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Alex Wallace (FeetFirst) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Northern California
About Me Simple really; I enjoy getting lost in my local mountains and that's it. This site passes the time when I find my way back to the fluorescent lights, ugh. If you would like detailed, up-to-date information about the conditions in the Sierra, check out the true authority at:
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pee bottle
Did anyone else notice the pee bottle next to the bed in the third photo?! Maybe this person's house is really cold. All of this is just weird.

In GEAR » UL deep winter bag... stuffed with 16 lbs of down
October 16, 3:03pm

I give the hip belt a C-
I had Chris make me a ZB2 style pack that included the wire upside down "U" frame w/sleeve for a removable half bivy pad. I only used it on three short weekend overnight trips before I de...

In GEAR » Zimmerbuilt Owners - How Does it Ride??
October 16, 11:23am

Why so complicated?
I'm surprised by how complicated everyone is making this. At the top of the thread Ben has it right; simply expel any air out of the bag and drag it across your water source. With a bit of prac...

In GEAR » How to get water into collapsible bags?
October 14, 11:24pm

testing it out for two
Here are a couple of shots from the vast and wilds of my backyard while I was testing out a silnylon DuoMid nested with a BPWD PyraNet 2. I ended up selling it for something...

In GEAR » Duomid plus inner net plus 2 people....any photos?
October 12, 11:19pm

Thank you, Serge. I understand that these are your first impressions and appreciate you sharing them. I too look forward to more details. Load lifters are usually attached to the top of the fram...

In GEAR » Katabatic backbacks
October 10, 4:53pm

cool area
I really enjoy exploring that area, and south of 50 near Kyburz Silver Fork/Caples Creek, especially in the shoulder season when higher altitude locations pose more risks. Have you heard when th...

In Photo Gallery » Sub 24 in the King fire, El Dorado County.
October 08, 2:09pm

I'm very intrigued by the Helios 55, especially in V40, and look forward to reading some field reviews. @ Serge, Are you able to expand on the description of the frame sheet, aluminum stay...

In GEAR » Katabatic backbacks
October 08, 12:24pm

Note that the Eldorado NF has reopened areas east of Ice House Road, but majority of the forest to the west is still closed. See forest order & associated map here: Eldorado NF Alerts & Not...

In Photo Gallery » Sub 24 in the King fire, El Dorado County.
October 07, 12:34pm

Where at in Eldorado NF?
Is that Slab Creek Reservoir/Silver Creek?

In Photo Gallery » Sub 24 in the King fire, El Dorado County.
October 03, 12:42pm

Catenary curves
"As others have mentioned, the top-shelf mids are the obvious answer here. I would not put Golite in this category, their lack of cat cut on panel seams makes their shelters very loud in high ...

In GEAR » Lightest Bomber Tent/Shelter Options?
October 01, 3:35pm

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