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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: Where to learn self-arrest
This club looks good:

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Where to learn self-arrest
February 10, 11:56am

Re: Lightweight boots for trail work?
Saloman makes UL mids. I like Keens myself. How about combat boots?

In GEAR » Lightweight boots for trail work?
February 08, 10:46pm

Re: Re: Victorinox parer and kydex sheath..
You can buy a nylon sheath from Victorinox. Forschner is part of Victorinox and makes a rosewood handled version of the paring knife that is sweet. It fits in the plastic sheeth from the Little Vic...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » unltralite knife
February 08, 10:25pm

Re: Re: SOLD: Bundle of Washington State Hiking Books
You're welcome, Ian! We have several shelves full of hiking books gleaned from yard sales and thrift store and these were all duplicates. And no rip off at all: the used book market has ta...

In Gear Swap » FS: Bundle of Washington State Hiking Books
February 08, 5:40pm

SOLD: Arcteryx Covert Fleece Beanie with Pocket, One Size, Wine
SOLD to Max D: a nice clean Arcteryx Covert beanie. It's a toque, eh! Polartec "sweater weave" fleece with zippered pocket, one size fits all (and my XL noggin too), 1.4oz on my scale...

In Gear Swap » For Sale: Arcteryx Covert Fleece Beanie with Pocket, One Size, Wine
February 08, 5:32pm

PIF CLAIMED: Patagonia Shorts, Men's 34 waist (marked 36) with 9" inseam
Pay if Forward claimed by Clint: These Patagonia shorts are marked size 36, but no way--- they measure 17" across the waistband which is a size 34 in my book. The inseam is 9" and the...

In Gear Swap » PIF: Patagonia Shorts, Men's 34 waist (marked 36) with 9" inseam
February 08, 5:21pm

Re: straps and racks
"I'm starting to look into the way I'll be carrying the same dry bag on my rack. Thats a great idea. I've been concerned about the straps. Your idea solves that." Many pann...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » DIY Dirtbag Bikepacking Bag Support
February 07, 8:42pm

Re: MSR e-wing as emergency shelter
I carry a poncho and AMK Heatsheets bivy for a very similar emergency shelter. I wouldn't bother replacing the E Wing for just emergency use. The poncho does cover the rainwear category as well...

In Philosophy & Technique » MSR e-wing as emergency shelter
February 07, 3:05pm

Re: Awesome fleece
Glad you like it! I keep telling outdoors folk that the military fleece clothing is a bargain. They make R1 and R2 equivalents that you can buy for pennies on the dollar compared to the big labl...

In Gear Swap » FS: Military ECWCS 200W Fleece Jacket with Pit Zips, Large, Alpha Green
February 07, 1:20pm

Re: Ocean Packrafting?
I feel your pain! +1 on use in calm conditions. If it is windy and/or strong tides you might find yourself heading for the wrong continent. Sea kayaks are built to track in those conditions. A m...

In Packrafting » Ocean Packrafting?
February 07, 12:47am

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