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peter vacco (fluff@inreach.com) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale no. california
About Me i walk quite a bit, and probably carry too much. up to a point though, i sort of Like carrying too much.
Citysacramento
Statecalifornia
Countryusa

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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Re: 5 hikers killed yesterday by landslide.
" one 13 yr old girl survived when her dad threw himself in front of her " : parental mission accomplished.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 5 hikers killed yesterday by landslide.
October 01, 7:14am

Re: Comparisons
" I have a theory that Half Dome is consistently easier than South Rim-River-South Rim despite HD being longer horizontal and at a higher elevation because HD is more varied. " ohh lor...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd annual BPL Spring Run Adventure
September 30, 4:28pm

Re: Understanding rain gear materials?
" eVent type. Fabric breathes better. Pricey but a moderate weight. Is always waterproof. The inner layer may get clogged with oils, dirt, etc at which point it will not breath much. " ...

In GEAR » Understanding rain gear materials?
September 30, 10:03am

Re: Re: Re: Ancient Shoes
real question : is it possible to effectively run with a pack ? i know for a fact you can run with things in your hands, but how about wearing a pack ? i have seen the Best Ranger trials on u-t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why barefoot isn't best for most runners
September 30, 9:58am

sweet work !
the man asked for opinions .. ohhh kaayyyy .. i might consider adding a ground-level tape on the door side, so as to take the strain when the door is open and you have everything pulled quite tigh...

In Make Your Own Gear » Freestanding winter/summit tent
September 28, 6:58pm

Re: Re: peter holds forth of foot care
the very tightly rolled up foam keeps the liquid from spilling when it gets knocked over in the tent. if you spray benzoin on your foot, goodness but it goes all over, and thence onto a very exp...

In GEAR » Foot care kit, need help.
September 28, 9:43am

Re: Big Agnes Scout UL2
i like the inside rear pole. it keeps "her" over on "her side", which, is where they belong. i go into a tent to sleep. so i'm thinking one of these tents could be a Good T...

In GEAR » Big Agnes Scout UL2
September 27, 10:19pm

peter holds forth of foot care
we all on occasion find a need to patch our or somebody else's feets. a bit of Tincture of Benzion comes much handy to help expensive tapes adhere. how to carry it is a question, and i have f...

In GEAR » Foot care kit, need help.
September 27, 10:09pm

Re: Leuko vs Transpore.
" Always curious why Leukotape is the hands-down (or is that 'foot-down') favorite? " well ... because it sticks great. and since it stretches far less in the long direction (c...

In GEAR » Foot care kit, need help.
September 27, 10:00pm

Foot Care : ALL that one needs knowing.
i found this gem during research on foot tapes. it is, in my humble op, the fullest and best resource avail on caring for feets. http://fellrnr.com/wiki/Taping tape? technique ? comparisons o...

In GEAR » Foot care kit, need help.
September 27, 9:52pm

All Reader Reviews by peter vacco

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Hilleberg Akto
all that you will read about how wonderful akto is seems to be true. also true is that for it to be habitable in all but the chillyest weather, it Desperately Needs a window in the door. the unna is i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 17, 10:15pm