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Nancy Twilley (goodcaver2) - BPL Guest

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About Me Hello! I love to do pretty much everything you can do outdoors, especially cave. I grew up in Tennessee, live temporarily in St. Louis for school, and hope to move out West when I am finished in 2011. Thanks for reading!
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thanks
Thanks for the replies! Looks like it's not an open and shut case but the responses lean in favor of the Ohm. Apparently the new design has a somewhat adjustable torso length, so hopefully ...

In GEAR » Best load transfer to hips: GG Mariposa vs. ULA Ohm 2.0
September 18, 5:03pm

Best load transfer to hips: GG Mariposa vs. ULA Ohm 2.0
I have a straightforward question: I'm looking to buy a new lightweight pack and want opinions on the pack with the best load transfer to the hips -- mariposa or ohm 2.0? Note: I'd pref...

In GEAR » Best load transfer to hips: GG Mariposa vs. ULA Ohm 2.0
September 17, 11:32am

sweet!
Looks like super clean work, and I love the blaze orange for visibility.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Bivy
September 07, 11:36am

WTB: GG Gorilla or ULA Ohm in size small
Hi all: Looking for a lightweight pack in size small -- would prefer a Gossamer Gear Gorilla, but open to alternatives in around the same volume and weight. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » WTB: GG Gorilla or ULA Ohm in size small
September 06, 7:01pm

shameful?
"They have not become anti-anything, but rather have retained what they feel are good values." It's pretty clear the BSA are anti-g@y. They're banning g@y and l esbian den mot...

In GEAR » Selling / donating older gear?
September 02, 10:09am

FS: 2 Merino long-sleeved base layers, Patagonia / Icebreaker, Men's M
For sale are two merino base-layers, both in excellent condition and with no visible flaws. One is from patagonia, the other an icebreaker 200-weight shirt. Both are men's medium, and I'd...

In Gear Swap » FS: 2 Merino long-sleeved base layers, Patagonia / Icebreaker, Men's M
August 08, 3:42pm

jo-ann ripstop
Hi James: The ripstop at your local Jo-Ann's is 1.9 oz -- it's fine stuff, but you'll do better with the 1.1 oz from backwoods daydreamer. Great small business, cheap materials, and...

In Make Your Own Gear » joann fabrics and a sleeping quilt
June 28, 1:34pm

baffles
Agreement on the baffles: if you do decide to do a simple sewn-through down quilt with regular baffles, make lots of small ones. Think patagonia down sweater. In fact, I've thought about maki...

In Make Your Own Gear » Fast packing Quilt
June 25, 8:05pm

baste stitch
I don't see why a simple baste stitch shouldn't work. When I hand-stitch gear I usually just set up a french seam and then baste two lines of stitching. Will take you a minute but it will...

In Make Your Own Gear » hand stitch recommendation needed
June 25, 8:02pm

thanks!
Hey guys, thanks for the info! I will try out my neoprene socks with trail runners this evening to see if that will work, but the bread bag solution is also sounding like a good one -- I really do...

In GEAR » Trail runners in snow at RMNP next week?
June 13, 4:58pm

All Reader Reviews by Nancy Twilley

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Western Mountaineering Tamarack
No reviews on the Tamarack yet so I'm giving my first impressions. After I use it a few times I intend to come back and add further thoughts on performance. Since it's a Western Mountaineeri...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 17, 4:22pm