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Gordon Smith (swearingen) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Portland, Oregon
About Me http://www.facebook.com/people/Gordon-Smith/100000899587475
CityPortland
StateOregon
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://pixelhorse.smugmug.com/
My PDF Gear ListGear List (4-day, summer, mountains, dry weather)

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All Forum Posts by Gordon Smith

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Doxy
Ticks are common in the Columbia River Gorge and I've been bitten there many times. Fortunately Lyme is not common in this area, but I take every bite very seriously all the same. Last year I d...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lyme Disease: Challenging Old Stereotypes
July 20, 3:47am

Anyone using the CC Witness?
The CC Witness is a combo AM/FM radio, mp3 player, and digital recording device. It supposedly weighs in at 3.6 oz, which I think includes the rechargeable battery. It isn't cheap, but looks i...

In GEAR » Anyone using the CC Witness?
July 17, 9:53am

G2 vs GF1
FWIW, I recently got the GH1, a forerunner of the G2. I think it's an excellent choice for a backpacking camera, and the G2 will likely be even better. That said, these are not exactly small ca...

In Photography » Panny G2 vs GF1
May 22, 3:45pm

Re: Frontier Pro System
>>how do you guys/gals handle "cooking" water? SNIP Boiling the water for extended times does not appeal to me<< Like Bob, my understanding is that extended boiling i...

In GEAR » Water Treatmen/Filtration
May 07, 12:38am

SOLD OUT!
All my knives are sold now. Thanks everybody! G

In Gear Swap » FS: KNIVES!!!
May 04, 7:05am

Re: Micro 4/3 cameras
You're welcome Jay. Yeah, micro 4/3's aren't particularly cheap, even by DSLR standards. That will probably change over time. I should mention that so far I've not been that happy w...

In Post-Trip Reports » Deschutes River Bikecamping Trip
May 03, 7:33pm

Re: Deschutes River Bikcamping Trip
Hey fellas, thanks for the nice comments on the report! It was a great trip, can't wait to get out on another bike adventure. Jay, the camera I used is one of the new micro 4/3 format digita...

In Post-Trip Reports » Deschutes River Bikecamping Trip
May 03, 12:54pm

RE: Touring Photos
I just did a great little three-day bikepacking trip in central Oregon last weekend. I've posted a trip report here on BPL already, but thought I'd post a few photos of my rig here. My g...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Share your UL touring photos
May 01, 6:25pm

Deschutes River Bikepacking Trip
The last weekend of April, 2010, I went for an awesome bikepacking trip with a small but great group of folks from the Portland Hiking Meetup Group. We spent three days leisurely exploring the lowe...

In Post-Trip Reports » Deschutes River Bikecamping Trip
May 01, 5:42pm

Snow Peak 300 Double Wall Ti Mug
Great mug, lightweight, well made, double wall construction keeps your brew hot, folding handles for compact storage: Excellent condition. I've only used this mug at home a few times, i...

In Gear Swap » Snow Peak 300 Double Wall Ti Mug
April 05, 9:28am

All Reader Reviews by Gordon Smith

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Trail Designs Caldera ULC Cone for Snow Peak 600 mug
The Caldera ULC Cone is the compact version of the original Caldera Cone that Trail Designs has been making for several years. The great benefit of the ULC Cones is that they're designed to fit in...

In Stoves - Alcohol
March 05, 1:32am