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jerry adams (retiredjerry) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Oregon and Washington
About Me I started hiking about 45 years ago. My first backpack was 40 years ago. I currently try to do one backpack trip of 5 nights every month (which can be tricky in the winter) 20 to 50 miles. Mostly I stay around Mount Hood, Columbia Gorge, Mount Adams, Goat Rocks, and the Olympic Peninsula. In recent years I have shifted to lightweight - my pack weight without food and water is about 15 lb (7 kg). I make a lot of my own gear - silnylon tarp-tent, bivy, synthetic bag, simple bag style pack. My sleeping pad is a Therm-a-Rest air mattress.
Cityportland
Stateoregon
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Imaginary warmist jobs
Hybrid cars like Prius were subsidized for a while. After some number they stopped. They seem to be doing great without subsidy now. Because of subsidy they ramped up quicker. Using less gas re...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
June 27, 10:44pm

Re: Re: Re: PNW: Do Bears Break into Cars????
Someone poked hole in gas line and took all my gas. It still held about 2 gallons, which was enough to get home. Either that, or, the gas line just degraded with age. But other people have r...

In GEAR » PNW: Do Bears Break into Cars????
June 27, 10:32pm

Re: What ever happened to outdoor specialty stores?
I have three REIs within 10 miles, and a fourth about 15 miles away I have visited all of them, but they just don't carry much that I need.

In Chaff » What ever happened to outdoor specialty stores?
June 27, 5:05pm

Re: Folgers singles
I would just bury wet tea bag in cathole with my human waste. It decomposes in a short time.

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 27, 5:02pm

Re: PNW: Do Bears Break into Cars????
Bears will not get into your camper van in PNW They are fearful of humans But, I've never parked a camper van at trailhead so... I have had mice get into my car and my pickup. They li...

In GEAR » PNW: Do Bears Break into Cars????
June 27, 5:00pm

Re: Agreed
maybe breathable or WPB shoes/boots? I think anyone that wears breathable shoes is confused...

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
June 27, 1:35pm

Re: Re: Re: From Portland, OR - I want to do a Goat Rocks overnight or two..help me!
http://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guide/Southwest_Washington_Hikes towards the bottom, a couple hikes described. Goat Lake Loop is good. Do as much as you wish of Goat Rocks traverse in addition.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Planning 2-3 night trip in Cascades near Portland, OR - Need ideas
June 27, 1:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: re
http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episodes/episode_613_-_president_barack_obama I suppose people will now blame everything on the fact Obama did an interview with Marc Maron in his garage. Obama us...

In Chaff » Not a Fan of Obama, But...
June 27, 7:50am

Re: Re: Re: Imaginary warmist jobs
"Meanwhile, the money saved by buying cheap imported panels can be spent elsewhere, leading to job growth domestically," that's not what happens if we just import everything, th...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
June 26, 8:16pm

Re: Marriage Equality
The goal is to make Alito's head explode so Obama can replace him : )

In Chaff » Marriage Equality
June 26, 8:06pm

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