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Richard Reno (scubahhh) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale White Mountains, mostly.
About Me The older I get, the better I used to be.

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10 lbs!?!
I can't touch 10 lbs. for a winter day hike! Where are you doing this, Florida?

In Winter Hiking » what would a 10 # base weight look for a winter trip?
February 20, 10:01am

I don't have a Kindle but...
...I've used both Guthook's apps and Gaia maps on my iPhone and iPad with great results. I can't imagine Kindle would be any different. The only issue is with my iPhone: the GPSr runs d...

In GEAR » Maps and Trail Guides on Amazon Kindle
February 06, 1:28pm

Sourcing Tyvek
Zpacks sells slices off a 9' roll @$3/ft. I bought a bunch and find its good to have around for loads of different applications. Have fun!

In Winter Hiking » Ground cover for use with Duomid in winter conditions
February 05, 4:18pm

Happy ending...
Yesterday I called Amazon to see about returning the bars and let them know the listing was deceptive. They Tom it from there and contacted the vendor. This morning I got an email from them acknowl...

In Gear Deals » Not really gear, but a great deal!
January 28, 5:24pm

Re: what is paleo
I'm surprised no one has spoken up for it. The nutritional part of the paleo approach is consistent with undeniable nutritional science, IMHO. Check out Marks Daily Apple on-line or the books o...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What is paleo?
January 28, 5:16pm

Mea Culpa, Mea Culpa: Don't fall for htis scam!!!
My mistake! I should have known tha tyhtis was too good to be true! In fact the delivery just came and lo and behold, it was two bars. Bummer. Would've been a great deal at <$12 for tw...

In Gear Deals » Not really gear, but a great deal!
January 27, 9:24am

Not really gear, but a great deal!
Amazon has Epic Bison & Cranberry bars right now for under $9 fr a box of 12 bars. M-m-m-m good!

In Gear Deals » Not really gear, but a great deal!
January 22, 11:38am

For protein, try Epic
Bison- Cranberry bars are 1 1/2 oz., 200 calories, 11 g. protein, and are about 1 1/2" X 3 1/2" X 1/2" They taste great... kind of like jerky but a little bit moist and with fruit ad...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Something to add to pasta
January 22, 11:36am

Vasque Pendulum
Sounds like you're planning a trip to New England- it's like that here six months out of the year! I have worn Vasque Pendulums for the past couple years and am happy with them. They have a...

In GEAR » Best UL Hiker for mud, wet roots / boardwalks, and wet rocks
January 22, 11:05am

REI "thermos"
I have the 1 liter version. It isn't what I'd call ultralight, but it does the job. I let it sit with boiling water in it,for 10-15 minutes before filing with coffee, tea, or soup and it ke...

In Winter Hiking » thermos
January 14, 5:09pm

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