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Piper S. (sbhikes) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Santa Barbara (Name: Diane)
About Me I hiked 3000 miles of the PCT over 2008 and 2009, about half the trail each time. I now hike in the backcountry of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. I'm a Trail Ambassador for Gossamer Gear.
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StateCA
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Re: ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matress please
I had never seen or heard of one of these and then I'm on a trip, I look up and I see this: I about died laughing.

In GEAR » ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matrass please
July 06, 8:06pm

Re: Re: Corrugation?
Maybe you wouldn't have to make full length rows of stitches. Maybe a stitch or two here, a stitch or two there would be enough to create corrugations. Or maybe all you have to do is twist it u...

In Make Your Own Gear » Olefin Reemay as summertime insulation.
July 06, 7:56pm

Re: Would you wear this on a Sierra trip?
Why doesn't it have sleeves? I suppose you could bring some breadbags as emergency sleeves in the event this short-sleeved thing doesn't do it for you. In the Sierra in August if it'...

In GEAR » Would you wear this on a Sierra trip?
July 06, 7:45pm

Re: Skirts
The circle skirt I made I calculated it with my hip measurement instead of waist, then made an elastic casing. There's a good app for circle skirts here: http://byhandlondon.com/pages/circle-sk...

In Make Your Own Gear » A Couple of Skirts
July 05, 9:05am

Re: need ideas- going "natural" on my long runs/hikes
Have you tried pemmican? It tastes pretty bad but it's actually really satisfying. If you can choke it down. It seems to have staying power.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » need ideas- going "natural" on my long runs/hikes
July 04, 6:40pm

Re: Re: Um...
I was allergic to the silver when I had a pair of silver-infused socks. I would get a horrible-looking rash. The copper might give you green feet.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Copper vs silver as an antimicrobial agent for synthetic clothing
July 04, 6:36pm

A Couple of Skirts
I've made a few of skirts for hiking, trying to find a good skirt that is different from the typical athletic attire. I've been using recycled materials so that I don't waste a lot of m...

In Make Your Own Gear » A Couple of Skirts
July 04, 6:33pm

Re: peters headnets
If you buy the netting online (we have no fabric stores anymore), what is it called? How do I know I'm not ordering the kind with the larger holes?

In GEAR » peters headnets
July 04, 8:24am

Re: TT
Here's a joint TT and Gossamer Gear tent I borrowed. I did not actually like this tent. The flaps make you soaking wet when you go in and out and there's not enough headroom to sit up excep...

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
July 04, 8:10am

Re: Re: How can I lighten my alu TT Rainbow shelter pole?
I have a bed-top mosquito net that uses very thin fiberglass poles. They are heavy.

In GEAR » How can I lighten my alu TT Rainbow shelter pole?
July 04, 7:54am

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