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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: 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

Re: peters headnets
If you buy the netting online (we have no fabric stores anymore), what is it called? How do I know I'm not ordering the kind with the larger holes?

In GEAR » peters headnets
July 04, 8:24am

Re: TT
Here's a joint TT and Gossamer Gear tent I borrowed. I did not actually like this tent. The flaps make you soaking wet when you go in and out and there's not enough headroom to sit up excep...

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
July 04, 8:10am

Re: Re: How can I lighten my alu TT Rainbow shelter pole?
I have a bed-top mosquito net that uses very thin fiberglass poles. They are heavy.

In GEAR » How can I lighten my alu TT Rainbow shelter pole?
July 04, 7:54am

Re: The week leading up to a trip.
I lift heavy to stay in shape. It leaves me pretty tired so the week before I will usually take a deload. However this last time I didn't take a deload and left the day after setting a PR in my...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The week leading up to a trip.
July 03, 4:58pm

Re: Gear damage - suggestions please
As the owner of a curious cockatoo, I don't think I own anything without holes similar to that in it. My trekking umbrella looks a lot like your pole handles.

In GEAR » Gear damage - suggestions please
July 03, 12:50pm

Re: Peter's headnets.
I have one of those OR headnets with the spring ring. I can't see a damn thing through that thing. Nice to sleep in, though, since the ring keeps the net off your face. But when you are walking...

In GEAR » peters headnets
July 03, 12:02pm

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