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Bob Gross (--B.G.--) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: Re: Everclear Additions
"This is essentially tax, right?" Federal tax is a big chunk of that. Then some states get a chunk as well. Up to about 190-195 Proof, they can distill ethanol by normal means. As t...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Adult beverages for Winter Camping
December 20, 4:15pm

Re: Re: Lightweight
What is the lightweight boot of choice for wading an icy cold river that is two feet deep and has a rocky bottom? If I need to cross only one time, and then cross back, I don't need expensive b...

In GEAR » Bogs?
December 20, 12:27am

Re: Re: Alabama Hills
The Alabama Hills have one of the best assortments of natural arches. For the best one, you can frame up Mount Whitney within the archway. --B.G.--

In Photo Gallery » Alabama Hills
December 19, 3:49pm

Re: Brass plating?
Ross, your avatar may require a brass-plated food bowl. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 19, 1:26am

Re: First published gear list - will this work with a new light pack?
Decades ago, I was heading to Hawaii to photograph a total solar eclipse. However, in order to avoid being "clouded out," I needed to be as high as possible, well above 6000 feet elevatio...

In Gear Lists » First published gear list - will this work with a new light pack?
December 18, 2:23pm

Re: Anker
"Has a 10MaH battery" I guess you know that this amount of ampere-hours is just about nothing. It might be 10,000 milliampere-hours, which is 10 ampere-hours. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Recommendations for external battery capacity for two on the PCT?
December 18, 12:30pm

Re: VVR
"doing work on the damn" Is it the dam, or the damn dam? --B.G.--

In Pre-Trip Planning » MTR, Reds, resupply questions
December 18, 12:57am

Re: Help! How do you dry your shoes overnight in winter?
As I crawl into my winter sleeping bag, I pull off my ski boots and place them into my sleeping bag stuff sack turned inside-out. That keeps the snow melt on the normal outside of the stuff sack. T...

In GEAR » Help! How do you dry your shoes overnight in winter?
December 17, 9:35pm

Re: Grouse
I don't think that a blue grouse lives in a burrow. It tends to be a nest underneath some sagebrush. Blue grouse probably taste better than wild turkeys. --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New Hazard: turkeys!
December 17, 5:41pm

Re: Trying to lighten up more
"What do you BPL folks budget for food and water (per meal and/or per day)?" Obviously this is highly variable. A big person is going to want more food than a small person. A desert hi...

In Gear Lists » First published gear list - will this work with a new light pack?
December 17, 5:13pm

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