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Kevin Buggie (kbuggie) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale NW New Mexico
About Me I teach 8 year olds. My dog is 13. And I like to play outside

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Re: Re: NM packraft
Thanks for reading, everyone. I planned to, but never got back out there this season to finish the hiking section after the Thompson Ridge fire burned out a month later. Also,the NM Railrunne...

In Post-Trip Reports » Attempted packraft circumnav of Valles Caldera, NM
January 01, 3:13pm

Upload done
Took forever to type on the phone, but a great way to relive the trip. Done a minute before New Years

In Post-Trip Reports » Attempted packraft circumnav of Valles Caldera, NM
January 01, 12:01am

Attempted packraft circumnav of Valles Caldera, NM
So I bought a Yukon Yak last year and after reading all about the walking and floating trips of Roman, Erin and Hig, AMWC, BMWO, etc... I was jonesing for a longer trip of my own here in the southw...

In Post-Trip Reports » Attempted packraft circumnav of Valles Caldera, NM
December 31, 4:32pm

Re: the theatre of the absurd
The inclusion of only 1 BPL item on each staff members list seems to have left many of us wanting for a little bit more insight to the kit of the pros. In past years, the 'lifestyle' item ...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2013 Staff Picks
December 31, 2:09pm

Chinese jetboil canisters?
@roger. Do you know by fact that Jet boil is using unfiltered gas? Or are you kinda ranting and conflating brands (Chinese primus)? If the former, that would be significant for many users wi...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Stove Systems for Group Cooking Part 1: Basic Framework for Selecting A Cooking Pot and Predicting Fuel Needs
December 29, 7:12am

Re: Re: Re: Winter fuel guideline for XGK, Whisperlite
Page 26 of the ADK WMS handbook states to bring 10 oz. fuel per day if water from streams is available, and to consult trip leader on additional fuel required for melting snow. Like Roger said,...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Stove Systems for Group Cooking Part 1: Basic Framework for Selecting A Cooking Pot and Predicting Fuel Needs
December 28, 2:41am

Re: BPL course gear lists???
I know Eric read the ADK winter mountaineering school handbook posted on a recent thread and maybe thinking of their extensive list of required gear: 2500 cu. inch daypacks, 5500 cu.inch overnight ...

In Gear Lists » BPL course gear lists???
December 27, 7:03pm

Cloudburst 3
Isn't the TT Cloudburst 3 closer to the tent RJ is imagining? Its got additional guy lines to solve the door-open tension problem mentioned above, and already a tunnel tent. If the CB3 was ...

In GEAR » SCARP 2 winter mods photos
December 05, 5:59pm

+1 Eric's reports
I think Eric's observation on the contrast in safety cultures is spot on. And I look forward to his newsreader-posts; a free service of bpl membership!. My experience within climbing, whi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Man ties legs together, crawls for help
December 02, 5:17pm

Re: Re: Re: Polycro VBL pants project
Justin- the tape was 1 3/8" clear tape sold alongside the film and called , "Window film tape." I used it full width on both sides of seams. Maybe future pair will use transfer tap...

In Make Your Own Gear » Polycro VBL pants project
December 02, 3:58pm

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