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Bradley Attaway (AttaboyBrad) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Born laughing with reckless abandon.

Moved boats, rode motorcycles, beat hard country, sang victory, took photos.

Suffered no fools alive.

Currently working on a punchline to die for.

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All Forum Posts by Bradley Attaway

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Re: Re: Re: Counterpoint
I bet there might be some ultra-runners or thru hike record seekers are doing something pretty similar with regularity. That said, I sure won't be. Still a fun challenge. What other XUL li...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » My XUL Challenge Gear List
July 21, 9:15am

Re: Counterpoint
I didn't say all worn weight was augmentation, I said "frequently", and I stand by the assertion that the vast majority of worn or carried weight (clothes, hat, shoes, trekking poles,...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » My XUL Challenge Gear List
July 21, 8:44am

athletic fit
Look for pants intended for climbing, or pants made by alpine/climbing companies like Mountain Hardware and Arc'teryx. Climbers tend to be a lanky bunch, and require an athletic fit lest exces...

In GEAR » Non baggy, finely sized pants recommendation
July 20, 1:02pm

Product video
Great tip. I just ordered some from Amazon. 4 bucks. Cheap, light, and effective. I found a product video for anybody wanting more detail: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmoDrp0poqg.

In Make Your Own Gear » UL equipment straps
July 19, 3:44pm

Ziplock pillow trick: Use Platy instead. Great lumbar support too.
I've never had any luck with the ziplocks-in-a-stuffsack pillow trick either. What I've found works remarkably well is using a platypus or two instead. Rather than squeeze the exces...

In Post-Trip Reports » Crabtree trailhead to gem lake..... failed
July 18, 12:39pm

Re: Re: Counterpooint
I made a mistake of thinking everybody would read the "XUL definitions" thread before this one. Comparability was largely the point of this exercise for me. Not because the gear is t...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » My XUL Challenge Gear List
July 18, 12:58am

Counterpooint
I disagree on the relevance of FSO to this endeavor. My arguments are in the definitions thread linked to in my first post. Basically, FSO varies tremendously with the size of the individual, BPW v...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » My XUL Challenge Gear List
July 17, 11:58pm

Darn good writing.
Thanks for that. This is the model I'll be working off of for all future TRs. I posted the Gear List I'll be using for my XUL trip this week in the SUL forum.

In Post-Trip Reports » East Fork Solo, 6/16-6/17, XUL/SUL Style.
July 17, 10:58pm

Re: XUL
Anybody have an R-Value on the 1/8" thinlight (or any other GG pad for that matter)? I don't think it would be adequate for the near freezing conditions in my definition. Alan's list ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » My XUL Challenge Gear List
July 17, 8:52pm

My XUL Challenge Gear List
First, the list: geargrams.com/list?id=3620 The list contains all non-consumables in the "pack". Plus a few misc items worn or carried. I'll flesh out the consumable, worn, and c...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » My XUL Challenge Gear List
July 17, 6:41pm

All Reader Reviews by Bradley Attaway

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Black Diamond Trail Ergo Cork
I've used these poles for nearly a year now and am smitten. For less than a Benjamin you've got a fantastically reliable and ergonomic pole that weighs only 2-3 ounces more than the majority ...

In Trekking Poles
June 29, 9:42am