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Craig W. (xnomanx) - BPL Professional Member

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About Me Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
-K. Vonnegut
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All Forum Posts by Craig W.

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Michael, given you outright said you don't care either way about the Iditarod, it seems to follow that you're simply using this as an opportunity to get offended and argue about something.

In Chaff » Iditarod
March 12, 1:24pm

Re: RE: JMT and Altitude Sickness
"Hydration is HUGE." +1 to that. I suspect that a good deal of "altitude sickness" cases in the Sierra are more likely due to dehydration from the more strenuous nature of t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT and Altitude Sickness
March 10, 6:58pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Truce.
People do die at the extreme limits of it. I can't say it's the safest sport on earth, but honestly, the elites seem to die less frequently than amateurs. I frequent a spearfishing/freedi...

In Chaff » Truce.
March 09, 3:48pm

Re: Re: Truce.
I'm by no means a gifted free diver but I'm getting better...When hunting my average dive is in the 15-40 foot range and in the ballpark of a minute long. It really depends on where and wh...

In Chaff » Truce.
March 09, 3:04pm

Re: Re: Truce.
Absolutely Ian, far more to it than killing. Well, I suppose hunting is about killing, but its also not that simplistic. I certainly don't need to kill everything I see, even if it would make...

In Chaff » Truce.
March 09, 11:04am

The current was strong, kelp laid sideways, particles flowing past the lens of my mask. It took considerable effort to stay in place, constantly kicking against a river. Visibility wasn’t bad, ...

In Chaff » Truce.
March 09, 9:52am

Of the Rock I Asked for the Moon
A refreshing alternative to the cussing and grunting males I'm usually surrounded by at the crag and the gym.... Of the Rock I Asked for the Moon: Bertrand Delapierre/Stéphanie Bodet cl...

In Chaff » Of the Rock I Asked for the Moon
March 06, 9:34pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: FS: Black ULA Catalyst L/L
Yup, they're ceramic electrical knobs. Clever folk back then. I should post some pictures of all my late 19th/early 20th century woodworking tools….

In Gear Swap » FS: Black ULA Catalyst L/L
March 03, 9:12pm

Re: Re: FS: Black ULA Catalyst L/L
Built by my great grandfather….Many of the drawer interiors are shotgun ammo crates and fruit crates. That old thing is one of my prized possessions!

In Gear Swap » FS: Black ULA Catalyst L/L
March 03, 7:52pm

FS: Black ULA Catalyst L/L
****************SOLD******************** Excellent condition. SIze Large/Large, J shoulder straps. All accessories included (water bottle shoulder straps, bladder pouch inner, zipper mesh inne...

In Gear Swap » FS: Black ULA Catalyst L/L
March 03, 7:29pm

All Reader Reviews by Craig W.

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Montbell Thermawrap jacket
A great jacket- my XL weighs in at just over 10 oz. with its stuff sack. Very simple, functional design- perfect for 3 seasons in the Sierras when combined with a base layer and/or shell system.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
May 15, 8:56pm

Dirty Girl Gaiters
These are great "dry" gaiters. As a trail runner I shopped and shopped for a good, breathable, and lightweight pair...not much out there. Most mainstream gear makers seem to seriously over...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 13, 8:55pm