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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Back in the Front Range
About Me Solvitur ambulando sub divo.
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All Forum Posts by Dean F.

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Re: Re: budgets
>>> Like the guy that served 10 "tours" in Afganistan [sic] and finally got horribly injured. Received most aplause [sic] at state of the union. Why the hell did we put him in th...

In Chaff » Montana Mountain Man Arrested For Fishing Without A License (or was it taking the King's deer?) Because He Was Hungry.
February 14, 10:54am

Re: Re: Not a survival situation
Wow Dean, I actually agree with you AGAIN!! WTF?!? Aren't you a pinko liberal bedwetter or something? How did THAT happen? :)

In Chaff » Montana Mountain Man Arrested For Fishing Without A License (or was it taking the King's deer?) Because He Was Hungry.
February 12, 8:29am

Not a survival situation
You're sounding a little Unabom there, Matt. Sort of hypocritical of me, actually, since I'm often accused of the same thing... :) Some of my Soldiers even gave me a copy of the Una...

In Chaff » Montana Mountain Man Arrested For Fishing Without A License (or was it taking the King's deer?) Because He Was Hungry.
February 11, 1:34pm

Diphenhydramine isn't a bad choice, really, if you're ok with a pharmaceutical.
Yes, regular Nyquil has Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in it. That's what makes you sleepy. Diphenhydramine isn't a bad choice, so long as you're not one of the rare people who have parad...

In GEAR » Sleep aids
February 11, 12:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Navigation Skills
>> Don't tell strangers you are hiking alone. I think that most women have decent radar for this. I mean, if you're a solo PCT thru-hiker who wants some company on the trail for ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Best single piece of advice for new UL backpackers? Particularly women?
February 11, 11:39am

Two thoughts:
"Embrace the suck?" That's my best advice for all comers (any gender). I.e.- Recognize that you are OUTSIDE and might be less than 100% comfortable at some point. It's an adven...

In Philosophy & Technique » Best single piece of advice for new UL backpackers? Particularly women?
February 10, 12:55pm

MLD DuoMid
MLD DuoMid, seam-sealed, using the MLD-supplied guylines: 20.3oz No inner net nor any such nonsense. Color: olive brown. I use a trek pole, but most aren't quite long enough and need a pole...

In GEAR » A Casual Poll: Your Fave Go-to 3 season Solo Shelter
February 09, 9:21pm

hardest part about packing
Yeah, the research is the hardest part. But I guess he's asking "What is the hardest part about packing?" And I'd have to answer "Picking an appropriate amount of insulat...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Pre-trip Planning
February 06, 10:12am

Not entertainment
Well, I'm not interested in entertainment. But after reading about using iPhones for multiple purposes: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?f...

In Philosophy & Technique » Nero day charging gadgets
February 04, 8:55am

Bushneall SolarWrap Mini
First, I'd like to say that if you are washing clothes at a Laundromat then the power you use to charge a cellphone is trivial. I'd have no ethical qualms about it. If there is an outlet,...

In Philosophy & Technique » Nero day charging gadgets
February 03, 10:19am

All Reader Reviews by Dean F.

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Mary Jane's Farm Sante Fe Pasta
I just got back from a Wind River Range traverse in which I tried a couple of Mary Jane's Farm meals for the first time- I had never heard of them- and I'm impressed. Fist, my caveat: I hav...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
September 11, 3:21pm

Bushnell SolarWrap Mini
Very light, but lost points for a smaller battery capacity than competitors and for durability concerns. And, shouldn't we really have an Electronic category in Gear Reviews at this point? Put...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 09, 6:56pm

Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide -Andrew Skurka book
Wow, how to rate this book? It is NOT meant for someone who is already an experienced UL hiker. There is nothing in this book that someone like that doesn't already know or can find out in fiv...

In Books and Media
June 21, 3:43pm

Klepper Double wood framed folding kayak
I own a Long Haul Mark 2, which is a copy of the Klepper Double. Though the fasteners vary very slightly the Klepper frame can use the Long Haul hull-skins and vice versa. The guy who builds the Lon...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 27, 1:18pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
I have a slightly different kit- the 0.1 micron 4-way filter. Of the filters available I give it a 5. It's not perfect, but IMHO it is the best that is available, hands down. The 4-way kit come...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 08, 10:12am

La Sportiva Crosslite
Personally, I rate this shoe a 5/5 because I'm ecstatic to find a shoe that FITS! (I have mutant monkey-feet.) But generally it is probably a 4. Listen, ye, to my tale of woe... I just mov...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 27, 6:02pm

Mont Bell
My wife ordered something I wanted for my birthday from MontbellUSA (not the main company in Japan). She included several ways of contacting her. Three and a half months later it hadn't arrived, s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 03, 11:46pm