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Craig W. (xnomanx) - BPL Professional Member

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About Me Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
-K. Vonnegut
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All Forum Posts by Craig W.

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"...but unless we put boots on the ground it is up to Russian restraint." Perhaps they're already showing restraint. It seems the United States and NATO have been closing in on th...

In Chaff » The case for foreign policy restraint. ( not to be confused with isolationism)
August 13, 6:25pm

Re: Re: Re: Ursack Approved by IGBC
I'd buy one in a second if it's approved throughout the Sierra.

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 13, 9:03am

Re: Re: Will carrying your gear even be necessary in the future?
Drones? Come on, think big. Why even walk in the future?

In Chaff » Will carrying your gear even be necessary in the future?
August 12, 12:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Time to Steer Away from Amazon?
My town has only one large physical bookseller left: Vroman's Books, who are an independent bookseller based here in SoCal. Barnes and Noble and Borders couldn't cut it, both closed in th...

In Chaff » Time to Steer Away from Amazon?
August 11, 11:39am

Alienation is a much simpler way to capture what I'm expressing above. Maybe I'm completely off, but I sense a profound alienation and disconnectedness in our society and businesses like...

In Chaff » Time to Steer Away from Amazon?
August 09, 12:10am

Re: Time to Steer Away from Amazon?
Being an artist or craftsperson, in my mind, is all about making connections. I'm not coming at this from an economics perspective, but from a cultural one. Artists bring life to objects. ...

In Chaff » Time to Steer Away from Amazon?
August 08, 11:19pm

Re: SUL Thru-Hiking the Trans-Catalina Trail
Very nice. Doing this trip with my freediving/spearfishing gear would be a blast. Perhaps this Fall. Thanks for the writeup.

In Post-Trip Reports » SUL Thru-Hiking the Trans Catalina Trail
August 06, 5:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Well
I'm really chapping Ian's hide aren't I? It's OK Ian, at least we both like Gogol Bordello. Don't worry folks. I leave on Wednesday for a few months so I'm just getti...

In Chaff » Belief versus Facts
July 07, 8:34pm

Re: Well
Fair enough, we'll have that debate and polarize ourselves when it comes time to vote on polygamy. But for now, gay marriage is the issue in the courts. I know which side I stand on. And...

In Chaff » Belief versus Facts
July 07, 8:27pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Bam - case in point
"Jumping on the few that are against the polarization and see its dangers isn't helpful either." I can understand being against people that are ill informed yet pick a side and tak...

In Chaff » Belief versus Facts
July 07, 7:41pm

All Reader Reviews by Craig W.

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Montbell Thermawrap jacket
A great jacket- my XL weighs in at just over 10 oz. with its stuff sack. Very simple, functional design- perfect for 3 seasons in the Sierras when combined with a base layer and/or shell system.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
May 15, 8:56pm

Dirty Girl Gaiters
These are great "dry" gaiters. As a trail runner I shopped and shopped for a good, breathable, and lightweight pair...not much out there. Most mainstream gear makers seem to seriously over...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 13, 8:55pm