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peter vacco (fluff@inreach.com) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale no. california
About Me i walk quite a bit, and probably carry too much. up to a point though, i sort of Like carrying too much.

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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Re: Re: Help Me Get Better @ Site Selection
" > but sometimes a gravel bar is the best place in the world. any gravel bar worth it's salt is going to be on the river. Please elaborate on this? " well there's your c...

In Philosophy & Technique » Help Me Get Better @ Site Selection
March 15, 9:23am

Re: Lost and Found
depressed ? yup. no doubt about it in my mind. depression's a chemical imbalance, not a character flaw. go to your doc, he'll hand you some pills, gulp those puppys down as direccted,...

In Chaff » Lost and Found
March 13, 1:07pm

how to packraft wrong.
i bought a sevlor trail boat, blew it up, and went down to the pool at my aptartment. the gate was locked, and so i took my nice new boat back upstairs and shipped it to alaska the next day. once ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Learning to Packraft: Ten First Steps for Backcountry Travelers
March 13, 8:37am

Re: Help Me Get Better @ Site Selection
- Don't select top of ridge, due to wind and possibly lightning. unless it's going to get ugly, ohh goodness .. go for the views. - Don't select hollows or low areas, as they'...

In Philosophy & Technique » Help Me Get Better @ Site Selection
March 11, 7:47pm

Re: Do you unbuckle your hip belt when hiking down hill?
sure. it needs to be buckled on the uphills so the weight is off the shoulders and i can breath deep, so that leaves downhills as the place to loosen it so the leg muscles can "get some air&...

In Philosophy & Technique » Do you unbuckle your hip belt when hiking down hill?
March 11, 6:11am

Re: Down more expensive?
" Other than normal inflation, anyone know the reasons for such drastic price increases? " what's wrong with 10% a year ? isn't that "normal " ? because when you ...

In GEAR » Down more expensive?
March 09, 7:05pm

Re: well, not quite the only
i stand corrected, there are others. had i been more exact, i would have said that they (minus 33) has the only short sleeve zip-t with a Real Collar. i rather missed including that bit. my bad. ...

In GEAR » Cheaper wool gear: Minus33
March 05, 5:21pm

heck, but more !
lots and lots of the things i have acquired in the name of trekking see multiple uses. need a new multi tool ? no problemo, the old one goes into the glove box (which needs one anyway). new boots ?...

In GEAR » Can't stop changing gear?
March 05, 12:34pm

Minus 33
is good stuff. i use it all the time. and .. they are the ONLY folks that make a zip-t, womens version or not, they have the only one.

In GEAR » Cheaper wool gear: Minus33
March 05, 12:21pm

" But a balaclave with a face covering THAT STAYS PUT is just as essential. " Eric is so right about this (and the womens T-rest trick). a good/easy place to start nity-nite warmth is ...

In GEAR » EN 13537 and LOFT
February 25, 6:16am

All Reader Reviews by peter vacco

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Hilleberg Akto
all that you will read about how wonderful akto is seems to be true. also true is that for it to be habitable in all but the chillyest weather, it Desperately Needs a window in the door. the unna is i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 17, 10:15pm