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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 :)
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Re: Fenix and SAK
I use a similar Fenix LD01 AAA flashlight as an EDC item and use it often. These small powerful flashlights are so much more effective than the weak little coin cell lights. Replacing the battery i...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 13
August 22, 12:46pm

Re: I think that you need to set up PM email
Thomas, my PM/email has been set up for years and I sent you one too. You might check your spam folder.

In Gear Swap » PIF: Costco Kirkland 800FP Down Jacket, Men's Medium, 11.2oz
August 20, 1:30pm

PIF CLAIMED: Costco Kirkland 800FP Down Jacket, Men's Medium, 11.2oz
Pay it Forward claimed by Thomas: a Costco Kirkland 800FP down jacket, men's medium size, measuring 22.5" across the armpits, 27" back length, 37" from the center of the neck to ...

In Gear Swap » PIF: Costco Kirkland 800FP Down Jacket, Men's Medium, 11.2oz
August 20, 12:27pm

Re: What'are your top 5 hiking pants?
Columbia Silver Ridge zip-offs and shorts: not too loose and excellent fabric. No ankle zips, which I really dont miss. Gramicci Quick Dry pants (now Rocket Dry): simple, light, but hard to fin...

In GEAR » What'are your top 5 hiking pants?
August 20, 9:27am

Re: Source of Trekking pole handle
It looks like someone used the top of a cross country ski pole grip and then used fishing pole cork grip rings below (see for photos--- never dealt with them o...

In Make Your Own Gear » Source of Trekking pole handle
August 19, 4:08pm

Re: Dream Setup
A Warbonnet Blackbird or Hennessy UL Backpacker Zip hammock and a Z-packs Cuben hammock tarp---- and then we get to insulation. The lightest (and least expensive) bottom insulation scheme is to...

In Hammocks » Dream Setup
August 19, 1:13pm

Re: in search for perfect fleece
Black Diamond and Marmot make full zip Power Dry hoodies. The Marmot Thermo Hoody looks like a good buy to me. No hand pockets, but that is a tough order when considered mid layer.

In GEAR » in search for perfect fleece
August 19, 12:20pm

Re: Amok Draumr - Anyone tried one?
Spendy, especially considering that you need to add your own air pad, BUT I really like the fact that they incorporate an air pad for bottom insulation. I've been after that concept for hammock...

In GEAR » Amok Draumr - Anyone tried one?
August 19, 11:51am

Re: Rain Hats
The Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero is my go-to rain hat.

In GEAR » Rain Hats
August 19, 7:57am

Re: external frame packs
I think external frame packs are good if you must cross the lightweight category when hauling lots of water, "family" loads, scientic gear or photographic gear, but I've never thought...

In GEAR » pack ideas for a bony lady!
August 18, 11:45am

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