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spelt with a t (spelt) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale SW/C PA
About Me Things I do: hike, camp, packraft, dive, XC ski

Things I'd like to do: easy rock climbing and canyoneering, more winter camping, more off-trail trips, and learn to telemark ski (it just looks so swooshy and cool). also, packraft MOAR.

Things I don't do: run, unless a rugby ball is in the vicinity. bike, unless it's casual, commuting, low-speed, or otherwise not hardcore.
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Re: Re: 2015 BMWO
Compared to ticks in IA and PA at that time of year, there might as well not be any. I only saw one last year, and it only had a chance to get on me because I had stopped on a gravel bar to dry out...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
November 26, 10:55am

Re: sorry...
here it is, for reference: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/xdpy/forum_thread/94644/index.html

In GEAR » Neoair Xlite getting pulled...why?
November 25, 8:44am

Re: Re: Specs
Very clever use of asymmetry. Looks roomy and I love the free space above the head.

In Make Your Own Gear » Floorless shelter update.
November 23, 11:23am

Re: Re: 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
Art, I think the start and end of Dave's objectives is to get people out there challenging themselves. Like Dan said, there's at least some attempt to provide for a variety of route possibi...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
November 21, 6:41am

Re: Backpacking Light
Got my gear angsting out of the way last year. I need work on snow travel and navigation, and better fitness in general.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
November 20, 4:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Going Fast
"I so don't understand why this discussion gets people so upset....." Me neither, Jen. Of all the potential topics to get wanky about, I can't figure out why this is a perennia...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 4:08pm

Re: Re: Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
I think it's common for men to dismiss the very real risks women can face, but I also think it's endemic for culture to overstate those risks and apply them in a blanket context. These are ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 20, 7:29am

Re: Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
"So my suggestion is to put together 3+ routes that are mostly non-overlapping, as well as 1-2 bail options for each." This is exactly what I did for my first attempt last year, and I&...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
November 20, 6:29am

WTB: Lowe Alpine Classic Mountain Cap, size Small
Really kicking myself for losing this baby. If you have one, hit me up please!

In Gear Swap » WTB: Lowe Alpine Classic Mountain Cap, size Small
November 18, 2:52pm

Re: What can replace my Jansport Cordillera 33?
Jansport has fixed some minor things on mine. If you like it that much (I do too; the thing has been a tank), wouldn't hurt to see what they can do. You might look at the Boreas Ecselsior: ...

In GEAR » What can replace my Jansport Cordillera 33?
November 18, 6:33am

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