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Gene . (Tracker) - BPL Guest

My Locale New England
About Me I have backpacked since 1968, across America twice 1986 & 1990; bicycled across America 4 times, rdtrip East Coast USA; built and sailed my own sailboats from New England to SA/CA/transited Panama Canal;canoed & sea kayaked New England/Florida/Bahamas; I grew up working as an organic vegetable farmer on a dairy farm in New England. Lived in Hawaii on both Oahu & Kauai.

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Re: Insulated jacket comparisons
kathleen, go to an EMS store and see if they have in stock their,'MYTH' pullover....the warmest 12ozs I have ever used! I chose it over the MUCH more expensive Pat'gucci Micro Puff beca...

In GEAR » Insulated jacket comparisons
March 16, 2:11pm

Re: No to WD Aloksaks for wallets
check out I agree Brett, the newer Ziploc freezer bags are more everything! Now they have the 'expandable bottom' bags in quart sizes too.

In Make Your Own Gear » Wallet
March 16, 1:29pm

Re: GoLite Shoes now at REI
Bill, I'm surprised that you or anyone else here did'nt discover the shoe that Columbia put out over a year ago named the, 'Simbo Shoe'? It was/is as 'revolutionary as any of Go...

In GEAR » GoLite Shoes - On my Feet
March 12, 4:17pm

Re: FS: Mountainsmith Ghost LT Pack
That's PackLight from the LWB website wearing the pack! At least give him credit for the photos.

In Gear Swap » FS: Mountainsmith Ghost LT Pack
March 10, 4:38pm

Re: Re: Re: Where to buy Esbit in Canada
David, Let's hope the Esbit is fresh, or else those pants you get might smell like fish! If you get over to Houlton,ME check around there for some.

In GEAR » Where to buy Esbit in Canada
March 10, 4:11pm

Re: on carpet!
Most definitely of the short nap indoor kind *GRIN*! Thanks Lance for the great job, and informative post on this project. I'd appreciate an update to this thread as you work out your kinks ...

In Make Your Own Gear » wood stove
March 09, 3:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Bacpacker Magazine award to Big Sky
Eric, no sweat, I'm with you on this. B2B, I was trying to extrapolate on my friend's situation with a Chinese factory; and the problems therewith due to a number of factors beyond his c...

In GEAR » Bacpacker Magazine award to Big Sky
March 09, 3:32pm

Re: Re: Re: $40 shipped on Ebay
Scott, i have to agree with your intial perception of the slow to go marketing on these. If today's marketplace has taught us anything here in the USA; it's that fakes/counterfiets from Chi...

In GEAR » GoLite Shoes - On my Feet
March 09, 2:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Bacpacker Magazine award to Big Sky
It's not that the factory(s) in China can't produce the tents in question Donna; it's what happened to them when they did produce them? Let me recite a tale here for folks to get a t...

In GEAR » Bacpacker Magazine award to Big Sky
March 08, 2:31pm

Re: Esbit
Sounds reasonable Johnathan considering your familarity with the area. Though you have to realize that the Esbit will take a few to melt enough snow for drinking if you get caught out for more than...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Esbit Stoves as Winter Heat Source
March 08, 2:08pm

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