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Bob Gross (--B.G.--) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Silicon Valley
About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Yosemite roads closed
Yosemite National Park gets one or the other of its highways closed every year. It is unusual for multiple highways to be closed simultaneously, or for very long. In the past, whenever we planne...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Another snow trip?
March 21, 7:24pm

Re: Inquiring minds want to know
"Is it ever going to stop snowing in the Sierra?" I predict... yes, the snow will stop by the first of the month. The only remaining question is: which month? I believe that seve...

In Chaff » Came here to hide
March 21, 7:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: bombs away!
"Bob -- you are correct. I believe the Korean War was a mistake. Kim Il Sung took 98% of the peninsular (basically everything except the lone southern port of Busan). The civil war was over fo...

In Chaff » Libya
March 21, 7:12pm

Re: Yosemite roads closed
"Highways 41, 120 and 140 entering the park have been closed." But the BPL crew only needs one of those highways leaving the park, not entering. --B.G.--

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Another snow trip?
March 21, 5:53pm

Re: Re: bombs away!
"Since 1945, Kuwait was the only war I supported." Benjamin, I believe this is your quote. Therefore, one can only assume that the defense of the Korean peninsula in 1950-1953 was n...

In Chaff » Libya
March 21, 5:51pm

Re: Re: bombs away!
That's interesting. You supported the North Korean invasion of South Korea in 1950. --B.G.--

In Chaff » Libya
March 21, 5:35pm

Re: scale
"Have you managed to find a digital replacement for that spring bathroom scale (the one that measures to the ounce, up to 30 pounds)?" No, I have never had a scale like that. --B.G.--

In Philosophy & Technique » scale
March 21, 5:16pm

Re: scale
When I first went ultralight almost thirty years ago, we didn't have the tiny digital scales that we have today. Back then, I used three separate scales to do the job. First, I used a spring po...

In Philosophy & Technique » scale
March 21, 4:42pm

Re: zipka
But, the "thing" in the back is located exactly in the wrong place when I am wearing a baseball cap. --B.G.--

In GEAR » I want a new headlamp
March 20, 8:42pm

Re: FS: National Parks Annual Pass
Albert, when you purchased it, didn't you have to show a photo ID? Then you signed it. If somebody else shows that pass, the NPS ranger may ask for a photo ID, and then they may compare the ...

In Gear Swap » FS: National Parks Annual Pass
March 20, 6:33pm

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