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Dale Wambaugh (dwambaugh) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Native Seattlite, hiking and biking in the woods since I was a kid. Returned to backpacking a couple years ago and discovered the pleasures ultralight hiking-- it appeals to my gadgeteering nature and my aging body parts :)
CitySeattle
StateWashington
CountryUSA
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Re: Hiking snacks?
Moderation is the key. If you are burning it, you can eat it, but not ALL of it :) I take granola bars, almonds, fresh or dried fruit, small amounts of very high quality chocolate, a bit of cheese-...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » lose w8 now, ask dale how
September 09, 9:59pm

New Black Diamond Ion headlamp
I just got an email blurb on BD's new version of the Ion headlamp. Looks good for UL and just $25 retail with two AAA batteries. At 48g with batteries, 200 hours max and 80 lumens it sound like...

In GEAR » New Black Diamond Ion headlamp
September 09, 9:57am

Re: I picked the wrong hobby.
Day hike! There have been many times when I couldn't get out for multi-day trips, but there were lots of opportunities for day hiking. You just miss out on sleeping on the ground :) Day hik...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I picked the wrong hobby.
September 08, 9:59am

Re: PIF: one Outdoor Research Versaliner glove
Check with OR customer service--- I'll bet they fix you up on a pair.

In Gear Swap » PIF: one Outdoor Research Versaliner glove
September 07, 5:42pm

Withdrawn by seller
Withdrawn by seller

In Gear Swap » FS: Zoic Long Sleeve 1/2 Zip Cycling Jersey, Men's Medium/Large, Green
September 06, 5:38pm

Re: LEAVE NO TRACE
Joe asked, "What does Leave No Trace mean to you and how do you practice it?" Leaving no trace of my visit so someone else can enjoy it. That means doing my best by not using campfires...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 06, 8:21am

Re: How do you tarp?
For solo, add a dash of UL bivy for bugs. There are lots of UL floorless tents/shaped tarps that give good rain and wind protection. I use a Ti Goat Ptarmigan with a built-in insect screen. The...

In GEAR » How do you tarp?
September 06, 8:10am

Re: Better for your shell to be snug or loose?
I like a loose fit on a rain shell--- I WANT the "bellows effect" and all the ventilation features I can get. If you are layering under, it is cold and/pr you are sitting still. Hiking...

In GEAR » Better for your shell to be snug or loose?
September 06, 8:03am

SOLD: Stoic Comp 230 Anorak wool blend hoodie, mens medium
SOLD: Stoic Comp 230 Anorak hoodie. Men's medium size, measuring 22" across the armpits, 30" from the base of the hood to the tail, 37" from the center of the neck to the cuff an...

In Gear Swap » FS: Stoic Comp 230 Anorak wool blend hoodie, mens medium
September 03, 10:36am

Withdrawn by seller
Withdrawn by seller

In Gear Swap » FS: Zoic Long Sleeve 1/2 Zip Cycling Jersey, Men's Medium/Large, Green
August 31, 8:48am

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