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Miles Barger (milesbarger) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale West Virginia
About Me I was a guide for many years in Yellowstone, Denali, and Black Canyon of the Gunnison. Moved to Eugene, Oregon, for my Master's and got a good taste of the PNW. Now I'm in West Virginia making maps for all of our wonderful national parks with the NPS Publications program at Harpers Ferry Center.
CityCharles Town
StateWest Virginia
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://milesbarger.com
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All Forum Posts by Miles Barger

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Lead by Example
I work in the Tower Backcountry Office in Yellowstone National Park, I'm an ultralight hiker, and I try to spread the good word as best I can. While some people are certainly stubborn, many ...

In Philosophy & Technique » SUL and UL: Seeking Converts
June 28, 7:32pm

Cocoon sizing
My hoody and pants arrived, too. Wonderful quality and luxurious materials. As for sizing: I ordered a medium. I'm 5'11" (short torso, long arms, long legs) and 145lbs. Both ite...

In GEAR » My Cocoon order arrived!
June 20, 10:47am

Darn
Well, if you haven't had yours shipped yet... you're out of luck. Here's an email I just got. ---- Greetings from Amazon.com. We regret to inform you that an error caused ite...

In Gear Deals » Balance Bars at Amazon.com
May 08, 6:29pm

GG Cuben Fiber Shelter
Wow, that shelter looks a heck of a lot like what I've been dreaming about lately... a Cuben Gatewood Cape. I hope they'll have a cape option, or at least consider it.

In GEAR » Saw some cool new gear at the "Kickoff"
May 04, 6:17pm

Balance Bars - Thanks!
Wow, what a great deal: 18.2¢ per bar. I hope they don't catch this error, or at least if they do they give me the chance to back out. Thanks for pointing this out.

In Gear Deals » Balance Bars at Amazon.com
May 01, 12:31pm

Go Help
You read it: Go here to help Ron Bell get some cool materials so you can buy cooler gear, support a great guy, and support a wonderful community and industry.

In GEAR » Ron Bell needs YOU!
April 22, 7:00pm

Letter sent
Ron, I just sent you a letter through email. I sure hope this product deal goes through for you! –Miles

In Chaff » Can You Help? UL/SUL
April 22, 6:31pm

Cocoon combos
Doug, This list looks great. I'm putting together a sub-4 list for Yellowstone NP and the surrounding area–I'll be working there from June until late September–and have found yours ve...

In Gear Lists » Doug's Sub-4 Gear List
April 16, 9:54pm

Women's Capilene 4 hoody
If you are the right size, you can get the a Capilene 4 Hoody, blue color, in women's size Large from altrec.com for $33 (inc. free shipping) when you use the coupon "lucky50". It mi...

In GEAR » LW Hoody
March 07, 7:48pm

Another PM
I sent you another PM.

In Gear Swap » FS: Huge Deal on High Gear Summit
March 06, 10:07pm

All Reader Reviews by Miles Barger

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Montbell Peak Shell
I was a guide in Denali NP during the summer of 2008. It rained almost every day for all of July and the first week of August this year, and I was out in it all day, every day. My MontBell Peak She...

In Clothing - Raingear
February 14, 10:59am

Darn Tough Vermont Socks Customer Service
I bought two pair of Darn Tough's 1/4 Mesh Merino socks in size Large on closeout at an internet retailer. After wearing one pair for a short, 8-mile hike, a hole formed by the big toe on my righ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 02, 5:51pm

Bent Gate Moutaineering Customer Service
Bent Gate Mountaineering I ordered a Western Mountaineering Summerlite from them. The price was very good, the item shipped quickly, and the bag arrived just...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 19, 12:11pm

ULA Equipment
This review is really a 4.5. Brian has always thoughtfully and informatively responded to my emails. His products are absolutely top notch, and I have no doubt that he would stand firmly behind hi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 18, 12:21pm

Marmot Ion
Man, what a disappointment. I, too, got stuck with the Campmor version of the Ion. I'm quite thin and short-waisted, so the Ion's athletic cut and short length were great for me. The fit of...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 18, 12:15pm

Gossamer Gear
I've ordered a handful of pads and small items from Gossamer Gear. The products have always shipped out the next day, I've been kept up to date with good emails, and things have always arrive...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 18, 12:10pm

ULA H2O Amigo
I've owned the H20 Amigo for about one year, with most of my use concentrated in Yellowstone and the Tetons during the summer of 2006. When I'm by myself, I tend to stick to AquaMira becaus...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 18, 12:06pm

Grand Prairie Knives Customer Service
Grand Prairie Knives I bought a Gerber Microlight LST from the site. The price was great. I entered an incorrect digit when putting in my credit card info. ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 17, 2:53pm