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Bernard Shaw (be_here_now@earthlink.net) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Upstate New York
About Me Avid Mountaineer, Trip Leader, Kayak Instructor and Educator, my love of people, wildlife, nature, and photography are fulfilling balances to my profession of child psychology and compassionate assistance for complex child and adult abuse situations. I have had a wonderful life and feel fortunate to have a loving partner, good friends, and wonderful outdoor students and professional clients. Please feel free to email me for integrated outdoor adventures whether to the High Sierras or On the water!
CitySaratoga Springs
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All Forum Posts by Bernard Shaw

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Update on JMT trail conditions
Update 8/4-8/13 JMT Snow 50 feet long on steep north side of Glenn was treacherous in morning when still hard, otherwise caution rest of day. Of larger concern, south side of Mather Pass had...

In Post-Trip Reports » Update on JMT trail conditions
August 18, 10:00am

Re: Re: Re: JMT before August 4th HELP
Thank you Ken! I definitely will. Evan

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT before August 4th HELP
July 31, 6:27am

JMT before August 4th HELP
Update 8/4-8?13 JMT Snow 50 feet long on steep north side of Glenn was treacherous in morning when still hard, otherwise caution rest of day. Of larger concern, south side of Mather Pass had...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT before August 4th HELP
July 29, 9:21pm

please share about the snow!!!!
Yes, help with the snow condtions, especially Glen, Pinchot, Mather, Muir Passes. thanks, Evan i am hiking from Onion Vallley to Piute Pass Bishop August 4th!

In Post-Trip Reports » Trip pix: PCT south from Sonora Pass to Tuolumne Meadows
July 28, 8:53pm

Re: Aqua Mira Warning
Thank you Al for the attention to detail! Evan

In GEAR » Aqua Mira Warning
July 25, 9:06am

try wind pants only
Since getting cold has to do with conduction, evaporation, radiation, convection, just using wind pants, like the Montane 3 oz. ones suffice for me in most conditions of warmer temperatures. Espe...

In GEAR » Rain Gear (in warmer temps)
July 23, 8:44pm

Latest trail conditions JMT, where????
Do any of you have site for really recent updates on trail conditions on the JMT? The ones I see are still talking about June. I am doing a solo JMT starting 8/03. Anyone feel I will need to...

In Post-Trip Reports » Latest trail conditions JMT, where????
July 13, 8:44am

Re: Partners needed for JMT in Aug/Sept
I am a mountain and sea kayak guide. I have led a number of trips in the Sierras and have done numerous solo hikes on and off trail in the Sierras including the whole JMT. The following IS NOT ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Partners needed for JMT in Aug/Sept
June 27, 5:08am

Nido Whole Milk
Here is the link to Nestle's Nido Whole Milk. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00032B982/qid=1150089005/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/102-9999793-3228122?%5Fencoding=UTF8&n=3580501&s=gourmet-food&v=glanc...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Best powdered milk?
June 11, 11:13pm

Re: Re: Fat V Carb
I have been an elite athlete in my life and know a fair amount about this, including coaching distance athletes. Losing 10 lbs will not only reduce your energy levels during the trip, it can resul...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Diet for High Mileage Long Hikes
May 23, 12:07pm

All Reader Reviews by Bernard Shaw

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Gossamer Gear SpinnTwinn Tarp
Definitely 5/5. 47 sq. ft. useable area for 8.0 oz of the best spinnaker cloth available this is a very versatile tarp for two plus their gear. A Pletntitude of stake loop, very high quality stitchi...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
April 16, 7:24pm

Titanium Goat 2 section poles
These two section poles are very stiff, come apart and join effortlessly, are quiet, the tip is replaceable, very light, about 4.7 oz. per pole (the non-take down pole, 3.1 oz), and the handles comfor...

In Trekking Poles
April 08, 8:32pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
Well made and my own fault for not noting dimensions and specs. That said, fit is marginal at best for MSR titan kettle. I have to bend and grind it to modify it so it would work.

In Stoves - Other
March 09, 8:27pm

PossumDown Glove Liner Gloves
BPL has been clear about the limits of durability of the Possum material, so not a gripe here. Just, in my experience, even when baby them they wear out very very quickly. Thin spots develop even whe...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
February 06, 7:25am