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obx hiker (obxcola) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Outer Banks of North Carolina
About Me 60: Wide but relatively shallow experience. That's my older daughter and "baby" brother in the photo
at Gragg Prong , Wilson Creek.
CityNags Head
StateNorth Carolina
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.obxcola.com

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All Forum Posts by obx hiker

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AT and Sandy
First snurricane in history!! Check this taken today on LeConte and lifted from the "High on LeConte site linked here: http://www.highonleconte.com/1/post/2012/10/mountain-top-views.html ...

In GEAR » making use of Hurricane Sandy?
October 29, 4:39pm

Sierra Lakes & Tranquility
Bob that photo of Columbine is really nice. The clouds against the cerulean sky. Here's mine. I finally made it. Trip report to come later Banner morning glow> And a bonus: Ritter...

In Photo Gallery » Sierra Lakes & Tranquility
October 03, 6:18pm

Shining Rock Wilderness - Sept 28
I wouldn't take anything for bugs. Only ones I've ever seen there were limited black flies @ end of May.. yep ...weird...black flies. First time I'd met them, I didn't know they eve...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Shining Rock Wilderness - Sept 28
September 26, 8:38pm

Doug's Charts
one interesting part of the second chart is the huge spike in debt under FDR during the early 1940's necessitated obviously by WW2 which has been described as (incidentally vs intentionally) th...

In Chaff » Romney/Ryan 2012
September 06, 1:48pm

Deficit
Here's a little something lifted from Politifact regarding the deficit accumulated during the Obama administration. "On Jan. 7, 2009, two weeks before Obama took office, the Congres...

In Chaff » Romney/Ryan 2012
September 04, 7:40pm

interesting
If you believe that a pair of people should have the same legal right to form a legal contract that provides them with certain legal rights, protections and tax advantages as many other pairs of pe...

In Chaff » Romney/Ryan 2012
September 04, 7:08pm

Record?
What about Obama's record? Be specific please

In Chaff » Romney/Ryan 2012
September 04, 6:50pm

pumpsack
Make your own using a standard 13 gal kitchen trash bag. The kind with the built-in draw tape closer works great because the "tape" holds the opening open while you "catch" the ...

In GEAR » weight pumpsack Thermarest Xtherm
September 02, 8:48pm

Curry Cabins
My wife and I stayed in a tent cabin at Curry @ May 1st and I took a couple of photos since I have built a similar sized frame to support clear tarps for a seasonal greenhouse and was sort of inter...

In Chaff » Hanta Virus in Yosemite
September 02, 8:10pm

efficiency of large collective public enterprises
AKA gummit burotcracies: Paul Krugman July 6, 2009, 8:24 AM Administrative costs "These administrative spending numbers have been challenged on the grounds that they exclude some aspec...

In Chaff » Romney/Ryan 2012
August 27, 6:59pm

All Reader Reviews by obx hiker

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BPL Blow-Up Pillow
Used the dual chamber for @ 5 years. Don't want to get it too full but that's easy to adjust. Can be a little tricky to get fully de-flated for packing. Persistence! Cover it with your tee-shi...

In Miscellaneous Products
September 30, 8:19pm

Montbell Thermawrap jacket
William Siemens has it right about wind-resistance being a key. This jacket is wonderfully wind resistant. The Northern Outer Banks of NC can be an incredibly cold place due to the combination of wind...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 25, 4:32pm