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Nelson Sherry (nsherry61) - BPL Guest

My Locale Mid-Willamette Valley
About Me First backpack trip, age 5, 1966. Hiked, climbed, raced bicycles, x-country skied, white water canoed, all until married with children and academics. Now getting back.
CityMonmouth
StateOR
CountryUnited States

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Re: W Coast Trail vs. W Coast Trail?
Mike & Ian, Thank you! You replies are both spot on helpful & informative.

In Pre-Trip Planning » W Coast Trail vs. W Coast Trail?
April 21, 11:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: W Coast Trail vs. W Coast Trail?
International law requires country's to take their citizens in. That doesn't mean they can't take them in, then throw them in prison, but, they are required to take them in. Canada ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » W Coast Trail vs. W Coast Trail?
April 21, 3:56pm

Re: Who gets out more, the UL or the BC camper?
I can't believe I'm replying to this thread. Bushcrafting is a lot of work and is limited in the areas where practicing it is appropriate. Therefore, people that get out a lot, will do pr...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Who gets out more, the UL or the BC camper?
April 21, 3:37pm

Re: Re: W Coast Trail vs. W Coast Trail?
Actually, you don't need a passport to get into Canada, and Vancouver Island is little more than a ferry ride further than the Olympic coast. Although getting to the north end of the trail is a...

In Pre-Trip Planning » W Coast Trail vs. W Coast Trail?
April 21, 9:57am

W Coast Trail vs. W Coast Trail?
I'm in the mood to do a coastal backpack trip on the west coast somewhere. Canada's west coast trail on Vancouver Island is supposed to be exceptional. Can anyone compare that with the Olym...

In Pre-Trip Planning » W Coast Trail vs. W Coast Trail?
April 21, 12:39am

Re: Spring Snow Camping Skin Out Weight
That's probably about what I take as long as I'm not expecting it to drop below 20° or so . . . not counting skis or snowshoes.

In Winter Hiking » Spring Snow Camping Skin Out Weight
April 21, 12:26am

Re: day hike pack list
Food, including fun food Rain protection of some kind if there is a chance of it. Warm coat for stops, if cold is likely duck tape Band aids Navigation, map and compas Water/treatment dependi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » day hike pack list
April 20, 11:51pm

Stuff I don't always bring
Toothpaste TP Tent Sleeping bag in warm weather Stove often Extra anything like cloths, food, water, etc. Rain coat & pants often

In GEAR » Things you don't carry.
April 15, 11:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: battery charger
Sell it to her with the ipad, but make sure she's got her copy of 50 Shades on the ipad to read.

In GEAR » battery charger
April 15, 11:20pm

Re: Some general hiking questions
0) Depends on the outing, and if there is much chance of getting separated. I generally care all the first aid and repair stuff to keep my wife's pack lighter and force me to stick with her. S...

In GEAR » Some general hiking questions
April 14, 7:42pm

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