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Craig W. (xnomanx) - BPL Professional Member

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About Me Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
-K. Vonnegut
CityBeautiful Altadena
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.sweepingthegarden.wordpress.com
My PDF Gear ListGeneral Adventuring Gearlist (2013)

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All Forum Posts by Craig W.

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I thought it was already decided.
SUL: <5 pound base UL: <10 pound base LW: <15 pound base Why is this not adequate for general descriptive purposes? Nitpicking it to death is silly. For example, the whole "...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I say let's decide on a general consensus of Ultralight definitions and terms.
January 05, 3:18pm

New Shoe Quiver...
I have a pair of NB MT20v2 on the way…Heading out to pick up a pair of Inov8 Trailroc 255s this afternoon. Looking to change my quiver up a little bit. I've been going long in a pair of N...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual BPL Spring Run -Zion Training Thread
January 05, 1:47pm

Re: ice stache
RAD!!!

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual BPL Spring Run -Zion Training Thread
January 05, 11:45am

Re: Ex Israeli soldier develops a just over an 8 ounce grill
Talk about seriously overcomplicating a simple idea. You can buy a <6oz. stainless rectangular grill at just about any Chinese grocery store around here.

In On the Web » Ex Israeli soldier develops a just over an 8 ounce grill
January 05, 9:05am

The big bang theory, a big let down? Major branch of science becoming dogmatic? An interesting article
NM, carry on.

In Chaff » The big bang theory, a big let down? Major branch of science becoming dogmatic? An interesting article
January 04, 3:20pm

Re: Three Years Paleo and lessons learned
Glad I caught this spelt, thanks for the link. His recipes look great and its a pretty unpretentious site.

In On the Web » Three Years Paleo and lessons learned
January 04, 10:14am

Wind pants are for urban exercise
Here's a pic of me wearing my Montbell Dynamo Windpants on an urban ~10,000' peak a few weeks ago. Wore them the entire day.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wind Pants not as popular as wind shirt?
January 02, 8:39pm

Re: Affordable, lightweight Ukulele?
I used to play this one: http://www.guitarcenter.com/Mitchell-MU70-12-Fret-Concert-Ukulele-103815981-i1171408.gc Good quality, but not a bank breaker. I were to buy another, I'd just get ...

In GEAR » Affordable, lightweight Ukulele?
January 02, 10:54am

Re: Best baseplate compass
Suunto M3 Global. While not necessary, adjustable declination makes a huge difference in ease of use of a compass. I don't know why you'd bother with a compass without it, because it...

In GEAR » Best baseplate compass
January 01, 10:13am

Re: This week in running...
Happy birthday Eugene. I especially like the 5th picture down. Surreal.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual BPL Spring Run -Zion Training Thread
December 28, 10:19am

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