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McDowell Crook (mcdcrook) - BPL Premium Member

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light my fire
I echo Jim's comments completely. I tried a butane waterproof lighter for a while and it failed completely on a long trip. Will never use again. Then on a trip last winter I had two brand new b...

In GEAR » Windproof lighter wanted
July 21, 10:38pm

FS: Ursack Minor
Brand new, never used. $50 shipped.

In Gear Swap » FS: Ursack Minor
July 17, 6:49am

If you have long hair, be careful of the string option. It's prone to catch when retracted quickly. On a trip last spring I had no option but to cut the cable in order to extract it from one of...

In GEAR » Petzl Headlamps
July 13, 3:58pm

SOLD! I'm selling a Bearikade I used for my JMT hike in 2012. It's been sitting in my closet since then, so time to let it go. I had them make a custom 12" because I was worr...

In Gear Swap » FS: custom made 12" Bearikade
July 09, 7:55pm

I'll take the Goose Feet booties. PM sent.

In Gear Swap » FS: Cuben Fiber Rain Chaps, Down Mitts, Gaitors, Over-Booties
June 21, 4:48pm

FS: Leki Carbonlight trekking poles

In Gear Swap » FS: Leki Carbonlight trekking poles
June 09, 9:30am

Potential breakthrough battery life extender?
I really hope this product is as legitimate as some tech sources say it is. The Batteriser is a thin sleeve which can extend disposable battery life by 800 percent, and it could be available by Sep...

In GEAR » Potential breakthrough battery life extender?
June 04, 8:53am

I've only read the page posted by Alan Dixon I linked to. Can you point me to the articles you mentioned? Assuming we still do the trip, I'll be out there the first week of August.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Anyone done the Wind River High Route recently?
May 01, 8:06am

Anyone done the Wind River High Route recently?
Me and a buddy are going to do the Wind River High Route in August. Has anyone done this route recently? Any advice or warnings? We're going to be in contact with the locals in Pinedale for goo...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Anyone done the Wind River High Route recently?
April 30, 2:48pm


In GEAR » Looking for a new pack
January 21, 3:23pm

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