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Bob Bankhead (wandering_bob) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: We've seen worse.
Cabin Fever is setting in early this year. Either that or most of us don't have a life outside BPL.

In GEAR » Do inflatable pads work ok
November 09, 6:48pm

Zpacks Waterproof Breathable Event Jacket
Disclaimer: I have nothing against Cuben fiber in general nor ZPacks in particular; they make some great albeit expensive gear. I have several O2 Rainfair propore suits and enjoy them. Much lighter...

In GEAR » Zpacks Waterproof Breathable Event Jacket
November 09, 1:07pm

Missing Articles on Home Page - Roger
Roger - My browser is IE10 rather than Firefox. I changed the Adblock settings to allow pop-ups from BPL. For some reason that defies logic, those Home page images are considered pop-ups by ...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Missing Articles on Home Page
November 09, 10:55am

Re: Re: Missing Articles on Home Page
You're correct - it was Adblock, doing what Adblock is supposed to do.. I changed the settings to allow pop-ups from BPL and all is now back to normal. "Ads on or off" referre...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Missing Articles on Home Page
November 08, 10:25am

Missing Articles on Home Page
Is it just me or are others not seeing the large graphics box on the BPL Home page anymore displaying a constant cycling of images and READ NOW links to articles ? This just started since th...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Missing Articles on Home Page
November 08, 10:15am

Looking for a challenging and scenic 75-150 mile hike
The Wonderland Trail around Mt. Rainier in WA state is a 90 mile loop hike. Although slightly more than your upper limit, the 165 mile Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) is a perfect loop. Do it yourself o...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Looking for a challenging and scenic 75-150 mile hike
November 06, 1:14pm

Proposed Code of Conduct
Merle Haggard said it best: "IF YOU DON'T LOVE IT, LEAVE IT" When all the whining, crabbing, complaining, or simple suggesting is over, the following facts remain true: This is ...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL wants input on proposed forum code of conduct
November 04, 12:25pm

Box wall down parka has the following in their clearance bin: Skaha Plus with zippered pockets size medium, purple 0.8 liner with black Epic shell, overfill, full zipper, elastic cuffs, $439 http:...

In Gear Swap » Wanted: Box Wall Down Parka
November 04, 12:07pm

Survey for advertising to be seen by MLifers

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Survey for advertising to be seen by MLifers
October 29, 10:47am

Open relationships, polyamory, etc

In Chaff » Open relationships, polyamory, etc
October 28, 6:43pm

All Reader Reviews by Bob Bankhead

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Western Mountaineering The Company
WM products are a 5+ WM the company does not sell direct, only through dealers, ergo end-user contacts would not be expected. Their printed catalogues do list their address and FAX and telephone nu...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 24, 3:33pm

Mountain House Lasagna with Meat Sauce
I use a lot of Mountain House Pro Packs and as much as I like the flavor and texture of this item, I avoid it like the plague. The overwhelming downside is the cheese they use. It does NOT rehydra...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
October 05, 5:17pm

Mountain House Sweet and Sour Pork with Rice
One of my favorite Mountain House meals, albeit a tad too sweet for my taste; too much pineapple, not enough sour sauce. Nonetheless, it makes a great motivator to get to a dinner spot when I know one...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
October 03, 6:26pm

Mountain House Precooked Scrambled Eggs with Bacon
I tried these several years ago when they first came out - no bacon in them then. They were horrible! Like a previous reviewer said, virtually flavorless yellow sponges. Last year I noticed they ha...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
October 03, 6:21pm

Gossamer Gear Lightrek 4 Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I decided not to buy these when they first came out because fully closed they were too long to carry on my pack in checked baggage on the plane, and I really didn't want to hassel with the maili...

In Trekking Poles
September 24, 11:15pm

Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape
I just returned from 22 nights in the high Sierra on the PCT and JMT. I had two days of constant high winds in Onion Valley, with sustained gusts to at least 50 mph. My trusty Gatewood Cape flapped a ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
August 24, 9:23am

Six Moon Designs Traveler backpack
We have TWO Traveler packs. Early in 2008, we were shopping for a new pack for my wife, who has a short 14-1/2 inch torso length. We drove out to Ron's house to try the SMD Essence, but it did not...

In Backpacks - Frameless
April 06, 10:35am

Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Dry Sack
In addition to silnylon, Sea to Summit also now makes their Dry Sack line in eVENT fabric, both with and without compression capability. evac Dry Sack: available in 3, 5, 8, 13, 20, 35, and 65 lite...

In Miscellaneous Products
May 21, 9:08pm

Therm-A-Rest Ridgerest
This has been my "go-to" sleeping pad for many years on the PCT. I've tried a variety of others but keep returning to this little beauty. It does a great job of insulating one from th...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
May 17, 8:26am

Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
I have found them to be quite effective in the Sierras the past two summers. I have a Bearikade Expedition, and if you're not careful, the metal edges around the latches can slice an OP sak wh...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 21, 10:07pm