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Roleigh Martin (marti124) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Moderator-JohnMuirTrail Yahoo Group
About Me Formerly from MN and NY, now in Reno, NV, I have been hiking every summer in the High Sierra since 2000. From 2000-2007, we did the High Sierra Trail (HST). Been doing the John Muir Trail since then, every year. I am the lead moderator for the JohnMuirTrail@YahooGroups.com for 2011-2013. I organized groups (without charge) for the JMT, 2008-2011 for the hike I participated in (from 5 to 8 people). I'm doing a JMT 2014 group hike again. See my Google Profile for more and top links on a variety of topics (click on "My Website URL above").
CityReno
StateNV
CountryUSA
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All Forum Posts by Roleigh Martin

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Re: Bear Canister usage on the JMT
I'm curious why you gave up your 14" Bearikade and spent the additional money to get a 12" customized version. Pack issues or what? What type of pack do you have, how did you carry ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Packing a Bear Canister
May 17, 7:06am

Re: Re: Re: New Bear Cannister
From the manufacturer of the Scout Bearikade: Date: Sun, 13 May 2007 09:05:18 -0700 From: "allen deforrest" Add to Address BookAdd to Address Book Add Mobile Alert Subject: Scout ...

In GEAR » New Bear Cannister
May 15, 10:17pm

Re: Ursack update
The Sierra Bear group has updated their web site about the Ursack S29 conditional approval today: http://www.sierrawildbear.net/foodstorage/approvedcontainers.htm

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Packing a Bear Canister
May 15, 7:18pm

Re: ursack shenanigins
The ursack liner would make a good windscreen if you did not have to put it back inside the sack each night, it takes quite a bit of time to put the liner inside the sack.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Packing a Bear Canister
May 14, 6:18pm

Re: Too many
My luxuries. A 4gb Sandisk m260 mp3 player with many audiobooks, my hiking partner walks about 1/2 hour ahead of me - I can't keep up with him, so I listen to books while I walk. I can squeez...

In Gear Lists » luxuries?
May 12, 12:31am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: luxurylite
Doug, I enjoyed your review. Did you see Bruce's lengthy reply to your review and all the changes made in last 2 years? I forgot the link. Anyway, I reread your review and did not see any co...

In GEAR » luxurylite
April 27, 12:04am

Re: Re: re:Podcast: Sub-3 on the PCT with Glen Van Peski
Does your LuxuryLite front pack intefere with your seeing where your feet are being placed? That is my big concern.

In Editor's Roundtable » Podcast: Sub-3 on the PCT with Glen Van Peski
April 26, 11:37pm

Re: Re: Re: luxurylite
Dennis, I am thinking of buying the LuxuryLite pack frame myself (due to wanting something that can hold the Bearikade Expedition cannister sideways for a 16 day hike I'm taking in August (bein...

In GEAR » luxurylite
April 26, 9:39pm

All Reader Reviews by Roleigh Martin

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Wilderness Press John Muir Trail: The Essential Guide to Hiking America’s Most Famous Trail, 5th Edition
Review of John Muir Trail: The Essential Guide to Hiking America’s Most Famous Trail, 5th Edition, by Elizabeth Wenk, Wilderness Press, 2014, 296 pages. Reviewed by Roleigh Martin, Lead Moderator: Jo...

In Books and Media
June 09, 8:47am

zpacks Company
I have bought many items from Zpacks, including some new items he started carrying as a result of my orders, such as the large size pack cover; the 1000 cu inch zero pack; and he provided a customized...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 16, 10:49pm

MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
Thanks to these reviews mentioning the problems and the recall issue, I called MSR up and found out I had a problem element and I was mailed a replacement. I won't be able to determine how good i...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 25, 2:02pm

Leukotape P Sports Tape
Andrew Skurka spoke in Minneapolis today at the Outdoor Expo and I took down his notes on foot care and found some links, including this thread. He recommends shoes that keep your feet cool (he u...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
April 26, 11:31pm

Bear Boxer 101 Contender
Can you please provide a link for the Bear Boxer 101 Contender? Thank you. Never mind -- I found the link, I presume it is here: http://www.bareboxer.com/products.htm

In Miscellaneous Products
May 23, 6:43pm