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Craig W. (xnomanx) - BPL Professional Member

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

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Re: Re: Re: Re: When backpacking, it pays to be small
But us big ones can still take your lunch money.

In Philosophy & Technique » When backpacking, it pays to be small
December 05, 11:15am

Re: Trailer
I haven't seen it yet but intend to. I hear it's very good.

In Chaff » Rain Jackets Don't Work.
December 04, 11:26pm

Re: Re: Rain Jackets Don't Work.
Yeah, I think he's a very underrated artist in this country. His lyrics are amazing.

In Chaff » Rain Jackets Don't Work.
December 04, 11:16am

Rain Jackets Don't Work.
Good thing Sixto Rodriguez does. Inner City Blues

In Chaff » Rain Jackets Don't Work.
December 04, 12:01am

Re: Leaving tarp at home
Leaving the tarp at home in So. CA is easy. Standard practice with almost everyone I backpack with locally. I've been caught in the rain once; slept under a 2' undercut on the side of a...

In GEAR » Leaving tarp at home
December 03, 10:49pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: mt biking in wilderness history
Skis vs. bikes seem a strange comparison, the primary difference in my mind being that skiers are typically not sharing the same trails/areas with non-ski users during the same seasons. Mountain b...

In Philosophy & Technique » The inevitable bike legalization of the JMT
December 03, 9:26am

Re: Re: Cuben Fiber Monk Tarp
I don't know about the monk tarp, but I've used a tarp of very similar dimensions (actually slightly* bigger- the Oware CatTarp1) in bad weather and I didn't like it. I had a trip in...

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber Monk Tarp
December 02, 9:15am

Re: Re: George Matthews
I was thinking about him the other day. Still have the "thumbs up" button Eugene made for him.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Grand Canyon- Double Crossing aka "Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim"- BPL Group Run
November 30, 5:53pm

Re: Thanks
I think this is an instance where canvas Carharts are worth their weight.

In GEAR » Tough, but light clothes for desert hiking
November 26, 4:28pm

Re: Winter boots/shoes
I like the looks of the Zamberlans as well, might go with trying some of those. REI has them, but only up to 13. I'm worried a 13 might be a touch small for me too, especially with thick sock...

In GEAR » Recommend a GTX lightweight boot?
November 24, 9:54am

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