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Craig W. (xnomanx) - BPL Professional Member

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About Me Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
-K. Vonnegut
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All Forum Posts by Craig W.

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Re: Re: Re: Space
Holy crap Doug, how have I never heard of Charlie Parr until now? I just found this and it completely knocked me on my a$$. Charlie Parr: Cheap Wine I can definitely get into this guy. ...

In Chaff » Space
May 06, 2:10pm

Re: Re: Vinyl
Hear Hear for Vinyl!!! Vinyl shops are certainly not dying out here in Los Angeles. A week ago I picked up an early release of John Coltrane's Impressions. Quite a few good places to shop....

In Chaff » Space
May 06, 9:46am

Re: Re: IN your Head!
Playing in your head, especially amongst higher level players, is pretty common and can actually be done pretty well. Consider that amongst very advanced players there are actually very few positi...

In GEAR » Chess in the Backcountry
May 04, 1:57pm

Chess in the Backcountry
I guess I'm too much of a chess nerd/snob to want to play on those tiny sets or a makeshift board….I'd just as soon pack the one in the photo. I like the aesthetics of the game too much ...

In GEAR » Chess in the Backcountry
May 04, 9:07am

Chess in the Backcountry
The recent inquiry about mini playing cards had me wondering if there are any chess players amongst us. Though I don't play as seriously as I did 10 years ago (regular tournaments), I'm st...

In GEAR » Chess in the Backcountry
May 03, 11:29am

Re: Re: "Valley Uprising"
Why do we have to understand or condone someone else's choices or motivations in the sport in the first place? To say that highly publicized free soloists like Potter or Honnold are bad infl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Valley Uprising
May 02, 4:29pm

Re: Re: yet another dumb hiker post
There's a canyon here in Southern CA that is notorious in its lower, more accessible reaches for rescues of stuck hikers on cliffs or body recoveries of those who have fallen. From what I unde...

In Chaff » yet another dumb hiker post
May 01, 8:55am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: So There I Was
"...unless there is a problem I don't have a problem." Words of wisdom Kat.

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 15
April 30, 5:19pm

I've had far more negative experiences with snoring partners and Boy Scout singalongs than I've ever had with people and stereo speakers. "The other day... I met a bear... a great...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 15
April 30, 12:36am

Petraeus Sentence.
In light of the years (if not decades) in prison that most of those who leak classified information will typically face, "justice" in his case seems to be a complete farce. Appalling, ...

In Chaff » Petraeus Sentence.
April 29, 4:56pm

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