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jeffrey armbruster (book) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by jeffrey armbruster

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"Patrol Shelter vs. Hexamid Solo?"
"My Solo has performed much better than I expected in strong wind." I hope this isn't a thread drift, but...I just came back from using my Hex solo with a beak in a very strong rain s...

In GEAR » Patrol Shelter vs. Hexamid Solo?
September 24, 2:02pm

"Exped Synmat UL7 LW or Big Agnes Q-Core LW?"
My synmat ul7 hasn't leaked over two seasons. I actually prefer the synmat valves to a nozzle, once you figure out the insert-thing, as Jennifer mentioned. They seem more simple, robust and les...

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL7 LW or Big Agnes Q-Core LW?
September 23, 1:35pm

"North Lake/South Lake loop"
I've had pretty good luck hitching back to my car twice on this loop. I think a good strategy is to somehow indicate that you're only going a short distance. One time I used a sign that rea...

In Pre-Trip Planning » North Lake/South Lake loop
September 16, 6:40pm

"camp/water shoes"
Actually my pair of Sprint Aquatics have been going good for years. For the money and the lack of weight, I've been happy.

In GEAR » camp/water shoes
September 16, 9:57am

Why barefoot isn't best for most runners"
Evolution is about success in mating. With that, the best shoes for hiking and running are very expensive Italian loafers, and maybe high heels. You minimalist shoe guys really need to read up o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why barefoot isn't best for most runners
September 13, 7:21pm

"My (failed) attempt at a SHR section."
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In Post-Trip Reports » My (failed) attempt at a SHR section.
September 12, 4:47pm

"My (failed) attempt at a SHR section."
"Problem solved"...umm, I'd still suggest going in for that cardio work up. Not painful--no pain at all!--not expensive. Certainly good for peace of mind and crossing things off the l...

In Post-Trip Reports » My (failed) attempt at a SHR section.
September 11, 7:08pm

Which takes less energy for cross country: skis or snowshoes
I bought a pair of Glitterind skis on sale and am really looking forward to using them this winter. Narrow for bc skis but that's what I wanted as like you I'm more interested in glide and ...

In GEAR » Which takes less energy for cross country: skis or snowshoes?
September 10, 10:44am

"Which takes less energy for cross country: skis or snowshoes
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In GEAR » Which takes less energy for cross country: skis or snowshoes?
September 10, 10:22am

"My (failed) attempt at a SHR section."
Symptoms: some form of heart arythmia might be in play? altitude and dehydration could easily bring this on.

In Post-Trip Reports » My (failed) attempt at a SHR section.
September 09, 7:11pm

All Reader Reviews by jeffrey armbruster

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Vasque Breeze GTX
These boots really are a breeze on your feet. Unlike another reviewer, I found these boots to have terrific ankle support. However, the deal-killer for me is the relatively narrow toe box. Full disclo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 16, 7:35pm