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Scott Ireland (WinterWarlock) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western NY
About Me Grew up in South Jersey, and hiked and backpacked in the Pine Barrens, and in the Pennsylvania stretches of the AT. Went away to college, got married, and stopped all outdoor activity for many years. Six years ago I was 'reborn' (aka divorced), and ended up marrying a woman from the Adirondacks, who introduced me to my new home away from home, and got me back into serious hiking. Am now working on my ADK 46 and Cat3500...
CityRochester
StateNY
CountryUSA

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In Gear Swap » FS bags & tops
November 26, 11:38am

Noah's Tarp
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In Gear Swap » Shelters/packs for sale
November 23, 4:59am

Asst Scoutmaster views...
I have to say that I too was underwhelmed by Cub Scouts, but understand that today's Cub Scout programs are very very basic, and have different goals than when I was young. Even our Boy Scout t...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » New to cub scouting- Feeling a bit underwhelmed.
November 17, 9:17pm

ADK's
Hi Pete - Your setup sounds pretty much OK...I spend most of my winter hikes in the ADK's myself. Depending on your size, you may find the 30" snowshoes a bit long for some of the trai...

In Gear Lists » Getting ready to snowshoe in the ADK
November 17, 8:59pm

Re: bait n switch
I checked it out yesterday, and it was $50, but as of this morning it's back up to $125. Maybe it was a short term sale?

In Gear Deals » Women's GoLite Jam - $50, free shipping
November 17, 4:15am

Wide/Long version
I'd be interested in a 26" wide version also - preferably 75" long. I'll keep an eye on the site.

In Make Your Own Gear » 11.4 oz 78x20x2.5" Sleeping pad :)
November 16, 4:16am

'shoes...
Pete - if you're looking at the MSR Lightning Ascents, check out the Denali Evo Ascents's as well. I myself have the LA's, and have climbed in the ADK's with them...mine are fine bu...

In Gear Lists » Which Snowshoes?
November 07, 4:33am

WinterWarlock
Cool idea... A few years ago I went thru the proverbial rough patch - went thru a divorce, then was laid off a month later. Somehow the WinterWarlock from the kids holiday special "Santa Cl...

In Chaff » My avatar
November 06, 5:09am

Grubpack, Ratsak, Canisters
Looks like the Grubpack and Ratsak are two versions of essentially the same thing...both wire mesh that prevents gnawing thru. I see most folks here are from the west, but here in the Adirondacks w...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Nalgene Cantene for Food Storage?
November 06, 4:04am

Sorry...
Yea, he told me...strange coincidence of the naming of the Wraith and Ghost. Oh well...I tried.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Mountainsmith Wraith or Ghost
November 05, 8:21am

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