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Roleigh Martin (marti124) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Moderator-JohnMuirTrail Yahoo Group
About Me Formerly from MN and NY, now in Reno, NV, I have been hiking every summer in the High Sierra since 2000. From 2000-2007, we did the High Sierra Trail (HST). Been doing the John Muir Trail since then, every year. I am the lead moderator for the JohnMuirTrail@YahooGroups.com for 2011-2013. I organized groups (without charge) for the JMT, 2008-2011 for the hike I participated in (from 5 to 8 people). I'm doing a JMT 2014 group hike again. See my Google Profile for more and top links on a variety of topics (click on "My Website URL above").
CityReno
StateNV
CountryUSA
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My PDF Gear ListMy gear list as of 4/3/2010

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All Forum Posts by Roleigh Martin

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Re: Re: If Ryan Jordan gets to talk to Steve Jobs
Nick, apps like "ITopoMaps" let you download the map segments for where you're doing the hike ahead of time, then when you're out beyond cell reception, if your GPS is working (an...

In Chaff » Ryan Jordan and Steve Jobs
March 07, 6:16pm

If Ryan Jordan gets to talk to Steve Jobs
If Ryan Jordan gets to talk to Steve Jobs, please beg Steve to have a settings option "GPS ONLY", right now the "airplane mode" shuts everything off including GPS. To turn GPS ...

In Chaff » Ryan Jordan and Steve Jobs
March 07, 3:14pm

Re: Re: "DISPOSABILITY"
Pricing and shipping. Yes qty 1 from DudaDiesel is not cheapest way to go, but qty 5+ gets them for $2.50 apiece, so you end up saving money from DudaDiesel vs. buying them from Ebay at a certain ...

In GEAR » ultralight water prefilter
March 03, 8:14pm

Re: What are your favorite backpacking blogs?
Sam, as many blogs as you list, I wonder if you are using Google Reader to follow the blogs. I use Google Reader to follow a ton of web sites, my hiking folder of blogs are the following. I highl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What are your favorite backpacking blogs?
March 03, 5:54pm

Re: "DISPOSABILITY"
I dispose of my 1 micron pre-filter at the end of each hike I've used it on. I do wash it with water (kind of a back-flush) while on the trail, and have it dry out daily if it is not raining. ...

In GEAR » ultralight water prefilter
March 03, 3:37pm

Re: Re: pre filtrer
Ken, I'm sorry, I thought you worked for Global Filter. Never mind my request.

In GEAR » ultralight water prefilter
March 03, 3:24pm

Re: Re: How do you use the Dudadiesel Filter?
Larry, I forgot to answer your other question. I hang the filter on the top of my pack to dry out between water stops. I squeeze it dry first. If I ever put the prefilter in my pack, I put it in...

In GEAR » ultralight water prefilter
March 03, 3:09pm

Re: pre filtrer
Ken, can't you just post a link or part number of the closest competing filter to the DudaDiesel filter I linked to, provide a photo of it, and ordering information, along with technical specs?...

In GEAR » ultralight water prefilter
March 03, 2:46pm

Re: How do you use the Dudadiesel Filter?
Larry, I bring along two 1.8 oz twist-n-lock ziplock quart containers, one is labeled "dirty" and the other "clean". I scoop up dirty water with the dirty container, and pou...

In GEAR » ultralight water prefilter
March 03, 2:45pm

Re: pre filter
Ken, I'm confused, are you saying a Dudadiesel filter that has a nominal 1 micron rating is inferior to your filter with a 1-1000 micron rating, just because your filter is specifically targete...

In GEAR » ultralight water prefilter
March 03, 2:23pm

All Reader Reviews by Roleigh Martin

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Wilderness Press John Muir Trail: The Essential Guide to Hiking America’s Most Famous Trail, 5th Edition
Review of John Muir Trail: The Essential Guide to Hiking America’s Most Famous Trail, 5th Edition, by Elizabeth Wenk, Wilderness Press, 2014, 296 pages. Reviewed by Roleigh Martin, Lead Moderator: Jo...

In Books and Media
June 09, 8:47am

zpacks Company
I have bought many items from Zpacks, including some new items he started carrying as a result of my orders, such as the large size pack cover; the 1000 cu inch zero pack; and he provided a customized...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 16, 10:49pm

MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
Thanks to these reviews mentioning the problems and the recall issue, I called MSR up and found out I had a problem element and I was mailed a replacement. I won't be able to determine how good i...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 25, 2:02pm

Leukotape P Sports Tape
Andrew Skurka spoke in Minneapolis today at the Outdoor Expo and I took down his notes on foot care and found some links, including this thread. He recommends shoes that keep your feet cool (he u...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
April 26, 11:31pm

Bear Boxer 101 Contender
Can you please provide a link for the Bear Boxer 101 Contender? Thank you. Never mind -- I found the link, I presume it is here: http://www.bareboxer.com/products.htm

In Miscellaneous Products
May 23, 6:43pm