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Willie Evenstop (redmonk) - BPL Forum Member

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Food protection gear
I dual use my "protection". I leave my food within site with a bell on it. When the bell goes off, it's time to defend the food. In bear country I use a bearikade. --G....

In GEAR » Food protection gear
May 20, 8:13pm

I think the backpacking magazine forums are free, supported by corporate ad money and donations. Zero dollars. Backpacking forum. Problem solved, take your account somewhere free.

May 20, 8:04am

Backpacking and anterior pelvic tilt
Maybe try packs with hip belts that have two buckles, so the belt can be snugged at the top and bottom ?

In GEAR » Backpacking and anterior pelvic tilt
May 19, 9:12am

Shifting down doesn't give a bag a 50 degree rating change ? Really ? I would have thought with a little shaking I could use it to camp in Death Valley or on top of Whitney. I guess thos...

In GEAR » 10F EE RevX Quilt too warm in summer?
May 18, 8:00pm

JMT Food Lists
In my JMT hike, I took buffalo, chicken, lentils, beans, chuño, rice, orzo, chicken broth, tomato paste, and a spice rack. I snacked on fruit smoothies w/malto dextrin, chocolate chip cookies,...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » JMT Food Lists
May 17, 3:58pm

Which Pencil for the JMT?
I didn't know they were being made again when I suggested it. They were precious at one time, but amazon has them now for reasonable prices. $6 for the two piece sample pack, and $25 a box. ...

In GEAR » Which Pencil for the JMT?
May 16, 1:40pm

Which Pencil for the JMT?
Am I the only person who has *actually* hiked the JMT ? The carpenter pencil is too loud, and needs a knife to sharpen, and uses inferior lead. The 602 writes silent, so the wildlife won&#...

In GEAR » Which Pencil for the JMT?
May 15, 8:38pm

Additional policy for Gear Swap forum?
Certainly adding the happiness with the sale, the price paid, and the condition of the gear would be a good idea too. And the zip code, because $5 here is $3 there, and the local value of good...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Additional policy for Gear Swap forum?
May 15, 1:31pm

Which Pencil for the JMT?
Not so sure about the pen, they smear when wet, leaving bear attracting residue everywhere. Thinking about it, he best plan is to bring a pen for day time use on the trail, but a nice pencil f...

In GEAR » Which Pencil for the JMT?
May 15, 9:01am

Which Pencil for the JMT?
I wouldn't trust anything but a blackwing 602 for the JMT. It has silky smooth lead that glides over maps at half the pressure of a normal pencil. The eraser is adjustable. The black color...

In GEAR » Which Pencil for the JMT?
May 15, 12:06am

All Reader Reviews by Willie Evenstop

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BPL Absaroka
Great pack. Smallish, but fits a bearikade expedition. I used it on a JMT thru, and it carried great with 30# in it. Comfortable. Carries on the hips, not much should pressure at all. Would wo...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
October 16, 10:25am