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Craig W. (xnomanx) - BPL Professional Member

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About Me Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
-K. Vonnegut
CityBeautiful Altadena
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.sweepingthegarden.wordpress.com
My PDF Gear ListGeneral Adventuring Gearlist (2013)

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All Forum Posts by Craig W.

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Re: protrail
I hiked the JMT and did a lot of other backpacking years ago with a Contrail, it was my first UL shelter. I really wanted to love the tent, but it had its issues. The struts could cause a finick...

In GEAR » Tarptent Protrail
February 15, 6:27pm

Re: Now, I forget, what were we talking about? : )
"As to be expected, when reading information that is contrary to a person's experiences, a common reaction is to attack the credibility, and resort to the 'racist' name calling, wh...

In Chaff » Office Politics
February 13, 6:23pm

Re: Here's one for Craig W
Timely, this morning's NPR piece on the Tiny Desk Concert series was the first I'd ever heard of it. Thank you, Doug. I certainly wish I had his style. I've always been a fan of the c...

In Chaff » Here's one for Craig W
February 12, 6:10pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Attitude versus Altitude
My apologies if I'm wrong about that Bob. I swear I've read you talk about using an oximeter on Whitney, maybe I am scrambled up.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Attitude versus Altitude
February 12, 11:09am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Attitude versus Altitude
double post.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Attitude versus Altitude
February 12, 11:07am

Re: naive youth
I think there's an amount of naiveté or hypocrisy in her post, certainly. But there's also a strong, crazy, youthful, idealistic energy present. Something many of us might have left behi...

In Chaff » Long Distance Hiking has no Brand
February 12, 9:37am

Re: Re: Re: Attitude versus Altitude
It reminds me of all the stories I've read that Bob Gross has posted about leading people up Whitney for the first time and using a pulse oximeter on them throughout the climb. I respect the f...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Attitude versus Altitude
February 12, 8:57am

Re: Re: Attitude versus Altitude
I've understood this for a while. Not as a researcher, but as a parent. Tell a child that something will be trouble and they'll start worrying about it. Act like it's no big deal and...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Attitude versus Altitude
February 12, 8:53am

Re: Re: Look everybody, I'm a PRO!
Thanks Doug, it's good to know there's still at least one step between me and HasBeen(TM).

In Chaff » Long Distance Hiking has no Brand
February 11, 11:01pm

Look everybody, I'm a PRO!
All of this reminds me of how nice it is to be a nobody*. *Disclaimer: Author is in a non-remunerative contract with Nobody, Inc. and has received Nothing(TM), free ...

In Chaff » Long Distance Hiking has no Brand
February 11, 7:11pm

All Reader Reviews by Craig W.

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Montbell Thermawrap jacket
A great jacket- my XL weighs in at just over 10 oz. with its stuff sack. Very simple, functional design- perfect for 3 seasons in the Sierras when combined with a base layer and/or shell system.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
May 15, 8:56pm

Dirty Girl Gaiters
These are great "dry" gaiters. As a trail runner I shopped and shopped for a good, breathable, and lightweight pair...not much out there. Most mainstream gear makers seem to seriously over...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 13, 8:55pm