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Steve S (idahosteve) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Idaho
About Me Left the climbing arena recently, and am now lightening my load in anticipation of wandering all over the high country!
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hot water bottles
I was thinking about your trip comments today at work, and realized that being an old timer, we used to use the hot water bottle trick regularly on winter climbing trips. We were always wet, cold, ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Challenging weather- how would you handle this situation?
February 05, 5:20pm

other routes
dang, wish I'd seen this earlier! I did a variation from the standard route years ago, and we incorporated much more of the ridge, and lots of mixed terrain... anyway, hope your time was sucessful

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Citlaltepetl/Orizaba - Chichimeco Ridge
January 12, 8:50pm

Denali Dreams
well, sounds like you have caught the bug for sure! After 35 yrs of climbing, 5 trips above 16k and two aborted Denali trips, I would throw out some simple advice. Go for it. Climbing in the 70'...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Learning to climb Denali
January 12, 8:45pm

Teton High Adventure Route
So have you heard of the Teton High Adventure Route? I've read a few blurbs on this route, and would really like to learn a bit more. Here is a write up that offers more.... http://www.bac...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Teton Crest Trail
January 09, 8:14pm

8 days
I was able to get 8 days worth of food into my Jam without any trouble, and that included a Solo bearikade as well. Its all about prep... Its not difficult, and I believe that I could have pushed ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » weeks worth of food?
January 07, 7:49pm

late trip
I could be really interested in a Thorofare trip later in the season. I will be in the Winds beginning of Aug, and would love a serious fishing trip.. I'm a serious fisherman, and I'm up f...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Alaska, Yellowstone, and awesome group trips for 2013! Let's plan now!
January 07, 5:52pm

ul set ups
I'm pretty serious about my fishing, and when I take off to go fishing, I'm usually working hard to find or get to very inaccessible lakes that are off trail and hard to reach, all with the...

In Fishing » Spinner fishing vs Tenkara fishing.
January 07, 5:45pm

I really plan on getting back out more this year. I spent last season really tied up with an organic pastured poultry farm, and my time was spent chasing chickens instead of trails. This year we a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 2013 Plans
January 07, 5:22pm

what about Boise?
I'd throw out Boise..... even with that stupid award about being the best place to move to this year, there still aren't many folks here, the economy is picking up very well, and the outdo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » do you all feel about Oregon??
January 07, 5:11pm

topo maps
Is there any reason why you can't just buy a used state and keep using TOPO? I've done that for multiple states. Once you have the maps, thats all that matters... Ebay was a great source fo...

In GEAR » Mapping Software (TOPO state series discontinued)
January 07, 5:02pm

All Reader Reviews by Steve S

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Snow Peak LiteMax
I decided to go with the cannister stove out of familarity instead of alcohol. I'm a new UL user, transitioning from a technical climbing background. The old MSR gas stoves were our mainstay for m...

In Stoves - Canister
July 12, 8:39am