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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Back in the Front Range
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Later Days
This left the Memorial Day weekend pretty free for us, so we hit some sites on the way back to Denver. First, Mesa Verde. Here's Balcony House: And Spruce Tree House: After a ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Dark Canyon, Utah, 5/2015
May 25, 9:49pm

Day 4
The next day we got up a bit early so that we could hike in the morning before it got too hot for the climb out, but it turned out that the clouds had moved in again and we'd only get occasiona...

In Post-Trip Reports » Dark Canyon, Utah, 5/2015
May 25, 4:57pm

Day 3
The next day we hit the trail downstream towards the mouth of Lean-To Canyon. This part of Dark Canyon does see some traffic, usually from people who hike down from the Sundance Trailhead, and do ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Dark Canyon, Utah, 5/2015
May 25, 4:56pm

Day 2
The next morning I had quite a view for my bowel evacuation: It was overcast most of this day just like the day before, and occasionally a light rain fell- all in all, not bad weather for Ut...

In Post-Trip Reports » Dark Canyon, Utah, 5/2015
May 25, 4:55pm

Dark Canyon, Utah, 5/2015
Das Route Last week a couple of friends and I had our annual hike. For various reasons (i.e several very unpleasant or nigh-fatal incidents) I am no longer allowed to decide upon what hikes thi...

In Post-Trip Reports » Dark Canyon, Utah, 5/2015
May 25, 3:59pm

Don't use a ground cloth?
Use bivies? Otherwise, I find it hard to imagine that you can't pull the pole up a bit and slide a groundcloth under it. Put a square of duct tape to reinforce the spot and mark it for you.

In GEAR » groundcloths with pyramids
May 11, 1:00pm

Re: Re: Re: What does "gentrification" mean?
--- I think you fail to understand my attempt at sarcasm and humor Eric. Yeah, he clearly doesn't grok scare-quotes, either. He's getting kinda defensive, isn't he? And evidently I...

In GEAR » Gentrified?
May 11, 11:22am

Re: Re: What does "gentrification" mean?
Didya note the scare-quotes, there, Eric? :) I think that I equivocated adequately- "most" and "eventually", etc. Maybe I should have specified "regulars" or someth...

In GEAR » Gentrified?
May 11, 9:19am

What does "gentrification" mean?
I'm not even sure what "gentrification" means, as the OP used it. Commercialism? Affluence? Elitism? Linen suits and mint juleps? Are people willing to spend money on what they...

In GEAR » Gentrified?
May 11, 8:46am

Never tested
Willie- So, you're posting pictures of obsolete Ursacks that failed? Is that applicable? The posts you linked mention that it was almost certainly an older model from before they started usin...

In GEAR » Ursack vs Critters (not bears)?
May 09, 10:56am

All Reader Reviews by Dean F.

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Mary Jane's Farm Sante Fe Pasta
I just got back from a Wind River Range traverse in which I tried a couple of Mary Jane's Farm meals for the first time- I had never heard of them- and I'm impressed. Fist, my caveat: I hav...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
September 11, 3:21pm

Bushnell SolarWrap Mini
Very light, but lost points for a smaller battery capacity than competitors and for durability concerns. And, shouldn't we really have an Electronic category in Gear Reviews at this point? Put...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 09, 6:56pm

Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide -Andrew Skurka book
Wow, how to rate this book? It is NOT meant for someone who is already an experienced UL hiker. There is nothing in this book that someone like that doesn't already know or can find out in fiv...

In Books and Media
June 21, 3:43pm

Klepper Double wood framed folding kayak
I own a Long Haul Mark 2, which is a copy of the Klepper Double. Though the fasteners vary very slightly the Klepper frame can use the Long Haul hull-skins and vice versa. The guy who builds the Lon...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 27, 1:18pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
I have a slightly different kit- the 0.1 micron 4-way filter. Of the filters available I give it a 5. It's not perfect, but IMHO it is the best that is available, hands down. The 4-way kit come...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 08, 10:12am

La Sportiva Crosslite
Personally, I rate this shoe a 5/5 because I'm ecstatic to find a shoe that FITS! (I have mutant monkey-feet.) But generally it is probably a 4. Listen, ye, to my tale of woe... I just mov...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 27, 6:02pm

Mont Bell
My wife ordered something I wanted for my birthday from MontbellUSA (not the main company in Japan). She included several ways of contacting her. Three and a half months later it hadn't arrived, s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 03, 11:46pm