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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Back in the Front Range
About Me Solvitur ambulando sub divo.
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All Forum Posts by Dean F.

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The religion thing
Even if most of the Founding Fathers were Christians, I will fight viciously to prevent the U.S. from becoming some farcical Evangelical version of theocracies like Iran. As I said, I'm a BIG ...

In Philosophy & Technique » UL with a gun?
December 04, 8:00am

Re: Lost Creek
Luke- Just saw your trip report on Lost Creek, as well as James Dubendorf's. It looks fantastic. And, perhaps, better suited to my two friends (they are flatlanders). Bonus- it is wicke...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 5-6 day Colorado hike suggestions?
December 03, 4:29pm

David- You are sriously misguided if you propose that teaching kids gun safety doesn't make them respect guns more. Almost any of us who grew up around guns and were taught about them will ...

In Philosophy & Technique » UL with a gun?
December 03, 1:07pm

Google rocks
I've never heard of them, but will this work?: I only see bags down to 0-degrees though. Or will this help?:

In GEAR » Extreme Cold Sleeping Bag Rental
December 03, 12:25pm

Thanks again
Thanks Chris W. I'm waiting for an opportunity to run to REI and get some maps, so I'll add Flat Tops to the list along with Lost Creek. Chris P., or anyone else- I've got th...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 5-6 day Colorado hike suggestions?
December 03, 12:15pm

CT hike
Chris- Where is Coney Summit? EDIT-- n/m. I found it.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 5-6 day Colorado hike suggestions?
December 02, 7:14pm

Re: Re: Get checked.
>> With Dean being an ER physician, Bite Your Tongue, John! I'm a general surgeon. :o) (That's why I'm so abrasive...)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What is this injury??
December 02, 1:24pm

Re: Re: Colgate causes birth defects
Colagte causes penile defects ?!?!? Whoa. I gotta go check on something... :0)

In GEAR » DEET causes birth defects
December 01, 12:50pm

Sale on Helium
I don't want to make your decision any harder, but has the Marmot Helium on sale for $295...

In GEAR » marmot helium vs. montbell UL Spiral Down Hugger #1 vs. WM alpinlite/ultralite
December 01, 12:46pm

Re: Another idea
Luke- Thanks, I'll look into that, too. I have a guidebook for the Weminuche and South San Juan Wildernesses, and one hike on my list is the CDT through the South San Juans.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 5-6 day Colorado hike suggestions?
December 01, 11:06am

All Reader Reviews by Dean F.

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Mary Jane's Farm Sante Fe Pasta
I just got back from a Wind River Range traverse in which I tried a couple of Mary Jane's Farm meals for the first time- I had never heard of them- and I'm impressed. Fist, my caveat: I hav...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
September 11, 3:21pm

Bushnell SolarWrap Mini
Very light, but lost points for a smaller battery capacity than competitors and for durability concerns. And, shouldn't we really have an Electronic category in Gear Reviews at this point? Put...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 09, 6:56pm

Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide -Andrew Skurka book
Wow, how to rate this book? It is NOT meant for someone who is already an experienced UL hiker. There is nothing in this book that someone like that doesn't already know or can find out in fiv...

In Books and Media
June 21, 3:43pm

Klepper Double wood framed folding kayak
I own a Long Haul Mark 2, which is a copy of the Klepper Double. Though the fasteners vary very slightly the Klepper frame can use the Long Haul hull-skins and vice versa. The guy who builds the Lon...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 27, 1:18pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
I have a slightly different kit- the 0.1 micron 4-way filter. Of the filters available I give it a 5. It's not perfect, but IMHO it is the best that is available, hands down. The 4-way kit come...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 08, 10:12am

La Sportiva Crosslite
Personally, I rate this shoe a 5/5 because I'm ecstatic to find a shoe that FITS! (I have mutant monkey-feet.) But generally it is probably a 4. Listen, ye, to my tale of woe... I just mov...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 27, 6:02pm

Mont Bell
My wife ordered something I wanted for my birthday from MontbellUSA (not the main company in Japan). She included several ways of contacting her. Three and a half months later it hadn't arrived, s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 03, 11:46pm