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About Me I have backpacked since 1968, across America twice 1986 & 1990; bicycled across America 4 times, rdtrip East Coast USA; built and sailed my own sailboats from New England to SA/CA/transited Panama Canal;canoed & sea kayaked New England/Florida/Bahamas; I grew up working as an organic vegetable farmer on a dairy farm in New England. Lived in Hawaii on both Oahu & Kauai.
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Passports
JR ditto your remarks, and Sarah's...I think as US taxpayers(those of us that are) are in for a REAL screwing this time around. First, they increased the price of a passport last year, and ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Passports
January 25, 3:36pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: KlearWater
I agree Douglas, particularly when it comes to not being able to use any of the current UV sterilizers with Platys. And that photo you inquired about last week was over in Mokeluia.

In Multiple Use Gear » KlearWater as mouthwash & skin treatment
January 25, 3:24pm

Re: Re: Groundsheet
Visqueen! The plastic sheeting of backpackers of the '70's ah!

In Make Your Own Gear » Best Material for Groundsheet?
January 25, 2:48pm

Re: RBH VaprThrm NTS-Shirt&Pants
Bill, That still beats doing no hike *GRIN* By the time you get up here to New England you'll be fit enough to go off trail and look for a local treatment program! Bill, the State of New Ham...

In Gear Lists » Gear List for a Mid-January AT Start
January 25, 2:44pm

Re: answer
Thanks for the help just the same. One thing i can't figure out is how a company calls itself 'Northern Outfitters' and is based in Jacksonville Florida! Selling COLD WEATHER GEAR at that!

In GEAR » Nicholus Sweeting question
January 25, 2:19pm

Re: Re: Sony eReader PRS-500
John Broadbent, Good one! Thanks for the info, I'll PM you with further questions. Thanks

In GEAR » Backpacker's "Gear Guide" just out
January 25, 2:01pm

Re: Patagonia: Men's Wool 2 Sleeveless
Thanks for the head's up on this new style Bill. Good way to keep from over-heating your arms up in insulation; or used as a Summer hiking vest type shirt. Did ya' get the latest FedEX?

In GEAR » Patagonia: Men's Wool 2 Sleeveless
January 25, 1:57pm

Re: FS: Western Mountaineering Badger Sleeping Bags
Are they MF bags, and the weights on your scale?

In Gear Swap » FS: Western Mountaineering Badger Sleeping Bags
January 25, 1:53pm

Re: Re: 60% off Granite Gear Virga
We all NEED a 'sixth pack' trust me....

In Gear Deals » 60% off Granite Gear Virga
January 25, 1:49pm

Re: Re: a backcountry latte maker
Greg Vallincourt, Roger, myself and anyone else that enjoys a book during an extended backpacking trip have a new choice. I came across a device, Sony Reader PRS-500,This puppy can store up to 5...

In GEAR » Backpacker's "Gear Guide" just out
January 24, 2:57pm

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