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Alex Wallace (FeetFirst) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Northern California
About Me Simple really; I enjoy getting lost in my local mountains and that's it. This site passes the time when I find my way back to the fluorescent lights, ugh. If you would like detailed, up-to-date information about the conditions in the Sierra, check out the true authority at: http://www.highsierratopix.com/
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CountryUSA
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Catenary curves
"As others have mentioned, the top-shelf mids are the obvious answer here. I would not put Golite in this category, their lack of cat cut on panel seams makes their shelters very loud in high ...

In GEAR » Lightest Bomber Tent/Shelter Options?
October 01, 3:35pm

GoLite Imogene Ultralight 3 Person
The Golite Imogene Ultralight 3: Weighs 3 lbs. 1 oz.; freestanding; double-walled (inner net & outer fly); and comfortably fits 2. Ironically, I sold mine to purchase a GoLite SL3.

In GEAR » Light 2 person freestanding double wall tent.
September 25, 4:32pm

Island Lake
Wow, three times would be frustrating, but don't give up; Island Lake is a wonderful destination with plenty of cross country opportunities nearby to explore. Island Lake:

In Pre-Trip Planning » The curse of Island Lake
September 24, 5:21pm

Re: wow
Thanks, Gordon. Sorry, no gory photos. My friend might have one that shows the swelling, but that's about it. The ankle is doing great and I hope to be back at it by January.

In Post-Trip Reports » TR: Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite NP to Agnew Meadows, Ansel Adams Wilderness
September 22, 11:59am

Re: Inspiring photos
You're welcome, William. Thanks for the kind comments. I'm glad I could lend some motivation.

In Post-Trip Reports » TR: Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite NP to Agnew Meadows, Ansel Adams Wilderness
September 16, 2:47pm

TR: Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite NP to Agnew Meadows, Ansel Adams Wilderness
It wasn't so much the overwhelming flash of pain that worried me, but more so the audible "snap" I deeply felt in my ankle while tumbling down the mountain. "Boy, that wasn't...

In Post-Trip Reports » TR: Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite NP to Agnew Meadows, Ansel Adams Wilderness
September 16, 3:41am

Rettenbacher
Great pictures, Doug. Thanks for sharing. "Even if you don't want to deal with the talus and reach Catherine, it's worth just hiking up through the meadows. There are a some easy s...

In Post-Trip Reports » Minaret Lake out and back
September 15, 6:10pm

Re: Re: think plural
"PS: or did you mean massage?" Indeed. Thanks for catching that. I knew there was a reason they still kept you around here.

In Philosophy & Technique » sharing the fun
September 01, 10:56pm

think plural
"share some tips with me to help get my wife excited about backpacking. or tips to help with her enjoyment of the trip." "often times, she sees it as just a slog, and tromps alon...

In Philosophy & Technique » sharing the fun
August 31, 2:07am

vs. regular Porter hipbelt
Help me out here. Besides being removable, what are the differences between the stock Porter hipbelt and an Ice Pack hipbelt? How do these differences relate to a better carry? Thanks.

In GEAR » Modded HMG Windrider 3400
August 28, 3:00pm

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