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Craig W. (xnomanx) - BPL Professional Member

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About Me Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
-K. Vonnegut
CityBeautiful Altadena
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.sweepingthegarden.wordpress.com
My PDF Gear ListGeneral Adventuring Gearlist (2013)

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All Forum Posts by Craig W.

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Re: Re: Re: 130 miles in two days?
Try not to carry everything in your pack. The more you can get onto your bike, the more comfortable you'll be. Big miles with a heavy pack will leave you saddle sore as all hell. I don'...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » 130 miles in two days?
April 23, 7:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Irrational Solo Fear
Just keep going. David is right....it will diminish with greater time spent outside. Do it enough and you'll start finding it's just too exhausting to be scared.

In Philosophy & Technique » Irrational Solo Fear
April 23, 4:59pm

Mississippi Fred McDowell...
...is a far better use of my precious time than fighting with strangers on the internet about the Bundy Ranch. Mississippi Fred McDowell: John Henry Enjoy. And turn off the damned polit...

In Chaff » Mississippi Fred McDowell...
April 21, 11:21pm

Re: Random thoughts on Mortality and iPhones
Makes sense. My greatest concern is being connected 24/7. I'm not interested in a pocket device...it'll just suck me in.

In Chaff » Random thoughts on Mortality and iPhones
April 17, 10:58pm

Re: Re: Zion Canyons.
Mystery is definitely on the list though I don't know how easy it is to get a permit in June. So far I'm also looking at A. linking Birch Hollow with Orderville B. Pine Creek C. Heaps...

In Post-Trip Reports » Keyhole Canyon and Orderville Canyon in Zion
April 17, 10:56pm

Re: A not so random thought
I understand your thoughts on this. I have a cell phone but it's not internet connected. No Facebook, no Instagram, no Twitter…. BPL and my blog are the closest things I have to social med...

In Chaff » Random thoughts on Mortality and iPhones
April 17, 9:56pm

Zion Canyons.
Here are more pics and a brief writeup of my own; Sweeping the Garden: Zion Canyons. No offense to the runners on this trip, but I was pretty happy to be exploring these canyons instead. ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Keyhole Canyon and Orderville Canyon in Zion
April 17, 9:24pm

Re: zion canyons.
I've got some good pics to add to this, I'll try and get them up later. While these were pretty straightforward/simple canyons, I'm super interested in more canyoneering-oriented adv...

In Post-Trip Reports » Keyhole Canyon and Orderville Canyon in Zion
April 17, 2:18pm

Bundy......A True American Hero?

In Chaff » Bundy......A True American Hero?
April 16, 6:59pm

Dreaming with your tax return...
A Christenson Ocean Pro 3 would be a solid choice.

In GEAR » Dreaming with my tax return...
April 16, 9:37am

All Reader Reviews by Craig W.

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Montbell Thermawrap jacket
A great jacket- my XL weighs in at just over 10 oz. with its stuff sack. Very simple, functional design- perfect for 3 seasons in the Sierras when combined with a base layer and/or shell system.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
May 15, 8:56pm

Dirty Girl Gaiters
These are great "dry" gaiters. As a trail runner I shopped and shopped for a good, breathable, and lightweight pair...not much out there. Most mainstream gear makers seem to seriously over...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 13, 8:55pm