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scott Nelson (nlsscott) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale So. Calif.
About Me I've been hiking since the 70's. Spent about 20 years in the outdoor retail end of things. I now help teach an outdoor training class with the Sierra Club. I'm a docent at a nearby Nature Center and a volunteer diver at the Aquarium of the Pacific. I like making my own gear.
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FS MYOG Cuben Pack
SOLD I am selling this homebrewed pack made with 1.43 oz Green Cuben from z-packs. The bottom, hip area, and side pockets are 70d ripstop nylon for abrasion and waterproofness. Shoulder straps a...

In Gear Swap » FS MYOG Cuben Pack
June 09, 4:25pm

FS: GG Miniposa Pack-Large-SOLD
SOLDI'm selling my Gossamer Gear Miniposa pack-size Large. CC foam sit pad included but no alum. frame included. Pack has sewn on hipbelt with foam insets in hipbelt and shoulder straps. I s...

In Gear Swap » FF: GG Miniposa Pack-Large
June 09, 4:07pm

One Happy Customer
I got an Aquilo last summer and used it for a week in Yosemite and for a winter trip. The summer trip required carrying a bear cannister and the pack handled this very well. The frame and padding ...

In GEAR » Elemental Horizons Aquilo
May 24, 7:18pm

Interested
I'm interested in buying the thermawrap if the sale falls through.-Scott

In Gear Swap » Montbell Thermawrap, Large
May 22, 10:34pm

All who wander are not lost, but they could be...
I got good and lost using an old map where the road had been extended since publication. The trailhead I started at was several miles west of my assumed start. I didn't realize it until I cam...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Perils of Certainty
April 26, 9:11am

Modification for Garcia cans?
I am intrigued by this idea and applaud your work. One suggestion I might add is that if you are carrying a Garcia Can, the dreaded "raised Rim" will hit you in the spine. If you add so...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bear Can Backpack
February 24, 6:05pm

No need to be a crash test dummy...
Yeah, burns are really scary. I recall this heat exchanger being presented in either "Climbing" or "Rock and Ice" in their Gear annual issue a long time ago. The copper was us...

In Make Your Own Gear » Jetboil Heat Exchanger
February 19, 5:27pm

Jetboil Heat Exchanger
AM I CRAZY? I have faint recollections of climbers making a similar heat exchanger with copper tubing to warm the cannisters on upright stoves. This is intended to help keep the cannister gas flo...

In Make Your Own Gear » Jetboil Heat Exchanger
February 16, 2:19pm

Price lowered
Bump for lower price

In Gear Swap » FS MYOG Insulated Pants
January 25, 6:08pm

bump
Still available

In Gear Swap » FS MYOG Quilt-synthetic
January 24, 11:43pm

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