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Jeremy Osburn (earn_my_turns) - BPL Guest

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About Me I live in NJ, I play in ADK, Green Mtns., and White Mtns.
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they are called instep crampons
They don't go on the ball of your foot they go in the arch of your foot. They work very well in the east coast winter we had this year. Mixed snow, ice, rock, tree root... When crampons are ...

In GEAR » Anyone tried these weird baby crampons?
March 09, 10:06am

how about only one ice screw...
google seach ice screw v thread.... If you have deep enough ice you only need a 22cm ice screw and a little bit heavier duty guy lines. If that would work then I would pick a free standing te...

In Winter Hiking » self-standing 4 season tent?
February 24, 10:40am

It's snowing!!!!
I should have talked more trash about the ADK conditions in November or December becuase they are getting a ton of snow from last night to tomorrow morning. Up to a foot in Lake Placid and as much...

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 24, 10:34am

silnet and a patch
Get a 1.5" x 1.5" or so piece of silnylon, smear a little silicon around the outside and press the patch on. Or, pinch the fabric over and run the stiching on the outside. Less attrac...

In Make Your Own Gear » Patching my down quilt
February 24, 10:30am

lots of options
Thanks for all the different options. I didn't realize my dog could shop at more stores than I do for Jackets.

In GEAR » Dog coats
February 23, 10:29am

swinging
The swinging problem is the only thing wrong with mine. I am thinking about how I want to fix that without over complicating the whole thing. It is fine when my chest strap on my pack is snapped ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Snow Science Tools - Storage Solution
February 21, 4:27pm

kiss it
Duck tape, card board from a cereal box, and a piece of cord. The hair tie is a good idea. If you lose it, which you will, you can make a new one.

In Make Your Own Gear » Suggestions for ice axe protector?
February 21, 4:25pm

Dog coats
Not the dumb ones that look more like lame costumes than actual productive insulation or weather proof gear... Has anyone used any of the coats from these guys? http://www.drsfostersmith.com/do...

In GEAR » Dog coats
February 21, 3:54pm

ADK conditions
I was in adk yesterday for a day hike and I got turned around trying to climb the brothers/Big Slide. I had my dog with me so I left my crampons in the car so that we wouldn't get up something...

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 19, 8:27am

Re: Density polyethylene coveralls
I am not that scientific but my guess based on my understanding of how VBL works is that 0 permeability is the only way vbl will work. You will get a bit that escapes from the appendage holes in t...

In GEAR » VBL clothing options
February 14, 7:53am

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