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Leigh Baker (leighb) - BPL Forum Member

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.
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cuben solomid
Can you elaborate on the mods?

In Gear Swap » FS: Cuben Solomid, Zpacks Cuben GS Poncho, Borah Gear bug Bivy
January 28, 4:13pm

Elk Park/Chicago Basin shuttle loop questions
I have only been backpacking for a couple of years. I do a lot of trips in AR fall to spring. For the past two summers I've gone with a group of friends to either the Pecos Wilderness or south ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Elk Park/Chicago Basin shuttle loop questions
January 23, 5:08am

nm found one
thanks

In Gear Swap » WTB GoLite Chrome Dome
January 16, 6:12am

How do you pack your Xtherm?
I bought one because I'm a cold sleeper but have only used it so far for car camping, since I use a hammock for backpacking trips. But this summer I will have a couple of trips where I'll u...

In GEAR » How do you pack your Xtherm?
January 05, 6:16am

H51w here as well
I used to carry an e-lite with a photon backup, but on a trip this fall a fellow hiker got sick just before dark and luckily I was able to hike a short way out and found the last couple leaving fro...

In GEAR » ZebraLights...
December 20, 4:22am

gear grams
I had trouble yesterday, but worked this morning :-)

In Gear Lists » Geargrams.com not working?
December 14, 5:25am

gloves sold
aggghhh, I'm sorry, I just got home and realized I hadn't distinguished what material...what I get for doing things as I'm walking out the door...I did have a pm at 7:49 am and so I thi...

In Gear Swap » FS: DeFeet Duragloves size L
December 10, 4:29pm

SOLD FS: DeFeet Duragloves size L
Charcoal, 12.00 incl. shp &PP CONUS. Never worn. IMO they run small, but I have big hands for a woman. They are too long for me, but a little too snug.

In Gear Swap » FS: DeFeet Duragloves size L
December 10, 5:39am

hammocks
Peter, You might want to check out Hammock Forums.com While there are a number of backpackers on that forum, there are also a lot of car campers and others that aren't as obsessed with weight...

In Hammocks » Most comfortable hammock - weight irrelevant
December 07, 4:07am

RE: poles
+1 "Poles can be a great help on both uphill and downhill."

In GEAR » Protecting a backpack?
December 05, 4:12am

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