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Bob Gross (--B.G.--) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: Re: Re Whambulance
"BFI: bismuth formic iodide, surgical dusting powder, used in maternity wards." Roger, are you and your wife expecting a birth? --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 14, 1:57pm

Re: Re: Re: Bear Spray
David, I agree. I was more worried about lions in East Africa than I was about the grizzlies in Alaska. Even though I don't worry so much, I sometimes think about the situation in advance so th...

In GEAR » Weight of Counter Assault Bear Spray and Holster
February 14, 12:50am

Re: Re: Re: How do you organize your gear?
"Yes, but ... which room, and how high is the pile?" You go out to the tent garage, go down the main hallway, turn right into the sleeping bag room, and show your ID to the guard. Once...

In GEAR » How do you organize your gear?
February 14, 12:38am

Re: Bear Spray
I fully agree that it is desired to hold the bear spray out at arm's reach when you press the button. However, it might be smart to have a holster positioned so that you can press the button ev...

In GEAR » Weight of Counter Assault Bear Spray and Holster
February 13, 9:55pm

Re: BPL website v2015 survey?
Ken, the purpose of a survey is not always to gather opinions. Sometimes it is to make the members feel as though their opinions count, especially when other evidence shows that it doesn't. ...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL website v2015 survey
February 13, 9:49pm

Re: How do you organize your gear?
"Please also post pictures." You want to see photographs of my warehouses? No way. That would be a security problem. You want to see photographs of my gear attics? That's silly....

In GEAR » How do you organize your gear?
February 13, 7:39pm

Re: PCT Tahoe to Whitney and Exiting through Whitney Portal, Permits and Alternatives?
It seems as though you had a misunderstanding. If your intention is to exit from Mount Whitney to Whitney Portal, then you better have the specific permit to do so. It sounds like you don't....

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT Tahoe to Whitney and Exiting through Whitney Portal, Permits and Alternatives?
February 13, 7:35pm

Re: Fenix HL23 Weights
Different battery types weigh different amounts. That might explain weight discrepancies. A primary lithium battery is nearly always the lightest choice, but it is also about the most expensive. ...

In GEAR » Fenix HL23 Weights
February 13, 6:10pm

Re: Re: EpiGas
"whether the concept works" Please define. If the actual fuel works good at cold temperatures would be one concept. If the stuff sells in the store would be another concept. What...

In GEAR » has anyone tested the new Primus winter gas?
February 13, 4:12pm

Re: Alcohol stoves
It is extremely simple. You take some multiple kinds of stoves so that you can adapt to this policy or that policy. Or (perish the thought) prepare for non-cook meals. I had to do this somewh...

In Gear Lists » PCT - NOBO
February 13, 4:07pm

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