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Luke Schmidt (Cameron) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale The WOODS
About Me Pursuing Christ, relationships, and adventure in that order. Nicknamed "Chief" because I grew up with a tribe of vegetarian cannibals on a small island off the coast of Iowa.
CityMidland TX
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Re: Backpack Selection Advice
I would agree with others that you should probably buy the pack last. Replace other gear and get your total base weight (i.e. gear only) down first. I have used the Exped Lighting 60 and stil...

In GEAR » Backpack Selection Advice
March 16, 3:56pm

Nice Report
Thanks for the write up. Wow that hiker wasn't being super smart! I've heard all kinds of hypothermia stories but I've never heard of one outrunning his group like that.

In Post-Trip Reports » Eagle Rock Loop, Arkansas
March 15, 9:34pm

Re: Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Well first last I checked Dog Canyon on the north side of the Park was closed for road construction. I believe its possible to hike in and get water (check) but you can't drive last I heard. ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Guadalupe Mountains National Park
March 15, 2:12pm

Got them
I order size 9.5 and size 10 in the Topos. I now have the 10s but not yet the 9.5s. I would say the fit is similar to the Lone Peaks but a bit narrower. I think they will work for most people th...

In GEAR » Wide/Zero Drop Shoe Options
March 15, 1:40pm

Re: Re: Pan Zoom Photos
"If you're making a video with any type of voice (narration, or product review, etc), use your phone in a shirt pocket, or even the mic attached to the headphones to record to the phone. T...

In Editor's Roundtable » Amateur Backpacking Videography
March 13, 3:21pm

Re: For Mac Users and Congrats
Kenneth thanks for the iMovie tip. I neglected to mention the difference in audio between the cameras. GoPros have bad audio because they are stuck inside a plastic casing. The JVC and Nikon were...

In Editor's Roundtable » Amateur Backpacking Videography
March 11, 2:52pm

Re: Re: Weather gods
So slow melting snow means compacted dense snow right? I've gone back and forth but I'm pretty sure I'll be using a pair of snowshoes, its just a matter of which pair. If snow is comp...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
March 11, 12:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Amateur Backpacking Videography
Jerry Movie Maker actually does have a link to two different free music websites on the task bar. But they are accessible through other searches too. Here is the link

In Editor's Roundtable » Amateur Backpacking Videography
March 11, 10:02am

Re: Re: Amateur Backpacking Videography
The music is all off free music archive and copyright information is provided.

In Editor's Roundtable » Amateur Backpacking Videography
March 11, 9:25am

Sounds good, and point out that some UL gear is just simpler. I have packs that are even tougher then that Osprey but they have less bells and whistles on them. Army gear has lots of pouches and ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Showing an Afghan vet my UL gear today
March 08, 2:20pm

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