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HK Newman (hknewman) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Winter backpacking in the Sunbelt vs. snow-stuff in the Rockies ... decisions, decisions
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Office Politics. Retarded monkeys (devolution)
I don't know Rodger, sounds like its time to reduce stress in positive ways, like turning off the tube, putting the kids in soccer, maybe taking time to walk with the Mrs. in the meantime, gree...

In Chaff » Office Politics
October 07, 10:27am

Re: Patagonia Nano-Air
How thick is the nano-air relative to the nano-puff for example?

In GEAR » Patagonia Nano-Air
October 07, 10:16am

Re: Grand Canyon hiking permits?
Spring break is their busy season, so I'd fax the application in ASAP. It helps to be somewhat fluid in your plans with alternate camps and a range of start/end dates. Most of the time it isn...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Grand Canyon hiking permits?
October 02, 1:28pm

Aspen trailhead for Maroon Bells
Well paved and just come in direct from glenwood sp as Aspen can have some traffic - there's a traffic circle so stay on the right. There's some groceries at basalt (WF). The temp ranger...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggested trailhead for Maroon Bells?
October 01, 6:52pm

Volume to handle UL at 0° F?
Looking at Andy's winter pack, noting the 25" custom aluminum frame, so estimating a 28" tall pack. The next item is the "sleeping bag rolled" volume while trying to keep p...

In Winter Hiking » UL at 0° F?
September 29, 3:25pm

Gear Swap vs. Chaff
Think Gear Swap is a major source of new memberships while Chaff really isn't. A toggle switch for life members after logging in would be nice but wouldn't hold my breath OOPS: thought ...

In Gear Swap » Gear Swap vs. Chaff
September 29, 2:29pm

Re: New Zpacks hooded windshirt
Interested as a flame just burnt a hole in my 2012 Houdini sleeve (not to mention oily due to touching skin that's not washing off). Since it's made from " .75 oz/sqyd Pertex GL rips...

In GEAR » New Zpacks hooded windshirt
September 29, 2:23pm

Congressman trying to raise public land fees without public comment
According to the below article dated Sept 26, a Washington Congressman (Hastings R-Washington) is attempting to attach a budget rider to increase fees that could include remote, undeveloped US wild...

In On the Web » Congressman trying to raise public land fees without public comment
September 29, 2:10pm

Clarification ... sorta
The FS Chief clarified his position that it applied to hiring models and/or bringing a camera crew, and amateurs need not worry.. http://www.adventure-journal.com/2014/09/forest-service-clarifie...

In On the Web » $1500 fee for "commercial" use in USFS wilderness lands
September 29, 1:48pm

iPhone 6 design purposefully evades surveillance
The customer is always right I suppose. NY Times article summarizing "post - Snowden" smartphone to evade surveillance http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/09/27/technology/iphone-locks-ou...

In Chaff » iPhone 6 design purposefully evades surveillance
September 27, 8:08am

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