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All Forum Posts by jeffrey armbruster

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"Ropers Sierra High Route"
Concerning beta blockers for lowering your heart rate from altitude adjustment: my cardiologist does not recommend this.

In Editor's Roundtable » Ropers Sierra High Route
September 08, 10:15am

Bear learns how to crack Garcia cans at Yosemite"
"This "Big Brother knows best" is the kind of thinking caused me to leave CA as quickly as I could. I also quite taking jobs in New York state...." So it's a win-win-win....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear learns how to crack Garcia cans at Yosemite
September 07, 6:21pm

"Bear learns how to crack Garcia cans at Yosemite"
Eric, I totally support your right to carry bear spray in the back country of Yosemite. That said, I've been hiking there for over 25 years and I can't imagine ever needing bear spray. And ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear learns how to crack Garcia cans at Yosemite
September 07, 5:07pm

"Boot Hunt"
I've gone over to Keen boots for their super wide toe box. I've worn Asolos for years because they come in wide. Keen boots can be wider still--I haven't tried every model! I own the Or...

In GEAR » Boot Hunt
September 07, 4:51pm

"Looking to shed some pack weight in a hurry"
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In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Looking to shed some pack weight in a hurry
September 04, 1:41pm

"Looking to shed some pack weight in a hurry"
Heath: Keen makes boots with a ridiculously wide toe box/forefoot. Even wider than Asolos, which I also wore for years because they were the widest boots that I could find. I really like my Keens. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Looking to shed some pack weight in a hurry
September 03, 4:01pm

smoke around Lake Tahoe?
I was thinking of doing a quick friday-sunday trip on the west shore. Has anybody been there very recently? Better: can any locals report on how much smoke is in the area? Thanks in advance.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » smoke around Lake Tahoe?
September 03, 1:48pm

"Lightweight, Chemical Free Bugshirt"
Mountain Hardware Canyon (?) sun shirt is also an excellent bug shirt. Also, it has vents running under the arms instead of just on the back. I like this design when wearing a pack.

In GEAR » Lightweight, Chemical Free Bugshirt
September 02, 7:23pm

"Ultralight dream clothing, what would you buy"
oops, sorry Peter if I sounded like you meant something else...my bad.

In GEAR » Ultralight dream clothing, what would you buy
September 01, 1:55pm

"Ultralight dream clothing, what would you buy"
The op is going to be hiking in the PNW. He wants one piece to handle all conditions. No way a windshirt will cut it as a do-all piece in the pnw. Having grown up hiking and doing trail work in the...

In GEAR » Ultralight dream clothing, what would you buy
September 01, 1:38pm

All Reader Reviews by jeffrey armbruster

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Vasque Breeze GTX
These boots really are a breeze on your feet. Unlike another reviewer, I found these boots to have terrific ankle support. However, the deal-killer for me is the relatively narrow toe box. Full disclo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 16, 7:35pm