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Barry P (BarryP) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Eastern Idaho (moved from Midwest)
About Me Electrical Engineer by trade. Hobbies include recumbent bike riding, magic, piano, music compostion and of course backpacking.

Backpack monthly with scouts or other small group. Love the exercise and alertness it brings. Ray Way caught my eye in 2001. My load lightened. Because of that, able to go faster, farther, AND still smell the roses. Love the lightweight insight on this forum. I'm also a Teva sandal backpacker. My feet love them.
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Re: Combo esbit/alcy stove?
“Any recommendations on a small lightweight (duh! ;) ) stove that can effectively do both esbit and alcohol? “ This guy makes excellent alcohol stoves http://www.ebay.com/itm/370554317255 H...

In Gear Lists » 1st post plus Tentative Gear List
May 23, 1:50pm

Re: *LOW* liner socks
“Rolling them down doesn't work well,…” I’ve had success in rolling them down ‘farther’. I.e., so far that the top of the sock is now rolled down and under the heel. Thus there a...

In GEAR » *LOW* liner socks
May 21, 11:01am

Re: Zpacks Hexamid Duplex slip-slidin'
“dabs of Silnet” I never got these techniques to work. After the 2nd or 3rd day on the trail, the silnet attracted dirt/powder which made it slippery again. Thus it’s only a useless added we...

In GEAR » Zpacks Hexamid Duplex slip-slidin'
May 15, 1:02pm

Re: Not sure what happened
Weird. Usually Russ posts who he sells to.

In Gear Swap » FOR SALE: Six moon design Wild Oasis
May 14, 4:44pm

Re: Sorry i missed this one
What? Don't we do it in the order of first-come-first-serve?

In Gear Swap » FOR SALE: Six moon design Wild Oasis
May 13, 4:33pm

Re: re: tent-ative
“@Barry: Will add the Golite umbrella. 8oz is a small price (weightwise) to pay for for such protection. Im still confused about the biking shorts... With panties? Without? Guess personal experie...

In Gear Lists » 1st post plus Tentative Gear List
May 10, 6:34pm

Re: 1st post plus Tentative Gear List
Quick thoughts: 1) OK, you have obviously deliberated this through to the max when you know to bring Vitamin I. You are ready to roll. 2) I love umbrellas. Wind Rivers took out my little one. ...

In Gear Lists » 1st post plus Tentative Gear List
May 09, 1:39pm

Re: I need some schooling on batteries....
“… I am in the market for some sort of recharging device for my Delorme,.. I see 18650 written quite a bit....what kinds of batteries are these and why are they good for recharging devices?” ...

In GEAR » I need some schooling on batteries....
May 08, 3:54pm

Re: Re: 130 miles in two days?
This is sooo cool; seeing the youth experiment. Thanks for the update. -Barry

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » 130 miles in two days?
May 07, 4:09pm

Re: Stream crossing and washing your socks - at the same time :)
Just another perspective: My socks get washed pretty good in the stream (and my feet too) w/o taking them off:). Saves time. :) And they just dry on my feet. This is for 40ish and above weather. Wh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Stream crossing and washing your socks - at the same time :)
May 07, 3:47pm

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