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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: http://www.highsierratopix.com/
CityWest Sacramento
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WTB: BPWD Lair in silnylon
Happy Talk Like a Pirate Day! I'm looking for a Bear Paw Wilderness Designs ("BPWD") Lair tarp, in silnylon, standard dimensions (106" x 33"), and with no options added (...

In Gear Swap » WTB: BPWD Lair in silnylon
September 19, 3:32pm

shampoo & conditioner
Makes me second guess my recent purchase of bacon scented shampoo & conditioner. Darn, I was sure it was going to be a hit with the ladies.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Teenager wakes up to a wolf chomping his head during a camping trip
August 30, 1:25pm

why do you care?
Yes, good so far, but I've only used the jacket on two relatively cooler trips, so I'm not sure my limited use matters. There's also just the principle of it. I want a light jacket t...

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
August 30, 1:20pm

never mind
I spoke to a Patagonia representative via live chat and confirmed that I do in fact have the newer style, aka "the dud." Bummer.

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
August 30, 11:09am

the flap
I bought a Men's Houdini directly from Patagonia in Jan. 2013, which does have a flap over the front zipper. Conversely, the garment tag contains this number "24140 FA12," which I bel...

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
August 29, 10:51am

I just got back from a week in the Ansel Adams Wilderness...
...and I agree with the comments above, except about the bear canister. I carried a BV450 with no problems. Huffing and puffing with Thousand Island Lake and Banner Peak in the distance: Da...

In GEAR » Anybody tried the Exped Lightning 45 and 60
August 27, 2:24am

just go for it
Not exactly your situation, but similar and should be helpful. Fast forward to the 3:30 mark.

In GEAR » How to bend Bracing Stays instructions wanted
August 20, 11:27am

@ Andrew F
"On Matthes Crest" Holy exposure! Very cool.

In Post-Trip Reports » Stupid Light in the Cathedral Range?
August 16, 2:51pm

USGS Topographic Maps has the 7.5 min quad maps to download for free, or there are links to purchase high quality prints. Also, check for USGS field offices in your area. The BLM office near me car...

In GEAR » Mytopo quality?
August 15, 1:08pm

If you use a full length Therm-a-rest Z-lite (the accordion looking one), you can double up the folded portions at your hips (and shoulders) to give you the extra cushioning in those areas. Obvious...

In GEAR » Switching to a foam pad?
August 15, 12:13pm

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