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Craig W. (xnomanx) - BPL Professional Member

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About Me Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
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All Forum Posts by Craig W.

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Re: Why you never camp in a dry wash ..."
I was hiking solo across Joshua Tree during a rainstorm at night. Visibility was 15' tops due to mist and clouds. I heard a rumbling building somewhere in the distance, then rocks and bould...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why you never camp in a dry wash ...
September 23, 1:41pm

Richard Wright Haiku
Apparently he wrote upwards of 4000 in the 18 months before his death in 1960. I'm a big fan of haiku, though I haven't been able to read or speak Japanese for about 15 years (stopped pr...

In Chaff » Richard Wright Haiku
September 22, 11:45pm

Re: Re: Alaska survival trip update
This is cool. Thanks Buck.

In Chaff » Survival Trip in the "Fortress of the Bears"
September 21, 4:41pm

Re: Re: UL at 0° F? 13 pounds....

In Winter Hiking » UL at 0° F?
September 18, 7:57pm

Overuse of the prefix "Due to global climate change..."
Seems to me you just tipped your hand.

In Chaff » Overuse of the prefix "Due to global climate change..."
September 17, 1:59pm

Re: Re: A good read on Ukraine, Russia and NATO .
I think Ian makes a good point above. I have to ask these questions: If ISIS is supposedly a product of US policy and fallout in the region, do we bear any responsibility to remain and try t...

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
September 17, 12:16am

Old Bones
This one never ceases to get me; I can recite it from memory. ________________ Old Bones, by Gary Snyder. From Mountains and Rivers Without End Out there walking round, looking out for ...

In Chaff » Old Bones
September 16, 9:49am

Re: Re: "Over Clothes"
With the hood up and a face mask they're really effective. What impressed me about them is how light they actually are; you'd think they'd be more restrictive. I can't speak for...

In GEAR » Hunting clothing
September 16, 8:11am

"Over Clothes"
Wondering how you all feel about these... Just ordered top and bottoms. I'm starting to bow hunt so I'm more concerned with camo than I would be if I were rifle hunting. An experienced f...

In GEAR » Hunting clothing
September 15, 10:33pm

Re: Re
I wasn't addressing anything you've written with the "bragging" comment Kat....I actually was eating with some friends and acquaintances the other day and it came up. And some we...

In Chaff » Leaving the World of Technology?
September 14, 9:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Craig W.

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Montbell Thermawrap jacket
A great jacket- my XL weighs in at just over 10 oz. with its stuff sack. Very simple, functional design- perfect for 3 seasons in the Sierras when combined with a base layer and/or shell system.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
May 15, 8:56pm

Dirty Girl Gaiters
These are great "dry" gaiters. As a trail runner I shopped and shopped for a good, breathable, and lightweight pair...not much out there. Most mainstream gear makers seem to seriously over...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 13, 8:55pm