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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 Creeping Weight
It's likely just the fact that so many people have been around long enough that the experimenting and innovating phases are sort of over. The days when RJ and GVP were discussing the idea of...

In Philosophy & Technique » Creeping Weight.
October 19, 9:46pm

Creeping Weight.
My pack is growing. It hasn't been an entirely conscious process, but it's happening. It's mostly out of laziness. Like not wanting to fiddle with guylines and site selection and w...

In Philosophy & Technique » Creeping Weight.
October 19, 6:38pm

Re: Re: Re: Respite
"Beats the hell out of the dis-illusory world we all descend into upon occasion." Isn't that right. I've had a bit much of it lately. Thanks guys. And Kat.

In Post-Trip Reports » Respite. (Angeles National Forest, 10/18/14.)
October 19, 6:05pm

Respite. (Angeles National Forest, 10/18/14.)
An attempted overnight. Sometimes things go differently than you intend. But it's OK. Sweeping the Garden: Respite.

In Post-Trip Reports » Respite. (Angeles National Forest, 10/18/14.)
October 19, 12:11pm

Re: Re: San Gorgonio Backpacking/Running Oct9-11
Sounds like you blew your one and only chance to capture a bear cub and raise it as your own. Instead you ran. Disappointing Adan, disappointing. I thought I knew you better.

In Post-Trip Reports » San Gorgonio Backpacking/Running Oct9-11
October 18, 9:32am

Re: Re: Children's Sleeping Bags
I never bothered with children's sleeping bags. They always used adult down bags with the foot folded under them. I never saw the point of buying specialized gear that they would just outgrow...

In GEAR » Children's Sleeping Bag Recommendations
October 16, 9:01am

Re: Re: The death of blackholes and Big bang theory?
I can easily concede the idea that the pyramids are mysterious. I can also concede the idea that we still might not be certain exactly how they were built. But you keep arguing that they were t...

In Chaff » The death of blackholes and Big bang theory?
October 15, 5:36pm

Re: Re: But we suck...Re: Common Core is the Devil. Or is it?
I don't understand why your son wouldn't have a textbook. My kids are of similar age here in CA, they're in Common Core and have texts as well as internet access to all of their subjec...

In Chaff » Common Core is the Devil. Or is it?
October 15, 4:53pm

Re: Common Core is the Devil. Or is it?
Funny you post this. When that homework assignment was posted by the "electrical engineer" dad and went viral, the first thing my wife said when she saw it was that he didn't answer ...

In Chaff » Common Core is the Devil. Or is it?
October 14, 11:33pm

Re: Re: Less trees, more water for California?
Meanwhile my neighbor waters her lawns, by hand, for at least an hour a day, every day of the week. I believe her lawn is actually a parasitic organism similar to Ophiocordyceps unilateralis that ...

In On the Web » Less trees, more water for California?
October 14, 7:41pm

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