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Bradley Attaway (AttaboyBrad) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale San Francisco Bay Area
About Me Born laughing with reckless abandon.

Moved boats, rode motorcycles, beat hard country, sang victory, took photos.

Suffered no fools alive.

Currently working on a punchline to die for.

Feeling lucky.
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All Forum Posts by Bradley Attaway

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Backcountry used to post weights. 15F was great, 30 not so much.
I bought a Stoic 15F center zip on Steep and Cheap in 2010. Amazing bargain, and a great bag all around. Long size at 31oz. As good as any other bag out there at the time. They used to post t...

In GEAR » Stoic Bags?
August 08, 6:40pm

Too much philosophy
Legal interpretation and philosophical purpose are well and good until you're dealing with the enforcement of that law, which is essentially up to the rangers. I no longer hang my hammock in S...

In Gear Lists » What I'm Taking on my JMT Hike (this is how you do it)
August 08, 3:11pm

+1 on Bike Shoe Covers
Basically waterproof overshoes for cycling in the rain. Would be more than adequate to keep out dust. Then again, they'd be about as comfortable as silnyl socks.

In GEAR » Ultralight trail runners that DON'T leak dust?
August 08, 9:22am

There have been two fairly extensive reviews of maps apps.
One by myself: http://goo.gl/oVsl3E followed a few weeks later by one by Amy Lauterbach and Allan Dixon: http://adventurealan.com/iphone4gps.htm Accuterra is now called Neotreks for iOS. The...

In GEAR » best app for navigation/GPS for a smart phone
August 08, 9:03am

I'm 6'5", Hexamid Twin works for me.
...and I love it. You can boost the head/foot height by using some sort of short pole (I use carbon arrow shafts that I also use as pack stays) to raise the height on the side tie outs, though i...

In GEAR » Ultralight shelter for a tall guy
August 07, 9:03pm

I'll second Emigrant
Hiked up there last weekend. Absolutely beautiful. We left from Aspen Meadow and the owners of the horse place there sell cold drinks and will let you use a shower for a couple bucks, which mak...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Sierra Trainheads without Quotas
August 07, 5:58pm

Love to.
Keep me in the loop as plans develop. I'm probably available and I'd love to. Unless last weekend was a maximum tolerable dose of my company ;-) Likewise, if anybody else on this thread...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Group Sierra High Route trip in early Sep?
August 07, 10:17am

Re: August 17/19 , Big Basin, Big Sur, Emigrant?
I'd love to go if somebody is leaving from SF with an open seat. Are any available?

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » August 17/19 , Big Basin, Big Sur, Emigrant?
August 07, 10:12am

Re: Re: Just RAW, import to LR
Lightroom produces image "previews" that are stored in a separate folder than the RAW data. Most of the time, these previews are what you're actually looking at because they're m...

In Photography » Question about RAW and Lightroom
August 06, 6:12pm

Just RAW, import to LR
I shoot in RAW only. The reason you might not is if you want to share images in a commonly readable format (JPG) before you have a chance to edit them. This is useful if you have clients that nee...

In Photography » Question about RAW and Lightroom
August 06, 5:30pm

All Reader Reviews by Bradley Attaway

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Black Diamond Trail Ergo Cork
I've used these poles for nearly a year now and am smitten. For less than a Benjamin you've got a fantastically reliable and ergonomic pole that weighs only 2-3 ounces more than the majority ...

In Trekking Poles
June 29, 9:42am