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M G (drown) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Climber. caver. Cartographer. Have hiked, caved, climbed and mapped in Asia, N. & S. America.

Currently planning on 8 days in the upper Kern September 2014.A desert SW trip in May, ski touring in the Canadian Rockies in April and Costa Rican volcanoes in Feb.
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http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/0804737037/ref=pd_aw_sbs_b_30 The historic overview of how the range was mapped is well worth digging this out of a library for.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Book to read on the sierras
March 18, 7:11pm

Re: p.s.
Or fly to Reno and drive or bus to Bishop.

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT Section Hike
March 17, 7:31pm

http://www.amazon.com/Sierra-Nevada-California-Academy-Sciences/dp/159714052X
Highly recommend you get this field guide: http://www.amazon.com/Sierra-Nevada-California-Academy-Sciences/dp/159714052X if you are into birds he does a bird guide as well Some good books...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Book to read on the sierras
March 17, 4:22pm

prana pant
what's the weight on the Prana pants? I've seen them listed at 5oz and at 14oz. huge discrepancy so I'm curious how much yours actually weight?

In Gear Swap » FSale: montbell tachyon wind hoody, backcountry.com down hoody, prana zion stretch hiking pants!
March 17, 4:12pm

Re: Epic
"I'm in the hunt for something lighter than the BD Firstlight that's as bomproof, yet dry. " How about reducing the weight of your firstlight furyher with some after market CF ...

In GEAR » Single Wall Tarp-Tent W/ Epic/Nanoshield Type Fabric?
March 17, 12:29pm

Re: WTB: Flat tarp and MLD supermid
PM sent about a supermid

In Gear Swap » WTB: Flat tarp and MLD supermid
March 16, 5:51pm

Ohiopyle
Ohiopyle State Park ( http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/ohiopyle/index.htm#hiking) has some nice day hikes and is also the terminal for the Laurel Highland Trail (70 miles). A beauti...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking around Pittsburgh
March 13, 8:32pm

Re: Re: Harrison
"I'll bet you're talking about Little Joe Pass, between Milly's and Lucy's? I'd be interested in whatever beta you can provide, just on general principles. I very seldom, a...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Harrison Pass?
March 13, 8:00pm

Harrison
Tom, There is an easier alternative to the west dropping straight to Lake Reflection if coming from the South. I took it in September. It is cairned and fairly solid. I can post links to a descrip...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Harrison Pass?
March 12, 8:37pm

Re: MEC
"It would be great if they where more like MEC." Most longtime MEC members I know refardless of whether or not they are UL-ighters think MEC sold out about a decade ago. They are chasi...

In Philosophy & Technique » Does this mean I'm ultralight?
March 09, 7:39pm

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