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Bob Gross (--B.G.--) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Headlamps and Batteries
Exactly! You are talking about 80 grams or more, and I am talking about 54 grams. I strive for a lower weight. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Headlamps and Batteries
October 16, 12:43pm

Re: Re: High Sierra Trail
"I'm amazed at those who can do Whitney as a day hike. I found that I could never go up the Whitney Trail faster than 4 hours 15 minutes. Year 2014 was Year 39 for me, so I am trying to...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Mt Whitney from the West
October 16, 12:10pm

Re: Headlamps and Batteries
I don't understand your last chart at all, because I use a Zebralight H501 with lithium primary AA for a total weight of less than 54 grams. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Headlamps and Batteries
October 16, 12:03pm

Re: Two adult bears with a cub?
For black bears, normally momma bear will chase the young bear off at age 1-1/2. Once in a while, this does not happen on schedule, and the young bear is hanging around until age 2-1/2. Meanwhile, ...

In Post-Trip Reports » San Gorgonio Backpacking/Running Oct9-11
October 16, 11:53am

Re: More
The last photo, number 4/5... the cat looks like it has blood or something on the side of its mouth. Prey blood or its own blood? --B.G.--

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
October 15, 7:50pm

Re: Re: Swish
Similarly, I carry one quart bottle of full-strength drink, which means that it is double the concentration that I normally drink. Then I carry one quart bottle of plain water. I can drink out of o...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Carbohydrate supplement source
October 15, 5:49pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: pumps
Either --B.G.--

In GEAR » MSR white gas stove pump failure
October 14, 6:55pm

Re: Roger is keerect
" Bob Gross -> Yer right about plastic cups and bowls being better than heavier Ti for eating and drinking. I've long contended that unless Ti is absolutely needed to do double duty for...

In GEAR » Recommendation for a titanium cup?
October 14, 6:28pm

Re: Re: Re: pumps
Penberthy was a very opinionated person. He seemed to have some good ideas, and those eventually led to a lot of MSR stoves in use. However, he also had some ideas which were rather wacko. The publ...

In GEAR » MSR white gas stove pump failure
October 14, 3:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Much better sensor in the Sony cameras...
"The smaller the sensor, the smaller the optics." Let me phrase this differently. If you have a very small sensor, then the optical lens can be small. If you are going for wide angle o...

In GEAR » New camera
October 14, 3:48pm

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