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Alex Wallace (FeetFirst) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Northern California
About Me Simple really; I enjoy getting lost in my local mountains and that's it. This site passes the time when I find my way back to the fluorescent lights, ugh. If you would like detailed, up-to-date information about the conditions in the Sierra, check out the true authority at:
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Thermarest AirTap
Depending on your intended application, the AirTap sold by Thermarest might be a better (possible multi-purpose use here) solution. It's essentially the same as the Instaflator, except you adap...

In GEAR » Where to buy an Instaflator?
July 30, 12:28pm

Are you sure your pack is made out of dyneema? I presume your pack is nylon with dyneema ripstop. I've seen light weight nylon (30D) severely affected by high concentration DEET before. I'm...

In GEAR » DEET and dyneema
July 30, 11:56am

Caltrans webcams
Click on the light blue camera icons for a current view: Caltrans QuickMap.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fire in El Portal / Yosemite NPS
July 29, 12:38pm

Is this it?

In GEAR » SNEAK PEEK: 2015 Sierra Designs TENSEGRITY ShelterS
July 26, 11:07pm

GoLite Shangri-La 2 Tarp
I received an e-mail from GoLite today notifying me of their "Big Score" for the week (valid 7/17 through 7/23), which is the Shangri-La 2 tarp for $149.99 and free shipping. For now it l...

In Gear Deals » GoLite Shangri-La 2 Tarp
July 17, 2:32pm

Evernew bags
"Supposedly, Evernew bags are sturdier, but I have this suspicion that maybe people haven't used them as much which is the reason there haven't been as many failures reported." ...

In GEAR » question on using the Sawyer Products Mini Water Filtration System on the jmt
July 13, 6:11pm

@ dave hughs
Hi Dave, I sent you a PM.

In Gear Swap » FS: Zimmberbuilt Custom ZB2 Style Pack, VX21 in black
June 20, 10:25am

SOLD! Zimmerbuilt Custom ZB2 Style Pack, VX21 in black
$200 This wonderful pack has sold. Paypal only and will ship via USPS Priority to CONUS + Puerto Rico, Alaska, and Hawaii. The pack has only been used on three short weekend backpacking...

In Gear Swap » FS: Zimmberbuilt Custom ZB2 Style Pack, VX21 in black
June 19, 5:46pm

the next meal
After poaching a fish in a Ti pot (e.g. MSR Titan .85L), will my morning coffee also taste like fish? Does Ti hold on to flavors?

In GEAR » How to cook fish without a fire: steaming or grilling with Sidewinder setup?
June 16, 1:53pm

great little pack
I picked up the 25L on sale from a couple of weeks ago and have been using it as my daily bike commute (30 mi. round-trip) bag, which is working out really well. The top zip keeps p...

In GEAR » New Patagonia Ascentionist 25/35/45L Climbing Packs
June 05, 1:01pm

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