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Craig W. (xnomanx) - BPL Professional Member

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All Forum Posts by Craig W.

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Re: How bad are the sierra mosquitoes right now?
Just got back from 5 days in the upper Kern basin. I've got about 1000 bites on me. Seriously. Bring a net tent/inner and bug protection.

In Pre-Trip Planning » How bad are the sierra mosquitoes right now?
June 24, 12:05am

Erasing the Past
I hope we always remember that this was the flag representing an army that was fighting, amongst other things, to maintain a slave economy in the United States. Attempts to disconnect the flag f...

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
June 23, 11:58pm

SC Governor is So Wrong!
I think it's absolutely shameful that this flag was ever allowed to fly over a state building after the war.

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
June 23, 3:19pm

So I know I'm kinda late here, but I finally gave Nido a try while prepping for a trip this coming week. Combined with Trader Joe's Coconut Cranberry Granola, I think I just found one of m...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Nido!!!
June 13, 12:04pm

Jeez, you all have me feeling bad…. Despite a broken big toe and raging cold, I'm still surfing before it's light outside. Sounds like I need to find some stairs or a cheeseburger to ke...

In Chaff » HTFU
June 12, 10:28am

Re: Re: Re: Coffee in your cathole
If you like coffee in catholes or cats in cornholes consider this kernel of truth: Piling your grounds in unsightly mounds leads to marmots jacked up on caffeine. Looting and hoarding, che...

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 09, 9:05am

Re: Re: Re: Leave on Lost Coast trip in a week
I do a good deal of surf fishing….You can buy the Gulp Sandworm in any size and cut it. I prefer the Camo sand worm. I don't believe I've ever fished one whole. Another good option i...

In Fishing » *Lightweight* Saltwater Kit
June 08, 11:33pm

Re: Re: DSLR Straps?
I rigged a makeshift strap like the BlackRapid... ...but I'm not sure a want it around my neck/shoulders all day anymore. I think ...

In Photography » DSLR Straps?
June 06, 6:58pm

DSLR Straps?
My pocket sized point and shoot has died so it looks like I'll be hauling my DSLR on my next trip into the Sierra. Having the neck strap on for extended periods while hiking gets annoying. ...

In Photography » DSLR Straps?
June 06, 3:20pm

Re: RE: Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
Almost had mine rolled into Tyndall Creek off the JMT. That could've been interesting. I usually put my cookpot on top with a rock in it...low tech alarm so I can hear if it's being dis...

In Philosophy & Technique » Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
June 06, 3:06pm

All Reader Reviews by Craig W.

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Montbell Thermawrap jacket
A great jacket- my XL weighs in at just over 10 oz. with its stuff sack. Very simple, functional design- perfect for 3 seasons in the Sierras when combined with a base layer and/or shell system.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
May 15, 8:56pm

Dirty Girl Gaiters
These are great "dry" gaiters. As a trail runner I shopped and shopped for a good, breathable, and lightweight pair...not much out there. Most mainstream gear makers seem to seriously over...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 13, 8:55pm