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Craig W. (xnomanx) - BPL Professional Member

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About Me Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
-K. Vonnegut
CityBeautiful Altadena
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.sweepingthegarden.wordpress.com
My PDF Gear ListGeneral Adventuring Gearlist (2013)

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All Forum Posts by Craig W.

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: mt biking in wilderness history
Skis vs. bikes seem a strange comparison, the primary difference in my mind being that skiers are typically not sharing the same trails/areas with non-ski users during the same seasons. Mountain b...

In Philosophy & Technique » The inevitable bike legalization of the JMT
December 03, 9:26am

Re: Re: Cuben Fiber Monk Tarp
I don't know about the monk tarp, but I've used a tarp of very similar dimensions (actually slightly* bigger- the Oware CatTarp1) in bad weather and I didn't like it. I had a trip in...

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber Monk Tarp
December 02, 9:15am

Re: Re: George Matthews
I was thinking about him the other day. Still have the "thumbs up" button Eugene made for him.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Grand Canyon- Double Crossing aka "Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim"- BPL Group Run
November 30, 5:53pm

Re: Thanks
I think this is an instance where canvas Carharts are worth their weight.

In GEAR » Tough, but light clothes for desert hiking
November 26, 4:28pm

Re: Winter boots/shoes
I like the looks of the Zamberlans as well, might go with trying some of those. REI has them, but only up to 13. I'm worried a 13 might be a touch small for me too, especially with thick sock...

In GEAR » Recommend a GTX lightweight boot?
November 24, 9:54am

Anyone here trademark a name?
I'm dabbling in clothing/lifestyle/gear ideas right now. The domain names I'm looking for are available and now I'm considering taking the jump into purchasing a trademark for the name...

In Chaff » Anyone here trademark a name?
November 22, 8:49pm

Re: Re: Los Padres Overnight.
Pretty dry up there this time of year. I typically pack for dry camp anytime I go. Thanks for the tip Brendan.

In Post-Trip Reports » Los Padres Overnight.
November 22, 6:23pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Going Fast
"Somewhere on here or his site, Roman Dial wrote about the ideal size for hiking. I don't remember the exact numbers but it was something like 5'10", 160 lbs and a size 9 or 10 fo...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 10:27pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
Sounds like Billy needs a little education on the Man in Black.

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 20, 5:57pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
Another cool trip report being overshadowed by predictable BPLBS.

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 19, 9:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Craig W.

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Montbell Thermawrap jacket
A great jacket- my XL weighs in at just over 10 oz. with its stuff sack. Very simple, functional design- perfect for 3 seasons in the Sierras when combined with a base layer and/or shell system.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
May 15, 8:56pm

Dirty Girl Gaiters
These are great "dry" gaiters. As a trail runner I shopped and shopped for a good, breathable, and lightweight pair...not much out there. Most mainstream gear makers seem to seriously over...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 13, 8:55pm