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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!
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Re: Re: Father & Son UL trip of the JMT
Tom I bet he can do it! With light loads, and good planning, you can break the trip down into manageable parts, and have the breaks you and he both need for town food, like cheeseburgers and sha...

In Post-Trip Reports » Father & Son UL trip of the JMT
August 19, 12:23pm

Section hike the JMT
Or you could just go in at someplace that access' the JMT and hike the southern portion, summiting Whitney? or whatever section is of interest... in a 10-12 day span, you can travel a lot o...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Recommendations for a 10-12 day trip
August 18, 4:19pm

Wind Rivers mid Sept Fishing
Well, not 100% sure,(about 95%)but as of right now, I have some time off in mid Sept, and I'm pretty motivated to do a long trip into the Winds. My focus will be on fishing (large fish, multipl...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Wind Rivers mid Sept Fishing
August 16, 5:08pm

tent info
yep, that's a SMD Lunar Duo. I think I took a photo of the tent at every camp site, trying to help me remember where we were! I really really like the tent. Its downright huge, with more roo...

In Post-Trip Reports » Father & Son UL trip of the JMT
August 10, 11:08pm

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. 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

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