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Bob Gross (--B.G.--) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Silicon Valley
About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: John Muir Trail speed records - a question of style
As for ultras, I can speak only about the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run. Obviously this is not an ordinary run around the block. Oldtimers over a certain age are allowed to have a pacer for...

In Philosophy & Technique » John Muir Trail speed records - a question of style
September 10, 2:46pm

Re: Name the Potty Trowel
The D9 (You will understand this only if you are a Caterpillar fan. It digs up a lot in a hurry.) --B.G.--

In Gear Deals » Name the Potty Trowel
September 10, 1:54am

Re: Iceberg
Next time, take the real camera. --B.G.--

In Photo Gallery » Lake Ediza
September 10, 1:48am

Re: Lake Ediza
The shot of Iceberg Lake looks like you were slightly to the left of the outlet stream. I was there two years ago with more snow, and Iceberg Lake was aptly named. There was a berg half in the w...

In Photo Gallery » Lake Ediza
September 10, 12:51am

Re: yosemite fire
Tioga Pass is still open, so the smoke must not be very bad. The smoke seems to be going straight up, and I don't understand that. Mammoth claims clear air. Take your ultralightweight SCUBA ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » yosemite fire
September 10, 12:33am

Re: website or program?
Diane, that is a tough one. There are too many variables. There is a huge amount of variation in what some people call dehydrated. You can weigh the dry food, and then you can take a very rough ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » website or program?
September 09, 9:32pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: bears and food
I agree with what Billy wrote. Bear canisters were first recommended in Yosemite around 1999 or so. In the early years, the bears would come into camp in the middle of the night, and they would ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sleeping Wth Your Food in Black Bear Country
September 09, 9:29pm

Re: What manufacturers do you trust?
MSR North Face Feathered Friends --B.G.--

In GEAR » What manufacturers do you trust?
September 09, 5:35pm

Re: Re: Re: LEAVE NO TRACE & Native American Indians
So, let me get this straight. Pyramid building is Leave No Trace? --B.G.--

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 09, 4:22pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Heat Exchanger pot weights and other thoughts.
"To be sure, Everest or polar regions ... but our average reader might not go there." I've been accused of lots of things, but I have never been accused of being average. I didn...

In GEAR » Heat Exchanger pot for melting snow
September 09, 3:29pm

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