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Hk Newman (hknewman) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western US
About Me Mostly 2 to 3 day loops, with a couple weeklong trips too, ... thinking about multi-week.

I'll update my gear list tomorrow ...
CityThe Gila
StateNM
CountryUSA
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Re: 2013 Plans
More trips but more spread out - I concentrated my hikes from May to August in 2012, so branching out season-wise and geographically. Hit the Pecos solo 1 weekene, with some old buddies the next, ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 2013 Plans
December 28, 5:49pm

Re: Embrace Cowboy Camping With Scorpions..?
You may need to deal with scorpions anyways as they just love folds in fabrics. I've been stung multiple times from Arizona to Ft. Hood TX. (north of Austin) opening up tent doors from backpac...

In Post-Trip Reports » Guadalupe Mountains There Weren't (aka How We Went to Lost Maples Instead)
December 27, 5:02pm

Re: A Question for You Physics Experts
Been awhile since I taught integrated physics and chemistry but I'll take a stab. It takes the same amount of energy to move your mass but (1) there's a time component in the power equatio...

In Philosophy & Technique » A Question for You Physics Experts
December 27, 10:30am

Re: Guadalupe Mountains, Lost Maples, & the American southwest in general
At least you got out a little but winter in North America can be cold regardless of locale. i remember traveling through northern Baja (Mexico) several years ago for sea kayaking in the Sea of Co...

In Post-Trip Reports » Guadalupe Mountains There Weren't (aka How We Went to Lost Maples Instead)
December 26, 10:27am

Theoretically speaking
A little stealth camp once in awhile if necessary - I'm not too worried about it - but realize there's usually a reason why restrictions exist (probably due to overuse in the 1970's). ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Following the Rules in U.S. Forests?
December 24, 9:36am

Re: No Need to Pussy Foot Around This Problem
A girlfriends cat tried to be a stowaway in my pack once when we were leaving from her place on a trip. About 15 pounds of feline and a barely audible "meow". When cleaning gear, they s...

In Chaff » No Need to Pussy Foot Around This Problem
December 20, 11:43am

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Maybe young Americans need some place that they can go to let off steam? The US is an increasingly belligerent society on the roads and everywhere else it seems, ... people willing to shoot ot...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 20, 11:20am

Re: Hikers, others rescued ...
Down here, it's the state and sometimes mixture of federal law enforcement volunteers that performs rescues since it's "live training" vs. just a scenario (unless they've chan...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hikers, others rescued in New Hampshire would pay a fee under legislative proposal
December 18, 4:58pm

Re: Newtown
Hope we would all agree the US must do a better job in institutionalizing more of our mental patients and ensure those coded as such in school do not have access to weapons in their respective hou...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 18, 4:37pm

Re: Re: TR: Dick Smith Wilderness, CA FastPack with Ultra-Runner Howard Cohen
Great little write-up, but I'd second the idea of wearing long pants on this trip.

In Post-Trip Reports » TR: Dick Smith Wilderness, CA FastPack with Ultra-Runner Howard Cohen
December 15, 9:48am

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