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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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fall at Cache Creek
Thanks for sharing, Justin. The area looks wonderful during the fall. I've been down that trail numerous times, but always during spring. I actually thought about going there a couple of weeks ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Fall at Cache Creek
December 02, 6:00pm

Hiker Hell - learn from others mistakes
Hiker Hell "Over four years ago, I read “Touching the Void” and I was always intrigued by situation hikers find themselves in and the incredible things they do to stay alive. This b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Man ties legs together, crawls for help
December 02, 5:17pm

Re: Black Diamond Infinity 60 medium
Free bump: I hiked with a film crew in Yose Valley who were all using these to hike the JMT north to follow a couple of sponsored guys who were scheduled to hike the entire trail while detouring a ...

In Gear Swap » Black Diamond Infinity 60 medium
December 01, 9:33pm

Re: Updates to the Porter
"Anyway I ordered a Porter 3400 customized with the heavier Cuban and the plastic frame sheet. I can let you know how it works out, I should get it by mid December." Can the frame shee...

In GEAR » Searching for a new pack
December 01, 9:07pm

Re: Searching for a new pack
Will HMG make a Porter pack in fabrics (e.g. Dyneema gridstop) other than their flagship Cuben fiber/polyester blend? If so, what's the cost? Similar question regarding ULA: will they make a...

In GEAR » Searching for a new pack
December 01, 7:46pm

Patagonia Cap 4 One Piece Suit?
This might work for you:

In Winter Hiking » Cold lower back: how did you solve the issue of clothes riding up?
November 19, 10:45am

HMG Porter 3400
I just received my Porter 3400 yesterday evening. I immediately loaded it up with my shoulder season gear and it felt great. For external pockets, I snagged the white VX21 Zimmberbuilt side pockets...

In GEAR » Porter Pack - HMG hip belt pockets or "after market"
November 15, 12:53pm

Re: Big agnes scout ul2
It's not a shelter that interests me, but definitely looks like they've made some necessary changes. Here's the video sneak peak by Prolite Gear. As a side note, I'm really grateful...

In GEAR » Big agnes scout ul2
November 12, 11:21am

Thank you for the confirmation, Franco.

In GEAR » Shangri-la 3 Setup
November 08, 4:28pm

Hi Michael, What year model is the pack? Didn't HMG make some changes to the aluminum stays and seam construction within the last year or two? Also, would you mind describing your alterations t...

In Gear Swap » F.S. : 3400ci HMG Porter Pack
November 08, 10:07am

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