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Clint Hewitt (WalkSoftly33) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale New England
About Me I have lived in NY, CT, MA and now ME.

Areas I have hiked in:
2011: CA, Little Yosemite Valley, Local Maine Hills, Katahdin (2x)
2010: NOBO AT Thru Hike
2009: NY Bear Mt and Coldspring
2008: NY- CatSkills

Thru the years I have hit NH- White Mountains, MA- Mt. Everett, Mt. Grey Lock multiple times.

My pack weight has come along way...I think I remember years ago something about a game of horseshoes set...
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Re: "Blacks with Packs?"
A little more history. The gentleman in the video discusses protecting the park from Native Americans, which is slightly false considering the Buffalo Soldiers, the rest of the United States Armed ...

In Chaff » Blacks with Packs?
February 07, 8:13am

Re: weight of food?
Depends on a few factors. But I typically shoot for 2 lbs which is more then I need on shorter hikes But I know is adequate. Time Length of trip. On longer trips your metabolism will start to ...

In GEAR » weight of food?
February 04, 3:04pm

Target down jacket
Yea I saw that down jacket at target as well, nice to knoq the weight on it. It is lighter than I thought. I think the tag says it is 90/10 down/feathers. I wish they had a male version I would hav...

In GEAR » Inexpensive Alternatives
February 04, 2:52pm

The Red one defiantly looks like Dimension-Polyant Xpac VX-21 I cant see the blue very well but probably the same. Basically a polyester grid reinforcement (diagonal lines) and a Mylar film s...

In Gear Deals » Hyperlite Mountain Gear packs
February 03, 3:00pm

Re: Re: lightweight eye mask?
I typically would use my beanie hat, just pull it down over my eyes. I often use this while traveling on buses and trains and looking to catch some shut eye. More important to sleep on the trail is...

In GEAR » lightweight eye mask?
February 03, 7:40am

Do you have to arrive in your work clothes? If not you could change into a fresh pair of clothes in the bathroom and take an Irish shower, fresh deodorant and a light spray of perfume. Wash your ha...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » commuting to the workplace/ post-ride hygiene
February 03, 7:24am

Re: Re: zpacks
Zpacks are great but limited I had there rectangular food bag 1.5oz IT is a UL piece of gear but It is a food bag that needs to ride out storms and hold your heaviest items (food) Its life span ...

In GEAR » Stuff sacks.
February 01, 9:18pm

Re: Re: No can do
Most likely I will be unable, funds are tight. Also I do not have any winter gear for above tree line i.e. ice axe, crampons, winter stove, shelter and experience. If the trip is more modera...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » New England-area GTG #3: It's in the Negatives No Matter What Temperature Scale (as long as its Centigrade or Fahrenheit...)
February 01, 9:04pm

Re: strapless
Greg that is a good point, the LT4's do have that little loop that could be used to attach a cord for crossing rivers. Never thought about loosing them in a river if I lost my footing.

In GEAR » Strength of GG LT4 trekking poles
February 01, 3:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Straps?
Paul There is a type of hiking pole out there that is the best of both of our worlds. Not sure of the name of it I have seen two people out hiking with it. Phil from has them. A...

In GEAR » Strength of GG LT4 trekking poles
February 01, 3:37pm

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