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Steve S (idahosteve) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Idaho
About Me Left the climbing arena recently, and am now lightening my load in anticipation of wandering all over the high country!
StateIdaho
My Website URLhttp://www.getlostoffroad.com
My PDF Gear Listshr gear list

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All Forum Posts by Steve S

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Re: Re: Father & Son UL trip of the JMT
Manfred, thank you! I do know it will be a cherished time that we will remember. Kudos for you and yours for also making these times priceless as a family. Many people we saw, talked to and passed...

In Post-Trip Reports » Father & Son UL trip of the JMT
August 09, 4:32pm

hurts to see others hurting
I guess that while hiking along the trail, and really enjoying the pure love of just walking in the mountains, it's hard to see folks who outwardly are in pain, or who are expending an obvious ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Current conversations with JMT hikers
August 09, 2:52pm

keeping track
I used a tiny digital voice recorder. I read a report by Andrew Skurka and he talked about using one, and after seeing how cheap, tiny, and easy they were, I bought a used one on Ebay and its been ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Father & Son UL trip of the JMT
August 09, 2:41pm

Father & Son UL trip of the JMT
Here is the link to my trip report. http://www.getlostoffroad.com/uploads/JMT_trip_report.pdf My 17 year old son and I went from June Lake/Silver Lake/Rush Cr trailhead, to Whitney Portal in 1...

In Post-Trip Reports » Father & Son UL trip of the JMT
August 09, 1:56pm

awesome area and trips!
hey guys, way to go on getting up here to Idaho and enjoying the area! Its really cool for me to hear about folks traveling to Idaho and hiking in the Sawtooths. Taking tons of pictures is so ea...

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Sawtooth Loop (Grandjean to Grandjean)
July 31, 10:42am

Re: reply
I'm not familiar with either of those routes, but regardless, you will be able to scramble around there and summit. The area is pretty awesome. Fire restrictions have gone into effect around th...

In Pre-Trip Planning » 3-4 Nights in Sawtooths. Options? Tips?
July 31, 10:35am

Route details
Kevin, two things: your idea of moving cross country thru the NF of Baron is really really difficult. There is one small pass, and it is really hard to find and get over. The ridge here is almost v...

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Sawtooth Loop (Grandjean to Grandjean)
July 28, 3:46pm

Re: Sierra Mosquitos
Just finished the JMT from Rush Cr to Whitney Portal, July 8-23.... bugs went from a few, to nil .... never took the head net out of the bag, used DEET very sporadically... great time to be in t...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Sierra Mosquitos
July 26, 8:46pm

Re: Re: SoBo JMT update
we had two thunderstorms, both intense, one almost life threatening. Both storms happened at night!? and were out of character... I was caught off guard as the sky was bluebird just two hours bef...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » SoBp JMT update
July 25, 10:10pm

Current conversations with JMT hikers
I wanted to relay some interesting observations I had over the last 16 days on the JMT, with "traditional" hiking folks; ie bigger or more traditional packs etc. I was really surprised wi...

In Philosophy & Technique » Current conversations with JMT hikers
July 25, 7:39pm

All Reader Reviews by Steve S

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Snow Peak LiteMax
I decided to go with the cannister stove out of familarity instead of alcohol. I'm a new UL user, transitioning from a technical climbing background. The old MSR gas stoves were our mainstay for m...

In Stoves - Canister
July 12, 8:39am