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Hk Newman (hknewman) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western US
About Me Mostly 2 to 3 day loops, with a couple weeklong trips too, ... thinking about multi-week.

I'll update my gear list tomorrow ...
CityThe Gila
My PDF Gear ListEver changing gear list

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Leaving only footsteps ...
constant stream of mindless chatter Yeah, imagine the critters are like "not a rehash of last nights Kardashian episode ... again". If out on a wildlife viewing hike, silence is en...

In On the Web » Leaving Only Footsteps?
February 15, 1:30pm

Re: Bullying and Misogyny
Heath, ... One may need to wade through some BS to get to meaningful experiences and maybe some insight BLUF while trying not to contribute to the former (not that I'd know), but I'd give t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 15, 9:14am

Re: RE: How much of a concern is the camp view to you?
Nice if it happens but just one of many factors (flat area devoid of human trash not prone to puddles sheltered but not near a widow maker)

In Philosophy & Technique » how much of a concern is the camp view to you?
February 13, 4:26pm

undid - "interesting photos"
I was viewing on mobile devices, but I see what you all meant on an old style desktop. Realigned most. Thanks

In Post-Trip Reports » Gila "24"
February 13, 2:40pm

Re: mild weather
It's been mild. Great hiking weather at the other end of the Rockies, so imagine our black bears will be up a coupla months early. Related: saw a woman in a bikini walking down the side walk...

In On the Web » Yellowstone grizzlies exiting winter hibernation early amid mild weather
February 13, 8:34am

Re: Comfortable & Safe 3-Season UL Gear List
Neat looking list. Do you need to fold that ziploc pillows?

In Gear Lists » Comfortable & Safe 3-Season UL Gear List
February 12, 10:33pm

Re: Looks
I'm sorry but that thing looks like one of those mini backpack purses women used to wear in the 90s. Yeah, but so do many packs up to 25L for those who have longish torsos. That's why t...

In GEAR » Nine trails pack 15L (Patagonia)
February 12, 10:32pm

Nine trails pack 15L (Patagonia)
Was this covered already? Would be nice if they bumped it up to 20L ...

In GEAR » Nine trails pack 15L (Patagonia)
February 12, 3:44pm

Gear chaff:
I followed her blog/group until I took off myself and then caught up on their finale. Never saw much evidence of gear drama or gear chaff. Kinda at the mercy of the mail. Their group used every...

In Chaff » Long Distance Hiking has no Brand
February 12, 2:18pm

Re: Does Gear Swap (and similar forums) help or hurt cottage companies?
There's wait times and shortages*, so imagine they are not hurting. Gear swap may prevent some from going MYOG and possibly becoming so good they are competitors. Guess it balances. * ok, ...

In Chaff » Does Gear Swap (and similar forums) help or hurt cottage companies?
February 11, 9:59pm

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