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Curtis B. (rutilate) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Getting lighter and lighter, but those twinkies just don't seem to be helping much.
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Staying dry during heavy winter activities
How do you stay dry or dry out when engaged in heavy-exertion winter activities? I'm one of those people who perspire easily and heavily. When snowshoeing I'm in a base layer and windsh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Staying dry during heavy winter activities
January 22, 10:40am

Re: Trip Report Index
Wow! This is an awesome index! Searching for trips to the Wind Rivers just got a whole lot easier!

In Post-Trip Reports » Trip Report Index
January 16, 5:06am

Re: carbon
LOL. A bargain! At $2500, I'll take two!

In GEAR » Lightweight suitcases?
December 15, 1:09pm

Lightweight suitcases?
I've been doing a fair amount of travel lately and it is oh, so very frustrating to have my suitcase and carryons weigh 12 pounds out of the maximum allowable 50 lbs. Have any of you extended y...

In GEAR » Lightweight suitcases?
December 07, 7:36pm

Looking for a neck pillow for airline travel
Have any of you ever tried the U-shaped airline travel pillows? I hate them all! They push my neck forward. I'd like to find one with minimal volume behind the neck and full to the sides to s...

In GEAR » Looking for a neck pillow for airline travel
December 07, 7:34pm

Missed it
Dang. Too late!

In Gear Deals » Tenkara USA series 1 sale
December 07, 2:32pm

Thanks for the heads-up. Ordering process was simple. Got three more years!

In Gear Deals » Backpacker mag $3.99 a year, up to 3 years
November 26, 10:00pm

I'd be interested
I'd be interested. I have a North Face VE25 tent that supposedly sleeps four, but weighs 9 lbs. I might have another couple of pair of snowshoes if people need them, as well as an XGK stove, e...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » New England-area GTG #2: Winter Wonderland
November 22, 10:56am

Platy bowl
Ok, that one goes in my list of "Best Practices." Nice recommendation.

In Multiple Use Gear » Bush Buddy Ultra as Alcohol Stove /Esbit/ Campfire?
September 05, 12:01am

Update posted above--specialist cleared me for hiking
UPDATE: Went to a specialist at Children's Hospital in Boston who said that the tear is a non-issue because it is longitudinal. The real issue was severe tightness of the tendons and muscles i...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Do they make ultralight wheelchairs? I'm out of commission for 6 months
September 04, 7:02pm

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