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Peter McDonough (crazypete) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Above the Divided Line
About Me I backpack as the Studliest Studly Studmuffin of Studly Studliness who ever Studlied himself out of Studlyville.

I cut a large path while leaving no trace and carring less than three pounds in my pack.

If you want knowledge of some real scientific prinicples, talk to me and I will guide you to the sun.

See you on the other side.

And remember to keep to the mean.
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Re: A two tiered online membership?
They already have this... 25 for either online or print subscription, or 40 for both

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Continue with BPL Membership?
January 05, 9:49pm

I guess maybe its just something I will need to try out... My current plan of action had been the windshirt and base layers, but it just hadn't gotten cold enough to test out. Any special c...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking In Cold Rain
January 05, 9:46pm

Hiking In Cold Rain
Thinking through my gear list, one thing that I'm not really sure I have covered is hiking in extremely cold rain--such as in the low 30s. Depending on the type of trip, I either use my homema...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking In Cold Rain
January 04, 4:10pm

Old Thread
This topic has been covered in at least 5 old threads. Please do a search for old topics before asking for advice.

In GEAR » TorsoLite or Mont-bell U.L. Pad 90
December 31, 1:36pm

Bivy Tent
Looks like it would be difficult to get into....especially in a rainstorm.

In Make Your Own Gear » Bivy-Tent Idea
November 30, 4:51pm

Re: judging distance
Ranger beads. Its like a human operated pedometer. Walk 100 meters 15 times and count the steps to obtain a average number of steps per 100 yards. Then make a set of beads on a string and put ...

In Philosophy & Technique » judging distance
November 05, 2:04pm

Re: Re: text file
I use open office, which has a convert to pdf function included within the software. Very easy.

In Gear Lists » How do I post my list?
November 04, 12:35pm

Wear all of your insulative clothing...including things like your rain gear.

In Make Your Own Gear » How can I make my sleeping bag warmer for winter travel??
October 31, 9:00pm

Gatewood Cape sells the gatewood cape, which would be perfect for your needs.

In Multiple Use Gear » Best Poncho/Shelter Design
October 30, 3:59pm

one more
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In GEAR » Advice Starting Quilt Sleep System
October 11, 11:12am

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GoLite Ether Wind Shirt (Wisp HP)
Of course you got clammy in it. The temperature was in the mid 60s. There is no need to wear a windshirt in the mid 60s unless you have a slight drizzle or there is a VERY VERY strong wind blowing. ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 16, 12:49pm