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larry savage (pyeyo) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale pacific northwest
About Me aging 4 season mountain bum,if I'm not here I'm out there.

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eek, 20 miles
Eek Bob, the logging road to my house is 20 miles long. Ok, I made that up, Mt Adams is one of the nearest Cascade destinations, but it would be an outstanding weekend to visit Mt. Rainier.

In Chaff » Overnight in the Washington Cascades - What do you suggest?
September 22, 4:09pm

open-mindedness versus tolerance
Since I refuse to use a search engine to craft a reply [I build data centers, we don't use the word "google" unless one is working directly for them]I see a few of us are talking abou...

In Chaff » Open minded
September 22, 4:04pm

whatever the market bears
I tend to load the Sherpas up a little more on a shorter duration trip. Definitely fresh food and a few luxury items like a pillow and a gun. Just kidding, gun threads are fun, but the pillow is a...

In Philosophy & Technique » 1-2 Night Trip: Extended Day Hike, or Shortened Week-long?
September 22, 3:42pm

gun threads are fun
A true ultralighter would carry 3-44 magnum cartridges and a nail.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » .380 on a ultralight backpacking/camping trip?
September 22, 3:38pm

gnarly old guy point of view
I had a friend who looked a lot like me that used to say "I have so much lightweight gear I can't carry it all!" Seems to be a little of that around here too.

In Philosophy & Technique » Do You Actually Use Your Gear ? ?
September 19, 2:53pm

is it possible?
The problem appears that Americans are poor at math or our math skills are ok but our ability to visualize is impaired. It is why we can't grasp what our debt actually means. Then there is the...

In Chaff » Where do you draw the line and how do you get your point across?
September 19, 11:20am

the other thing
Beckey stole my girlfriend several decades ago, he has stolen hundreds since, his climbing ability isn't the only thing that hasn't slowed appreciably.

In Philosophy & Technique » Expiration date on hiking?
September 13, 2:56pm

smooth tires on mtn. bike
A hybrid has a more upright geometry, a little more heel clearance,possibly come with rack mounts, and less aggressive head tube angle [not as "twitchy"] than a mtn bike.Most mountain bik...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Help me choose a bike.
September 13, 12:06pm

It makes me wonder what the original cost per piece was,I do like the eclectic mix of using it scattered about the landscape. Do you think if I told my family and neighbors all the junk around my ...

In Chaff » All that titanium....
September 03, 7:53am

new england winter
I'm pretty sure the major motivation to recovering from hip surgery was my unversal detest of crutches, seconded by way too much family/friend "attention". Think of all the time you ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Do they make ultralight wheelchairs? I'm out of commission for 6 months
September 03, 7:47am

All Reader Reviews by larry savage

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five ten camp four
The five ten camp four shoe fits into the approach shoe category, a little heavier then a trail runner the camp four excels at getting you there then holding it's own as a climbing shoe. Internal...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
May 27, 10:28am

Stanley Titanium Helios Ice Axe
I've been using a helios ice axe since mid-winter. This is an all titanium tool, the only one I think is available since the Ushba has gone away. Made by Jim Stanley with a 6-4 ti head and a 3-2...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
May 24, 11:04pm

clif shot bloks/jelly belly sport beans various flavors
2 different products from 2 different makers aimed at providing some carbs/electrolytes and fruit flavors on hikes and multiday trips. Clif Shot Bloks are soft [rubbery] organic rice syrup cubes that...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
May 08, 10:50pm

exposure joystick
Born into the world of endurance and mtn. bike racing the joystick crosses over nicely for weekend or longer [w/solar charger] wilderness trips. At 85 gms. it is a few grams lighter then a surefire e...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
April 29, 12:37pm