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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

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brainless steam baking
For those of us for whom steam baking is "too complex," a potential solution:

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » brainless steam baking
August 24, 1:51am

No, they don't. It is assumed that taking 3 weeks to acclimatize would clearly be superior. :) And, yes, we're only talking about like a 25% difference with the drugs. Which is nothin...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Diamox vs Ibprofin for AMS?
August 24, 12:43am

Does this count?
I've stuck a 2L bladder in each of the front pockets of an Aarn on a few occasions (so total 4L). Does that count? It works great for carrying a lot of water on a desert hike, with more in th...

In GEAR » Bladder up front
August 24, 12:35am

should work.
I find it hard to believe that, at most, fitting your current bathtub would require more that a few short bits of cord (or more likely, shock cord).

In GEAR » Duomid XL questions
August 24, 12:33am

Re: Re: New Solomid Design
Re: new SoloMid vs DuoMid, I've been pitching the DuoMid as a solo shelter for years. The amount of extra space you get makes the difference in weight well spent.

In GEAR » New Solomid Design
August 24, 12:31am

Hard call...
Frankly, given your stated criteria/situation it's hard to pick between Santa Fe or Durango. Both are well situated to hit all sorts of year-round outdoor activities with a short drive. So wh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thinking of Places to Move to - Colorado, Utah, Oregon,...?
August 23, 10:21pm

Don't need epic miles.
You don't really need epic miles for what we did. Honest, we started late the first day and except for that first day hiked only until 15:00 or so to stretch it out to 4 days. We also took si...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Arizona/Utah end of October suggestions
August 23, 9:54pm

Re: Dark canyon
Okay! The route in my link is at worst scrambling in a few spots- absolutely not technical canyoneering. It sounds like what you may be looking for. But you would DEFINITELY need the Tacoma to...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Arizona/Utah end of October suggestions
August 22, 11:58pm

Yeah, I'm all over Dark Canyon after recent research:
I did a loop in Dark Canyon this spring: What we did ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Arizona/Utah end of October suggestions
August 22, 11:24pm

bomb-throwing revolutionary
I might find myself in the streets with a rifle and a sack of Molotov cocktails...

In Philosophy & Technique » State selling off public land?
August 22, 11:21pm

All Reader Reviews by Dean F.

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Mary Jane's Farm Sante Fe Pasta
I just got back from a Wind River Range traverse in which I tried a couple of Mary Jane's Farm meals for the first time- I had never heard of them- and I'm impressed. Fist, my caveat: I hav...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
September 11, 3:21pm

Bushnell SolarWrap Mini
Very light, but lost points for a smaller battery capacity than competitors and for durability concerns. And, shouldn't we really have an Electronic category in Gear Reviews at this point? Put...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 09, 6:56pm

Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide -Andrew Skurka book
Wow, how to rate this book? It is NOT meant for someone who is already an experienced UL hiker. There is nothing in this book that someone like that doesn't already know or can find out in fiv...

In Books and Media
June 21, 3:43pm

Klepper Double wood framed folding kayak
I own a Long Haul Mark 2, which is a copy of the Klepper Double. Though the fasteners vary very slightly the Klepper frame can use the Long Haul hull-skins and vice versa. The guy who builds the Lon...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 27, 1:18pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
I have a slightly different kit- the 0.1 micron 4-way filter. Of the filters available I give it a 5. It's not perfect, but IMHO it is the best that is available, hands down. The 4-way kit come...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 08, 10:12am

La Sportiva Crosslite
Personally, I rate this shoe a 5/5 because I'm ecstatic to find a shoe that FITS! (I have mutant monkey-feet.) But generally it is probably a 4. Listen, ye, to my tale of woe... I just mov...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 27, 6:02pm

Mont Bell
My wife ordered something I wanted for my birthday from MontbellUSA (not the main company in Japan). She included several ways of contacting her. Three and a half months later it hadn't arrived, s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 03, 11:46pm