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Alex Wallace (FeetFirst) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Northern California
About Me Simple really; I enjoy getting lost in my local mountains and that's it. This site passes the time when I find my way back to the fluorescent lights, ugh. If you would like detailed, up-to-date information about the conditions in the Sierra, check out the true authority at: http://www.highsierratopix.com/
CityWest Sacramento
StateCalifornia
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://picasaweb.google.com/awallace1980

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curious
I'm very intrigued by the Helios 55, especially in V40, and look forward to reading some field reviews. @ Serge, Are you able to expand on the description of the frame sheet, aluminum stay...

In GEAR » Katabatic backbacks
October 08, 12:24pm

Closures
Note that the Eldorado NF has reopened areas east of Ice House Road, but majority of the forest to the west is still closed. See forest order & associated map here: Eldorado NF Alerts & Not...

In Photo Gallery » Sub 24 in the King fire, El Dorado County.
October 07, 12:34pm

Where at in Eldorado NF?
Is that Slab Creek Reservoir/Silver Creek?

In Photo Gallery » Sub 24 in the King fire, El Dorado County.
October 03, 12:42pm

Catenary curves
"As others have mentioned, the top-shelf mids are the obvious answer here. I would not put Golite in this category, their lack of cat cut on panel seams makes their shelters very loud in high ...

In GEAR » Lightest Bomber Tent/Shelter Options?
October 01, 3:35pm

GoLite Imogene Ultralight 3 Person
The Golite Imogene Ultralight 3: Weighs 3 lbs. 1 oz.; freestanding; double-walled (inner net & outer fly); and comfortably fits 2. Ironically, I sold mine to purchase a GoLite SL3.

In GEAR » Light 2 person freestanding double wall tent.
September 25, 4:32pm

Island Lake
Wow, three times would be frustrating, but don't give up; Island Lake is a wonderful destination with plenty of cross country opportunities nearby to explore. Island Lake:

In Pre-Trip Planning » The curse of Island Lake
September 24, 5:21pm

Re: wow
Thanks, Gordon. Sorry, no gory photos. My friend might have one that shows the swelling, but that's about it. The ankle is doing great and I hope to be back at it by January.

In Post-Trip Reports » TR: Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite NP to Agnew Meadows, Ansel Adams Wilderness
September 22, 11:59am

Re: Inspiring photos
You're welcome, William. Thanks for the kind comments. I'm glad I could lend some motivation.

In Post-Trip Reports » TR: Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite NP to Agnew Meadows, Ansel Adams Wilderness
September 16, 2:47pm

TR: Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite NP to Agnew Meadows, Ansel Adams Wilderness
It wasn't so much the overwhelming flash of pain that worried me, but more so the audible "snap" I deeply felt in my ankle while tumbling down the mountain. "Boy, that wasn't...

In Post-Trip Reports » TR: Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite NP to Agnew Meadows, Ansel Adams Wilderness
September 16, 3:41am

Rettenbacher
Great pictures, Doug. Thanks for sharing. "Even if you don't want to deal with the talus and reach Catherine, it's worth just hiking up through the meadows. There are a some easy s...

In Post-Trip Reports » Minaret Lake out and back
September 15, 6:10pm

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