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Dale Wambaugh (dwambaugh) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Native Seattlite, hiking and biking in the woods since I was a kid. Returned to backpacking a couple years ago and discovered the pleasures ultralight hiking-- it appeals to my gadgeteering nature and my aging body parts :)
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Re: Thoughts on UL rain jackets
IMHO, the truly UL jackets lack ventilation features and length in the effort to get the weight down. All the testing I have read showed that breathability isn't stellar in even the most expens...

In GEAR » Thoughts on UL rain jackets
September 03, 11:23am

Re: Fast Pitching Tarps?
The mids and stretched pryramids like the Six Moon Designs Gatewood and Descutes use one pole and about six stakes. The corners can be staked out and then the pole extended. That goes pretty quick ...

In GEAR » Fast Pitching Tarps?
August 30, 8:24pm

Re: What size pot for winter?
Large aluminum pots are fairly inexpensive and will work fine for snow melting snow. A 2-quart Open Country pot is $16 at REI and weighs 8.2oz. It seems big, but you can fill it with other with oth...

In GEAR » What size pot for winter?
August 27, 12:38pm

Re: Rock Climbing Shoe for Weak Foot?
Would taping also help?

In GEAR » Rock Climbing Shoe for Weak Foot?
August 27, 10:36am

Re: swimming
Swimming, treading water, and maneuvering in cold whitewater can be very different things. Getting dumped in cold moving water is a shock and if you aren't injured (wearing a helmet?), you may ...

In GEAR » Waterproof bibs for packrafting?
August 26, 9:06am

Re: Backpack for Air Travel?
The Rick Steves convertible suitcase/backpack is $99 and 42oz.

In GEAR » Backpack for Air Travel?
August 26, 8:31am

Re: What do you think of Super feet sole inserts?
There are serveral models of Superfeet. I found the green ones are too hard, but the softr orange ones work well for me. They vary in volume too. They can be a good replacement insole, but they are...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you think of Super feet sole inserts?
August 25, 11:41pm

Re: Wood stove spark risk abatement solution
I would have a big liability policy a flock of good lawyers and a good excuse in mind for St. Peter. Anyone dreaming of using any kind of wood fire in the west this year is stark raving mad. T...

In Make Your Own Gear » Wood stove spark risk abatement solution
August 25, 3:55pm

Re: Most breathable sandals
I live in Keen H2 sandals this time of year and I bike in them, but they trap small pebbles and the toe caps make it impossible to shake them out; otherwise, they have good traction, don't deve...

In GEAR » Most breathable sandals
August 25, 3:04am

Re: Rain Pants - are they worth it?
REI Elements is a brand name that covers a whole gamut of different waterproof/breathable fabrics. I have one pair marketed as Elements Ultra Light (sic) rain pants that weigh 12.2oz --- go figure!...

In GEAR » Rain Pants - are they worth it?
August 24, 10:37pm

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