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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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Re: Baggies
Yay, bring back short shorts on men! The long baggy thing has gotten way out of hand.

In GEAR » Alternative to Patagonia Baggies shorts
August 03, 7:15am

Holy heck!
Python scripts and calculating to the calorie!? I guess there really is a difference between INTJ's and INTPs! I've said this before but I really feel like the gear and the planning are ...

In Philosophy & Technique » I confess ...
August 01, 12:42pm

Re: Lightweight, Long Sleeved Shirt Needed
If it were me, I would get a shirt in Taiwan. I could even have it made by a tailor because they do that in Asia. I would get another shirt in Mexico. I'd get some huaraches, too.

In GEAR » Lightweight, Long Sleeved Shirt Needed
July 31, 6:42am

I used to have a job where I wore an apron, like the kind people wear in restaurants, with three pockets and tied around the waist. I've been thinking about making an apron and using that inste...

In GEAR » Hip belt pockets yea or nay?
July 30, 9:47am

Re: Hip belt pockets yea or nay?
I find they get in the way of my arms when I walk. I also have a hard time getting them to stay on the hip belt and I struggle with the weight of the hip belt pockets twisting around the hip belt s...

In GEAR » Hip belt pockets yea or nay?
July 29, 3:57pm

Re: High Top Running Shoe?
I would think an actual ankle brace would be more effective. My boyfriend swears by the Cho-Pat knee brace. I would think their ankle brace would be decent as well. These devices offer moderate sup...

In GEAR » High Top Running Shoe?
July 27, 1:55pm

Re: Field Testing Dry Baking
Has anyone tried silicone baking implements out in the field? I have some large silicone muffin cups as well as a large collapsible camping cup and I've wondered if there might be a way to use ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Field Testing Dry Baking
July 27, 1:26pm

Re: Re: Re: First ever project. Puffy pants!
They look nice and toasty warm. Why did you put the zipper off-center? And how did you do it? Just put a slit in the fabric? How did you prevent the slit from fraying?

In Make Your Own Gear » First ever project. Puffy pants!
July 27, 9:11am

Re: Stories of bad weather and how your shelter went
I have had a lot of trouble with wind in Southern California. I've learned to pile large rocks on my stakes so that my tent won't fall down. But one time the rocks sawed through the rib...

In GEAR » Stories of bad weather and how your shelter went
July 26, 7:56pm

Re: Re: Desert Shade Shelter (Zpacks Aluminized Duplex)
Ralph your joke is funnier. Has anyone ever gotten a perfect pitch on a tent every single time? I've never gotten one as far as I'm aware. Anyway I would not expect a tinfoil tent to loo...

In GEAR » Desert Shade Shelter (Zpacks Aluminized Duplex)
July 25, 7:34am

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