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Hk Newman (hknewman) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western US
About Me Mostly 2 to 3 day loops, with a couple weeklong trips too, ... thinking about multi-week.

I'll update my gear list tomorrow ...
CityThe Gila
StateNM
CountryUSA
My PDF Gear ListEver changing gear list

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Black Monday = Tar Baby for ~ 10 years
Right on the reference Greg but reading it, it was 2011 ... and apparently the situation has gotten worse. Guessing with this latest vote, they are basically talking about eventually printing (an...

In Chaff » Black Monday?
July 05, 8:49pm

Re: Re: Do you pack a pillow?
Yeah in colder months I use the built in one on my Astro Lite pad. Doesn't budge though the long night. Still trying to find one for summer as the cyclindrical ones aren't working.

In GEAR » Do you pack a pillow?
July 05, 7:49pm

Re: Three Days with the GF in Colorado's Lost Creek Wilderness
Nice report and pics ... We saw a ton of downed trees, especially higher up. Any reason for this? Didn’t seem to be burned or anything. Just fallen over. Hundreds or thousands of trees, dead o...

In Post-Trip Reports » Three Days with the GF in Colorado's Lost Creek Wilderness
July 05, 6:10pm

"Black Monday?" Redux
Greeks overwhelming reject latest bailout 60/40 (I thought it would be reversed in favor of the bailout actually) http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-33403665 One opinion piece from the Wal...

In Chaff » Black Monday?
July 05, 5:48pm

Brain eating amoebas not new
Posted at some natural hot springs that just have lukewarm water as there has been fatalities in the past. That species can survive 113°F (so far) Local warnings like at the bottom http://...

In Chaff » Still a Scary World Out There
July 05, 6:39am

Big 5 risks from Greek exit
http://money.cnn.com/2015/06/29/news/economy/greece-crisis-five-big-risks/index.html U.S. hedge funds who bet on the former Greek govt already lost those bets, but the last one is sort of a bigg...

In Chaff » Black Monday?
June 29, 11:26am

Meat serving and beef jerky
Looking at a recovery dinner for the end of a week-long backpack and thinking about beef-jerky burritos. Now the recommended serving of meat is palm sized but jerky is dried, so wondering if a 3+ ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Meat serving and beef jerky
June 29, 7:19am

Backpacker Forum back from the dead
Back up - seems there were login issues, so I suspect malfunction.

In Chaff » Is the Backpacker Forum dead ?
June 29, 6:59am

Norms
Hi Keith, Good post and I can see where you are coming from. Up front, while straight I'm not threatened by same-sex marriage but also respect the right of denominations not to support it. Q...

In Chaff » Marriage Equality
June 28, 11:28pm

... Re: Is the Backpacker Forum dead ?
Their website loads better, the articles/photos usually superb, but the forums took a big hit. I will read the articles but checking out their forums last wk, many new posts were complaints. Not...

In Chaff » Is the Backpacker Forum dead ?
June 28, 2:16pm

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