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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: toughest bottles
If strength is a concern, most bottles for carbonated drinks with the "rocket bottom" are more than strong enough and there are all kinds of sizes. The really light crinkly water bottles ...

In GEAR » lightest 20 oz plastic bottles
August 06, 2:04pm

Re: Wet feet – should I worry about this? (Fugly foot pictures)
Trench foot or immersion foot from extended cold and wet feet can produce frostbite-like injuries that can be really ugly and permanently disabling. I ran across this note from Andrew Skurka wh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wet feet – should I worry about this? (Fugly foot pictures)
August 06, 12:21am

Re: Re: Re: Light 20oz
Hey Mike-- nice jugs! I mean... bottles!

In GEAR » lightest 20 oz plastic bottles
August 05, 11:51pm

Re: drawstring backpack for overnight trip
A noble effort, but what a miserable way to haul stuff! The bag with a drawstring top is light and simple, but so many light packs fail on the straps. I think Gossamer Gear has the right idea with ...

In GEAR » drawstring backpack for overnight trip
August 05, 10:37am

Soft shell fabric comparisons?
Has anyone seen a comparison of soft shell fabrics? IMHO, at best the category is broad and more a loose term, covering light single-layer stretchy stuff on out to multi-layer boilerplate that look...

In GEAR » Soft shell fabric comparisons?
August 05, 10:30am

Re: Superfeet Green insoles?
I found the green ones too hard, but the orange ones have a bit more padding and volume. Either is light years past the wimpy insoles that come with most shoes.

In GEAR » Superfeet Green insoles?
August 05, 7:33am

Re: Trail Angel Dinner - Help me with Dinner Ideas
I would bet that fresh veggies and fruit would be welcome, so salads and fruit like melons, apples, bananas, berries and grapes would be easy. Fresh gourmet bread, meatloaf and mashed potatoes, ste...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Trail Angel Dinner - Help me with Dinner Ideas
August 04, 7:30pm

Seattle Sports 32 Liter Waterproof Backpack on STP for $15
I got one of these and it's great for the money. 18oz on my scale. I got it to strap on top of my rear rack for bike packing, wanting a tougher fabric than I would normally seek for hiking. The...

In Gear Deals » Seattle Sports 32 Liter Waterproof Backpack on STP for $15
August 04, 12:13pm

Re: Manufacturers with no weights listed?
Yeah, and retailers like REI don't consistently list weights either, even on their own producymts. Worse yet are inaccurate weights or not specifying the size used for the weight listed. Very o...

In GEAR » Manufacturers with no weights listed?
August 04, 10:25am

Re: flat water kayaking
I've used sea kayaks in all kinds of lakes and yes, all the information on paddling techniques, self rescue, packing gear, etc applies on lakes as well as salt water. Sea kayaks are longer and ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Entry Level Kayak Info
August 04, 10:17am

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