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Eugene Smith (Eugeneius) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Nuevo Mexico
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CityLas Cruces
StateNew Mexico
CountryUSAish
My Website URLhttp://desertpaincave.blogspot.com
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All Forum Posts by Eugene Smith

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Re: How many packs and shelters is too many?
I've trimmed the fat over the last year or two and have downsized to one single backpack and shelter (Duomid) for backpacking/bikepacking/adventuring/etc..... It's not always ideal, but...

In GEAR » How many packs and shelters is too many?
May 29, 9:57am

Re: The worst kind of rain
...is always better than NO rain. Don't like the rain, send it our way, we need it! People are starting to throw dollar bills at my feet every night mistaking my rain dances as entertainm...

In GEAR » The worst kind of rain
May 26, 11:18pm

Re: Re: The SUL Wanderer (Video Series) - Episode 1: Gear
Right on. This video series is a solid reintroduction of past information on going light revamped in a new medium. Video is the way to go for presenting this sort of information, especially f...

In Editor's Roundtable » The SUL Wanderer (Video Series) - Episode 1: Gear
May 24, 7:33am

Re: Hooded down jacket or separate hood?
Man, I say go with a hooded parka over a down jacket/sweater for quilt use. I've tried the hoodless jacket setup with a beanie/balaclava and it never seals up as well as having a true parka. ...

In GEAR » Hooded down jacket or separate hood?
May 20, 11:40am

Re: stakes suitable for very, very hard compacted dirt surface.
MSR Groundhogs. I haven't found anything better for compacted soil. They handle being pounded into the ground with rocks well. Have a few Groundhogs and shepherd hook stakes in your bag and...

In GEAR » stakes suitable for very, very -hard compacted dirt surface.
May 19, 9:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Sleeping bags and top quits/under quilts have MAJOR room for improvement.
I still don't understand the draw to wearable insulation that doubles as your sleep kit. Very little weight is saved and you pretty much just end up looking like an ass at camp. This is wh...

In GEAR » Sleeping bags and top quits/under quilts have MAJOR room for improvement.
May 18, 10:21pm

Re: 24: Lost Creek Wilderness
Nice little outing Andy. Good to see Flurry still at your side going strong.

In Post-Trip Reports » 24: Lost Creek Wilderness
May 18, 4:05pm

Re: Re: Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim
A sextuple crossing of the Canyon is bananas. As if I needed another reason to return, this only inspires and fuels the flames more. I'm thinking October '13 will be a perfect time for an...

In Other Activities » Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim
May 16, 10:06pm

Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim
This guy!

In Other Activities » Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim
May 16, 9:25pm

Re: swap pedals
"Instead of bringing a pedal wrench, swap to one of the many pedals that install with a 6 or 8 mm hex inside the spindle. " I thought the same thing, but realized that he's probabl...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bikepacking...Literally.
May 16, 12:35pm

All Reader Reviews by Eugene Smith

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Mountain Laurel Designs
Ron had my MLD Spinnaker Monk tarp repaired and improved upon free of charge with reinforced tieouts in 1 week, from shipping to Rons' shop, sewn, and shipped back to me, one week! This would nev...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 10, 9:43pm

Golite Shangri La 1
I have owned the Golite Shangri La 1 for several months now and have used it on about 3 trips so far in the desert southwest with variable weather conditions in the mountains and lower regions. F...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
May 16, 7:20am

Western Mountaineering Megalite
I recently used the WM Megalite on a 5 day trip through the Gila with temps at night ranging from the mid 20's to the lower 40's. Light wind was present each evening and the bag and draft tub...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
April 13, 10:00pm