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Chris W (simplespirit) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale WNC
About Me I backpack and packraft, and sometimes teach both. I bicycle and ride a motorcycle. Sometimes I run. Sometimes I do Yoga. I have wilderness medical and whitewater rescue training. I can be a bit of a gear junky, although I seem to read more and buy less these days.
CityAsheville
StateNC
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://getlostoutfitters.com
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All Forum Posts by Chris W

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Re: Leukotape
I have a small vial that has a needle, tick tweezers, and a couple of safety pins in it that I wrap the leukotape around. It's just as sticky when I pull it off that tube as it is fresh off the...

In Editor's Roundtable » Necessity vs. Importance: Considering Ultralight Essentials
July 16, 12:06pm

Re: Re: Re: Leukotape
Leukotape on sale @ BPL

In Editor's Roundtable » Necessity vs. Importance: Considering Ultralight Essentials
July 16, 10:48am

Re: Leukotape
I've tried duct tape and it won't stick to my skin. The Leuko works like a champ though and I don't need the benzoin tincture with it either. Best piece in my medical kit by far.

In Editor's Roundtable » Necessity vs. Importance: Considering Ultralight Essentials
July 16, 10:24am

Re: Hubba Hubba vs Hubba Hubba HP
I don't know about Jersey but here in the SE we use a regular Hubba Hubba year-round.

In GEAR » Hubba Hubba vs Hubba Hubba HP
July 15, 12:02pm

DEET and flies
I bet you're right Benjamin. I've noticed some marks on my last several trips that definitely don't resemble mosquito bites.

In Philosophy & Technique » Mosquitos...
July 15, 10:59am

AGP Stock
I emailed them a couple of weeks back and was told they were waiting on the parts shipments to come in.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » TitaniumGoat reorganizing?
July 15, 8:34am

DEET
I tried using 100% DEET on my last trip in the Smokies and still got ate up on my legs. Not sure what I'm going to try next aside from maybe long pants.

In Philosophy & Technique » Mosquitos...
July 15, 8:32am

Conduit Fit
Art, you probably get a dynamic IP from your ISP and someone else got it banned. Anyway, the gist of what Brian said was the Conduit is designed with a 20" long back panel (to fit your avg ...

In GEAR » ULA Conduit Fit?
July 14, 6:04pm

Nothing but quick-dry clothing
I don't know that much about the JMT but I just did a section of Smokies here in the SE and took my rain jacket with me but wound up not wearing it during a 2-3 hour downpour. My reasoning is I...

In GEAR » Rainwear Confusion...
July 14, 3:01pm

Conduit and Circuit
According to Brian, most any canister will fit vertically in the Circuit. I don't think one will fit in a Conduit at all.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear Canisters & ULA Conduit
July 13, 2:16pm

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