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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 :)
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Another lost hiker story
I like the headline on this one: "Rescued hiker’s lesson: Always go prepared" This is a classic lost hiker event with one mistake compounding with others. She had a self-drawn map ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Another lost hiker story
October 12, 11:38am

SOLD: Windshirts Men's L & XL
SOLD =================================================== SOLD: Zo-On windshirt from Iceland with the Iceland Air logo. Euro XL size, fits like a US men's large, measures 24" ac...

In Gear Swap » FS: Windshirts Men's L & XL
October 09, 10:47am

Re: options for a light syn vest?
For more comparison, The North Face Thermoball vest is 8.2oz in large, measures 24" across the armpits and 28" back length.

In GEAR » options for a light syn vest?
October 08, 10:39pm

Re: Re: Limits of mountain bike travel?
"I have to say that is one skilled rider." I should say so! I balk at a little loose gravel. One slip up on those cliffs and they'll be getting the folding spatula out of the MSR k...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Limits of mountain bike travel?
October 08, 8:57pm

Re: durable bushwacking windshirt
The good old fashioned nylon anorak windbreaker comes to mind. It appears that LL Bean has resurrected the design and even has them on sale. My guess is ~12oz. http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/81...

In GEAR » durable bushwacking windshirt
October 08, 1:58pm

Limits of mountain bike travel?
I landed on this video quite by accident. Amazing bike handling! I got vertigo just watching it. I would be clinging to the rock and crying like an infant :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQ_I...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Limits of mountain bike travel?
October 08, 1:52pm

Re: RE: A bikepacking we will go.....
I know what you mean about the fork, but the brace is supposed to be on the rear on this one. Note the offset is correct at the axle. The brace is part of the casting rather than being bolted on. H...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » A bikepacking we will go.....
October 07, 10:01am

Re: Side (Pack) Pockets
Pockets in general turn a pack into a trail office. You are living on the trail and those pockets allow good organization and quick access to water/filter, snacks, latrine kit, sunscreen, bug repel...

In GEAR » Side (Pack) Pockets
October 06, 1:46pm

A bikepacking we will go.....
I've been wanting a bike that I can do long rail trail trips with. Specifically, the Iron Horse trail parallels I-90, running 100 miles from Cedar Falls, near North Bend, Washington, through a ...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » A bikepacking we will go.....
October 06, 1:29pm

Withdrawn by seller
Withdrawn by seller

In Gear Swap » FS: Sierra Designs Rain Jacket, Women's Large, 11.6oz, Lavender
October 03, 2:47pm

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