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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.
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Western NC
You've got a lot of places you can hit in Western NC as well in the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests (figure 3 hours from Atlanta..could be more depending on where you go).

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Good trails around Atlanta, GA
August 22, 6:44am

Very nice
Now I just need to find a woman that can do that for me.

In Make Your Own Gear » pictures! hooray!
August 21, 7:42pm

Re: Use Tax
Yeah, that's what I gathered from the Nolo site Sarah. It's on paper but barely enforced and there's little if any education on it.

In Gear Deals » 20% off $100 @ campsaver.com
August 21, 9:31am

Re: Internet Sales Tax
Where did you hear that? Sales tax is paid at the state level and only some states enforce collection of tax on internet/mail order purchases according to Nolo. http://www.nolo.com/article.cfm/o...

In Gear Deals » 20% off $100 @ campsaver.com
August 21, 9:21am

MontBell Pads
I'm thinking the UL series is a better fit for me year-round although I may change that when summer rolls around again. I'm thinking the 90 + the 30 extension (doubles as sit pad) + the pil...

In GEAR » Pad Suggestions
August 21, 9:01am

My Gorp
I put together this Gorp recipe on my last outing and it was delicious. Equal parts: Peanut Butter M&Ms Cherry flavored Craisins Sliced Almonds It's more expensive than the trad...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » My Gorp
August 21, 4:44am

GoLite Virga
I've been planning on ordering a GoLite Virga myself. It's $80 and 9 oz.

In GEAR » Picking a Rain Jacket
August 21, 3:55am

Pad Suggestions
I need pad suggestions. My shoulder width is between 19-20 inches so the TorsoLite I had planned on purchasing is out. My torso is also between 19-20 inches. I want something comfortable but also r...

In GEAR » Pad Suggestions
August 20, 8:42pm

20% off $100 @ campsaver.com
use coupon code "amen" at checkout, good through 8/24

In Gear Deals » 20% off $100 @ campsaver.com
August 17, 12:23pm

Bivy Suggestions
I'm planning on tarping on my next trip and am looking for bivy suggestions for fouler weather. I tend to roll some during the night and 99% of the time wind up sleeping on my stomach. I don...

In GEAR » Bivy Suggestions
August 16, 1:45pm

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