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M G (drown) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Shenandoah
About Me Climber. caver. Cartographer. Have hiked, caved, climbed and mapped in Asia, N. & S. America.

Currently planning on 8 days in the upper Kern September 2014.A desert SW trip in May, ski touring in the Canadian Rockies in April and Costa Rican volcanoes in Feb.

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Climate trend
Best bet is to go look at historical averages rather than any particular year such as 2013. I often use PRISM's website for that purpose. You can get both temp and precip avg for various time p...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Enchantments (Core zone). 5 days, September 30.
June 24, 5:45pm

Head Sweats
ProTech. Very well ventilated.not super durable.

In GEAR » Hat for hot sun...
June 24, 8:02am

Re: MG
Maybe by brand is better: 1. USGS Quad, tend to be 1:24k 2. Tom Harisson, scale varies alot 3. Nat Geo Topo, scale varies 4. Other.

In GEAR » Planning for a BPL Poll
June 23, 8:57pm

Navigation aid
Very interested in what people carry: Compass Map, what scale? Smart phone? What app? GPS What kind of GPS, full featured? Basic? UTM grid reader template?

In GEAR » Planning for a BPL Poll
June 23, 7:14pm

Bannock, thread drift warning
Two other ways to cook it. As little dumplings/chunks of dough in boiling water, can be with the pasta water. Really good in a batch of mack in cheeze or a soup. Or wrapped around a stick over a fi...

In Post-Trip Reports » Emigrant Wilderness 6/13 - 6/15
June 20, 7:03pm

Love the Corn Lily pics.

In Post-Trip Reports » Emigrant Wilderness 6/13 - 6/15
June 20, 3:44pm

Bench Lake!!!
Great trip report! Late Sept. last year after coming across Frozen Lake Pass on the SHR we found ourselves back on the JMT and heading south to an exit at Kearsage. Ahead of schedule at the Bench ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Bench Lake via Taboose Pass-KCNP 6/9-12
June 20, 5:11am

Focal lenght
Focal length is actually the equivalent of a 28mm, not 23. Crop mode can be changed to 35mm and 47mm. An optional adapter and wide lens can make it wider to 21mm

In Gear Swap » FS: Ricoh GR 16.2 MP Digital Camera
June 12, 6:43am

I would consider a climb of Fuji. I think it would teach you much about all things Japanese.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip to Japan
June 12, 4:00am

Where and when do you intend to use this approach?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » no sleep bag camping
June 10, 12:31pm

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