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Leigh Baker (leighb) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Northeast Texas Pineywoods
About Me Nearly 60,but in better shape than at 40! Always hiked, love the outdoors and nature. Started backpacking just over 3 yrs. ago,fortunately began UL thanks to BPL. Also an avid paddler,and special education teacher.
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Winter runny nose remedy?
OK, I know this is a goofy question, but play nice please, it's Christmas after all :-).....My nose runs at the drop of a hat in cold weather. It makes it hard to breathe from my nose instead o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Winter runny nose remedy?
December 24, 3:58pm

flares
..."but they seem like such a good backup for winter backpacking I didn't really care about the cost." Agree! Most of us here think little about spending money on the latest, light...

In GEAR » A 3.4oz fire starting insurance policy
December 22, 4:34pm

flares
@Dale Ah, I see. Guess I was just thinking they'd do the "we can have it here by tomorrow,etc...." like they do on parts, but had I looked into it further I'd have discovered the ...

In GEAR » A 3.4oz fire starting insurance policy
December 22, 2:19pm

re:A 3.4oz fire starting insurance policy
Interesting discussion. A quick google shows a 4 pk for 11.99 at O'Reilly auto parts,a bit better price break; don't know if those are national chains or regional, but we have them here.

In GEAR » A 3.4oz fire starting insurance policy
December 22, 12:46pm

re: "Sticker bushes!! Help!!"
LOL Jen, why is it that I thought of you when I read the title to this post? Gotta love the desert!

In GEAR » Sticker bushes!! Help!!
December 22, 8:16am

re: animated avatars
OK, so I have to confess that I'm not a big fan of them either, by omg, without them this thread would never have come about, and it's ended up being so hilarious that I'm laughing so h...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Disabling ANNOYING Animated Avatars?
December 21, 11:29am

re: Dehydrating experts
There are others here much more experience than I, but I don't see any reason given the ingredients you listed, that you couldn't dehydrate it and reconstitute as you mentioned. You didn...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dehydrating experts - need your help!
December 18, 6:40pm

re:"Infographic / flier to hand out to newbies to help lighten their packs."
"Live by example", that's been my experience with the folks I hike with that seem to carry too much. Over the past 3 years I've noticed many of them lightening up without my preac...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Infographic / flier to hand out to newbies to help lighten their packs.
December 14, 10:58am

sorry to hear
I hope you can get it resolved via PP as others have suggested. That's a lot of money to lose. I bought a couple of pair of mittens last year, but from EcoWool, IIRC.

In GEAR » PossumDown alert
December 04, 5:42pm

re; The whole world is my living room
Wow, looks like this thread went viral while I was at work today :-). A very interesting topic though. I'm hoping to retire at the end of the next school year (2015)and on a teacher's pensi...

In On the Web » The whole world is my living room
December 02, 6:16pm

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