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Alex Wallace (FeetFirst) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Northern California
About Me Simple really; I enjoy getting lost in my local mountains and that's it. This site passes the time when I find my way back to the fluorescent lights, ugh. If you would like detailed, up-to-date information about the conditions in the Sierra, check out the true authority at: http://www.highsierratopix.com/
CityWest Sacramento
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I was camping near Jenner on the coast this weekend and got hammered the entire time. The drive home was actually the worst part with impassable roads/detours due to swollen creeks and localized fl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » California snow depth levels... Jan 2014 vs Jan 2013... frightening stuff!
February 10, 4:29pm

Update with a couple of pictures:

In Gear Swap » FS: Cilogear 45L WorkSack
February 07, 2:13pm

FS: Cilogear 45L WorkSack
Cilogear 45L WorkSack Purchased new directly from Cilogear in October 2012. Size medium (17" - 19" torso length), men's hipbelt, product code 450175M, Color = Blue/Grey. Perfect c...

In Gear Swap » FS: Cilogear 45L WorkSack
February 06, 12:44pm

looks good
Luke, I'm having Zimmer make me a pack largely based off of yours - thanks! I was using the pictures on his site to help illustrate features I'd like and more and more referred back to your...

In Make Your Own Gear » Awesome New Chris Zimmer Pack
February 05, 4:57pm

same as Ryan
I've packed the syringe in the past to not only back-flush the filter if needed, but also for wound irrigation. Unfortunately, the syringe sucks (literally) at both. The adapters serve the same...

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini Backflushing
February 05, 12:19am

I like that frame shape
Interesting - looks good. I've been debating (1) having Zimmer make me a pack or (2) retro fitting my Cilogear 45L Worsack with a similar frame and jettisoning the brick of the frame sheet (...

In GEAR » HMG pack load lifter straps: making a good pack great
February 03, 11:51am

Thanks for sharing, David.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Duo climbing on easy terrain for a beginner with seasoned mountaineer.
February 02, 2:55am

Thank you for posting the photos of the frame and your description. I'm now even more intrigued by Zimmer's work.

In GEAR » New Zimmerbuilt pack
January 31, 12:32am

why waterproof down?
Interesting approach by Outdoor Research: waterproof the fabric, not the feathers.

In GEAR » DWR Down Ye or Nah
January 30, 5:59pm

Looking good.
Looks good. When you receive it, please post some photos and words to describe the frame. Particularly, how is the frame integrated into the pack. Thanks! I've been sketching some designs an...

In GEAR » New Zimmerbuilt pack
January 28, 5:34pm

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