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Curtis B. (rutilate) - BPL Lifetime Member

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

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Thanks to all for the well-wishes. I love the 4-wheeler! I find it fascinating that the lightweight mentality is so consuming. I can't stand my 11 pound suitcase when the limit is 50 pou...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Do they make ultralight wheelchairs? I'm out of commission for 6 months
July 28, 9:05am

Do they make ultralight wheelchairs? I'm out of commission for 6 months
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 ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Do they make ultralight wheelchairs? I'm out of commission for 6 months
July 28, 7:17am

WTB Vibram Treksport, size 40-41
Looking for Vibram Treksport, size 40-41, preferably all-black but will consider the black and red vampire model. http://www.vibramfivefingers.com/products/Five-Fingers-TrekSport-Mens.htm Ple...

In Gear Swap » WTB Vibram Treksport, size 40-41
July 28, 7:07am

Re: Re: Looking Better
Here are some commentaries on the squeeze filters: Here And here. You may not need poles to support your weight, but they do help many with the walking, and they support your tent. ...

In Gear Lists » New ULer for the Northeast
July 27, 6:38am

Looking better
Your gear list looks better. Couple of thoughts: You might consider lightening up on the glasses and case. You can make your very own lightweight case using Tenite Butyrate Tubing obtainable here...

In Gear Lists » New ULer for the Northeast
July 26, 8:14pm

10 for 50
I'm in for 10 to make 50.

In Gear Swap » FS: Nylofume Bags, Round 2
July 26, 7:50pm

WTB
Looking for Vibram Treksport, size 40-41, preferably all-black but will consider the black and red vampire model. http://www.vibramfivefingers.com/products/Five-Fingers-TrekSport-Mens.htm Thanks!

In Gear Swap » WTB
July 26, 5:38am

me too!
me for two!

In Gear Swap » Peter'sHeadNets are Back .. soon.
July 25, 6:21pm

Using a smaller inline filter
I'm setting one up now based on a thread here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=48335 It uses the smaller Sawyer squeeze f...

In GEAR » Considering Sawyer's Viral Filter
July 25, 6:14pm

What about using the quick disconnect?
What do you think of using the Sawyer quick disconnect male + female listed here: https://www.sawyersafetravel2.com/moreinformation.asp?pid=169? I've sent an email asking for the weight in o...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter
July 25, 12:22pm

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