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Barbara K (Barbara) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me I live west of LA and the Santa Monica "mountains" are just outside my back door. Favorite places to hike include the High Sierra, Joshua Tree, Grand Canyon, Canyonlands, Arches, Bryce.
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MLD gaiters
I have a pair of MLD eVent gaiters with thin "bungee" elastic cord that goes under the foot. I've read that this wears out pretty quickly - what do you replace it with (OK, more of t...

In GEAR » MLD gaiters
July 12, 11:38pm

I love Mountain Hardwear Wicked tee. Sort or long sleeves.

In GEAR » What is the best wicking t-shirt?
June 26, 3:20pm

thanks for all the answers -
Thanks for all your stake answers - BTW, most likely with a Double Rainbow (but you never know, huh Don!).

In GEAR » tent stakes
June 23, 11:07pm

tent stakes
What do you think are the best (=most likely to stay in the ground and not break) tent stakes for using in the Sierra (JMT) in the coming months of July/August? I'm not intentionally planning ...

In GEAR » tent stakes
June 23, 4:10pm

2 person kitchen
Snopeak ti pot 1.3L with handle and lid 4.3ozs, S to S longhandled ti spoons (2), 0.4ozs for two; Two Ziplock 750mls size bowls with lids and cozies 3.8ozs for two, two Ziplock Twist & Loc 4 cu...

In GEAR » 2 Person Kitchen
June 21, 7:37pm

stakes used?
Great video - nice green lawn too! What type of stakes were you using Franco? Thanks, Barbara

In GEAR » Silnylon sagging, tents falling down...
June 17, 12:01pm

DR lines
Thanks everybody . I just tried it with hiking poles in the grommets - like it a lot. Next thing I'll try the various line options. In LA there's almost no wind right now so hard to get ...

In GEAR » Double Rainbow guyouts
June 13, 7:46pm

DR sides and guylines
Thanks Franco - guess you're the man for the guyline question too - maybe lack of response means no-one uses any extra? Barbara

In GEAR » Double Rainbow guyouts
June 13, 2:14pm

Double Rainbow guyouts
Hi there - Just got my new 2010 DR , set it up, seam sealed it, hosed it down, think it's good to go, tho for sure it needs retensioning once wet. Only drips seemed to be from vents, which I ha...

In GEAR » Double Rainbow guyouts
June 12, 9:39pm

robust system!
Thanks Marc very much - I am reassured:-)

In GEAR » LightHeart tents
May 21, 9:42pm

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