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jerry adams (retiredjerry) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Oregon and Washington
About Me I started hiking about 45 years ago. My first backpack was 40 years ago. I currently try to do one backpack trip of 5 nights every month (which can be tricky in the winter) 20 to 50 miles. Mostly I stay around Mount Hood, Columbia Gorge, Mount Adams, Goat Rocks, and the Olympic Peninsula. In recent years I have shifted to lightweight - my pack weight without food and water is about 15 lb (7 kg). I make a lot of my own gear - silnylon tarp-tent, bivy, synthetic bag, simple bag style pack. My sleeping pad is a Therm-a-Rest air mattress.
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Stateoregon
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Re: Nope
I know, welfare mothers have 16 kids so they get enough welfare so they can drive Cadilacs : ) Next you're going to say that global warming scientists claim that the globe is warming just so...

In On the Web » Less trees, more water for California?
October 14, 10:26pm

Re: Re: Trolling and Useless Information
I think plasticizers (both the old ones and the new ones that are supposed to be safer) pollute the "precious bodily fluids" of Americans. It's a communist conspiracy.

In GEAR » Recommendation for a titanium cup?
October 14, 10:22pm

Re: Nah
"Or they could slow their overpopulating." Single child law? After one, is mandatory abortion and sterilization?

In On the Web » Less trees, more water for California?
October 14, 10:17pm

Re: Ian, are you out there?
Ian's brain is fried trying to figure out "number lines", whatever they are...

In Gear Swap » FS: SteriPEN Adventureer Opti w/ spare batteries; Suluk 46 TDW titanium wood stove w/ pot; First Need XL water filter.
October 14, 10:15pm

Re: Re: Re: The 32 ounce problem
If a layer of air is wider than maybe 1/2 inch or 1 inch, then there will be air currents which will limit any further gain. If you're more than 1/2 or 1 inch, it won't be any better than ...

In Make Your Own Gear » The 32 ounce problem
October 14, 8:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Water for sale
"Shut your mouth!" okay, but the alternative is to ship 10% of the Columbia to California I think that would be better we'de make a bunch off the deal

In On the Web » Less trees, more water for California?
October 14, 8:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Less trees, more water for California?
Had to look up "Ophiocordyceps unilateralis" My phobia is that humans will go extinct because of a fungus. Maybe the genetic engineers will create a fungus to produce energy or so...

In On the Web » Less trees, more water for California?
October 14, 8:18pm

Re: Water for sale
There sure is a lot of water flowing out the Columbia River. They should make a pipe going down to California. Columbia River = 265,000 ft3/second = 8E12 ft3/year CA water use = 80 million...

In On the Web » Less trees, more water for California?
October 14, 7:06pm

Re: The death of blackholes and Big bang theory?
There was a Nova on PBS about Easter Island http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/easter/ They determined if you had the base shaped just right, they could rock it back and forth and get it to "w...

In Chaff » The death of blackholes and Big bang theory?
October 14, 6:48pm

Re: Re: Re: Less trees, more water for California?
an idea floated by the arsonists association? maybe the lawyer of an arsonist? maybe just science - that trees take up water and evaporate it without thinking about the political consideratio...

In On the Web » Less trees, more water for California?
October 14, 5:12pm

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