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Roman Dial (romandial) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale packrafting NZ
About Me A middle aged man, married, fattening up.
CityAnchorage
StateAlaska
CountryUSA

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Re: Fireblades
I liked the fireblades too. went through three pair. Back to Saloman XAs because the sole has better traction on wet surfaces.

In Packrafting » Packrafting Footwear Suggestions
July 15, 7:32pm

AM fats/PM fats
My favorite meal in cool/cold temps for breakfast is cream or wheat, with brown sugar and butter (with other stiff for variety -- cherries, almonds, granola). I like fat in AM for its "stick t...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » PPPPD (Pounds Per Person Per Day)
November 13, 1:00pm

Boundary Waters
Calm water packrafting is better with two. That's why Hig and Erin eventually tied their boats together. Here's a video in Canyonlands of my wife Peggy and me in one boat -- an early Alp...

In Packrafting » Packrafting in the BWCAW?
November 11, 9:47pm

One of my favorite topics
Some of my observations based on expeditions from the tropics to the arctic, from casual family trips to adventure and wilderness races, from going hungry AND eating dog food, to bringing home food...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » PPPPD (Pounds Per Person Per Day)
November 11, 9:23pm

vidcast and wetsuit use
Wow, what a neat river and super video! I'm going to put that Bear Trap canyon on my to-do list when we come down in October,.... I used a 3 mm Kokatat farmer john wetsuit in Teton Wildernes...

In Editor's Roundtable » Packraft Trekking in Montana's Bear Trap Canyon (Videocast)
August 14, 10:10pm

Mountain bike camping
Tying off to bicycles works well, too. Use the pedals and lay the bike away from the shelter.

In Editor's Roundtable » Ditch Your Stakes: A Guide To Alternative Shelter Anchors
July 17, 7:56pm

Packrafter's viewpoint
We packrafters, especially up here in Alaska, are often too wet, cold, lazy, and un-sophisticated to bother with knots on twine and so use the same straps we use to keep our packs on the boats to k...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ditch Your Stakes: A Guide To Alternative Shelter Anchors
July 17, 7:54pm

Enjoy
Glad to help Martin. Be secure in the fact that God and natural selection have built us out of very good stuff. We are resilient and tough, in spite of oursleves. You'll be surprised at what...

In Philosophy & Technique » When have you gone too light?
May 11, 1:05pm

Wilderness experience when I carried more....
Martin, Pretty much every time I get into a new sport, I dont know what I really need and end up with too much. As I get progressively more experienced -- experienced with what I don't need...

In Philosophy & Technique » When have you gone too light?
May 09, 5:56pm

experience and human nature
Martin, Mostly we pack our insecurities. John Muir wandered the Sierra with little more than a big wool overcoat and a bag or bread crumbs and had some wild adventures. A friend of mine just...

In Philosophy & Technique » When have you gone too light?
May 09, 10:45am

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