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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 :)
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Re: Gatewood Cape good in the PNW?
Works for me and we're neighbors. There is condensation, but no more than any other single wall shelter. If the weather isn't stormy, it pitches with the bottom edge off the ground, providi...

In GEAR » Gatewood Cape good in the PNW?
April 08, 7:52am

Re: Where to buy tights?
Check the running stores. Many choices.

In GEAR » Where to buy tights?
April 07, 10:04pm

Re: Ground cloth tie-down
Throw a couple rocks on it until you're done setting up. Re: water running under your shelter. That's one reason I use a ground cloth that is a little larger than needed and I roll the ...

In GEAR » GG Polycryo ground cloth
April 07, 9:51pm

GoLite Cady synthetic insulated jacket $60
On the GoLite site: http://www.golite.com/Product/ProdDetail.aspx?p=109009209

In Gear Deals » GoLite Cady synthetic insulated jacket $60
April 06, 6:53am

Re:Window insulation film
If you got to Home Depot, the film is in with the weatherstrip supplies. I paid $6.49 for a 62"x210" package.

In GEAR » Polycro?!? Ground Sheets for CHEAP!
April 06, 6:33am

Re: Hiking alone - how to amuse yourself?
Writing, reading, harmonica, Native American flute, a tiny radio, or just taking in the wonder of it all.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking alone - how to amuse yourself?
April 05, 10:08pm

Re: Re: Ultralight generic gear list
Timothy Premack wrote: "Dale -- I like your list. It is vendor agnostic. Unlike some other lists. Why don't you put it up the Wiki?" I added it to the Wiki. And yes, the ide...

In Gear Lists » Ultralight generic gear list
April 05, 6:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Best mug for morning coffee?
Forgot this one. I found it in a thrift store. 2.5oz/70g and holds 12oz/350ml. I think it is polyethylene and has a snap lid and a neoprene sleeve for insulation.

In GEAR » Best mug for morning coffee?
April 04, 6:27pm

Re: Polycro or contractor bag?
The weight on the contractor bag may surprise you. A 39gal/147l 1.1mil "leaf bag" is 1.8oz/50g. Other than that, it's tough plastic and should do the job. I have used LDPE (low de...

In GEAR » 3.5 ounce groundsheet bad or good?
April 04, 5:46pm

Re: Thanks Dale
My pleasure, Ma'am [tip my Tilley] We do manage to cut corners once in a while here. It helps offset all the gear temptation generated!

In Gear Swap » Wanted to Rent or Borrow
April 04, 4:27pm

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