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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
StateNM
CountryUSA
My PDF Gear ListEver changing gear list

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Re: Easy Trips Near St. George UT
Zion NP has some easier trips near the visitor's center and close to their shuttle drops.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Easy Trips Near St. George UT
March 06, 6:04pm

Re: Re: re: bivy questions
Waterproof/breathable bivy sacks were ultralight "bombproof" solutions back in the 1990s, when solo tents were 4 lbs. I used only bivy sacks for a few years (no tarp or anything) but the...

In GEAR » Most Breathable Bivy?
March 04, 5:58pm

Re: Badly need advice. 5-7 days. California. Early April
If the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park (several hours since you would go down to Kingman AZ, then head to the park via Interstate 40) or Zion National Park (about 3+ hrs on Interstate 15) d...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Badly need advice. 5-7 days. California. Early April.
March 04, 2:56pm

Re: New 2013 Tarptent Models
Just when you thought it was safe for your credit card to go outside ...

In GEAR » New 2013 Tarptent Models
March 01, 2:47pm

Re: good hiking gps under $150
I use eTrex for my recreation GPS mostly for geocache and it's pretty good, as far recreational GPS goes.

In GEAR » good hiking gps under $150
February 28, 9:09pm

Mediterranean diet
With all the hoopla on the Mediterranean diet being healthier for you, what other relatively quick dishes (i.e. fuel efficient) are out there? Have the following for dinner: 1) couscous 2)...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Mediterranean diet
February 28, 9:00pm

Re: Convertible Pants
The Patagonia's seem not to have the pair of cargo pockets that bulge out, only a recessed one that lies flat. (Looking at the current GI iii but similar on my old Rock Guides, GI ii's, etc..)

In GEAR » Convertible Pants
February 28, 8:54pm

Re: Re: Chaff! We Need More Chaff!!
No, joke. This place shut right down when the segregated it. Just think of it as "separate but equal".

In Chaff » Chaff! We Need More Chaff!!
February 28, 8:49pm

Re: Impact of Wind on Insulation Loft
Neat article but think most will shelter in high winds if they have a chance. The N3B parka was pretty warm for those of us who wore it decades ago, but the US military went to the ECWCS Gore-Tex ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Impact of Wind on Insulation Loft
February 27, 10:41am

Re: Good Southern New Mexico Backcountry?
The Lincoln NF around Carlsbad (check out Last chance canyon and if you are up to it cross-country in desert, think there's a loop with some neighboring trails, etc...) is actually desert but w...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Good Southern New Mexico Backcountry?
February 26, 11:56am

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