Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

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.
CitySanta Barbara
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://santabarbarahikes.com
My PDF Gear ListPiper's Gear

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Piper S.

Showing 21 - 30 of 1351 | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ...136
 

Post

Forum » Thread

Re: My delicious high calorie breakfast mix
Here's the result! Breakfast mix in trail yogurt. Very tasty!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » My delicious high calorie breakfast mix
March 31, 12:38pm

Re: Storing alcohol & alcohol stove in cook pot
You'll probably pour a little bit of alcohol on your fingers sooner or later and thus absorb it through the skin. The amount of residue, if there even is any, from storing the stove in your pot...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Storing alcohol & alcohol stove in cook pot
March 31, 12:36pm

Re: Re: Re: Sub 5 pound - does it really matter?
I'm telling ya, squats are where it's at. And deadlifts too. Seriously. I had no idea this is how strong feels. It's the fountain of youth. And I do enjoy my kit. About 11-12 pounds ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sub 5 pound - does it really matter?
March 31, 7:11am

Re: Sub 5 pound - does it really matter?
I am 50 years old and I can squat with 190lbs on my back for multiple reps. My 12-17lb pack feels like nothing. I guess I do everything all wrong because rather than keep my weight down, I keep it ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sub 5 pound - does it really matter?
March 30, 2:13pm

Re: Summer Quilt Options?
I have a JRB 45 degree quilt. I brought it and a bivy sack to Hawaii and shared the quilt on the cooler nights with my boyfriend, just using a corner of it. On warmer nights the bivy sack was enoug...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Summer Quilt Options?
March 30, 2:06pm

Re: To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket
I have lived in the same place all my life. After a certain point in the year there just isn't any rain. None at all. All the native plants go into their dormant phase. The weather man tries to...

In Philosophy & Technique » To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket
March 26, 7:58pm

Re: waiting for the hot water
It's ridiculous we flush with drinking water. What we need is a complete change in how things are plumbed. Reclaimed water should flow through our toilets and be used in the yard. This droug...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
March 26, 6:57am

Re: Re: Toe blisters
I wear wide men's shoes only. I got tired of my toes folding under each other. Over the years, and after two long hikes, my toes are all spread apart and now I couldn't wear a pair of women...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Toe blisters
March 23, 8:15pm

Re: Ray Way pack
The beauty of Ray's kits are the instructions are really good. In high school I got a D in sewing. I couldn't figure out the pattern instructions. I was surprised when I made that hat. It d...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ray Jardine examines Cuben Fiber
March 23, 3:09pm

Why do adventurers not take their partners?
I think the original question was why don't adventurers take their partners with them on their more adventurous trips. I think it is because those truly adventurous ones where you are testing y...

In Philosophy & Technique » Why do male adventurers not take their female partners along?
March 23, 8:03am

All Reader Reviews by Piper S.

Piper S. has posted no reviews.