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Dale Wambaugh (dwambaugh) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Native Seattlite, hiking and biking in the woods since I was a kid. Returned to backpacking a couple years ago and discovered the pleasures ultralight hiking-- it appeals to my gadgeteering nature and my aging body parts :)
CitySeattle
StateWashington
CountryUSA
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Re: Nice scissors, 7 grams
Yes, those are Westcott sewing scissors. There are many kinds of high quality embroidery scissors. They usually have a healthy price too! The Westscott's are a bargain and the handles fit manly...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL scissors? (or, anyone have these and know the gram weight?)
January 23, 12:16pm

SOLD: Patagonia Dragonfly Hooded Pullover Windshirt, Men's XXL, Green, 4oz!
Sold to John Smith: a super clean Patagonia Dragonfly hooded pullover windshirt. Men's XXL size, measuring 28" across the armpits, 33" back length (drop tail design), 39" from th...

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia Dragonfly Hooded Pullover Windshirt, Men's XXL, Green, 4oz!
January 22, 11:49pm

Re: RNP
Okay, so another variation on a poncho like I thought. Not bad and a good outside the box solution. It reminds me of the Hennessy Cat Cape rainfly. Maybe its just the gray hair :) http://hennes...

In GEAR » Hiking Condensation-free in Rain
January 22, 10:24pm

Re: ventilation
"Even with pitzips fully unzipped they are next to useless as your arms are down closing off the ventilation through the said pitzip." Yup. That's where Outdoor Research's tors...

In GEAR » Hiking Condensation-free in Rain
January 22, 1:10am

Re: Looking for a new pack
Gossamer Gear Mariposa. They offer XL length as well as large and several sizes of hip belts. The Gorilla is a little smaller. No XL length, but large may work for you anyway.

In GEAR » Looking for a new pack
January 21, 4:01pm

Re: Ran into a lost hiker...
The Mountaineers sometimes use perquisites or leader permission for going on group hikes. I'm not a group or "clubby" sort for many reasons, but their methods are built around avoidin...

In Post-Trip Reports » Ran into a lost hiker...
January 21, 2:51pm

Re: Something to add to pasta
Yeah! Olive oil, Parmesan, pine nuts, chopped salami, kalamata olives, dehydrated onion and garlic, dried basil or capers would all make pasta interesting--- not necessarily all at once. Tossed wit...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Something to add to pasta
January 21, 12:05am

Re: thermos
I like the Timolino mug which is a tall cylinder with a three-part plastic cap (http://www.timolino.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=VMB-25TGPB) . You remove the top to drink and the bottom half ...

In Winter Hiking » thermos
January 20, 11:51pm

Re: alternative to Ex Officio Nomad pants for small women?
Columbia PFG Aruba pants might work: http://www.columbia.com/womens-pfg-aruba-roll-up-pant-FL8070.html?cgid=women-bottoms-performanceActive&dwvar_FL8070_variationColor=160#start=7

In GEAR » alternative to Ex Officio Nomad pants for small women?
January 20, 2:13pm

Re: cheap-o
That's what I would do. A light base layer plus something like a wind jacket like the ones by Nike, Brooks and other sports lines would hold in a little heat and look neat and trim. Discounters...

In GEAR » Appropriate jackets for the office?
January 20, 1:57pm

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