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Doug Smith (Jedi5150) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Central CA
About Me LEO K9 handler, with SAR, EMS background.
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Bears in Los Padres?
Interesting, I had no idea there were bears in Los Padres. We don't have any in the Santa Cruz Mountains, and none in the Los Padres area from San Luis Obispo to Monterey. I sort of figured t...

In Post-Trip Reports » Los Padres Overnight.
December 31, 3:48am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Thinking of Places to Move to - Colorado, Utah, Oregon,...?
""I wasn't even alive in the 50's, but when it comes to respect, manners, and morals.. yea, I'm convinced it was way better back then. Of course it was before all of the bad i...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thinking of Places to Move to - Colorado, Utah, Oregon,...?
December 31, 12:28am

Bend
BEND!!!!! Ian B. beat me to it. It's about as far from a big city as you get but wow!...it sure is on the top of my list if I ever get out of California. I've spent a few days there a ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thinking of Places to Move to - Colorado, Utah, Oregon,...?
December 30, 11:13pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: ursack?
"btw, you have something stuck in your teeth." Hahaha Well played! It took me a second but I'll blame that on me being tired. ;-) Eric, I've checked out some of the Ta...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I'm converted to light wieght
December 30, 1:04am

Re: Re: Re: ursack?
Katherine, my apologies! :-) I haven't been on the forum in a little while and didn't look closely at your name or photo, I simply assumed you were Katarina. Awkward...hahaha Thanks...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I'm converted to light wieght
December 29, 9:57pm

Re: ursack?
Thanks for the head's up, Kat. The truth is now that I've come to grips with the Bear Vault being part of my list, I kind of want to keep in the habit of it. That way it stays a "kno...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I'm converted to light wieght
December 29, 2:22pm

SPOT
I just remembered one item that I will probably be adding to the list (yes, I know that the goal is to reduce items hahaha). My wife is going to insist that I take some sort of SPOT/ EPIRB, especi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I'm converted to light wieght
December 29, 12:11pm

Trailpix
Nick, thanks for the head's up on the Trailpix. I'd seen them before and then completely forgot about that as an option. I will absolutely get one before my next outing, regardless of wha...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I'm converted to light wieght
December 29, 11:41am

Re: 7 pound shelter; what else?
Harald, I appreciate you taking the time to write that very informative reply. I've read through it a couple times already to get as much out of it as I can. To all the folks suggesting giv...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I'm converted to light wieght
December 28, 11:37pm

BIG tent
Stephen, congrats on your 4GT! Every time I see one of those huge beasts I conjure up images of family camping and weathering a storm with my wife and kids and two dogs inside, living peacefully. ...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
December 28, 1:15am

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