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Hk Newman (hknewman) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western US
About Me Mostly 2 to 3 day loops, with a couple weeklong trips too, ... thinking about multi-week.

I'll update my gear list tomorrow ...
CityThe Gila
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Unfortunely it seems to be a trend
Update: apparently defacing downtown is passé, so there's more. According to the article, provoking outrage is part of the game.

In On the Web » J-tree graphitti
April 27, 11:14am

Re: .... USFS & trails
Here the horsepackers will make their own (probably erosion prone) trails if the FS trails are not maintained. Remember one outfitter told me their animals wouldn't make it over blowdowns. Th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trail Work Thread
April 26, 7:02pm

big plastic bag
+1 with GM. Approaching a week, I will take a sturdy Glad bag for "bathing", fill it with water, and carry it away from the water source. Mix a little with Dr. B's unscented and get...

In GEAR » Is a bucket/basin worthwhile for personal hygiene on trips more than a couple of days?
April 17, 1:24pm

Re: 2x
A 2x difference in clo would make sense for backpacking. May not make too much difference if activily cross-country skiing or running until it truly got cold enough for an R1. Thanks Richard. I...

In GEAR » Confusing info about Cap 4 vs R1
April 17, 10:32am

Uodate Re: Confusing info about Cap 4 vs R1
Here's a recent update from outdoorgear lab dated 30 Mar 15, though the comparison of Cap4 with actual R1 is down at the bottom. Condensed version: very similar characteristics but Cap4 fabric...

In GEAR » Confusing info about Cap 4 vs R1
April 16, 7:37pm

Re: Food Spots
Tienda del Sol near the corner of NM152 and NM 35 does a really good huevos rancheros if the German cpl still operates it (I've been running in groups from mostly El Paso, we've eaten there...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Gila NF trip
April 05, 8:17am

Re: Gila NF trip
Getting a bit dry but early May has been ok for the Gila which is perennial. Being popular, the MidFk trail is clear after floods (the West Fk too). Jordan hot springs will require some stream cro...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Gila NF trip
April 03, 11:23am

No longer wanted..
Related - thought of this thread : Good news fo...

In Chaff » Less is more...but is it enough?
April 03, 11:15am

Re: Re: Solo
Solo is simpler logistically. Maybe a cpl days in warmer weather (no real rain forecast) is fine with acquaintances.

In Philosophy & Technique » Solo.
April 03, 9:53am

Strenous trails
Try too. Climber oriented but they seem to have a lot of tough hikes too. ... (hiking) In terms of generally wanting to go regular hiking (no snow stuff), usually the high mou...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Any websites for trip ideas?
April 02, 9:29pm

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