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Eugene Smith (Eugeneius) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Nuevo Mexico
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CityLas Cruces
StateNew Mexico
CountryUSAish
My Website URLhttp://desertpaincave.blogspot.com
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All Forum Posts by Eugene Smith

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Re: UD soft bottles
How do these upcoming UD soft style bottles work with water and electrolyte type liquids? I know the soft sided Hydraflask works great for more viscous fueling supplements like Perpetuem and gels....

In GEAR » Ultimate Directions AK "Race" pack
October 03, 9:54am

Re: Re: Baffle repairs! Any recommendations?
Spoke with a feisty receptionist at WM who said I need to clean and ship the bag before they can say whether it's repairable or not. Understandable. Rainy Pass can do an estimate without me...

In GEAR » Baffle repairs! Any recommendations?
October 02, 2:37pm

Re: Baffle repairs! Any recommendations
I thought they dealt with overfills and cleanings predominately. I'll give them a call. Thanks .

In GEAR » Baffle repairs! Any recommendations?
October 02, 1:39pm

Re: Re: Baffle repairs! Any recommendations?
I think the bag was pressed up against the heat vent. I've done it in the past, no more than 3-4 mins just to fully loft and ensure any moisture is gone. The interior shell on the WM bags is ...

In GEAR » Baffle repairs! Any recommendations?
October 02, 1:26pm

Baffle repairs! Any recommendations?
I'm embarrassed to post this here, but I'll get over it. I did the one thing you're not supposed to do with a sleeping bag. My bag sat in the garage this week in a storage tote I ...

In GEAR » Baffle repairs! Any recommendations?
October 02, 1:16pm

Re: Re: Running does suck
"...the type of movement is less important than moving itself, a stolen hour at the gym is just as important as a big day in the mountains, a victory over life's demands." Great vi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why barefoot isn't best for most runners
October 02, 8:49am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Running does suck
Doug, bringing the truth.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why barefoot isn't best for most runners
October 01, 8:49pm

Re: Re: Zion run
I had a mediocre race but one hell of a weekend up at Mt. Taylor. The overall experience was stellar. I highly recommend all of you putting that race on your calendar next year and coming down fo...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd annual BPL Spring Run Adventure
September 30, 10:16pm

Re: AK Race pack
"He's got legs.......he's knows how to you them..." Mike, looking good there buddy. I saw at least a half dozen or more of those this past weekend at Mt. Taylor. Quite a...

In GEAR » Ultimate Directions AK "Race" pack
September 30, 9:39pm

Re: Mt Taylor
Thanks gents, loaded up and heading on the road here in a few. Supposed to be below freezing at the start tomorrow and I'm having a difficult time remembering what that feels like wearing shor...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd annual BPL Spring Run Adventure
September 27, 9:54am

All Reader Reviews by Eugene Smith

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Mountain Laurel Designs
Ron had my MLD Spinnaker Monk tarp repaired and improved upon free of charge with reinforced tieouts in 1 week, from shipping to Rons' shop, sewn, and shipped back to me, one week! This would nev...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 10, 9:43pm

Golite Shangri La 1
I have owned the Golite Shangri La 1 for several months now and have used it on about 3 trips so far in the desert southwest with variable weather conditions in the mountains and lower regions. F...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
May 16, 7:20am

Western Mountaineering Megalite
I recently used the WM Megalite on a 5 day trip through the Gila with temps at night ranging from the mid 20's to the lower 40's. Light wind was present each evening and the bag and draft tub...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
April 13, 10:00pm