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Steven Schaftlein (sschaftlei) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Mid West
About Me I'm a priest with a couple small rural parishes. Many years ago, I began backpacking with youth groups. Gradually, I began solo long distance hiking. Over the years I've sectioned hiked the Triple Crown and other trails. Most recently the Colorado Trail
CityCharlestown
StateIN
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Re: Field Testing Air Permeable Waterproof-Breathable Fabric Technologies – Part 2: Are There Detectable Differences Under Real World Backpacking Conditions?
Another well done article based on good science and practical experience. "Miracle Fibers" are only one part of maintaining comfort. Along with the proper choosing of insulating layers,...

In Editor's Roundtable » Field Testing Air Permeable Waterproof-Breathable Fabric Technologies – Part 2: Are There Detectable Differences Under Real World Backpacking Conditions?
October 27, 8:30am

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Zpacks Blast 32
I just finished 200 miles of the CT with the next larger size than the ZPack Dyneema x 26. I found it comfortable and practical. After communicating with Joe Vasko, I've added "non streat...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 28, 8:49am