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Alex Wallace (FeetFirst) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Northern California
About Me Simple really; I enjoy getting lost in my local mountains and that's it. This site passes the time when I find my way back to the fluorescent lights, ugh. If you would like detailed, up-to-date information about the conditions in the Sierra, check out the true authority at:
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great little pack
I picked up the 25L on sale from a couple of weeks ago and have been using it as my daily bike commute (30 mi. round-trip) bag, which is working out really well. The top zip keeps p...

In GEAR » New Patagonia Ascentionist 25/35/45L Climbing Packs
June 05, 1:01pm

Re: Re: plastic bits and fire
Thanks, Justin. That's what I figured. Let me know how it turns out in practice.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » fry pan cooking
June 02, 3:36pm

plastic bits and fire
I have the smaller "Quick" skillet from MSR, which is identical to the Flex skillet except for the diameter. I haven't used it over a wood fire due to concerns of melting the plastic ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » fry pan cooking
June 02, 3:14pm

Avery labels and sign shops
Thanks guys. I use Avery labels daily at work so plenty of empty backing sheets available. If that doesn't work I'll hit up a local sign shop.

In GEAR » Foot care kit, need help.
May 22, 2:45pm

Re: Cilo 45L
Agreed! A 45L Worksack from Cilogear sounds like it would fit your needs well.

In GEAR » Pack for 40+ pound loads
May 22, 11:09am

silicone release paper
JR wrote: "Mike: +1 on transferring Leukotape to backing/release paper. Trim weight by bringing only what you need. Note: do NOT try it on kitchen wax paper, the Leukotape will stick to it in ...

In GEAR » Foot care kit, need help.
May 22, 11:06am

"I still want breathable material over my sleeping bag to avoid frost/dew on my sleeping bag and help with any splash up when under a tarp." Does your sleeping bag have a DWR shell? I&...

In GEAR » Any Reveiws On The Ti Goat Ptarmigan Bivy?
May 15, 12:25pm

Nothing but net?
Do you bring a tarp/shelter with you when you use a light bivy? If so, something like Ti Goat's Bug Bivy might work well for you. It still has a "bathtub" floor to mitigate ground le...

In GEAR » Any Reveiws On The Ti Goat Ptarmigan Bivy?
May 15, 11:09am

still looking...
I'm still looking to buy a BPWD Lair in silnylon if anyone has a used one to sell. How about $100 shipped for one in good condition?

In Gear Swap » WTB: BPWD Lair in silnylon
May 13, 1:42pm

Re: Re: exhaust
It happened only a couple of years ago, but it was an old early '80s Buick. I was really shook by the story not only for the loss of life, but because I've let my car/truck idle while resti...

In Gear Lists » super compact bag car camping list, TSA approved
May 13, 11:55am

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