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Steve S (idahosteve) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Idaho
About Me Left the climbing arena recently, and am now lightening my load in anticipation of wandering all over the high country!
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Re: Sierra High Route - Trail Runners
I used a pair of Sportiva's, the wildcats, and LOVED them! They were awesome. I put some Dirty Girl Gaiters on them, and never had a problem...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Sierra High Route - Trail Runners
April 02, 10:02pm

Re: Re: Re: National Geographic TOPO! Software
you should be able to continue to split the route over and over again. Try clicking out of the route, then go back to it, and it should let you do it again. At worst, just add a short bit, then era...

In Pre-Trip Planning » National Geographic TOPO! Software
April 02, 10:00pm

Re: Roads end starting point
I hiked this section last yr, and it was superb, and quite spectacular. It would be a fantastic section to hike. If you need any other details, drop me a pm

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra High Route -What sectin would you recommend
April 02, 9:56pm

Re: SHR solo in a single thru-hike??
Brent, after getting my butt hammered for eight days last season on the SHR, and the JMT, I can only tell you that what you think you are capable of doing on the east coast, and what you are proba...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » SHR solo in a single thru-hike??
March 19, 6:18pm

petroglyphs of the Owyhee
Great report! Living on the edge of one of the most remote desert areas of the west; I am talking about the Owyhee Desert. I am fortunate to spend a lot of time wandering out here in the "Big...

In Post-Trip Reports » McHale Bump goes to a Secret Place
March 07, 9:29pm

Re: Fit Question on Dirty Girl Gaiters
Darren, I used mine this last year on the SHR, but I was dissapointed in the fit as well. I think that the normal sizing is on the large side. I would have liked a more snug fit. I think that mayb...

In GEAR » Fit Question on Dirty Girl Gaiters
February 27, 9:14pm

Re: stove pot info
I'm using either a GSI Soloist pot, which is what I bring when my wife and I are out together, and when I'm solo I use a Wally world IMUSA 2 1/2 cup aluminum cup. I only boil water, and ...

In GEAR » Most efficient stove/pot combo that doesn't explode
February 25, 3:50pm

guzzles fuel?
I've been using the litemax for the past two seasons, and my experience has been its one of the most efficient fuel users out there? I used LESS! than one 4oz can for my 8 day trip on the SHR. ...

In GEAR » Most efficient stove/pot combo that doesn't explode
February 25, 7:03am

Re: Teton High Adventure Trail (Petzoldt's route) map?
I think I have the info... I couldn't find much detail out there, so I put it together based on his verbal description and my TOPO map program... I think I have it pretty well drawn out. Let ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Teton High Route
February 22, 8:20pm

Re: The Winds, solo?
Its not irresponsible or crazy. The Winds are just like any other destination/goal that you may have. Do the prep, plan the route, go for it. If its something you want to do, then go do it.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The Winds, solo?
February 18, 6:27pm

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Snow Peak LiteMax
I decided to go with the cannister stove out of familarity instead of alcohol. I'm a new UL user, transitioning from a technical climbing background. The old MSR gas stoves were our mainstay for m...

In Stoves - Canister
July 12, 8:39am