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Erik Danielsen (er1kksen) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale The Western Door
About Me Living and working between adventures. So far those have included the Andes, the Adirondacks, the nooks and crannies of WNY, and being a not-quite-UL wanderer all over the east coast.
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All Forum Posts by Erik Danielsen

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Local availability
Here in buffalo I see these kits in Dollar General, with whole shelf-fuls in all the hardware stores. For some weird reason I still haven't picked any up.

In GEAR » Polycro?!? Ground Sheets for CHEAP!
April 06, 9:20am

I plan on being there around the same time with a few friends. Fortunately we're all used to tromping around in deep snow for up to 6 months a year here, hopefully we'll survive the pass!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Annapurna Circuit Questions
April 05, 8:50pm

Land's End
Keep an eye on Land's End's sales and online clearance department. I got my 10-oz. super-compressible down jacket from them for $50 last summer, which is usually when they dump the last yea...

In GEAR » Cheap Down Jacket
April 05, 8:45pm

The scary part is perusing this list and realizing that I am guilty of more of these than I have fingers on each hand.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Weight saving techniques
April 04, 10:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Google Earth
Yeah, I've played around with that, and I can view it in 3-D view just fine, but that doesn't give me the topographic view with isolines that you get from the "terrain view" in we...

In Philosophy & Technique » Best way to make maps for my blog?
April 04, 9:26pm

Re: Google Earth
Note: google earth does not (for some unfathomable reason) come with the "terrain" feature available by default. A quick google search should turn up various "skins" you can dow...

In Philosophy & Technique » Best way to make maps for my blog?
April 01, 1:09pm

Let's just hope it doesn't get windy!

In Make Your Own Gear » My DIY tarp: lighter, warmer, much cheaper than silnylon :)
March 31, 3:23pm

Re: +1 Collin Fletcher method
I didn't know it was the "fletcher method", but I've been doing that with my granite gear as well. Half the time I just prop it up against a tree or rock rather than a trekking po...

In Multiple Use Gear » Camp Chair
March 31, 11:51am

Re: Non-Spider Spider-Bites?
That's perfectly plausible. We all have different levels of immune system responsiveness and we all have different bacterial populations on our skin. People even vary in the overall toughness o...

In GEAR » Tarps and . . . snakes? Please enlighten the noob
March 30, 9:51pm

Re: Spider bites
Most actual recluse bites* occur in the home, for the reason that recluse are both very reluctant to bite and have a darn hard time forcing their tiny fangs into your skin even if they DO want to b...

In GEAR » Tarps and . . . snakes? Please enlighten the noob
March 30, 9:24pm

All Reader Reviews by Erik Danielsen

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five ten camp four
I have owned and loved a pair of these and worn them until their current state of having gaping holes in the sides. Observations: great fit, decent support and cushioning (never any sore feet) and...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 10, 7:29am