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jeffrey armbruster (book) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by jeffrey armbruster

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"Pad on top or bottom!"
Wouldn't a pad on top prevent your body heat from warming the inflatable?

In GEAR » Pad on top or bottom!
November 18, 10:13am

"CPAP for backpacking?"
Dianne, this looks like a new iteration of the since discontinued Provent. I tried and tried Provent while backpacking with no success. And I really wanted it to work. My main problem was getting t...

In GEAR » CPAP for backpacking?
November 17, 8:33pm

"Pad on top or bottom!"
It seems to me that having the pad on the bottom cuts/stops the warmth from your inflatable pad from conducting to the ground. Also, having a thinsulite on top of your inflatable prevents your body...

In GEAR » Pad on top or bottom!
November 17, 1:55pm

"2013 closeout Brooks Range Alpini for 87.73 NEW at
I bought the hooded version about a month ago. Great jacket, very puffy, listed fill is at 7.7 oz. I really like the hood; very worth it. And I'm not usually a fan of hoods. This is a great bar...

In Gear Deals » 2013 closeout Brooks Range Alpini for 87.73 NEW at REI
November 17, 10:45am

"Knee braces while hiking"
Doing exercises to strengthen muscles around my knees has helped tremendously, both for backpacking and my every day life. It didn't take long either. Jennifer has some good suggestions for thi...

In GEAR » Knee braces while hiking
November 13, 10:14am

"for winter emergency shelter: bivy or bothy bag?"
I'm usually going solo on these winter day trips. Another factor.

In GEAR » for winter emergency shelter: bivy or bothy bag?
November 12, 3:02pm

"for winter emergency shelter: bivy or bothy bag?"
Thanks for the replies. Yep, a bothy isn't designed for overnight use. Still, in an emergency, it seems that it would remain warmer than a bivy, and still provide protection from wind and sn...

In GEAR » for winter emergency shelter: bivy or bothy bag?
November 12, 10:15am

Sharing (Or Not) Locations and Logistics on the Web."
Swimming with gators...that's therapy in Louisiana. Replace all your nervous ticks with one big fear?

In Philosophy & Technique » Sharing (Or Not) Locations and Logistics on the Web.
November 11, 10:50pm

"Sharing (Or Not) Locations and Logistics on the Web."
John Muir willingly shared all of his favorite spots--except what he Called Shadow Lake. He kept it secret for as long as he could because he was afraid that if people discovered it, they would tu...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sharing (Or Not) Locations and Logistics on the Web.
November 11, 10:04pm

for winter emergency shelter: bivy or bothy bag?
I now have both-y (ha-ha)--Marmot alpinist bivy and a bothy bag. So, which is preferable to take along as an emergency shelter during a winter ski or snowshoe? It seems like the bothy bag would be ...

In GEAR » for winter emergency shelter: bivy or bothy bag?
November 11, 2:20pm

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