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Piper S. (sbhikes) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Santa Barbara (Name: Diane)
About Me I hiked 3000 miles of the PCT over 2008 and 2009, about half the trail each time. I now hike in the backcountry of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. I'm a Trail Ambassador for Gossamer Gear.
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Re: Re: Weave/knit matters
I have a Columbia polyester button-up shirt. It smells. I wear it 10 minutes and it stinks to high heaven. This doesn't happen with my nylon shirts. They take a while longer to smell bad and ne...

In GEAR » Casual and Cool: Polyester or Cotton/Merino?
July 07, 8:22pm

Re: Re: Spoon Comparison
Bamboo spoons have a dual use if you have two of them. My friend plays the spoons using bamboo spoons. He's really good. A really good spoon player is an amazing thing.

In GEAR » Spoon Comparison
July 07, 8:19pm

Re: Re: Would you wear this on a Sierra trip?
If the sleeves really do cover you down to your elbows, then a couple of breadbags and elastic bands ought to suffice to make full-length sleeves if necessary.

In GEAR » Would you wear this on a Sierra trip?
July 07, 8:15pm

Re: ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matress please
I had never seen or heard of one of these and then I'm on a trip, I look up and I see this: I about died laughing.

In GEAR » ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matrass please
July 06, 8:06pm

Re: Re: Corrugation?
Maybe you wouldn't have to make full length rows of stitches. Maybe a stitch or two here, a stitch or two there would be enough to create corrugations. Or maybe all you have to do is twist it u...

In Make Your Own Gear » Olefin Reemay as summertime insulation.
July 06, 7:56pm

Re: Would you wear this on a Sierra trip?
Why doesn't it have sleeves? I suppose you could bring some breadbags as emergency sleeves in the event this short-sleeved thing doesn't do it for you. In the Sierra in August if it'...

In GEAR » Would you wear this on a Sierra trip?
July 06, 7:45pm

Re: Skirts
The circle skirt I made I calculated it with my hip measurement instead of waist, then made an elastic casing. There's a good app for circle skirts here:

In Make Your Own Gear » A Couple of Skirts
July 05, 9:05am

Re: need ideas- going "natural" on my long runs/hikes
Have you tried pemmican? It tastes pretty bad but it's actually really satisfying. If you can choke it down. It seems to have staying power.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » need ideas- going "natural" on my long runs/hikes
July 04, 6:40pm

Re: Re: Um...
I was allergic to the silver when I had a pair of silver-infused socks. I would get a horrible-looking rash. The copper might give you green feet.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Copper vs silver as an antimicrobial agent for synthetic clothing
July 04, 6:36pm

A Couple of Skirts
I've made a few of skirts for hiking, trying to find a good skirt that is different from the typical athletic attire. I've been using recycled materials so that I don't waste a lot of m...

In Make Your Own Gear » A Couple of Skirts
July 04, 6:33pm

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