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Dale Wambaugh (dwambaugh) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Native Seattlite, hiking and biking in the woods since I was a kid. Returned to backpacking a couple years ago and discovered the pleasures ultralight hiking-- it appeals to my gadgeteering nature and my aging body parts :)
CitySeattle
StateWashington
CountryUSA
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Re: What article would you send to a total newb?
Short and sweet: https://dalesjournal.wordpress.com/2015/03/12/ultralight-backpacking-basics/

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What article would you send to a total newb?
July 01, 1:10pm

Sold: First Ascent 100w Fleece 1/4 Zip Long Sleeve Top, Men's Small, Orange
Sold to William: a First Ascent 100w Fleece 1/4 Zip long sleeve top. Men's small, measuring 20.5" across the armpits, 27" back length, 35" from the center of the neck to the cuff...

In Gear Swap » FS: First Ascent 100w Fleece 1/4 Zip Long Sleeve Top, Men's Small, Orange
June 30, 3:49pm

Re: Low cost Sleeping bag alternatives
I think of Lafuma sleeping bags for low cost and low weight. Some of the shell fabrics can be quite porous, which is great for warm weather, but no so good if there is a cold wind and sleeping unde...

In GEAR » Low cost Sleeping bag alternatives
June 30, 3:42pm

Re: Summit
"Exped U.S. Site lists 9.9 oz for weight- I'll post up a weight when it gets in." Interesting--- the package says 330g/11.6oz and two here have found weighs within 0.2oz of the sam...

In GEAR » Exped Summit Lite 25 Backpack: Golite Ion Replacement?
June 30, 12:59pm

Re: WTB: Compact sleeping bag or quilt
Temp range? Budget?

In Gear Swap » WTB: Compact sleeping bag or quilt
June 30, 12:48pm

Re: Re: re: "UL Fail"
"....there are no experienced UL people available. None. In all of North America, nay, the entire world." HA! Their stove articles must really get you going, Jim :) Someone needs to...

In On the Web » UL Fail
June 30, 12:46pm

Re: cannot find hole air mattress
A soap and glycerin mix can help make better bubbles. Make sure you rinse it well after. The sneaky leaks are not simple holes, but a patch of delamination. After some time you will see a littl...

In GEAR » cannot find hole air mattress
June 30, 12:38pm

Re: Re: Re: Exped 25 straps
"I'm thinking I may mod the straps with a little CCF. " You could take a seam ripper to the binding on the outer edge, open it enough to add the CCF and then re-sew.

In GEAR » Exped Summit Lite 25 Backpack: Golite Ion Replacement?
June 30, 10:59am

Re: UL Fail
I saw that. Covers stupid journalism rather than stupid light. "Gee, I left ALL my gear at home and it didn't work." Duh. What they need is a good natural toilet paper article :)

In On the Web » UL Fail
June 30, 9:56am

CLAIMED: Free to kids or Earth supporting organizations: a herd of 7 water bottles (you pay shipping)
Claimed by Jeff: free to any kids organization or those that support the environment, trails, etc: a herd of seven BPA free water bottles from CamelBak, Nalgene and Ultimate Direction. You pay the ...

In Gear Swap » Free to kids oe Earth supporting organizations: a herd of 7 water bottles (you pay shipping)
June 30, 9:50am

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