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Steve S (idahosteve) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Idaho
About Me Left the climbing arena recently, and am now lightening my load in anticipation of wandering all over the high country!
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All Forum Posts by Steve S

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Re: Re: Skurka Gear Book
Andrew, you are so right on track with your plan! As an author who went the self-published route, I can only offer a thousand bits of encouragement. The more research you do on the traditiona...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Skurka Gear Book
February 04, 8:19am

Re: favorite loop trail in the U.S?
Probably a loop around/thru the entire Sawtooths starting and ending at Redfish Lake

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » favorite loop trail in the U.S?
January 30, 6:58pm

Re: Trip & Route Planning Process
Ryan, I am such the wrong guy to ask this question! I am the total obsessive compulsive trip planner. Hmmm, think Monk?! I need a 12 step group to help me! ;) I belive it is because of my climbing...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip & Route Planning Process
January 28, 11:21am

Fishing along the Sierra High Route
Hey, would like to hear any info on the fishing along the Sierra High Route. Mainly the off trail areas,(versus the JMT areas). Trying to decide on wether to bring some basic fly gear to fish a few...

In Fishing » Fishing along the Sierra High Route
January 24, 1:26pm

fathers and sons
Great report; I also see the tale of the tape, as a young boy becomes a young man. These trips are really special times in all of our lives...

In Post-Trip Reports » Los Padres, Father and Son, 1/22-1/23
January 23, 11:28pm

Muir Trail Ranch closure
I had a wild hair last season, and was about to take a run at a JMT fastpack in Sept. When I called MTR, they told me that they would not be open, or have any re-supply available after Sept 19. Tha...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Closure dates?
January 18, 9:53am

UL Guyline and Plastic Quick Release Latches
I'd check out Outdoor Wilderness Fabrics as well..... they seem to have most of the buckles and latches....

In Make Your Own Gear » UL Guyline and Plastic Quick Release Latches
January 13, 9:25am

UT Salt Cr or ?
Interesting to note that even living in Idaho, with its close proximity to UT, I've never done any hiking in this southern desert. Usually I'm doing river trips in the early spring in the O...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » UT Salt Cr or ?
January 13, 8:20am

I am not planning on taking one. I will leave a detailed itinerary with my wife, including a track file with waypoints etc from TOPO of my intended route etc. This is something I do for all my trip...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » SHR ?'s and your thoughts.
January 12, 4:38pm

we raise layers
How fun is this! Had no idea there were more chicken folks on this site! We've raised layers for probably 6 years, along with a big garden, sometimes as big as a 1/4acre. We love the ladies and...

In Chaff » Any backyard chicken farmers out there?
January 12, 1:59pm

All Reader Reviews by Steve S

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Snow Peak LiteMax
I decided to go with the cannister stove out of familarity instead of alcohol. I'm a new UL user, transitioning from a technical climbing background. The old MSR gas stoves were our mainstay for m...

In Stoves - Canister
July 12, 8:39am