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Dale Wambaugh (dwambaugh) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Native Seattlite, hiking and biking in the woods since I was a kid. Returned to backpacking a couple years ago and discovered the pleasures ultralight hiking-- it appeals to my gadgeteering nature and my aging body parts :)
CitySeattle
StateWashington
CountryUSA
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Re: rules
Texas is another country :) The national forests in Pacific Northwest are less restrictive and large enough for some exploring. The free access rules in the UK are much a result of small parcel...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wild Camping in the US - advice for an Englishman, please!
April 10, 8:10am

Re: Wild Camping in the US - advice for an Englishman, please!
I found this website that looks like a good starting point: http://www.briangreenstone.com/austin/trails.html Bon voyage and welcome to the colonies :)

In Philosophy & Technique » Wild Camping in the US - advice for an Englishman, please!
April 10, 7:54am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: WTB Water bottle pockets/holders
"Dale look at my link :)" I'm married :)

In Gear Swap » WTB Water bottle pockets/holders
April 09, 3:10pm

Re: Re: Thanks, all
Ahhh, bunting as we know it. Tibetan prayer flags would be Everest-like. The best fondue pots are double boilers. I really like the bag idea. That would be a perfect way to do Alfredo sauce and...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Need BPL's help with fondue
April 09, 1:17pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: WTB Water bottle pockets/holders
You can make your own with shock cord and toggles, with one at the top and one midway up the body of the bottle. A bottle with ribbed sides is easier to live with.

In Gear Swap » WTB Water bottle pockets/holders
April 09, 9:21am

Re: WTB Water bottle pockets/holders
There are many variations. Do you want them for shoulder strap carry, waist belt mount or ?????

In Gear Swap » WTB Water bottle pockets/holders
April 09, 8:06am

Re: That did it
Will, you need to invest in a safety-style can opener like the Good Cooks version. That will allow you to cleanly remove can tops for your cooking projects. A simple plier style paper punch wil...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Need BPL's help with fondue
April 09, 5:40am

Re: What headlamp do you use?
The Petzl e+ has been an UL staple for years. It's light, but it is weak. If you just want a camp light it will do, but not so hot if you have to make your way down a trail. I use a Fenix HL...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What headlamp do you use?
April 08, 10:11pm

Re: Re: Re: is a fleece just a fleece?
Roger wrote, "> The Condor 603 was mentioned as a functional equivalent OK, that means the Condor is NOT a good choice. Other brands may be better, one hopes" Do note that there a...

In GEAR » is a fleece just a fleece?
April 08, 8:35am

Re: soft shell insulation qualities
I don't think much of the insulating power of the soft shells I have tried. You get a thick slab of smith faced polyester that protects from abrasion, wind and light precip, but when it's c...

In GEAR » Advice for a hardshell for early spring and late fall.
April 07, 10:37pm

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