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Jorge DeLaSierra (DeLaSierra) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Heavy backpacker making the transition to UL and ultra trail running. Learning the ropes and being smart about it. Being smart enough to know when to go for it and when to stay out of it keeps me interested and having fun.

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JMT Record Attempts for 2010
Aaron: Good luck on your run. The Charlotte-Whitney Portal trail is good-to-go with some snow patches still hanging out at Forester's upper north side. I will check out Ian's spot as w...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » JMT Record Attempts for 2010
August 08, 10:05am

Fastpacking Definition
Well I guess that's it then... It's all the same and we are a bunch of Hetch-Hetchy cool-aid drinkers right? We got it all screwed up about discussing subjects and folks' ideas on BPL.....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fastpacking Definition?
August 04, 9:40pm

JMT North-South Records
Well, I went on my Onion Valley-Portal hike on Aug1 and sure learned a lot. Took off from Onion Valley at about 330am and 10 minutes into the hike I had an encounter of the mama bear kind. The sha...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT North - South Records
August 03, 10:05pm

JMT North-South Records
Greetings All: Ken, have a great hike and we hope to read from you soon. The trail is a go from Charlotte all the way to Portal; some stubborn small snow fields on the north side of Forester'...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT North - South Records
August 03, 9:01pm

Fastpacking Definition?
Funny; I have a forum with more-less the same interrogative. The question I am asking is what is the essential difference between a fastpacker and a speedhiker; or, are these the same. This comes ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fastpacking Definition?
August 03, 10:44am

JMT speed record attempt
Aaron; that is going to be an awesome challenge! It seems to me that I am reading about two kinds of athletes; a speedhiker and a fastpacker. Hence, I started a forum with that title in mind. &q...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
July 20, 11:04am

JMT North-South Records
"Fastpacking and Speedhiking; are these different names for the same sport?" Some good items posted on the forum already. Look up the forum by the same title and pitch in your opinions...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT North - South Records
July 20, 10:56am

Spanish Pyrenees, fist overnight in a while
John: Good report and great pics. I have been itching to go to Spain for a while and now I have another reason to start planning. Thanks for sharing! Happy Trails, jd

In Post-Trip Reports » Spanish Pyrenees, fist overnight in a while
July 18, 10:52am

Fastpacking and Speedhiking; are these different names for the same sport?
Thanks for the input John! That was my first thought some months ago; call it whatever as long as I'm having fun! Art; you are right-on with my observations lately. It seems to me that speed...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fastpacking and Speedhiking; are these different names for the same sport?
July 17, 10:20pm

Fastpacking and Speedhiking; are these different names for the same sport?
"As the world turns", folks like me are discovering that, although homping a 50 pound pack while wearing 4+ pounds of footwear might look nice for pics at the trailhead, the fact is that ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fastpacking and Speedhiking; are these different names for the same sport?
July 17, 3:34pm

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