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obx hiker (obxcola) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Outer Banks of North Carolina
About Me 60: Wide but relatively shallow experience. That's my older daughter and "baby" brother in the photo
at Gragg Prong , Wilson Creek.
CityNags Head
StateNorth Carolina
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All Forum Posts by obx hiker

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Surfer lingo
Quiver: Your collection of surfboards for all conditions Gun: as in "Big Gun" the board in your "quiver" you use when "Big Wednesday" arrives Moke: Derogatory, Som...

In Philosophy & Technique » nature=church?
March 22, 1:23pm

Air mattress question
It gets better than that. Check these specs: Maybe this is why Bender threw in the towel. It's really weird but I couldn't find this on the Cascade Designs website except the cover photo on...

In GEAR » Air mattress question
March 04, 6:18pm

I have a small separation in the seam of a Kookabay pad. You might just be able to get a small round tooth-pick in the gap. Any suggestions on how to re-seal it? Best glue or sealant? Almost fi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Kooka Bay
March 03, 8:01am

Re: +1
Jason noted: "I hate the bulkyness of bear cans and that would remain with the liner." The liner is just a sheet of aluminum and I guess it could be flattened and maybe placed against...

In GEAR » Ursack closer to being allowed in Yosemite?
February 28, 8:28pm

Avalanche Danger across the West
Word to the wise:

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Avalanche Danger across the West
February 20, 8:05pm

What Next Bender ramble?
The situation and timimg with this latest "breakdown" of Kookabay is following almost exactly the same scenario as around this time last year. I don't even have to look back at the ol...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Kooka Bay
February 16, 8:43pm

Norfolk Republicans
If they could only find one! Lots of Tories in East Anglia. Must be a Saxon thing.

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
February 05, 2:00pm

The Affair: A Play in Three Acts
Act 1. A Mid-Winters Nights Dream Waking well before dawn this morning my mind wandered in search of a somnolence inducing subject of sufficient power to return me to the peaceful land of nod. Th...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
February 05, 12:59pm

George Matthews
Always a gentleman. I went to his profile looking for the big feet avatar and discovered that George had 52 reader reviews and 1843 posts. All positive and helpful and good- humored I'm sure. W...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Grand Canyon- Double Crossing aka "Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim"- BPL Group Run
December 08, 8:20pm

Cadillac Desert
A whole new twist to "How the West was Won" Anyone living west of the 100th meridian really ought to read it. The history of water "development" in the west is amazing.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » NPS to consider new park in W.Va.
December 08, 8:02pm

All Reader Reviews by obx hiker

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BPL Blow-Up Pillow
Used the dual chamber for @ 5 years. Don't want to get it too full but that's easy to adjust. Can be a little tricky to get fully de-flated for packing. Persistence! Cover it with your tee-shi...

In Miscellaneous Products
September 30, 8:19pm

Montbell Thermawrap jacket
William Siemens has it right about wind-resistance being a key. This jacket is wonderfully wind resistant. The Northern Outer Banks of NC can be an incredibly cold place due to the combination of wind...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 25, 4:32pm