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Bob Gross (--B.G.--) - BPL Guest

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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Tri-Wing and Concentrator
Dan, the video dialog leaves a lot to be desired, so I don't know if that will win any Academy Awards. Now that this concentrator is spot welded, does it still collapse flat for transport? T...

In Make Your Own Gear » Esbit Concentrator
May 28, 3:12pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Which soap?
"So swimming is out now?" "I think it depends on where you are." Don't go swimming in those warm lakes that have leeches. --B.G.--

In GEAR » New favorite luxury item, the Simple Shower
May 28, 2:32pm

Re: Re: Re: High sierra trail to whitney - gear list
"Gee... if they can't remember to turn left instead of right, how are they going to remember to go east instead of west... or even look at the compass for that matter???" In the mi...

In Gear Lists » High sierra trail to whitney - gear list
May 28, 12:22am

Re: Onion Valley to Whitney and snow
Nearly always when there is a snow storm this late in the spring season, the snow will cover some trails and confuse everybody for just a few hours. Then very quickly the new snow melts down, and i...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Onion Valley to Whitney and snow
May 28, 12:14am

Re: High sierra trail to whitney - gear list
"B. G. I am confused about your comment about the need for a compass at Trail Crest. Are you saying it will be hard to figure out which way Lone Pine is from there?" I did not say tha...

In Gear Lists » High sierra trail to whitney - gear list
May 27, 11:49pm

Re: "hand model"
Dan, I don't know if you want to hire any talent like that. The viewers would be watching the talent and not looking at the stove. In your video clips, all we ever see is the back of your ha...

In Make Your Own Gear » Esbit Concentrator
May 27, 12:31pm

Green Lake
I agree. Green Lake on the east side, close to Bridgeport. Good for beginners. Not too heavily regulated. The ranger station in Bridgeport issues permits. --B.G.--

In Pre-Trip Planning » 10 lakes basin too hard for kids?
May 27, 12:21pm

The required question
How much does it weigh? --B.G.--

In Gear Swap » FS: MYOG Cuben pack $60
May 27, 12:36am

Re: Big 3
Big 3 or 4, Good Grief! If I pick the items off my gear list in order of heaviest weight, I get this: 1. Camera 2. Bear canister -- Those are the only two that are more than one pound each...

In GEAR » The basic 4 if $$ were not a concern
May 26, 11:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Soap
I have to side with Tom on this one. I admit to carrying a tiny amount of soap with me for a special occasion or emergency, but I haven't used it in years. After rinsing in flowing water, my...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone know of a truly odorless soap in bar form?
May 26, 11:42pm

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