smillie (sam_smillie) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale central canada
About Me I've been backpacking for 3 years mainly in fall, winter, spring. I have been enjoying the experience of members of this site and realized I needed to join. In the process of trying to move towards Light, UL at the end of the tunnel.

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Those are good questions Anna. I think bob is right about the guidelines. you could incorporate guidelines/checklist to help you decide if people are going to be prepared also. Yes/no type question...

In Winter Hiking » Questionaire for Winter Camping Group
March 07, 5:46pm

Right idea but...
I would echo what others have said. I like that a video on technique was provided and I think firebuilding is as good a topic as any. That being said, there are a lot of excellent video series ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Winter Firebuilding Techniques (Video)
February 26, 6:40pm

breathability and cost
Basically those two reasons are why people use them. Most people (who are sane) will bring some sort of waterproof shell into the backcountry. The higher the quality of the material used (goret...

In GEAR » Logic Check: Windshirt
February 17, 5:47pm

Cooper S
Indeed, my english teacher 'back in the day' had the cooper S with the jcw package. I was jealous. haha

In Chaff » New car
February 15, 1:47pm

BMW 3 series? basically the same car, same price but less gimmicky/cool. Having driven both I think I would go with a 3 series personally just because more back room and I prefer the interior but m...

In Chaff » New car
February 15, 1:39pm

re sheep gas capture
I recall reading an article about a company whose business model centred around shooting kangaroos with a high powered rifle from a helicopter in the outback to collect carbon credits due to the hi...

In Chaff » Men's Fairy Tale
February 14, 7:52pm

"I am also sorry you were offended when I accused you of trolling." -> I was not offended, but thanks for that anyhow. Your welcome. I did forget that your were not easily offended....

In Chaff » Men's Fairy Tale
February 14, 5:57pm

re cesar
Hey Cesar, I'm sorry I spelt your name wrong. My bad. I am also sorry you were offended when I accused you of trolling. I didn't mean to suggest you are literally a cave dwelling troll....

In Chaff » Men's Fairy Tale
February 14, 2:00pm

too tense
Thanks Justin, I actually did not see that at all. Probably because viewing two tents as too tense still wasn't funny so I moved on. As for you Caesar, I would have thought at the wise ...

In Chaff » Men's Fairy Tale
February 12, 7:51pm

Haters gonna hate
I don't really understand the hate on for golite. They've made good products like the jam and ultra quilt that people still seem pretty eager to buy. I'm don't know why anyone gets ...

In GEAR » New 2013 Golite Gear
February 08, 4:31pm

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