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Justin Baker (justin_baker) - BPL Forum Member

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Re: Re: sil nylon tarp as a bivy question.
Makes sense. When I fold up the tarp when it's wet I do end up forcing water through it. However I've never seen the underside of the tarp get wet in the rain.

In GEAR » sil nylon tarp as a bivy question.
August 11, 10:21pm

Re: Best rainwear for a month in monsoonal summer on JMT
I was out July 15-17 and experienced some of that. I was wearing shorts, a thin polyester, a rain jacket, and non waterproof shoes. I was just getting too cold and had to wait it out. The trails we...

In GEAR » Best rainwear for a month in monsoonal summer on JMT
August 11, 9:37pm

sil nylon tarp as a bivy question.
Often times I will be too lazy to set up a tarp and just sleep on my sil nylon tarp as a ground sheet. If it does end up raining or I get dew falling from the sky, the plan is to fold it over me li...

In GEAR » sil nylon tarp as a bivy question.
August 11, 5:48pm

Re: Re: Thermodynamics with down
Yes, it's a myth. I've even gotten in my bag with very damp clothes. As long as it's early in the evening (and not too cold yet), the air is dry, and you are using a super ventilate...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thermodynamics with down
August 11, 12:27pm

Re: Re: Extending my 3-season gear for snow camping
With the rocky goretex socks I would recommend ordering 2 sizes up to fit a thick wool sock in there. Nothing wrong with having them a little loose.

In Winter Hiking » Extending my 3-season gear for snow camping
August 10, 12:14am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Don't get too excited...
"Well I could certainly imagine how these would suck to the fullest in most Winter mountain trekking scenarios that I've experienced. At worst you might suffer a serious foot injury or may...

In GEAR » Winter boot fans, start drooling now...
August 09, 1:46am

Re: I never meant to be my own gear maker
I would use some polycro: http://gossamergear.com/polycryo-ground-cloth-large.html

In Make Your Own Gear » I never meant to be my own gear maker
August 09, 12:09am

wool/cotton blends?
Does such a thing exist? A 50/50 wool cotton blend would be nice for hot weather, as it would dry faster than 100% cotton but also have really good anti-odor properties. I regularly use polyco...

In GEAR » wool/cotton blends?
August 08, 9:35pm

Re: Timing my East Sierra family hike
You should go now. You aren't going to find any bugs. Weather will be as good as it gets.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Timing my East Sierra family hike
August 08, 10:21am

Re: Re: Re: New Tarp User Questions
If you have any more questions just ask. As long as you know how to put up an a-frame, you are safe to commit to a tarp.

In GEAR » New Tarp User Questions
August 07, 10:18pm

All Reader Reviews by Justin Baker

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Gregory Tarne 36
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In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 13, 11:53am