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Lyan Jordan (redmonk) - BPL Guest

My Locale Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
About Me Constantly pushing the envelope on UL lifestyle. Over the last few years, I have saved a ton of weight by replacing my old gear with innovative new materials woven from hollow words, broken contracts, and empty promises.
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My Website URLhttp://www.promisemoredelivernothing.com

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All Forum Posts by Lyan Jordan

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How does one take off a Trekking Pole Tip?
Step 1) Secure the pole in a vice,with padding, vertically gives better leverage in step 3. Step 2) attach a vice grip pliers to the tip on the upper 1/3. Step 3) strike the pliers with a h...

In GEAR » How does one take off a Trekking Pole Tip?
October 15, 3:22pm

bugging 0ut
Mao, Stalin, Hitler, Pot, Sung, Mariam. That short list totals 100 million dead. 6 people, 100 million dead, 100/6 = 17 million per evil guy. Native American population, 30M -> 3M = 27M...

In GEAR » Bug Out Bag / Prepper Setup / Survival-based UL kit and philosophy
October 14, 9:46am

Saving
In America, if you can save 50%, they can replace you with someone at half your pay. If someone can save 20%, they can replace you with someone that will work for 80% of your pay. The rac...

In GEAR » Bug Out Bag / Prepper Setup / Survival-based UL kit and philosophy
October 13, 6:03pm

Mutual funds
Who has seen stable growth lately ? 9/11, the bank collapse, the flirtation with default... All wiped my mutual funds. To get better returns, Predict the collapse, short some stocks, and...

In GEAR » Bug Out Bag / Prepper Setup / Survival-based UL kit and philosophy
October 13, 3:19pm

60% more ice !
"How do you explain the fact that the polar ice caps grew 60% last year?" The same way I would explain the collapse of the WTC building increased their area 900%. More area, less de...

In Chaff » Who is signing up for ObamaCare (aka ACA) on Tuesday?
October 11, 10:52am

Who is signing up for ObamaCare (aka ACA) on Tuesday?
This summer was characterized by unusually low pressure over much of the Arctic Ocean, which limited heat import from the south and brought more extensive cloud cover, keeping temperatures lower. I...

In Chaff » Who is signing up for ObamaCare (aka ACA) on Tuesday?
October 10, 8:18pm

21 Citations at Grand Canyon National Park for entering during Gov't Shutdown
Does anybody really think Obama will "negotiate" on a small budget, please! You mean like the continuing of sequestration level spending ? It isn't about negotiation. One side...

In Chaff » 21 Citations at Grand Canyon National Park for entering during Gov't Shutdown
October 10, 12:22pm

Local interest
Is it hard to imagine that we only have national parks because the states couldn't be trusted not to develop every piece of land that can turn a profit ? I don't find it a stretch that ...

In Chaff » 21 Citations at Grand Canyon National Park for entering during Gov't Shutdown
October 10, 11:34am

21 Citations at Grand Canyon National Park for entering during Gov't Shutdown
If they can't , we lose a national park, because a local group thought it could be run on a county park budget and staff.

In Chaff » 21 Citations at Grand Canyon National Park for entering during Gov't Shutdown
October 09, 11:42pm

Who is signing up for ObamaCare (aka ACA) on Tuesday?
Nothing like hearing it's probably cancer, but the tests are mixed & inconclusive, and the insurance co won't cover more tests Our health care system is a for profit joke.

In Chaff » Who is signing up for ObamaCare (aka ACA) on Tuesday?
October 09, 9:16am

All Reader Reviews by Lyan Jordan

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BPL Absaroka
Great pack. Smallish, but fits a bearikade expedition. I used it on a JMT thru, and it carried great with 30# in it. Comfortable. Carries on the hips, not much should pressure at all. Would wo...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
October 16, 10:25am