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Eileen Duncan (eileensd) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale The Sierra or the SF Bay Area
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Duane: you said you can fit 8 days of food in a lg. canister. How much food/day is this? Nathan: By any chance do you have a menu you could share (for longer trips)? I need to pack ~10 days o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Yet more bear canister questions/discussions...
July 08, 11:35am

Me thinks not.
Doing trail work, I am often a sitting target (literally) for mosquitoes in the Sierra. They LOVE me, and they drive me crazy. So, although I'm trying to eliminate chemicals from my life, two s...

In GEAR » Is Permetherin beneficial in the Sierras?
July 06, 11:04am

Purchase made :)
Thanks all, for your input. I went with the 30% overfill. Even though I'm 5'5" and size sm, I also went for the wide, 6' long version. All these "extras" will certain...

In GEAR » EE Revelation X 20* quilt - 30% overfill necessary?
July 05, 3:39pm

Re: Re:EE Revelation X 20* quilt - 30% overfill necessary
Generally, when I was cold in my Marmot bag I was in my Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2 & probably on a Thermarest ProLite (short length w/clothing under lower legs and feet). For my upcoming trip (w...

In GEAR » EE Revelation X 20* quilt - 30% overfill necessary?
July 03, 9:25pm

I suggest your wife spend a night on the NeoAir on a hard floor. Unless she's a super deep sleeper and happy on just about anything, I think it's important for her to know how her sleeping ...

In Gear Lists » Help with wife's gear.
July 03, 8:24pm

EE Revelation X 20* quilt - 30% overfill necessary?
It looks like I'm going to purchase my first quilt! I'd like to hear about other people's experiences with the Revelation X 20* (or other EE quilts) in relation to warmth. I'm consi...

In GEAR » EE Revelation X 20* quilt - 30% overfill necessary?
July 03, 7:58pm

EE quilt
I just emailed Enlightened Equipment (Tim). Thanks so much for the suggestion. Now, I'll have to see if there's any way to rush an order. I'm leaving town to hit the trail on July 24.

In GEAR » Regular or Short length?
July 03, 6:18pm

Re: Re: Regular or Short length?
Point taken about the importance of trying a bag. I agree... but the $229 sale price (from $415) at has my attention (can't seem to find their return policy)! Hard to pass up what loo...

In GEAR » Regular or Short length?
July 03, 10:11am

Regular or Short length?
I'm going to buy a new sleeping bag (considering SD Vapor 15 degree bag) and don't know whether or not I should get a regular or short length. I am *just* under 5'5" (65 in) and th...

In GEAR » Regular or Short length?
July 02, 9:59pm

Re: Florence Lake loop, which options?
Hi Andrew, I'm new here and definitely no expert, but I looked at your list and thought I'd add some thoughts. Maybe it'll spark more input! Some of your optional items: iPhone -...

In Gear Lists » Florence Lake loop, which options?
June 29, 7:12pm

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