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Craig W. (xnomanx) - BPL Professional Member

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All Forum Posts by Craig W.

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almost SUL . . .
"I am past UL, SUL, XUL. My kit weighs what it needs to weight based on the trip." Yes Nick! We're treading into the realm of forgoing what you know is comfortable and works for...

In Gear Lists » Almost SUL . . .
June 06, 12:43pm

Re: Re: After the clutter has gone
I certainly have minimalist tendencies and have no qualms with reducing the burden of unneeded objects in our lives. That said, I question this idea that reducing stuff somehow automatically enh...

In Chaff » After the clutter has gone
June 05, 9:15am

Captain Beefheart Saves the Day
A gray morning, I'm staring at the ocean at first light, putting on a damp, cold wetsuit at my car. Nobody around. As I crank the Captain on the stereo I spot a pod of dolphins doing acrobatic...

In Chaff » Captain Beefheart Saves the Day
June 04, 9:25am

Re: Sleeping Bag – What others should I consider?
You mention liking room so I'd consider a Montbell stretch: I have two WM bags, but this is the bag I'd be looking ...

In GEAR » Sleeping Bag – What others should I consider?
June 03, 8:35pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: WTB: Nylofume Bags
I'm going to figure something else out folks, I was hoping someone already had a source for a few and this wouldn't be so complicated... My weekdays are too busy at the moment for me to fa...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Nylofume Bags
June 02, 5:36pm

10 Million People. (Night on a Timber Mountain Spur). 5/29/15
Words here: Sweeping the Garden: 10 Million People. photo by Adan

In Post-Trip Reports » 10 Million People. (Night on a Timber Mountain Spur). 5/29/15
June 02, 9:22am

Re: Re: Re: Re: West Coast Trail books and maps
I really want to hike this….

In Pre-Trip Planning » West Coast Trail books and maps
May 31, 4:16pm

Re: New bike
Beautiful. I just sold my road bike and MTB and bought a cyclocross bike. I've been riding a good deal of trail and I'm finding it's plenty capable. Yet I can still do a 30 mile ro...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » New bike
May 29, 12:53pm

Re: TR
All I can say is good stuff guys. I enjoyed your report Mike. I'm highly jealous...this always happens at a time of year that's impossible for me to attend.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
May 28, 10:42pm

Re: Re: boots of trail runners for 11 year old.
Developing feet is nonsense. I think the biggest danger to your kids feet would be wearing something heavy, stiff, and more likely to make them trip. Not to mention more likely to cause blister...

In GEAR » boots of trail runners for 11 year old.
May 28, 10:38pm

All Reader Reviews by Craig W.

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Montbell Thermawrap jacket
A great jacket- my XL weighs in at just over 10 oz. with its stuff sack. Very simple, functional design- perfect for 3 seasons in the Sierras when combined with a base layer and/or shell system.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
May 15, 8:56pm

Dirty Girl Gaiters
These are great "dry" gaiters. As a trail runner I shopped and shopped for a good, breathable, and lightweight pair...not much out there. Most mainstream gear makers seem to seriously over...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 13, 8:55pm