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Joe Cangelosi (JoeFish) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale All Over California
About Me I live in SF, but I work anywhere they'll pay me to go. I'm in LA quite a bit, but I can be found hiking all up and down the California coast, and any other place I can escape to.
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Yes I did
@Joe - I thought I was the official cheapskate, no? Patagucci puts out a LOT of volume, so I find it pretty easy to pick up their stuff WAY below retail. I just paid $90 for the puff, but I foun...

In Gear Lists » UL on a budget
July 29, 10:26pm

On the other hand...
On the other hand, is it necessary to kill the bear? Or merely to deter it from eating you? That might sound naive, but I can't abide the idea of killing the bear merely because I've encoun...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 1 dead, 2 injured in Montana bear attack
July 29, 7:50pm

Re: Nano Puff Sold, Cocoon P/O Still Available
I got it. Thanks for a great transaction.

In Gear Swap » FS: BMW Cocoon Pullover (L) and Patagonia Nano Puff Pullover (L)
July 29, 12:29am

Re: 1 dead, 2 injured in Montana bear attack
Very sad. It will be interesting to hear the details unfold; I just can't help but wonder if they were all covered in sunscreen and bacon grease.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 1 dead, 2 injured in Montana bear attack
July 29, 12:02am

Re: UL on a budget
John, I hike in long sleeves in almost all conditions. The double polyester t-shirts from REI are cheap, resilient and incredibly breathable. Not having to carry, smell like and wash off sunscre...

In Gear Lists » UL on a budget
July 28, 11:59pm

Re: UL on a budget
hey, John, You might want to reorganize your list a bit. For example, your water treatment is under "emergency" yet you will treat all the water you drink, yes? You list a garbage bag ...

In Gear Lists » UL on a budget
July 28, 11:52am

Re: Steripen - usage with soft sided container
A gatorade or other widemouth bottle and your mug with a melitta filter or bandanna filter will weigh less than another single-purpose platy. The melitta filters stand up pretty well on their own w...

In GEAR » Steripen - usage with soft sided container
July 28, 11:02am

Re: ch-ch-ch-anges...
Looks good, and I completely agree with your observations about strap attachments. I've been thinking of modding my jam with this exact setup. Thanks for sharing!

In Make Your Own Gear » A very not light pack.
July 28, 10:58am

Re: Packing honey
I'm sure someone will suggest those little individual packets of BS honey, but if you actually keep bees or have access to the good stuff (like from my father in law) a 2 oz squeeze bottle pack...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Packing honey
July 27, 6:20pm

Sounds like fun!
Where is the gear swap? Wine too??

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3-4 openings for Rae Lakes loop 8/12-8/15
July 27, 3:17pm

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