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Piper S. (sbhikes) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Santa Barbara (Name: Diane)
About Me I hiked 3000 miles of the PCT over 2008 and 2009, about half the trail each time. I now hike in the backcountry of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. I'm a Trail Ambassador for Gossamer Gear.
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Re: Re: Traveling light
What kind of clothing? I'm not used to humidity. What will dry fast if I wash it in the sink or does it matter to wear damp clothing? Also, what do you think about preventing sunburn while s...

In Philosophy & Technique » Travling light
August 26, 12:38pm

Re: Last Glacier NP Checklist Questions
We had really good luck with a female ranger at Many Glacier. I presume it doesn't hurt to ask if you can change your itinerary. If you can't get a better one, you may just add a day at the...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Last Glacier NP Checklist Questions
August 26, 12:35pm

Re: Women of BPL, Help a Brother Out
As a woman who DOES like long backpack trips, you can kill the experience if you: - Act like a whiny baby when you don't get your way - Have a lot of physical problems to complain about - ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Women of BPL, Help a Brother Out
August 26, 12:32pm

Re: Hiking Distance Estimates
In the Los Padres where trails are sometimes so bad you slow to 1 mile an hour, what we do is we plan to have alternative destinations. We'll try to make it to some place and have back-up plans...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking Distance Estimates
August 26, 12:25pm

Re: Re: Traveling light
Yeah, that's what I was thinking: I'm not going to the moon. I'm going to Kauai. I'm not even going backpacking, just day hiking, maybe camping. I figured I'd bring barely anyth...

In Philosophy & Technique » Travling light
August 22, 7:56pm

Traveling light
I'm going to Hawaii. I want to travel as light as possible. Can I make everything I need fit into a day pack? I may bring a 45 degree sleeping quilt so we can go camping. Any tips?

In Philosophy & Technique » Travling light
August 22, 3:12pm

Re: Re: How to cache water in a forest?
We've cached water before. The only tip I can give you is that plastic milk jugs don't hold up well to extreme heat or sun.

In Philosophy & Technique » How to cache water in a forest?
August 21, 12:06pm

Re: Thermodynamics with down
The sock marks may also just be a sign of edema. I think it's a myth that you are warmer naked inside your sleeping bag. If it were true, I wouldn't feel warmer draping a jacket over me ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thermodynamics with down
August 15, 8:07am

Re: When you sleep, where do your elbows go ?
A or C or if I'm really cold I lay on my stomach with my arms under my body. My biggest problem is I drool horribly when I'm out there so I almost always have to sleep on my back. I can onl...

In Philosophy & Technique » When you sleep, where do your elbows go ?
August 14, 7:45pm

Re: Cream Cheese Singles
Some thru-hikers pack the plastic tubs.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cream Cheese Singles
August 14, 7:40pm

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