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Don Amundson (amrowinc) - BPL Premium Member

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Pain Reliever opinions
I used to be a big Vitamin I user. A recent physical revealed osteoarthritis in my back plus higher than normal blood pressure. Through some research I discovered ibuprofen "may" cause e...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » pain reliever opinions sought
July 10, 12:58pm

"They are the head office that make the laws of the state." Not exactly. They may advise but don't make any laws and their role focuses on privately-owned wildland in the state. ...

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
July 10, 12:32pm

Next year we'll have to coordinate our schedules! Good luck on your search. Bearikades are a pretty rare commodity on the used gear market but maybe you'll get lucky.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Bearikade Weekender Bear Canister
July 07, 12:52pm

Mine isn't laying around gathering dust but if you can't find someone willing to sell theirs I'd be happy to loan you mine for your trip. I'll be using it Aug 10-17 but other than ...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Bearikade Weekender Bear Canister
July 07, 11:46am

Caribiner Type
If it happened once I'd blame it on a gremlin. Twice, then I'd blame the caribiner. I always like simplicity having learned that the more parts something has the more chance for failure a...

In GEAR » Bear bag carabiner
June 30, 2:06pm

Packing a Pillow
I pack two pillows. Both are the cheap Graham FlexAir's, one in the large size and one small. I don't usually carry extra stuff so I don't have anything to fill a stuff sack. The pillo...

In GEAR » Do you pack a pillow?
June 25, 3:33pm

Bear bag carabiner
Adam--I'm curious about what style carabiner from zpacks you were using. They sell both a "standard" type and a wire gate type. I think their current bear bag kit comes with the stand...

In GEAR » Bear bag carabiner
June 24, 11:17am

Ti Skewers
On second thought (or is it third) stainless steel would be cheaper and, like titanium, is available on Amazon.

In GEAR » Ti Skewers
June 20, 8:57pm

Ti Skewers
Titanium welding rod might work for you. Look on Amazon.

In GEAR » Ti Skewers
June 20, 8:02pm

JMT North
A few thoughts totally out of order. Unless the Wenk guide book has changed the info is provided for both north and south bound hikes. The newest data book info says it has info for both north and...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Experience with JMT Northbound thru hike?
June 19, 6:46pm

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Borah UL Gear
I recently contacted John at Borah Gear about repairing my Stealth Pack that I've had for a number of years and has more than 1,000 miles on it. He immediately responded and said just mail it to ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 18, 2:40pm