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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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Stateoregon
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Re: Re: Re: Candle Stoves
I thought that was yours Roger, I didn't look closely enough Great holes and other contrusction techniques, Russel, nice article Hopefully you'll comment on weight of wax to boil a pi...

In Editor's Roundtable » Candle Stoves
February 25, 7:52am

Re: Glacier Peak Wilderness
What happened to Kennedy Hotsprings? I went there maybe 20 years ago. The hot springs weren't much as I remember - a muddy pool not that hot. But everything else about that area is great.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Enchantments Lottery Now Open
February 24, 9:07pm

Re: abandoned tent
The problem with commercial products is they don't make them with state of the art materials. And the fabric could be degraded by U.V. exposure. The fiberglass poles could be degraded. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » abandoned tent
February 24, 8:59pm

Polar Vortex exacerbated by global warming?
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/weird-winter-weather-plot-thickens-as-arctic-swiftly-warms/ February Scientific American - because of global warming the artic is warmer. Since there i...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
February 24, 8:54pm

Re: Re: Re: CC
"Nvm. You've been at this since 2008...clear sign." this is just an experiment to see if we can break the web hosting software with too many posts...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
February 24, 8:39pm

Re: Candle Stoves
Good experimenting Roger I like the prototype with irregularly located holes. Just drilled so it forms a jagged, roundish hole. Square hole punched out of top... It sounds like maybe you ca...

In Editor's Roundtable » Candle Stoves
February 24, 8:32pm

Re: The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 5: Infra-Red testing
Good article Roger That makes me question how useful those IR sensor thermometers are. Must have the same problem of the effect of emissivity?

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 5: Infra-Red testing
February 24, 8:01pm

Re: Re: Coal fired emissions
That's pretty funny Rog, coal plants are good because they emit sulfur that then falls on farmers land so they don't need to add it - at least you agree the plants are emitting sulfur... ...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
February 24, 3:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Terror in Copenhagen today
"You want free college for all - despite the fact that this has so many problems. We have been over this and I have pointed them out to you before. But keep ignoring reality." And I po...

In Chaff » Terror in Copenhagen today
February 24, 3:18pm

Re: Napoleon Pockets
When you say Napolean Pockets, you mean they're inside the jacket? I make those and find them pretty useful. If it's raining, I can get stuff out of my pockets without getting rain in...

In Chaff » Napoleon Pockets
February 24, 3:07pm

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