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Luke Schmidt (Cameron) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale The WOODS
About Me Pursuing Christ, relationships, and adventure in that order. Nicknamed "Chief" because I grew up with a tribe of vegetarian cannibals on a small island off the coast of Iowa.
CityMidland TX
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Update on Minimalist Shoes
Okay I'll revive this thread with an update. I eventually bought a sized up pair of La Sportiva X countries. I wore them for about 170 miles of continues hiking, I think my longest day was 27...

In GEAR » Minimalist Shoe Question
December 01, 10:30am

Looks Good
Looks very impressive. I'll add more thoughts later. I'm thinking mainly of how to present it in a way thats attractive. It seems to me that someone who's succesfully hiked with trad...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Critique my University of Scouting dissertation draft
November 30, 9:58pm

I used to get sore knees when I was running. I thought it was shoes or the fact I sometimes ran on pavement. Than a friend told me my leg muscles were probably tightening up because it was cold. ...

In Chaff » running
November 30, 2:38pm

Re Re Re Mean Streets
Aside from Nick's concern's there's a very real chance the court will send the kid back to his mom at the hearing. So all that would have been accomplished is that the kid was severely...

In Chaff » ‘Severely obese’ Cleveland boy taken from family, placed in foster care
November 30, 2:35pm

"At most the state should provide eduication to the parent on proper nutrition." They already are doing this in the schools but apparently but no one is listening.

In Chaff » ‘Severely obese’ Cleveland boy taken from family, placed in foster care
November 30, 2:01pm

Good for you
Good for you Laurie! I can't say a lot about running because I'm not a super serious runner. My guess is some of the hard core guys will chime in eventually. Good shoes are a must of cou...

In Chaff » running
November 30, 8:24am

Porter Pack and Sleeping Bag
I really like having some pockets but this is partl solvable on the Porter pack. You can rig up a simple mesh pocket and attach it to the pack by the daisy chains. Oh sleeping bags thats anot...

In GEAR » Internal Frame vs Frameless Pack
November 29, 7:43pm

Great Article
Great article David. I'd never heard of some of this raingear. That Microburst sounds mighty tempting. I like the packa idea because in Colorado I was continually taking my rain gear on and ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Alternative Rainwear: State of the Market Report - Part 2: Overview of Individual Products
November 29, 5:49pm

Internal Frame Pack
I'd say if you're looking at 20-25 pounds get an internal frame pack no question. Packs I would consider would be... ULA Circuit Osprey Exos 46 or 58 depending on how much space you need...

In GEAR » Internal Frame vs Frameless Pack
November 29, 5:28pm

Circuit Durablity
Jay the fabric of the Circuit is pretty durable stuff. I think I heard that in some ULA packs the frame could wear through the fabric over time. That was a while ago so I suspect they've fixe...

In GEAR » Internal Frame vs Frameless Pack
November 29, 4:32pm

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