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jeffrey armbruster (book) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me bookseller. nordic skier. backpacker.

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All Forum Posts by jeffrey armbruster

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"Black Monday?"
Yes Paul Krugman was skeptical about the whole Euro thing from the beginning precisely because it didn't allow flexible monetary responses to different countries' different circumstances. A...

In Chaff » Black Monday?
July 01, 10:29pm

"Gear and hot car"
I have a Honda crv. I returned from one hike to discover the spare tire on the back had exploded. Apparently, it happened only a half hour or so before I arrived: people in the parking lot told me ...

In GEAR » Gear and hot car
June 30, 11:36pm

"Gear and hot car"
Double indemnity: get maximum insurance on that Pinto. Park it at Tuolomne Meadows. Bear breaks in and eats your car seat. Collect insurance. ummm, $12.43 blue book value.

In GEAR » Gear and hot car
June 30, 1:33pm

"Ultralight Coffee Options"
Actually I've never brewed my own coffee from Starbucks beans, so maybe that's different. I've only had Starbucks coffee from their own outlets. Peet's tends to be more roasted stil...

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 29, 8:47pm

"Ultralight Coffee Options"
"I think Starbucks purposefully burns their beans in a misguided effort to give it more character." The original owners of Starbucks learned their trade from Alfred Peet here in Berkel...

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 29, 8:16pm

"Marriage Equality"
I think that Craig's friend's answer is plain and succinct. Keith, we have to accept the reality that we're sexual beings. Paul does: "better to marry than to burn". Sexual...

In Chaff » Marriage Equality
June 28, 10:42pm

"PNW rain footwear... recommendations, please..."
So I'm going to be considered old school and wrong...possibly true...but I do keep my feet dry wearing light gore-tex boots and MLD event (2 1/2 ounces a pair!) gaiters in wet conditions--inclu...

In GEAR » PNW rain footwear... recommendations, please...
June 28, 7:53pm

"Can the GOP Sink Any Lower? Yes It Can!!"
Trump IS getting blowback from the business community, some of whom are starting to boycott his companies because of his comments. There really are reasonable ways to approach immigration issues...

In Chaff » Can the GOP Sink Any Lower? Yes It Can!!
June 28, 1:22pm

"BG and the Demise of BPL"
Brewskis on a bear, that's me the night before a hike too.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BG and the Demise of BPL
June 27, 7:46pm

"Marriage Equality"
Nah, I just had kind of a 'whaaa?' response to that post. You can actually listen to the oral arguments before the supreme court on cspan, I think...they're probably on-line somewher...

In Chaff » Marriage Equality
June 27, 6:26pm

All Reader Reviews by jeffrey armbruster

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Vasque Breeze GTX
These boots really are a breeze on your feet. Unlike another reviewer, I found these boots to have terrific ankle support. However, the deal-killer for me is the relatively narrow toe box. Full disclo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 16, 7:35pm