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All Forum Posts by Richard Scruggs

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Re: Cutting it too light
Well, there was the time I went on my first time ever climb (Symmetry Spire in the Tetons) and I hadn't yet learned how to rappel. Ended up spending the night on the mountain 'cuz we could...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cutting it too light
February 17, 7:12pm

Re: Enchantments Lottery Now Open
It's interesting to note that -- so long as a permit lottery winner has not yet actually printed the permit out -- they have up until the 7th day before their start date to change the permit by...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Enchantments Lottery Now Open
February 17, 6:25pm

Re: Re: The weight you hope for versus the weight you take
If I had weighed my pack in the "old" days, probably might as well stop at a truck scale on the way to the trailhead. Just carried it; didn't weigh it. Nowadays, as I've b...

In GEAR » But the way you you hope for versus the weight you take
February 13, 1:43pm

Great Trip Report by a Triple-Crowner
Attended a presentation about the AT trail that Erin "Wired" Saver gave a few evenings ago at the REI store in Tigard, Oregon. It was great fun (even educational, too) to hear Erin recal...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Great Trip Report by a Triple-Crowner
February 11, 8:53pm

Re: Guns guns guns
This is the gear swap thread for selling backpacking stuff to backpackers. It's great that OP was able to offer -- and evidently sell -- his lightweight survival rifle in a backpacking forum, ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Survival rifle: Armalite Explorer AR-7
February 05, 12:08pm

Re: 3 day trips in Tetons, Yellowstone, Sawtooth and Yosemite
Teton Crest Trail from top of Teton Village tram to Jenny Lake. Less than 30 miles total if at the end you catch boat ride across Jenny Lake to parking lot. Doable in one long day for the ambit...

In Pre-Trip Planning » 3 day trips in Tetons, Yellowstone, Sawtooth and Yosemite
January 29, 4:20am

Re: "Dude we're going on a hike someday list."
Dylan, and a guitar.

In Philosophy & Technique » "Dude we're going on a hike someday list."
January 29, 3:50am

Re: Re: Not deleted
Not seeing all those ads folks are complaining about. Just see ads reflecting some website I've visited in the past, like Audible or some gear store. Sure enough, upon clicking the corner...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL Reacts to distasteful ad complaints
January 15, 3:38pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: AdBlock
Evidently what we have here is a failure to communicate on a matter of paramount importance to the future of civilization as we know it, and during the depths of winter to boot. Before we stop the ...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL Reacts to distasteful ad complaints
January 12, 5:11am

Re: Where are you excited to go in 2015?
For the Spring, hope to land at Old Settler's Music Festival in Driftwood, Texas, with many treks (at least 100 yards each way) between Ben McCulloch campground on Onion Creek and Salt Lick BBQ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Where are you excited to go in 2015?
January 12, 3:56am

All Reader Reviews by Richard Scruggs

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Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
They do last a looooooooooooong time when used as a map case, though. JRS

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:18pm

Base Designs 1000ml Titanium Pot
Just received one of the 1000 ml Base Designs titanium pots from ProLite. At $19 plus shipping (and shipping is free within USA if order exceeds $50), this pot appears to be a bargain for what appear...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 07, 10:50pm

Backcountrygear.com
Have had many, many on-line orders at Backcountry Gear over several years, and experienced only a single error in all those transactions when they sent the wrong color of an item. As it turned out, I...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:52pm

National Geographic TOPO! Outdoor Recreation Mapping Software - California
Several years ago, I purchased mapping software for a few of the "regional" areas produced by National Geographic. For example, the software included the North Cascades on one disk, the Sout...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
February 06, 5:38pm