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Wesley Witt (weswitt) - BPL Guest

My Locale Northwest
About Me I am an active backpacker living in the suburban Seattle area. I hike the Cascades and Olympics year round, with occasional trips to the CA Sierras. I've been backpacking and climbing since I was a teen about 35 years ago. I can't stay away from the mountains!

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Nat Geo Topo WA
National Geographic state series topo maps for Washington state. $25 + shipping.

In Gear Swap » Nat Geo Topo WA
May 10, 9:02am

Re: 1 oz Mountain House packaging
The real question is: why use these pre-made meals? The nutrition is horrible, the calorie count is way too low, the taste is not good and the cost is too high. You can very simply make & pac...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 1 oz Mountain House packaging
April 30, 9:30am

Why not just use an URSack???

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Knotless PCT Bear Bag Hang
April 30, 9:05am

Re: Garmin GPS Maps
I like having a GPS for the following reasons: 1: I want a track log when I'm finished with the trek. The track long can be used for many things, but I use it for geo-stamping all my photo...

In Philmont » Garmin GPS Maps
April 23, 12:29pm

Shots of the week, April 18 - 24, 2010
On the way up to Mt. Pilchuck.

In Photo Gallery » Shots of the week, April 18 - 24, 2010
April 23, 12:20pm

Re: UL Scouting for Girls
As others have said look into Venturing. I am the crew advisor (adult leader) for a BSA Venturing Crew. Our crew is co-ed with a good mix of girls & boys. We don't really focus on advanc...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » UL Scouting for Girls
April 23, 9:22am

Re: troop high adventure policy
One of the great things about scouts is that you rarely have to invent something like this. The BSA has a publication named "The Passport To High Adventure" that documents the BSA's ...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » troop high adventure policy
April 23, 9:12am

Wide Mouth Bottle Materials
Interesting that the material makes a big difference in the weight -- you decide if any of these weights are acceptable for your pack. Nalgene semi-rigid container, High-density Polyethylene, 3....

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » water bottle input needed
March 12, 2:29pm

Cranberry Macadamia Cereal Bars
These look really good and I'll definitely make some for my next trip. If there anything like Sarah's other bar recipes they will be very tasty for sure. I did a quick calorie count and...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cranberry Macadamia Cereal Bars
March 10, 10:20am

Sleeping System
Great article. I too use this type of sleeping system where I'll bring my Montbell untralight down upper & lower to stay warmer at night. My problem is that when the temp dips down I slee...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Three-Season Down Mummy-Style Sleeping Bags: State of the Market Report 2010
March 10, 9:46am

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