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peter vacco (fluff@inreach.com) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale no. california
About Me i walk quite a bit, and probably carry too much. up to a point though, i sort of Like carrying too much.
Citysacramento
Statecalifornia
Countryusa

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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Re: general pack fit help (with bonus harness attachment question!)
bummer on the return policy, because they're both too short. sorry. but that's the way it looks from here. and that's why the hip belts are riding up too high. ya .. is a bummer v.

In GEAR » general pack fit help (with bonus harness attachment question!)
January 17, 7:26pm

Re: Re: Re: Paradox Packs Evolution pack system review
" Those who persist in seeing this as a numbers only issue will continue to not have my sympathy. " true fact, eh. --- now, on to bending those 7075 stays .. ya'll don't need...

In Editor's Roundtable » Paradox Packs Evolution pack system review
January 15, 3:42pm

Re: Re: Wind going up Garner Pass
"I bet those views were indeed fabulous, but I don't think I would have traded the more intense experience of topping the pass with the rougher weather." whoo Ya !

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wind going up Garner Pass
January 12, 10:21pm

Re: 6th Annual G.G.G. vacancies
no vacancy my butt. what is to stop somebody from driving up there and camping at some other site, but still visiting the Big Thing ? noth'n .. that's what. it don't matter where ya...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
January 12, 10:02pm

wanted : Hilleberg Akto, in Red
peter's worn out his akto, and about to pull the trigger on a new one. so, i thought i'd start here first. this be what we're in heat for Hillberg Akto : Red. it's gott'...

In Gear Swap » wanted : Hilleberg Akto, in Red
January 12, 3:43pm

Re: How do I avoid heelslip in walking Joggers when 0,5 size bigger before feet expand
" Roger Caffin (and others) suggest wearing joggers (trainers/running shoes) which are a bit larger than your normal size for hiking: " heck, he more or less Demands it ! even if you ...

In GEAR » How do I avoid heelslip in walking Joggers when 0,5 size bigger before feet expand
January 03, 7:35am

Re: Jock itch and wool boxer briefs..
i like the under armour boxer briefs. they must , of course, be washed regularly. a day or two is more than enough to warrant washing. redness in the southern hemisphere is a call to arms, and to...

In GEAR » Jock itch and wool boxer briefs..
December 29, 9:46am

Re: Hiking in Southern California in February... difficulty: must be warm
" She wants to go somewhere in February, but insists that it must be warm. " it's not like she's a wife, where you can swap them out for something better. this is your Mom, and...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Hiking in Southern California in February... difficulty: must be warm
December 29, 9:12am

the problem with Paul ...
" I'm not so sure. Having done 16 days at 1.5 lbs/day," here's the scoop, we're not hiking in washington, so there's no "off budget" weight. it ALL seems to b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Longest ultraight BP w/o replenishing?
December 21, 9:18am

Re: Re: Longest ultraight BP w/o replenishing?
" at 1.75 lbs/day, that's 20-23 days. " and at 1.75 lbs/day over any length of time worth going out for, you'll be back early too ! the weight vs miles equation is one of th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Longest ultraight BP w/o replenishing?
December 19, 8:21pm

All Reader Reviews by peter vacco

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Hilleberg Akto
all that you will read about how wonderful akto is seems to be true. also true is that for it to be habitable in all but the chillyest weather, it Desperately Needs a window in the door. the unna is i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 17, 10:15pm