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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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Pack Thoughts
I like the overall look of that pack. Is there any padding between the frame and your back? That would seem necessary for a commercial design since everyone is different and someone is bound to h...

In GEAR » No one wants a 40 liter 15 ounce framed pack right ?
November 11, 5:01pm

Re Re Re Veteran's Day
I definately do think of the ones who didn't come home Bob an very much appreciate them all. At the same time I still insist on thanks living veterans as well no matter how many of these aweso...

In Chaff » Veteran's Day
November 11, 4:06pm

Thanks Bret
No problem hope your trip works out, I'm a big fan of family trips. If you want to try something else there's good canoeing on the Buffalo River, its a fun place to do a leasurely trip and...

November 11, 3:45pm

Veteran's Day
Thinking about a friend I made when I was a teenager. He was a gentlemen who'd lost a leg and an arm in Vietnam, came back, raised a family and volunteered his time helping various people. He...

In Chaff » Veteran's Day
November 11, 3:14pm

Re Re Time to Share Than
I like that design. I might try something like that at some point. That may be the only practical way to make a SUL pack that could carry heavy duty loads. I do like the contoured fit of aluminui...

In GEAR » No one wants a 40 liter 15 ounce framed pack right ?
November 11, 9:32am

Thanks Brian I was wondering what I was missing if someone with a similar gear list and baseweight was using a 1000 cu. inch. pack for overnighters!

In Gear Swap » Packs: Zpacks Cuben, Zpacks dyneema, Gossamer Gear
November 10, 8:11pm

I had a similar experience to Henk as far as hiking in minimal shoes. I hiked about 175 miles of the Colorado Trail in a pair of La Sportiva X-Country. I've never heard much about these in ...

In Philosophy & Technique » "Best way to run"
November 10, 6:36pm

Don't forget the benefit of going south is that you get a bit more daylight to enjoy wherever you are. I don't know the daylight difference between Utah and Big Bend but I'd be inlined ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Some place to be in February
November 10, 4:56pm

Re Re Re Re Ideas
I haven't played with an Ohm much, sounds like they are a bit better than I would have thought. I agree with the concern about straight stays. I might try protyping with cheap material and ...

In GEAR » No one wants a 40 liter 15 ounce framed pack right ?
November 10, 4:48pm

Re Re Ideas
Well I hope I'll see your ideas someday, I agree start with a frame and work around that. One way to save some weight might be smaller packs. For SUL style loads you only need 1500-2000 cub...

In GEAR » No one wants a 40 liter 15 ounce framed pack right ?
November 10, 4:10pm

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