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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
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trusty old gear
I'm not immune to buying "new shiny gear," but more and more I've come to find that even if there may be something "better," I'd much rather use gear I'm familia...

In GEAR » Can't stop changing gear?
March 05, 12:37pm

Mike W. said, "I also like to drop my shelter into the bottom of my pack without a stuff sack. I was concerned about the struts but have found it fairly simple to just hang onto the struts whe...

In GEAR » Notch vs Lunar Duo
March 04, 11:08am

Re: Re: good idea, too much money
"I'd rather spend 40 cents for a handwarmer and actually PROTECT my Sawyer rather than just know 'oh crap, now I cannot use it anymore'." Brilliant! Stuffing my filter in m...

In GEAR » Sawyer Filter Freeze Indicator
February 27, 10:28am

Further reduced!

In Gear Swap » FS: Cilogear 45L WorkSack
February 18, 10:16am

Price reduced

In Gear Swap » FS: Cilogear 45L WorkSack
February 14, 4:57pm

I was camping near Jenner on the coast this weekend and got hammered the entire time. The drive home was actually the worst part with impassable roads/detours due to swollen creeks and localized fl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » California snow depth levels... Jan 2014 vs Jan 2013... frightening stuff!
February 10, 4:29pm

Update with a couple of pictures:

In Gear Swap » FS: Cilogear 45L WorkSack
February 07, 2:13pm

FS: Cilogear 45L WorkSack
Cilogear 45L WorkSack Purchased new directly from Cilogear in October 2012. Size medium (17" - 19" torso length), men's hipbelt, product code 450175M, Color = Blue/Grey. Perfect c...

In Gear Swap » FS: Cilogear 45L WorkSack
February 06, 12:44pm

looks good
Luke, I'm having Zimmer make me a pack largely based off of yours - thanks! I was using the pictures on his site to help illustrate features I'd like and more and more referred back to your...

In Make Your Own Gear » Awesome New Chris Zimmer Pack
February 05, 4:57pm

same as Ryan
I've packed the syringe in the past to not only back-flush the filter if needed, but also for wound irrigation. Unfortunately, the syringe sucks (literally) at both. The adapters serve the same...

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini Backflushing
February 05, 12:19am

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