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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

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I think you want an InReach
The SPOT device doesn't let you send text messages, unless they have something new out that I have missed. It lets you send a single pre-determined text message that you set on the website. O...

In GEAR » Spot Satellite GPS Messenger
March 18, 12:56pm

Down with Citizens United!
Down with Citizens United v. FEC! McCutcheon v. FEC, too, of course. These are the worst threats to American democracy in living memory. (Yes, worse than McCarthyism, MKULTRA, J. Edgar Hoover, a...

In Chaff » The "White Noise" of news and being informed
March 17, 10:54am

Hike ideas.
First week in September? Realistically, anything you like in Montana- you just have to acknowledge that the weather might be unpredictable, bring decent raingear, some plastic bags for your feet, ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ideas for 2-3 Day Colorado Summer Trip
March 17, 8:58am

Bumping into one another
Are you going to be in the area? Heck, Brother, let's get a beer! I can pick your brain!

In Pre-Trip Planning » Dark Canyon, Utah, in May- guidance?
March 17, 8:37am

online sites full
I just checked last week- all of the West Rim online sites for May are booked. You'd have to walk-in if you want a West Rim camp. Of course, someone may have cancelled.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Western Rim Trail & Angel's Landing, Zion
March 16, 7:10pm

Well, to actually answer the OP's question- about the lightest I'd trust to baton with are something like the Moras. They're a perennial favorite here among those who want a "real...

In GEAR » Lightest knife to baton small pieces of wood?
March 16, 6:54pm

Six Gallons
Er... hauling water isn't a problem. Three gallons is assumed. But hauling SIX GALLONS of water would be annoying. But, to be more clear: I am asking if in late May of a normal year t...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Dark Canyon, Utah, in May- guidance?
March 16, 8:42am

For, um, historical reasons I am partial to carrying a cotton shemagh. It's a bandana/towel/pill...

In GEAR » best pack towel?
March 15, 5:31pm
Good source. Of course, that's what I expect from someone with such a fantastic name. I didn't know that included water sources like that. If Dark Canyon generally has m...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Dark Canyon, Utah, in May- guidance?
March 15, 5:23pm

Working on sources...
Actually, I had read that trip report already. :) It was one of the inspirations. I have the Adkison book on order from Amazon. Good to know I picked an appropriate one.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Dark Canyon, Utah, in May- guidance?
March 14, 8:51pm

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