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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
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My PDF Gear ListGeneral Adventuring Gearlist (2013)

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All Forum Posts by Craig W.

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Re: Re: injinji toe socks
+1 to everything Art said.

In GEAR » injinji toe socks
February 10, 1:13pm

Re: Re: Re: How did I get so heavy? Late Aug JMT solo
Since when is a 13-15 pound FSO too heavy? My advice would be to stop worrying about gear and put your energy into training prior to leaving. Regardless of the mileage you do per day, good trai...

In Gear Lists » How did I get so heavy? Late Aug JMT solo
February 09, 5:37pm

Re: Ancient Wisdom
I didn't know Confucius spoke broken English.

In GEAR » "Faux-dini": 2.3 oz. Windshirt, <$15 - Initial Review and Sourcing
February 07, 8:34pm

Re: really !!
Jack and Kevin: I have some thank you cards and pictures from my students for the gear that you guys donated. There's another group of nearly 12 backpacking up the Sespe this weekend using a ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG in Southern CA
February 07, 8:30am

Re: Re: Thanx Guys - ATTN Moderators
I never realized how bad the forum software on this site is until recently. BPL is the closest thing I do to social media (no facebook, etc.). I've recently been spending time on a FREE s...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Search-ability on BPL has been compromized - Why? and why no announcement?
February 06, 10:56pm

Re: solo shelter
MSR Hubba (green fly) 3 lbs. with everything (except stuff sacks which I don't carry) Weather: Just about everything except a snow load. Heavy rains, horrendous bugs, swampy/wet ground,...

In GEAR » A Casual Poll: Your Fave Go-to 3 season Solo Shelter
February 06, 10:51pm

Re: Two SE guys + JMT + 70miles = ?
Something that includes Evolution Valley.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Two SE guys + JMT + 70miles = ?
February 06, 8:27pm

Re: Re: "Gear Swap Practices"
Ken got it from me two years ago for only $3.50 and a 1/4 eaten Powerbar. And he's probably stained it since then. And now he's selling to you for twice the price? Some community m...

In Chaff » Replies to Gear section thread "Gear Swap Practices"
February 05, 9:50pm

When will cuben fiber become reasonably affordable?
It'll be affordable a season or two after the time that someone comes out with something even lighter and more expensive. Get out while you can. I quit after silnylon.

In GEAR » When will cuben fiber become reasonably affordable.
February 05, 5:35pm

Re: GGG/SoCal -- Topo Map of Henninger Flats
I'm at a bit of a loss for overnight parking around there. I can certainly check street signage within the next few days. New York Drive may be OK for overnight. I know the area around Pinec...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG in Southern CA
February 04, 6:01pm

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