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Dale Wambaugh (dwambaugh) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Native Seattlite, hiking and biking in the woods since I was a kid. Returned to backpacking a couple years ago and discovered the pleasures ultralight hiking-- it appeals to my gadgeteering nature and my aging body parts :)
CitySeattle
StateWashington
CountryUSA
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Re: Three season PNW gear list.
Always take your rain gear. An unexpected cold wet night out can be deadly. I carry a poncho for day hike CYA rain gear and emergency shelter. The accuracy of weather predictability in the west...

In Gear Lists » Three season PNW gear list.
June 17, 7:23pm

Re: Winter layering suggestions
What conditions? I would put my down jacket over my windshirt, but more for convenience than science. If you're cold in camp, put on everything--- can't keep you warm sitting in your pac...

In GEAR » Winter layering suggestions
June 17, 7:01pm

SOLD: Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero Gore-Tex Rain Hat, Large, Black
SOLD! a nice Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero Gore-Tex Rain Hat, size large, black. Has internal size adjustment, recommended for up to hat size 7-3/8 or head circumference of 23-1/4, This is a PN...

In Gear Swap » FS: Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero Gore-Tex Rain Hat, Large, Black
June 17, 5:27pm

PIFclaimed: Adidas Gridded Fleece Top, Men's XL
Pay it Forward CLAIMED: an Adidas gridded fleece top, men's XL size, measuring 24" across the armpits, 31" back length, 39" from the center of the collar to the cuffs (with thumb...

In Gear Swap » PIF: Adidas Gridded Fleece Top, Men's XL
June 17, 4:33pm

SOLD: Men's Fleece Tops Large and XL.
For sale: Time to clean out the fleece! All items in excellent condition, clean and ready to use. Please send a PM. ======================================================================== S...

In Gear Swap » FS: Men's Fleece Tops Large and XL.
June 17, 4:16pm

Re: Re: WTB Mesh inner for a Golite SL3
See http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=91990

In Gear Swap » WTB Mesh inner for a Golite SL3
June 17, 9:25am

Withdrawn by seller
Withdrawn by seller

In Gear Swap » PIF: Wenzel Star Lite Tent
June 15, 12:15pm

Re: UL compass suggestions
Compasses aren't heavy. IIRC, my Suunto MC-2G weighs 2.4oz. Pick a compass you can use with good accuracy rather than stressing over the weight. I like a mirrored compass and the multi-purpose ...

In GEAR » UL compass suggestions
June 14, 11:02am

Re: Wind jacket plus fleece with no rain jacket?
You need rain gear. Going without rain gear is an invitation to hypothermia. Consider a poncho for light rain gear with good coverage, including your pack. Windshirts are fantastic, but they do...

In GEAR » Wind jacket plus fleece with no rain jacket?
June 14, 10:33am

Re: Anyone one tried this cheap lightweight setup?
I think of a poncho as rain gear that has some emergency shelter options, making it a good day hiking CYA backup. I would include a bivy with any plans to use a poncho as a primary shelter. I carry...

In GEAR » Anyone one tried this cheap lightweight setup?
June 10, 9:30am

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