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Nelson Sherry (nsherry61) - BPL Guest

My Locale Mid-Willamette Valley
About Me First backpack trip, age 5, 1966. Hiked, climbed, raced bicycles, x-country skied, white water canoed, all until married with children and academics. Now getting back.
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Re: Re: Re: Getting older, as good as u were 10 years ago?
Frankly, I'd rather die trying than not try. You gotta die some time. May as well do it doing what you love where you love being.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Getting older, as good as u were 10 years ago?
December 29, 12:16am

Garmin vs Android
My Garmin sits in a drawer at home. I have access to more different maps on my Andriod phone. Backcountry Navigator manages noisy signal better than my Garmin. My phone is way multi-use. My phone f...

In GEAR » Android + Backcountry Navigator vs Garmin GPS devices.
December 25, 9:23pm

Wetting out BWP
And, if I understand it correctly, when waterproof beathables wet out, they retain their waterprooness, but completely loose their beathability. So, they become no better than simple waterproof fab...

In Philosophy & Technique » Waterhead tests
December 24, 11:01am

Re: Naughty list for 2012
Let's begrudgingly add those of us who take off from home, leaving our wife to manage the kids alone. Disappearing into the dangerous wilderness, leaving our loved ones to wonder if they will b...

In Philosophy & Technique » Naughty list for 2012
December 24, 10:52am

Custom shaping shoes
You can do a lot more custom shaping than just a stretcher can do. Both wet leather and hot plastic can be shaped a lot with a some brute force and the right anvil. Often the right anvil is just a ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Stretching tight leather boots and plastic double boots.
December 15, 10:16am

What four?
IMHO . . . okay, maybe my Not so HO, having grown up driving in lots of mud and snow, I think our society is not very smart about four wheel drives (4WD). 4WD does not improve the safety of a ve...

In GEAR » Winter backpacking and 2WD cars with chains?
December 08, 6:18pm

Butt, is it useful?
Could use as a seat pad to keep your butt clean, warm, dry and unbruised when sitting on dirty, cold, wet and/or rocky terrain. No duh :p Could use as additional padding for your shoulders and/o...

In GEAR » Looking for a Use
December 08, 5:58pm

Adding lightening balloons
Already being made and marketed for avalanche safety. Just need to add helium cartridges. ;)

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » "Add lightness."
December 02, 6:54pm

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