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Leigh Baker (leighb) - BPL Guest

My Locale Northeast Texas Pineywoods
About Me Nearly 60,but in better shape than at 40! Always hiked, love the outdoors and nature. Started backpacking just over 3 yrs. ago,fortunately began UL thanks to BPL. Also an avid paddler,and special education teacher.
My PDF Gear ListEarly Fall/Late Spring weekend list

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All Forum Posts by Leigh Baker

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re:"New Discoveries Along Eagle Rock Loop"
Luke, great report. It was great seeing you on the trail and meeting your cousins. Thanks again for letting me try out the pack. I'm really intrigued now about that old road. I'm looking fo...

In Post-Trip Reports » New Discoveries Along Eagle Rock Loop
April 25, 5:20am

FS roads on ERL
After a couple of calls I was told that the road was reworked due to damage after the flood, and it's used to access food plots by Fish and Game,and also serves as access to walk in turkey hunt...

In Post-Trip Reports » Strange Discoveries on the Eagle Rock Loop
April 23, 5:12pm

re:Strange Discoveries on the Eagle Rock Loop"
It may be new wildlife food plots for hunters, since you mentioned no stumps that would definitely signify a clear cut. The fact that the road goes all the way to ABF is also cause for inquiry. I&#...

In Post-Trip Reports » Strange Discoveries on the Eagle Rock Loop
April 22, 8:05pm

Canon S100 camera
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In Gear Swap » FS: Canon S100 camera
April 22, 8:26am

re: Anyone had a chance to use one of these in the field yet?
I ran into Luke this weekend on the trail and he was trying out the 60. My bet is he'll share his thoughts soon. I got to try it on and I'm interested enough to order the women's 45.

In GEAR » Anybody tried the Exped Lightning 45 and 60
April 22, 7:26am

"Escalante and the Waterpocket Fold"

In Post-Trip Reports » Escalante and the Waterpocket Fold
April 18, 6:20pm

Rogue Racer trail runners
I have been wearing these for about 6 mos. (women's version) and so far I really like them. They are very light (8.4 oz per shoe,size 10.5), drain and dry really fast, and are considered Montra...

In Gear Swap » FS - Montrail Rogue Racer trail runners, size 8.5
April 17, 5:08am

I think it's great you're teaching your young girls. When I was growing up it wasn't common even to be taught them in girl scouts, at least not the troops I was in. I've become prof...

In Philosophy & Technique » Knots
April 16, 4:08pm

I agree the Pecos would be a good choice. It's about as close as you can get to decent elevation, and therefore a break from the heat. AR IMO would be brutal in Aug.

In Pre-Trip Planning » August backpacking, <12 hrs driving from Dallas
April 14, 6:56pm

Ike and Ide
Great story guys!

In Post-Trip Reports » A long anticipated meeting on the Black Forest Trail
April 11, 6:24pm

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