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Jim Morrison (Pliny) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Currently hike mainly in the Olympic Mountains and some in the Cascade Mountains. Have hiked and lived in California and Alaska. I enjoy painting watercolors in the wilderness.
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Sleeping Pad Update. Recommendations?
I'm currently using closed-cell foam Ridge Rest 48"x20' that is rated at R-2.6. It weighs only 9 ounces (about 0.256 kilos). I'm updating my (summer) sleeping system for the sa...

In GEAR » Sleeping Pad Update. Recommendations?
February 28, 5:53pm

wire or hoop for Bivy Sac?
I have two basic bivy sacs. Neither has a hoop or anything to keep the material off of my head at night. I haven't had any problem with that, but I often wonder if it might be cooler (literal...

In GEAR » wire or hoop for Bivy Sac?
February 27, 10:51pm

I knew there was a lot of confusion about treating/filtering water, but I have never seen it put so clearly. Thanks for sharing.

In Philosophy & Technique » Drinking Water for Hiking: Myths and Facts
February 27, 10:46pm

Good thinking
that is a good list. I consider myself fairly experienced and have been accumulation gear over a long time. I don't see much I can add to it. You seem to be thinking well (and spending some ...

In Gear Lists » 3 season multi-day gear list
February 27, 10:37pm

BTW, in case anyone is interested, I purchased one of these for my daughter years ago and it worked will in our wet Pacific Northwest Weather. Lots of volume inside. Simple efficient design.

In Gear Swap » FS: Older REI 2 person Quarterdome CHEAP
February 27, 10:23pm

I have spent about 3 or 4 weeks at various times in the park. They do warn you about snakes ("if the lizards are out then it is warm enough for the snakes to be out" someone told me). B...

In Post-Trip Reports » Joshua Tree advice
February 27, 10:11pm

Tarp shelter for less money and less weight?
You mentioned a tarp shelter might cost less and weigh less. Can you direct me to a place that advertises one or give me a brand name?

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking, Wal-Mart Style
February 27, 10:05pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Morrison

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Driducks rainsuit
I have had two sets of this type of rain suit. Drop-stoppers and now Dri-Ducks. That says something; the first set wore out. Pants split at the crotch. The jacket started looking worn out and I got...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 25, 10:34pm