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Craig W. (xnomanx) - BPL Professional Member

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About Me Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
-K. Vonnegut
CityBeautiful Altadena
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.sweepingthegarden.wordpress.com
My PDF Gear ListGeneral Adventuring Gearlist (2013)

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All Forum Posts by Craig W.

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Perhaps another slant?
"Crazy Horse did mushrooms according to the history that I've learned. He was a mystic." Well there you have it Tom, better go find yourself someone better to quote! I have a hu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dean Potter dies in yosemite
May 22, 8:27am

Re: Re: Vladimir Komarov
That's a beautiful quote Ian. Funny, because I was discussing Potter's death with my wife the other day and astronauts came up as well. I especially like the line "...anyone who ta...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dean Potter dies in yosemite
May 19, 9:16pm

Re: "Dean Potter dies in yosemite"
I don't believe anyone can judge who has had a "fuller" life. Dean Potter experienced things that I can only imagine. And I have, and will continue to, experience things that he n...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dean Potter dies in yosemite
May 18, 7:22pm

Re: The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
Has the "trail angel" and support phenomenon become so established that hikers expect and even rely upon it? Seems like too much of a good thing might become a bad thing.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
May 18, 12:59pm

Re: Dean Potter dies in yosemite
While people can sit and criticize him for having a death wish or write off his life as a lesson in overconfidence, I believe he ultimately pisses people off simply because he didn't need permi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dean Potter dies in yosemite
May 18, 9:47am

Re: Re: Sinn Sisamouth
I believe it was on a local college radio station, KXLU. I had heard of him through other sources prior to this...Dengue Fever, a Los Angeles band, has Cambodian vocals. I heard him mentioned a...

In Chaff » Sinn Sisamouth
May 17, 9:03pm

Sinn Sisamouth
The mood is somber as I'm returning from an all day surf trip; cramped neck and a busted toe, physically worked and in a mental fog, yet fully satisfied. We're driving home in silence unde...

In Chaff » Sinn Sisamouth
May 17, 5:38pm

Priorities
Until they get slapped with eminent domain or something to the effect. 3600 aboriginal peoples vs. a machine with billions and billions behind it is a bit of an uphill battle. "About a dec...

In Chaff » Priorities
May 13, 9:24pm

Re: rescueMe PLB by Ocean Signal - $247
I wish I wasn't broke, this is a great deal. My McMurdo Fastfind is just about expired.

In Gear Deals » rescueMe PLB by Ocean Signal - $247
May 13, 7:45pm

Re: Re: Sub 24: Los Padres NF. 5/9-5/10
Thank you Tom. I'm looking forward to it as well. I've been wanting to go back and draw that rock with the ship's prow since I saw it with you 2 years ago.

In Post-Trip Reports » Sub 24: Los Padres NF. 5/9-5/10.
May 13, 7:33pm

All Reader Reviews by Craig W.

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Montbell Thermawrap jacket
A great jacket- my XL weighs in at just over 10 oz. with its stuff sack. Very simple, functional design- perfect for 3 seasons in the Sierras when combined with a base layer and/or shell system.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
May 15, 8:56pm

Dirty Girl Gaiters
These are great "dry" gaiters. As a trail runner I shopped and shopped for a good, breathable, and lightweight pair...not much out there. Most mainstream gear makers seem to seriously over...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 13, 8:55pm