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jeffrey armbruster (book) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by jeffrey armbruster

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"Stories of bad weather and how your shelter went"
Theo's story about puddles forming on packed ground reminded me of the worst situation that I found myself in weather-wise. Overflowing trails that send little streams toward your tent can be a...

In GEAR » Stories of bad weather and how your shelter went
July 26, 3:06pm

"Can the GOP Sink Any Lower? Yes It Can!!"
I heard the tail end of an interview with John Kasich on NPR this morning. It was kind of a disaster. Too bad in a way because Kasich is an entirely reasonable candidate. The host started asking Ka...

In Chaff » Can the GOP Sink Any Lower? Yes It Can!!
July 25, 8:09pm

"Used Toilet Paper - Pack it out!"
And when you're in bear country, do you...put it in your Bearikade with your food? I'm afraid that's a bridge too far for me at least. I've been hiking for thirty years and I do ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Used Toilet Paper - Pack it out!
July 25, 6:20pm

"Ankle support with high boots"
High tops aren't casts. Your ankles still flex.

In Philosophy & Technique » Ankle support with high boots
July 21, 12:49pm

"Ankle support with high boots"
+1 James. Maybe a better approach would be to ask him to assess his foot anatomy. I have a very personalized boot system that is appropriate for my very weird feet and no one else that I know. ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ankle support with high boots
July 20, 9:12pm

"Trump disses McCain in Iowa"
this whole brouha-ha did bring up a pet peeve of mine: false equivalency. trump's racist and anti-veteran remarks are posited as appealing to the tea party "far right" activists in th...

In Chaff » Trump disses McCain in Iowa
July 20, 6:38pm

"Trump disses McCain in Iowa"
I'm not a fan of McCain but Trump's comments are un-effing-acceptable. Trump is a flim flam artist and a charlatan. I won't bother to add IMHO. I also found the swift boating of Kerr...

In Chaff » Trump disses McCain in Iowa
July 19, 9:20pm

"In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off"
what's an FKT? except, way to go Ralph, I did just follow his record attempt, so it must be related...

In Gear Deals » In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off
July 18, 7:33pm

"JMT speed record attempt"
You're a better man than me, Gunga Ralph, in terms of this effort, which I couldn't begin to approach. Congratulations. I may be the better man when it comes to, ummm, sleeping. I'm ...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » JMT speed record attempt
July 15, 2:27pm

"Down jackets for 3 season use - how much down?"
Given that down is way lighter and warmer than the material in a Nano puff or fleece (8 oz.)--wouldn't two more ounces of down obviate the need of a nano, be warmer and save weight? One piece t...

In GEAR » Down jackets for 3 season use - how much down?
July 14, 10:43am

All Reader Reviews by jeffrey armbruster

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Vasque Breeze GTX
These boots really are a breeze on your feet. Unlike another reviewer, I found these boots to have terrific ankle support. However, the deal-killer for me is the relatively narrow toe box. Full disclo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 16, 7:35pm