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Bernard Shaw ( - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Upstate New York
About Me Avid Mountaineer, Trip Leader, Kayak Instructor and Educator, my love of people, wildlife, nature, and photography are fulfilling balances to my profession of child psychology and compassionate assistance for complex child and adult abuse situations. I have had a wonderful life and feel fortunate to have a loving partner, good friends, and wonderful outdoor students and professional clients. Please feel free to email me for integrated outdoor adventures whether to the High Sierras or On the water!
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All Forum Posts by Bernard Shaw

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Re: WM Ultralite (Long) For Sale: Mint Condition
Bag is sold. Thanks for the patience those who waited in turn to see if you got it.

In Gear Swap » WM Ultralite (Long) For Sale: Mint Condition
March 29, 5:40pm

WM Bag still for sale
Poster above reneged on agreement, bag still for sale.

In Gear Swap » WM Ultralite (Long) For Sale: Mint Condition
March 29, 3:47pm

bears are like burglars
Bears are like burglars, if you leave your house locked with an alarm and lights one and neighbors watching, they just go to the next house until find one easy. Bears in Dusy/Bishop are like in...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bears on JMT
March 28, 9:54pm

WM Ultralite (Long) For Sale: Mint Condition
SOLD Used only once, must sell, Absolutely mint. Blue. Paid $345 + tax, selling for $245. Here is WM's specs in case you don't know them. Their 20 degree rating is quite conservative in my ...

In Gear Swap » WM Ultralite (Long) For Sale: Mint Condition
March 28, 6:28pm

Re: Re: Esbit cooking
Thanks for researching the esbit information! Evan

In Philosophy & Technique » Cooking technique question...
March 24, 6:43am

Re: Re: For every action a reaction
Thanks for being open, and I hope I included I have made similar mistakes. Point well taken about too much fighting. Post onward!

In Chaff » Throwing In The Towel
March 23, 3:27pm

lack of support
I know no accounting for individual taste and fit, but imo they lack support underfoot, little torsional support, and are quite uncomfortable. Too bad wanted them to work. I am 6'3" and weigh 172...

In GEAR » Delerion disappointment
March 23, 3:23pm

the more change, the more the same
25 years ago, I made early gore-tex fabric into rain chaps, everyone laughed until they saw how much less one's crotch over heats while hiking and how if on'es jacket was long enough,one stayed per...

In GEAR » SpinnChaps
March 23, 6:43am

For every action a reaction
Miguel, I would fight for your right to express your opinion any day, freedom of speech is essential, despite today's political climate. That said, you were not simply expressing your opini...

In Chaff » Throwing In The Towel
March 23, 6:22am

Only place for light not heat!
Folks, BPL is one of the few places where smart, logical, experienced, knowledgeable people use scientific analysis and methodology to advance our knowedge of equipment and the sport. There ar...

In Chaff » Throwing In The Towel
March 22, 7:40am

All Reader Reviews by Bernard Shaw

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Gossamer Gear SpinnTwinn Tarp
Definitely 5/5. 47 sq. ft. useable area for 8.0 oz of the best spinnaker cloth available this is a very versatile tarp for two plus their gear. A Pletntitude of stake loop, very high quality stitchi...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
April 16, 7:24pm

Titanium Goat 2 section poles
These two section poles are very stiff, come apart and join effortlessly, are quiet, the tip is replaceable, very light, about 4.7 oz. per pole (the non-take down pole, 3.1 oz), and the handles comfor...

In Trekking Poles
April 08, 8:32pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
Well made and my own fault for not noting dimensions and specs. That said, fit is marginal at best for MSR titan kettle. I have to bend and grind it to modify it so it would work.

In Stoves - Other
March 09, 8:27pm

PossumDown Glove Liner Gloves
BPL has been clear about the limits of durability of the Possum material, so not a gripe here. Just, in my experience, even when baby them they wear out very very quickly. Thin spots develop even whe...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
February 06, 7:25am