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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...
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I'm sure you know
conditions in the Adirondacks change frequently, and deteriorate quickly. I would say that the first list in the link I sent is pretty complete, and accounts for just about any conditions. More ...

In Gear Lists » What kit sleeping\camp clothing (Michigan mid Nov, Ontario early Dec, ADK High Peaks early Feb)
October 31, 6:44am

ADK Winter Lists
Here is another interesting link to a good ADK winter day hiking list... http://www.adkhighpeaks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=19433

In Gear Lists » What kit sleeping\camp clothing (Michigan mid Nov, Ontario early Dec, ADK High Peaks early Feb)
October 31, 4:52am

Re: Re: relative cold
"I like to take an Esbit wing stove and a 450ml mug with a small windscreen to whip up some soup or hot beverage. An "Ikea wood stove" and IMUSA mug would be good to make more hot st...

In Winter Hiking » Thermos Flask
October 30, 12:43pm

Re: Re: Nick - question?
"Not nearly enough rum :)" Jamesons... Believe it or not, on that day - the bottle of Jamesons in my car was a bit slushy too!!

In Winter Hiking » Thermos Flask
October 30, 12:26pm

I've gone back and forth
between carrying a stove, or just carrying a thermos. While it's nice to stop and heat something up, I have found the urge to keep moving is stronger, so opted for the HydroFlask instead...

In Winter Hiking » Thermos Flask
October 30, 12:25pm

Nick - question?
Your avatar says you're from Southern Cal...I wonder what temps you use this system in? I tried the same thing in the Adirondacks, and it turned into slush in just four hours...

In Winter Hiking » Thermos Flask
October 30, 11:47am

HydroFlask
HydroFlask makes a couple of very well insulated stainless thermoses. Last year I was in the Adirondacks...temp was -10F, and after eight hours of hiking, my tea was still too hot to drink right aw...

In Winter Hiking » Thermos Flask
October 30, 7:19am

Brian
Go ahead...I was going to buy these, but I'll pass.

In Gear Swap » Mountain Hardware climbing pants
October 22, 12:23pm

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Interested - sending a PM

In Gear Swap » Mountain Hardware climbing pants
October 21, 8:02pm

Re: christian louboutin shoes
Great targeting - this is the PERFECT audience for Louboutin shoes!

In Gear Swap » FS: 0 degree quilt
October 21, 8:37am

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