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Adan Lopez (Lopez) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale San Gabriel Valley
About Me I dont own a scale or spend alot on gear, still I manage an 8lb base thanks to you good BPLers. Enjoyment is the goal here, which means light gear is important as is "lightness of mind". Kit must not be complex, fragile or expensive.
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Pain is fleeting
hey Wisner, you were talking more more more as soon as you were back up with a beer in your belly!

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Grand Canyon- Double Crossing aka "Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim"- BPL Group Run
May 01, 10:23pm

warmth is subjective
That would be plenty of insulation for me in 20deg. with that clothes list i would take a 35deg bag. however, i know several people who would consider this more of a 35deg clothing list, so it'...

In GEAR » Will I be warm in this at 20 F
May 01, 10:17pm

Shorter loop
Nick doesn't know any short hikes :-)

In Pre-Trip Planning » San Jacinto State Park
May 01, 6:11pm

Lone Pine is closer than either of your previous trips and there is a trail there that will take you 6 miles to Cottonwood Lakes. Primo high-alpine meadows, lakes, trout, soaring granite. also conn...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Weekend trip suggestions out of Los Angeles?
May 01, 5:09pm

Luxury items
I just finished reading Muir. Just about everything in my pack is a luxury now.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The "naughty" heavy luxury items that you just don't wanna leave behind!
April 30, 10:28pm

Jack, Giving the maps a good once over. One obvious route from Darwin to Ionian would be through McGhee Lakes, over the ridge to Davis Lake, down to Martha Lake, back up into Ionian that way. Se...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » July 3-8th: 80-90 mile, partial cross country Sierran trip. EPIC!
April 29, 7:00pm

Early Days in the Range of Light
Casey! You're a genius! I just got your book today, totally what I was hungry for! Mountaineering, the Sierras, the old mountain men, all in a single book. Dude, I'm all ready to tear into ...

In Chaff » Stuck in bed for a week, help me find a book!
April 28, 8:20pm

Assuming you're talking warm arid conditions... Anything non-cotton that you might wear to the gym will be good for hiking, no need to buy anything. If you must, Ross or Marshall's have ton...

In GEAR » Clothing System for a 4-5 day South San Juan summer trip.
April 28, 5:06pm

Craig, bring the Quanah book over, dude. I sampled a bit of Blood Meridian, very dark, ultra-violent, almost gratuitous. Just a bit much, I guess. I know, I'm a wuss. Grapes of Wrath was so,...

In Chaff » Stuck in bed for a week, help me find a book!
April 28, 4:05pm

Tall Guys
Nathan, If you're 6'6" then most likely your torso is 24" or more. I think your primary consideration should be an internal framed pack made long enough for your torso. The only ...

In GEAR » Packs with great load transfer
April 28, 12:38pm

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