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jeffrey armbruster (book) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by jeffrey armbruster

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"Camping to close for comfort"
all things being equal, I'll camp away from people. But I have to say that I really don't mind if others camp close to my tent, as long as they're reasonable. I'm not sure how much ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Camping to close for comfort
June 23, 1:30pm

"SC Governor is So Wrong!"
After the latest church shooting, the American flag and the State flag were at half mast. The confederate flag was not. Flags are symbols. The people who act all innocent about what the flag means ...

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
June 22, 9:29pm

"SC Governor is So Wrong!"
World 2 Ben:it's 2015. Try thinking this through from the perspective of the other person. Hey, while you're at it, walk that mile in another man's moccasins carrying the flag of the Wa...

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
June 22, 7:13pm

"Shelter/Tarp vs. Free Standing Tent: HMG Echo / Yama Cirriform vs. Big Agnes Flycreek UL"
I've used a Fly Creek for years. I've always found it to be bombproof. I'm not sure of the definition of a windstorm, but I've been in several pretty powerful storms with high winds...

In GEAR » Shelter/Tarp vs. Free Standing Tent: HMG Echo / Yama Cirriform vs. Big Agnes Flycreek UL
June 22, 4:03pm

"BG and the Demise of BPL"
"that's losing, not loosing." Et tu, Brut....ermm, Richard?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BG and the Demise of BPL
June 21, 8:42pm

"Trip in late september Flying From Houston!"
The best of the Sierra are out because of the altitude restrictions. the North Cascades are spectacular. They also have a lower elevation profile. Mt.Rainier is a quick drive from Sea-Tac airpor...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Trip in late september Flying From Houston!
June 21, 8:39pm

"Obamacare. It's awesome."
+1 George.

In Chaff » Obamacare. It's awesome.
June 21, 6:28pm

"Obamacare. It's awesome."
My experience is similar to Jen's, except that my employer opted out of providing health care and all of the employees went on Obamacare. I make more than most of the other employees, so the ra...

In Chaff » Obamacare. It's awesome.
June 21, 5:00pm

"BG and the Demise of BPL"
Let's not overdo the love or Bob will be insufferable when he comes back. edit: oops, I thought that I was posting this on the OTHER BG thread, where it made more sense as a hopefully funn...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BG and the Demise of BPL
June 17, 12:51pm

"In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off"
Ah come on: Bob is a bit irascible and does not suffer fools gladly. But I remember one interaction where I gave as good as I got, in terms of the reasons behind my position, and Bob did not get me...

In Gear Deals » In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off
June 17, 10:31am

All Reader Reviews by jeffrey armbruster

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Vasque Breeze GTX
These boots really are a breeze on your feet. Unlike another reviewer, I found these boots to have terrific ankle support. However, the deal-killer for me is the relatively narrow toe box. Full disclo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 16, 7:35pm