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obx hiker (obxcola) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Outer Banks of North Carolina
About Me 60: Wide but relatively shallow experience. That's my older daughter and "baby" brother in the photo
at Gragg Prong , Wilson Creek.
CityNags Head
StateNorth Carolina
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.obxcola.com

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All Forum Posts by obx hiker

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Sierra Mid September
Thanks guys. So the experience is 30 or maybe 25 degrees low temp? It's ( or has been for me) really hard to find accurate historical temp records for any variety of altitudes above say the ele...

In GEAR » Sierra Mid September
March 25, 6:43pm

Sierra Mid September
Best bag? 7500 to 10000 feet. 2 lbs or less? I'm thinking WM versalite. Is that too warm? too Heavy?

In GEAR » Sierra Mid September
March 25, 4:37pm

Tsunami -Lost Coast
Just a thought. It's likely that somebodie's out hiking the Lost Coast. Are they in danger? and anybody have any idea how to contact them?

In Other Activities » Tsunami -Lost Coast
March 11, 7:22am

Roan Mountain in March
Just FYI: Getting to Carver's Gap Friday Morning might be tricky! THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW..WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Roan Mountain in March
March 10, 5:41am

AT 2011
Going south from Wayah Gap to Deep Gap starting Friday late morning. Cherry-pick the good weather for weekend warrior jaunts. Hope it's not too muddy. I'll try and take some photos. ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » AT 2011
March 08, 7:08pm

Roan Mountain
There's going to be snow Thursday night maybe into Friday morning but should not be a lot and might very well melt out by Friday Aft. Then a beautiful weekend. Yellow Mt Gap and the Over Mounta...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Roan Mountain in March
March 08, 6:33pm

Buckskin Gulch
Eric, Good call on Coyote though didn't know composting "helicopter" toilets had been installed..uptown! I spent one of the prettiest nights out in my life so far ... at that c...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Zion/Bryce Hike Early April
March 02, 6:12pm

Help 1 Wk hike 9 people in SE
Thanks Brad! Alex just got back on LeConte and reports the snows all gone there as well so I guess that's it for this winter barring some new system out of forecast range. Youse guys in New...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Help 1 Wk hike 9 people in SE
March 02, 7:41am

Snow? Help 1 Wk hike 9 people in SE
Hi Brad, Is the snow all gone then right on up to 6K and on the northwest slopes? I've been trying to check via the "High on LeConte" site but the caretaker Alex has been off the m...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Help 1 Wk hike 9 people in SE
March 01, 7:13pm

Zion/Bryce Hike Early April
Maybe check out Buckskin Gulch or something over in Escalante at lower elevations.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Zion/Bryce Hike Early April
March 01, 12:46pm

All Reader Reviews by obx hiker

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BPL Blow-Up Pillow
Used the dual chamber for @ 5 years. Don't want to get it too full but that's easy to adjust. Can be a little tricky to get fully de-flated for packing. Persistence! Cover it with your tee-shi...

In Miscellaneous Products
September 30, 8:19pm

Montbell Thermawrap jacket
William Siemens has it right about wind-resistance being a key. This jacket is wonderfully wind resistant. The Northern Outer Banks of NC can be an incredibly cold place due to the combination of wind...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 25, 4:32pm