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About Me Grew up in the PNW loving the Oregon Cascades and High Desert. Too many years in the Army "hiking" mountains in Afghanistan.
Settled down and getting back to my backpacking roots.
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Working on post trip report
Thanks for the input. I had an outstanding trip and ended up finishing the entire loop in three days due to lots of rain on day three. 25 miles in the rain isn't that fun, but I was super impre...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Winter Carolina/Virginia Appalachian
January 06, 5:43pm

Only one problem with Bend...
I grew up in Bend and loved every minute of it. The only issue with Bend is the collapsed economy. So much of the population boom in Bend in the late 90's early 00's provided a glut of cons...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » do you all feel about Oregon??
January 06, 3:44pm

Two a day
That's why two a day is the usual issue for MRE in the field.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » New to MRE's
January 02, 4:48pm

Moved up
I almost had a classmate come along for this one, but he had to bail yesterday. Luckily, this gives me flexibility, so I decided to move up my trip to tomorrow. The weather outlook is much better t...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Winter Carolina/Virginia Appalachian
December 13, 5:38pm

Thanks for the sources and the link. I look forward to experimenting with this stuff.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Hammer Perpetuem
December 12, 5:48pm

Greg, Would you mind posting a recipe for your mix? or just the ingredients? I'm not even sure where i'd buy maltodextrin and electrolytes for a powdered mix.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Hammer Perpetuem
December 12, 12:48pm

Brings back memories
Thanks for the pictures. I embarked on at least two weekend trips each month from Bottcher's Gap, Los Padres Dam, and Tassajara Road in 2003 and 2004. I recall one trip departing from Bottcher&...

In Post-Trip Reports » La Ventana "The Window"
December 10, 11:04am

I agree. I have had mine for 6 months and it is just so easy to use. The wind shield is well designed and very stable as a pot stand. The esbit clip is as simple and light as it gets next to throwi...

In Multiple Use Gear » THE multiple use stove (IMHO)
December 08, 5:41pm

I miss my winters in the Central Oregon Cascades. Tons of winter trails for snowshoeing and X-country skiing. A gazillion miles of trail within 15 minutes of downtown Bend. It's where I'm g...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Winter trip help
December 06, 5:03pm

Cool name
It has a cool name going for it :)

In Editor's Roundtable » Boreas Buttermilks 55 Review
December 06, 4:58pm

All Reader Reviews by Green Thumb

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MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
I really tried to like this filter. It is awesome for the first 10 gallons or so. After a couple months of light use(about one overnighter a month), the original filter element crapped out and the uni...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 17, 3:57pm