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peter vacco (fluff@inreach.com) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale no. california
About Me i walk quite a bit, and probably carry too much. up to a point though, i sort of Like carrying too much.
Citysacramento
Statecalifornia
Countryusa

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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Re: Jock itch and wool boxer briefs..
i like the under armour boxer briefs. they must , of course, be washed regularly. a day or two is more than enough to warrant washing. redness in the southern hemisphere is a call to arms, and to...

In GEAR » Jock itch and wool boxer briefs..
December 29, 9:46am

Re: Hiking in Southern California in February... difficulty: must be warm
" She wants to go somewhere in February, but insists that it must be warm. " it's not like she's a wife, where you can swap them out for something better. this is your Mom, and...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Hiking in Southern California in February... difficulty: must be warm
December 29, 9:12am

the problem with Paul ...
" I'm not so sure. Having done 16 days at 1.5 lbs/day," here's the scoop, we're not hiking in washington, so there's no "off budget" weight. it ALL seems to b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Longest ultraight BP w/o replenishing?
December 21, 9:18am

Re: Re: Longest ultraight BP w/o replenishing?
" at 1.75 lbs/day, that's 20-23 days. " and at 1.75 lbs/day over any length of time worth going out for, you'll be back early too ! the weight vs miles equation is one of th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Longest ultraight BP w/o replenishing?
December 19, 8:21pm

ultraight BP w/o replenishing .. Not
here's how Not to do it. sans major ul efforts other than the usual sewing of stuff sacks and such trickery, using conventional gear (with raft) and a stout food load is good for about 3 hap...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Longest ultraight BP w/o replenishing?
December 19, 7:08am

Re: Lightweight multi-use grill
" This wire obviously has many other uses but as a grill it is great. " Yes ! that is just SO the-way-to-do it. i carry it anyway to hang the pot and other stuff. i'm stealing yo...

In GEAR » Ultralight grill for fish, tortillas, sausages, etc.
December 17, 7:29pm

Re: Yosemite in December
oops.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Yosemite in December
December 16, 10:57am

Thank You Gentlemen.
thank you for your insights. i knew something was amiss in my perfect world of stellar navigation. i mean, i hit where i'm aiming, but it's not really the laser-like precision we'd hope...

In GEAR » GPS data vs Compass Declination
December 15, 9:31am

GPS data vs Compass Declination
ah.. just researched as to why my older and still apparently perfectly functioning garmin geko was giving me odd declination info. it seems (Bob's op pending on this) that compass corrections ...

In GEAR » GPS data vs Compass Declination
December 14, 8:50pm

Yup, go with Buck.
" Is this a stupid idea that we will regret? " no. it's not a stupid idea. but it will prove though in practice to be a cumbersome and costly (from the missed work time that you wa...

In GEAR » GPS necessary for the CDT?
December 13, 5:23pm

All Reader Reviews by peter vacco

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Hilleberg Akto
all that you will read about how wonderful akto is seems to be true. also true is that for it to be habitable in all but the chillyest weather, it Desperately Needs a window in the door. the unna is i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 17, 10:15pm