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Skip Booth (the1skipper) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me I live in Raleigh, NC and do most of my backpacking in the Blue Ridge Mountains in NC and Virginia. I started backpacking in my mid-20s and I've been doing it off and on for the past 15 years since. Nowadays I typically do weekend trips with my kids. I started out looking to drop weight since I was carrying for myself and the kids. Now that they are older I'm back to mostly carrying for myself and I've managed to get my base weight down to around 10 lbs without sacrificing any comfort.
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All Forum Posts by Skip Booth

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Re: TopoMapsApp for iPhone
There's a spring before you get to Shining Rock on the Dog Loser Knob side. The spring starts at Beech Spring Gap. It ultimately feeds into the North Prong, but it starts mighty, mighty slow ...

In GEAR » TopoMapsApp for iPhone
April 04, 2:39pm

TopoMapsApp for iPhone
I did a quick search and I didn't find any threads on this particular app so I decided to start one. I was headed out to Shining Rock Wilderness area in NC this past weekend for a quick 12-m...

In GEAR » TopoMapsApp for iPhone
April 04, 9:19am

Re: Re: FS: Osprey Aether 70
Randy, I sent you a PM response but I'll answer here as well in case anyone else is interested. My Aether 70 is a size large torso. The hipbelt fit me perfect right from the start so I neve...

In Gear Swap » FS: Osprey Aether 70
March 25, 8:41pm

Re: FS: Osprey Aether 70
bump one more time

In Gear Swap » FS: Osprey Aether 70
March 11, 9:49pm

bump one time

In Gear Swap » FS: REI Taj 3 Tent
March 11, 9:49pm

SOLD: REI Taj 3 Tent
Asking $110 including shipping CONUS. Trying to clear the closet out of stuff I don't use anymore (and make room for some new stuff :)). While not lightweight by any means, this is a great ...

In Gear Swap » FS: REI Taj 3 Tent
March 08, 9:43pm

FS: Osprey Aether 70
Size Large, color Green. Asking $150, CONUS. I love this pack but it's just not being used anymore since I downsized to a smaller, lighter pack. This pack has been used on 7 weekend trips ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Osprey Aether 70
March 08, 9:32am

Re: FS: BPL Quilt, Titanium Mug, Bear Vault 450
Kendall - PM sent on the SP 600. Thanks, -Skip

In Gear Swap » FS: BPL Quilt, Titanium Mug, Bear Vault 450
September 21, 8:46pm

Re: Circuit
In fairness I haven't done this very often, but on a couple of occasions I've used my Circuit for day hikes from a base camp. I'm typically carry lunch, snacks, water and raingear for ...

In GEAR » ULA Circuit vs. ULA Ohm (Help me decide!)
September 13, 11:34am

Re: Snowpeak 600 lids are here!
Jason, please put me in line for a SP 900 lid. Thanks, -Skip

In Gear Deals » Snowpeak 600 lids are here!
September 10, 2:56pm

All Reader Reviews by Skip Booth

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ULA Circuit
Over the past couple of years I've been striving to drop my base weight by gradually replacing my gear with lighter versions, while at the same time trying to find the right balance of comfort and...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
July 12, 9:17pm