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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Dean Potter dies in yosemite
wasn't Potter, arguably, the best climber on the planet? it depends on what you call "best" jerry ... theres so many types of climbing that one can never say "best" these...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dean Potter dies in yosemite
May 18, 4:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Dean Potter dies in yosemite
its interesting how these kinds of threads devolve ... lets keep it civil for once shall we ... to put it simply the folks here are alive and mister potter is not ... he took certain risks mo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dean Potter dies in yosemite
May 18, 4:17pm

rub-a-dub-dub ...
http://sectionhiker.com/how-to-wash-an-event-jacket/ If you plan on washing your garment at home or at a laundromat, it's important to make sure that there are no harsh detergents lingering ...

In GEAR » cleaning event
May 17, 10:21pm

Re: Risk
a young dean potter doing a solo (free and aid) of the nose .... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvmzhyAygdE and "freebase" (climbing with only a parachute for protection) https:...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dean Potter dies in yosemite
May 17, 10:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
thank for the discussion ken ... there no insult intended ... if one makes a wager for fun ... then one needs to count those who turn back why else would one make a wager if not for enjoyment...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
May 17, 9:39pm

Re: Re: The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
why hi there ken ... in addition to the article i posted which is from this month, another BPLer has posted a NYT article that just got published in addition heres another recent WSJ article ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
May 17, 7:53pm

Re: Re: After 3 rescues in 2 days, North Shore Rescue busy season begins
hi mark just to clarify, this is only the north shore of vancouver ... it does not include the eastern areas such as coquitlam, chilliwack, nor the squamish/whister area ... basically if you ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » After 3 rescues in 2 days, North Shore Rescue busy season begins
May 17, 6:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Siberian attack
to DaveP's point about bears being hunted as controls .... http://siberiantimes.com/ecology/others/news/n0173-mild-weather-is-making-bears-awake-early-from-hibernation/ Also in the Tomsk ...

In GEAR » Another bear attack. Should I get some spray?
May 17, 6:16pm

The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
http://mashable.com/2015/05/17/pacific-crest-trail-wild-effect/ Sixteen years ago, a handful of veteran hikers began hanging out at Lake Morena County Park east of San Diego around mid-April, th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
May 17, 5:43pm

Re: Re: Better techniques or skills for the rain?
if you have a synthetic bag and enough fuel for hawt nalgenes at night ... and a surplus of insulative ability ... you can "dry" off thin synthetic clothing/fleece to the "less d...

In Philosophy & Technique » Better techniques or skills for the rain?
May 17, 11:31am

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm