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Lynn Tramper (retropump) - BPL Forum Member

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All Forum Posts by Lynn Tramper

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: My alternative climate change theory has been published :-)
"temperatures have been maintained following the long C20th grand maximum in solar activty as excess heat absorbed by the ocean re-emerges," OK, that may or may not be so. But if it&#...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
August 22, 4:40pm

Re: agree and disagree
Hi Harold Seems like we might be disagreeing over semantics, as what you call 'intelligence' and 'education' don't seem to jibe with mine. Never-the-less, I pretty much agree...

In Chaff » Romney/Ryan 2012
August 22, 2:49pm

Re: Re: Re: My alternative climate change theory has been published :-)
"Well if I turn out to be right we can stop worrying about co2 and methane, but I agree we need to husband resources and environment more carefully anyway while we develop truly viable alterna...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
August 22, 2:37pm

Re: Re: Where are the lightweight backpackers? Not on the JMT...
Well, lets' see, my first ever trip carrying a pack was a winter trip into mono lake. My parents bought me a lot of new gear for this trip, with the assumption that it would be money well spen...

In GEAR » Where are the lightweight backpackers? Not on the JMT...
August 21, 9:28pm

Re: comical if it wasn't so downright tragic
Harold, that was a very nice rant. Though I mostly agree with what you wrote, I take one exception: "When the poster above noted the other 'Intelligent' countries, she's talkin...

In Chaff » Romney/Ryan 2012
August 21, 9:10pm

Bringing the "L" back into BPL
I am not a UL hiker. I never have been. I am merely an L hiker, at least by the sounds of this thread. But that's OK, coz this is Backpacking Light, not Backpacking Ultra Light. I find my l...

In GEAR » Where are the lightweight backpackers? Not on the JMT...
August 21, 8:44pm

Toilet paper
This is from the New Zealand equivalent of the forest service. Seems sensible to me: Toilet paper -If you have to use paper, use only plain, unbleached, non-perfumed types. -Use toilet pa...

In Philosophy & Technique » Used Toilet Paper - Pack it out!
August 21, 6:12pm

Re: Re: Slangin'
My main gripe with the UN is that is has no teeth. That is not it's fault, but the fault of the signatory members who are able to block resolutions with their power of threats. So, as usual, m...

In Chaff » Romney/Ryan 2012
August 21, 5:53pm

Re: Anyone Practice Trail Communism?
Not any more. I used to before I decided to lighten my load, but like others have said, I have put so much time and money into going lighter that I no longer try to prop up those that go heavy. Ho...

In Philosophy & Technique » Anyone Practice Trail Communism?
August 21, 5:48pm

Re: My alternative climate change theory has been published :-)
"Welcome to the whacky world of climate science. Nearly all alternative explanations have been discounted and kept out of the literature." Whacky indeed. It is very unusual in this day...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
August 21, 5:18pm

All Reader Reviews by Lynn Tramper

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Trail Designs SideWinder for AGG 2qt pot
First of all, apologies for cross-posting this review. I initially put it n the cookware category and can't move it (Mods feel free to delete the other review). I have been using this cook syst...

In Stoves - Other
October 18, 12:50pm

Granite Gear Nimbus Meridian
I want to love this pack, I really do. It is comfortable, it is roomy enough for most trips, it fits well, carries heavier laods well, and has all the feature I could want in a pack (I got extra poc...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
October 17, 7:17pm

Trail designs SideWinder
I have been using this cook system for the last few months, and it is by far the best offering that the folks at Trail Designs has yet come up with. My system is designed to fit around, AND in th...

In Cookware - Other
October 17, 6:53pm

Packa s/m 2008 model
I thought it better to keep the Packa reviews in one place, so this applies to the 2009 medium/large Packa. To be honest, I wanted a Roger Caffin style poncho, but could see it was going to take me m...

In Clothing - Raingear
October 18, 1:57pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
I use these for around camp and sleep wear, so have not (yet) had any problems with durability. For my main use they are simply brilliant. This merino is the frist wool I've found that isn't...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 18, 12:23pm

Trail Designs Caldera Keg
This cool little cookset is just perfect for my solo trips. "The lightest , most stable, wind resistant, and efficient cooking system you can buy." says the Trail Designs website, and I don...

In Cookware - Other
January 15, 6:41pm

Antigravity Gear 2 liter pot
I also have the anodised version of this pot. True about the slippery issue, but a few seconds with and orbital sander on the bottom solved the problem. I have used this pot for several years fo...

In Cookware - Other
January 15, 6:34pm

Trail Designs and Titanium Goat Ti-Tri
I have carried this "stove" for 14 nights in the field now, and it has become my go-to stove. Even after 7 days of continuous rain, I was able to find enough dry-ish wood to cook AND have a ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 15, 6:25pm

Backpacking Light FeatherLite Vapor Mitts
Please note: I am reviewing the 2005 version of this glove. I found the basic design/shape of this glove to be good (I like the gauntlet style), but the insulation was a joke. Extremely flat, low l...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 07, 6:27pm

BPL Thorofare Trekking Pants
These are my all time favourites. They've kept me comfortable in everything from snowboarding to windswept ridge hikes to calm and hot uphill hikes. They are comfortable, light, and dry in an in...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 07, 11:58am