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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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Re: Trekking and hunting
David- No, you have a recollection of the pro-hunting folk giving as good as they got, on occasion. Yes, when you post some smug anti-hunting rhetoric when someone is trying to discuss lightwei...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trekking and hunting
December 05, 10:49pm

Mummy Range Loop?
Ok, I had an idea for a hike around the Mummy Range, mostly in RMNP, but I don't know if it is possible. My plan would be a leave my car at the Lumpy Ridge or Lawn Lake trailhead, then shu...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 5-6 day Colorado hike suggestions?
December 05, 10:38pm

The point...
I think many people here are missing the salient point that has been made by several posters: IT KEEPS THE WIFE HAPPY. That, alone, is worth a few ounces...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PLB's, SPOTS vs. Cutting the Cord
December 05, 10:07pm

Above Treeline: Alps
This summer I did an overnight hike to a hut in the alps, in the Wetterstein, on the Austria/Germany border. Looking back at my hiking partners, aged 70 and 14: Here's the Meilerhutte...

In Photo Gallery » Above Treeline
December 05, 9:50pm

Re: it's your fault
Now, Dan, I noticed that you erased some of those posts long AFTER you claimed it was "too late." What gives? Especially when you're calling Brandon a "chicken." By the...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trekking and hunting
December 05, 9:28pm

Re: Frameless Packs
>> If you're going to spend $150 or so for a pack that weighs almost 2 pounds you could just as easily get a pack with a frame that would be more easy to pack comfortably. What, one o...

In GEAR » Frameless pack question?
December 05, 9:15pm

I'm definitely not going to claim that there aren't some sick hunters out there. I've met them! But there are also a lot of hunters and fishermen who honestly feel a nigh spiritual co...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trekking and hunting
December 05, 9:11pm

To throw out another one: If you want a full function pack how about the Osprey Exos? I love mine, for when I need a higher-volume pack. (I know absolutely nothing about the Gregory or Kelty.)

In GEAR » Backpack Choice
December 05, 9:09pm

Re: Re: Miguel and Arapiles
>> Big hug. HA!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trekking and hunting
December 05, 9:03pm

Re: banned!
Aw, don't erase them! This is, like, a national sport! Not to mention it's not fighting fair! Now you're casting ME as the censor!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trekking and hunting
December 05, 8:59pm

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