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jerry adams (retiredjerry) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Oregon and Washington
About Me I started hiking about 45 years ago. My first backpack was 40 years ago. I currently try to do one backpack trip of 5 nights every month (which can be tricky in the winter) 20 to 50 miles. Mostly I stay around Mount Hood, Columbia Gorge, Mount Adams, Goat Rocks, and the Olympic Peninsula. In recent years I have shifted to lightweight - my pack weight without food and water is about 15 lb (7 kg). I make a lot of my own gear - silnylon tarp-tent, bivy, synthetic bag, simple bag style pack. My sleeping pad is a Therm-a-Rest air mattress.
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Re: considering a new tent
pyramid - everything but #2

In GEAR » considering a new tent
September 28, 5:24pm

Re: The Khorasan "imminent threat" that wasn't
ISIS is also an exhagerated threat Yeah, they beheaded several people and had considerable success taking over parts of Iraq But with a little air support, their advances in Iraq are stopped,...

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
September 28, 11:37am

Re: The Khorasan "imminent threat" that wasn't
I've thought the term "group" wasn't scary enough. That's like a business or social organization. They should have called it the "Khorasan band" or the "Kho...

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
September 28, 9:44am

Re: What is a "mid" shelter?
solomid and duomid are both types of "mids" "mids" are sort of generic - probably a dozen manufacturers

In GEAR » What is a "mid" shelter?
September 27, 11:17pm

Re: Car Keys
"By the way....I like the word "fob". If I had a son I might have named him fob." Daryl, you are sick : ) Good idea, I think I maight name my son Fob too or daughter...

In GEAR » Car Keys
September 27, 7:50pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Office Politics
That works Daryl My last job was "a death march"

In Chaff » Office Politics
September 27, 8:50am

Re: Tannin
Dye or pigment test would be good if the particles were bigger than the pore size of the filter. But I think dye particles (molecules?) are very small. If anyone knew of a relatively cheap dye ...

In Editor's Roundtable » RapidPure Filters Review
September 26, 10:42pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Here
"lay off the personal and pettily motivated pot shots." seems inconsistent with "Or, looking at your pic, have you stuck your head up your arse so many times that your head is...

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
September 26, 9:35pm

Re: Enchantment Lakes Washington - Some Questions
http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lon=-120.79221&lat=47.48786 is pretty good forecast. You can scroll around and get forecast for anyplace. still far out for accurate forecast - wait...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Enchantment Lakes Washington - Some Questions
September 26, 1:46pm

Re: Re: $1500 fee for "commercial" use in USFS wilderness lands
"brought up 1st Amendment rights" "Chaff - not for the meek or faint of heart:)" Okay, let's argue about 2nd ammednment Nevermind, that's a different site : )

In On the Web » $1500 fee for "commercial" use in USFS wilderness lands
September 26, 8:15am

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