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Bob Gross (--B.G.--) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: new hiking pole with interchangeable tool attachments
"What's the legality of hiking with a spear?" Concealed, or open carry? --B.G.--

In GEAR » new hiking pole with interchangeable tool attachments
August 25, 9:50pm

Re: Thanks!
There is a trick to being first in line early in the morning at Roads End. You get part of the group there around 5 a.m. and get somebody in a down jacket to sit by the window to be first in line. ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rae Lakes Loop - Clockwise - 9/6/14
August 25, 9:47pm

Re: Group cooking
I used to lead a lot of group trips, and the number in the group was often 6 or 8, and occasionally as many as 12. Back in those days, virtually all trips used one or two big MSR white gas stoves (...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Group cooking
August 25, 9:35pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Gear for freezing rain
"Plastic bags though... has anyone here actually used plastic bags over their socks?" Been there. Done that. It wasn't exactly for freezing rain conditions. I was trekking in Ne...

In GEAR » Gear for freezing rain
August 25, 3:55pm

Re: John Abela!!! Calling Abela!
Could you use a bead roller tool to put a new rolled edge at the custom height? --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » John Abela!!! Calling Abela!
August 23, 10:01pm

Re: Rae Lakes Loop - Clockwise - 9/6/14
There are a few good places, but they don't always line up with camping at the end of a day. Upper Paradise Valley is where the bears are. Woods Crossing is on the JMT. Dollar Lake and Arrow...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rae Lakes Loop - Clockwise - 9/6/14
August 23, 4:30pm

Re: Re: Re: "Thunder: How close is too close?"
Yes, tree explosions can happen from a direct lightning strike. It is all very inconsistent, because different tree types have different amounts of water underneath the bark. When thousands of kilo...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thunder: How close is too close?
August 23, 4:21pm

Re: Collapsible water bottles - why?
I use collapsible water containers when backpacking. They are lighter in weight than a regular hard bottle. They take up less space since they collapse. I use them all the time when around camp....

In GEAR » Collapsible water bottles - why?
August 23, 1:49pm

Re: Snow in the Sierra?
There is almost no snow left anywhere in the Sierra Nevada. You might find a few micro-patches, but only above 12,000 feet. There are glaciers, but they are ice, not snow. The Palisade Glacier woul...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Snow in the Sierra?
August 23, 12:03am

Re: Re: Re: Upper Kern Basin-Milestone Basin via Shepherd Pass 7/27-8/1
"It's a long way from the Bay Area if you go in over Shepherd, New Army, Kearsarge/Forester, but you can also get there from Roads End via Forester or Lake Reflection/Harrison, as BG did a...

In Post-Trip Reports » Upper Kern Basin-Milestone Basin via Shepherd Pass 7/27-8/1
August 22, 6:05pm

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