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Peter McDonough (crazypete) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Above the Divided Line
About Me I backpack as the Studliest Studly Studmuffin of Studly Studliness who ever Studlied himself out of Studlyville.

I cut a large path while leaving no trace and carring less than three pounds in my pack.

If you want knowledge of some real scientific prinicples, talk to me and I will guide you to the sun.

See you on the other side.

And remember to keep to the mean.
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All Forum Posts by Peter McDonough

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Metric
What I don't understand is everyone's fascination with the metric system. Do yall want to switch over just because the rest of the world uses it? Half of the world is socialist--should we...

In Chaff » Should BPL go metric?
August 08, 10:37pm

Should BPL go Metric?
Should BPL go Metric?? NO!! First off, SUL would no longer be less than 5 pounds. It would be some ridiculous decimal number. I hate the metric system, and I use it all the time. If you ar...

In Chaff » Should BPL go metric?
August 07, 11:07pm

Re: Storm flap for Golite Hex 3?
Only if the wind is blowing very hard will you need such an addition(very rare conditions in my experiance). And in such conditions, all you do is stake the windward side to the ground. The g...

In GEAR » Storm flap for Golite Hex 3?
July 18, 11:31am

Re: Cebe's at STP
How about Wal-mart?? How does a $6 pair of sunglasses sound to you?

In GEAR » Sunglasses
June 28, 11:16pm

Re: Foot odor -- just deal with it?
Two pairs of socks--one to wear, the other drying out on your pack. Wash your feet and socks at a convenient stream.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Foot odor -- just deal with it?
June 27, 12:33am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Keeping the sleeping pad from sliding
I think that if the pad slid around on level ground, the problem may be with your sleeping style rather than the pad. I have used my theremarests on many surfaces, including silnylong, PU nylon, 3...

In GEAR » Keeping the sleeping pad from sliding
June 15, 2:11pm

Re: 2d bivvy sack pros/cons
Cut the top a few inches shorter all the way around and sew like a stuff sack. It works...and it gives you a bathtup floor all the way around. I had great success with this design. http://www....

In Make Your Own Gear » 2d bivvy sack pros/cons
June 15, 2:06pm

Re: Re: Re: re:FannyPack Ultralight
Donna---The main thing I try and ingrain within the participants brains is to have a legitimate reason for each and every piece of gear. This prinicple alone saves pounds and pounds within the pac...

In Gear Lists » FannyPack Ultralight
June 11, 1:43pm

Re: re:FannyPack Ultralight
I agree with you partially Brett. However, the intent of my course is not to instruct basic outdoor competency. Rather, I aim to teach my two principles of lightweight hiking, and then teach the ...

In Gear Lists » FannyPack Ultralight
June 10, 10:59pm

Re: Re: Re: re:FannyPack Ultralight
Nope, no navigational gear necessary. Two of the group carried park trail maps, I have good knowledge of the park having been there many times, exceptionally well marked trails and trail divisions...

In Gear Lists » FannyPack Ultralight
June 10, 4:22pm

All Reader Reviews by Peter McDonough

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GoLite Ether Wind Shirt (Wisp HP)
Of course you got clammy in it. The temperature was in the mid 60s. There is no need to wear a windshirt in the mid 60s unless you have a slight drizzle or there is a VERY VERY strong wind blowing. ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 16, 12:49pm