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jeffrey armbruster (book) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me bookseller. nordic skier. backpacker.
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All Forum Posts by jeffrey armbruster

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"Total luxury XUL (SUL) is now possible"
Gary: when a hobby becomes an obsession, it's fine. Just watch out for when an obsession crosses over into madness.

In GEAR » Total luxury XUL (SUL) is now possible
August 26, 2:40pm

"norway september"
I have a Hexamid solo. I've found that it has a steep learning curve, in terms of pitching, so I suggest a lot of use/practice in this regard. Also: you mention high winds. I replaced the lines...

In GEAR » norway september
August 17, 9:21pm

"Going Stoveless Question..."
nm

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Going Stoveless Question...
August 15, 9:26pm

"Thunder: How close is too close?"
Justin: yeah, that's a good question. In similar situations, when continuing on didn't bring me into more exposed terrain, or less, I've decided to walk on. If there's no good fores...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thunder: How close is too close?
August 12, 9:20pm

""Hotel" shoescamp shoes"
ditto on the sprint aquatics. size up. mine are still going strong after 5 years.

In GEAR » "Hotel" shoescamp shoes
August 12, 10:49am

"What is the best way to have Map handy"
I use a small belly pack that holds my Steripen, lunch and a soft water bottle--although I've decided to keep the water bottle in a pack side pocket. So now there's plenty of room for a map...

In GEAR » What is the best way to have Map handy
August 10, 10:09pm

"Roll-Up Soft Bottle + Steripen recommendations"
When I used to use iodine I also would wet the screw cap and threads,as per instructions. I always thought that this was to get iodine into any water droplets that might be in these areas, so that ...

In GEAR » Roll-Up Soft Bottle + Steripen recommendations
August 10, 1:51pm

"Have OR Helium II- Worth Upgrading to eVent Jacket for Heavier Rains?"
To answer your question: Event will do much better in the conditions that you describe. Typical Event jackets come in 2 layer, 2.5 and 3 layer. I have a three layer and it's saved my butt a...

In GEAR » Have OR Helium II- Worth Upgrading to eVent Jacket for Heavier Rains?
August 06, 9:08pm

Advice for Lake Tahoe 1st Visit - Car Camping + hiking etc.
O.K. check out Tamarack Lodge just outside of Tahoe City. Cheap rates (esp. the Poker Cabins). Best of all, the lodge borders a state park. Quiet, in the woods, clean, good hikes right outside of y...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Advice for Lake Tahoe 1st Visit - Car Camping + Hiking, Kayaking, Biking
August 03, 9:29pm

"Going TP free, advice wanted."
Greg, two years, in the scheme of things, seems pretty quick. When I see the biomass of a single fallen tree, and the number of years it takes for one to decompose, and then compare that to t.p., w...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Going TP free, advice wanted.
July 31, 10:01pm

All Reader Reviews by jeffrey armbruster

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Vasque Breeze GTX
These boots really are a breeze on your feet. Unlike another reviewer, I found these boots to have terrific ankle support. However, the deal-killer for me is the relatively narrow toe box. Full disclo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 16, 7:35pm