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Robert Perkins (rp3957) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale The Sierras
About Me I usually plan 2- 3 weekend trips in the Sierras a year and try to do one 'long' hike a year. I really like the Central part of the Sierras.
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All Forum Posts by Robert Perkins

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High Sierra Trail, Via Shepherd Pass
Gary, shoot me a PM, ( private message ), with your e-mail address so I can contact you with any info you might need to know, thanks! You may want to send PM's on the other hikes you are lookin...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » High Sierra Trail, Via Shepherd Pass
June 02, 10:51pm

High Sierra Trail Loop
I still have one opening for this hike. I had someone very interested, but he didn't think he wanted to do the mileage planned. PM me if any BPL-er out there is interested.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » High Sierra Trail, Via Shepherd Pass
May 27, 5:18pm

JMT 2012 GL - Advice, Please
I have a WM Summerlight rated at 32 degrees and I still use my Cap 2 long sleeve top and long johns, ( or whatever they are called :) ) I had one night in mid-August where I also put on my Nano Puf...

In Gear Lists » JMT 2012 GL - Advice, Please!
May 25, 9:52am

What's Your UL Fly and Bubble Rig
Mike, That is a cool set-up for grillin' up some fish. I may have to re-think where I camp in the Sierras so I can have a small fire and eat me some fish! Thanks for the fish stories and the ph...

In Fishing » What's Your UL Fly and Bubble Rig?
May 25, 7:27am

What's Your UL Fly and Bubble Rig
Too funny! Yeah, the whole cooking and cleaning and the extra weight of the cooking and seasoning them is a major reason I don't hassle with keeping them. It is nice to know I could at least ca...

In Fishing » What's Your UL Fly and Bubble Rig?
May 23, 7:34pm

JMT 2012 GL - Advice, Please
Susan, I'll probably be echoing a few of the previous replies, but here are a few suggestions: -If you are using the bearcan for storing all of your food and scented items, ditch both the Opsa...

In Gear Lists » JMT 2012 GL - Advice, Please!
May 23, 7:13pm

JMT/PCT Logjam
Ryan. I have been following this pretty close for the last couple of months, and I think you will be fine going in August. The crews are working very fast on clearing out the damage. In a rare comm...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT/PCT Logjam
May 23, 6:47pm

"What's Your UL Fly and Bubble Rig?"
I too have had good success with my Shakespeare collapsible rod for many years now using the fly and bubble method. I have a kit that will fit in a very small pouch. I carry a micro-Leatherman, var...

In Fishing » What's Your UL Fly and Bubble Rig?
May 23, 6:34pm

"JMT or so"
You get your permits from here: http://www.recreation.gov/ They are issued for Inyo National Forest. Onion Valley can be 'hit-or-miss' for getting a ride. Lots of day hikers seem to co...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT or so
May 22, 7:48pm

High Sierra Trail, Via Shepherd Pass
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In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » High Sierra Trail, Via Shepherd Pass
May 20, 10:11pm

All Reader Reviews by Robert Perkins

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Zimmerbuilt Half-Dome, modified
I have owned many packs with some features I liked and dis-liked on each one, so I decided to give the custom order pack method a shot. After a less than pleasant experience with Kooka bay, I went int...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 24, 9:53pm

Osprey Talon 44
I picked up this pack with my REI dividend and have been taking it for a lot of 'test-runs' in the hills and have come to really love it's fit. I have switched between trying out a SMD Swi...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
April 24, 11:23pm

Six Moons Designs 2011 Swift
I have had a chance to do a quick test run of my new Swift pack with pocket hipbelt, and no stays. I am really impressed with how this pack rides! I loaded it up with about 20 pounds and took it for a...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 09, 8:15pm

KookaBay air mattress
Edit - If I could, I would do two seperate ratings here. The pad would rate a 4, but customer sevice and response time would be a 1. I'll give it an average of 2.5. I got the pad and overall it...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 05, 1:12pm

MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
At first I just loved this filter, it had all of the qualities of a good filter; fast pumping, compact, and light. I used it in the Sierra's, in clear water, following the backflushing instruction...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
October 26, 10:32pm