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Curtis B. (rutilate) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale New England
About Me Getting lighter and lighter, but those twinkies just don't seem to be helping much.
My PDF Gear List6 Days through Yellowstone in August, 2011

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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

I'm IN!
Count me in! I like the idea!

In Gear Deals » Special offer to MLIFE members
August 19, 4:53am

I might in the future
I didn't last time I went out into the Tetons. The Opsacks don't allow you to use every precious square millimeter of the canister. However, with the discovery by Greg Mihalik of the ...

In GEAR » Opsak in bear canister?
August 19, 4:43am

Be careful with this supplier
Folks, Be aware that I've placed 2 orders with this company and both have been seriously delayed for no apparent reason. The second time that I ordered, I sent a strongly worded email about 5...

In Gear Deals » DriDucks rain suit - $15.26 shipped
August 17, 7:23pm

Knot cards / app
I've never found a 1 page cheat sheet. However I really like these cards and they have an app as well. http://www.proknot.com/html/knot_cards.html You could buy these and copy them onto your...

In Philosophy & Technique » Knot tying cheat sheet?
August 16, 3:34am

WTB Tilley Airflow 7 1/2 (or equvalent)
It's time to buy a Tilley for an upcoming trip to Yellowstone. Going for the old gentleman look, rocking the cool hat. My son says I look like a dork, but I'm confident enough to ignore s...

In Gear Swap » WTB Tilley Airflow 7 1/2 (or equvalent)
August 15, 8:08pm

Cooking Pasta FBC style
Pasta normally cooks for 10-15 mins. For some reason I have it stuck in my head that pre-cooking it at home and dehydrating it makes it reconstitute faster in the freezer bag with boiling water. ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cooking Pasta FBC style
August 13, 9:33pm

10L dry bag
I'll take the 10L dry bag!

In Gear Swap » PIF: Older Marmot Jacket (women's XL), 10L OR dry bag (used once), EQUINOX No-See-Um netting (54x60)
August 10, 3:34pm

Need Rainshadow II rear curved pole
I bought a Rainshadow II from someone here earlier this year and when I set it up for the first time I found it was missing the shock-corded rear pole. Does anyone have a pole to sell?

In Gear Swap » Need Rainshadow II rear curved pole
August 09, 10:52am

Perfect recommendations!
Your recommendations were perfect, ESP. The USPlastics.

In GEAR » where to find small plastic jars?
August 08, 9:01pm

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