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Dale Wambaugh (dwambaugh) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Native Seattlite, hiking and biking in the woods since I was a kid. Returned to backpacking a couple years ago and discovered the pleasures ultralight hiking-- it appeals to my gadgeteering nature and my aging body parts :)
CitySeattle
StateWashington
CountryUSA
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Re: PNW: Do Bears Break into Cars????
Yeah, the bears havn't learned yet, but trailhead car prowls are too common. They have planted bait cars at Rainier with success, catching locals red handed. http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattl...

In GEAR » PNW: Do Bears Break into Cars????
June 27, 9:15pm

Re: Example of a SUL internal frame backpack?
But, Tadpole, why would a SUL hiker want such a large pack? Assuming that extra space is for food/bear can and a long distance hike, and the weight is not SUL anymore, how about a Gossamer Gear...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Example of a SUL internal frame backpack?
June 27, 7:45pm

Re: Re: From Portland, OR - I want to do a Goat Rocks overnight or two..help me!
More Goat Rocks info: http://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/cispus-basin-cispus-pass

In Pre-Trip Planning » Planning 2-3 night trip in Cascades near Portland, OR - Need ideas
June 27, 12:44pm

Re: Kettle vs pot
Pots are much more versatile. Kettles are tea culture artifacts.

In Gear Deals » $9.9 for ALOCS CW - K02 Outdoor Backpack Camping Kettle
June 27, 9:41am

Re: PNW rain footwear: rain PNW style
One thing you need to consider is HOW it rains in the PNW. Thundershowers are rare and usually short lived. Big storms with hours of downpour are more winter things and even then on the rare side. ...

In GEAR » PNW rain footwear... recommendations, please...
June 27, 9:36am

Re: Is there a better way to get powder into a drinking container?
Spoon?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Is there a better way to get powder into a drinking container?
June 27, 9:17am

Re: CLO charts, etc
Nisely charts-- priceless! Check all the pages in the threads--- there are jewels scattered here and there. When you're done, you'll have a Masters of Clothing Insulation :) http://www...

In GEAR » Which is warmer?
June 26, 7:54pm

Re: Re: Don't worry
I've been using Patagonia Drifter AC shoes: stiff sole for rocky trails and breathable. If you were talking shoulder seasons and particularly spring with lots of run-off and trails like little ...

In GEAR » PNW rain footwear... recommendations, please...
June 26, 4:31pm

Re: PNW rain footwear... recommendations, please...
I would take breathable quick drying mesh shoes and spare socks. I have Gore-Tex boots for winter and spring run-off, but they are blister buckets in the summer. It *can* rain like that in July, bu...

In GEAR » PNW rain footwear... recommendations, please...
June 26, 4:23pm

Re: lightweight paracord chair
A fabric chair would be as light or lighter and far more comfortable. I think sitting on the paracord would create some pressure points at the lower back and thighs. I've tried the netting hamm...

In Make Your Own Gear » lightweight paracord chair
June 26, 4:15pm

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