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jeffrey armbruster (book) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me bookseller. nordic skier. backpacker.

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All Forum Posts by jeffrey armbruster

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Wow! this could be a dream come true, so to speak, for many. I hope that the moderators allow this, although I'm not really sure about the rules. Seriously, if this is even half-way effective, ...

In GEAR » Micro-CPAP
May 24, 7:37pm

Re: Re: A much more intelligent and informed take
Funny how people whose opinions mirror our own are always much more intelligent and informed than everybody else.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dean Potter dies in yosemite
May 24, 1:35pm

"Boot help"
Keen models have by far the largest toe boxes. Asolo Powermatics (and probably other asolo models) have excellent lock down capabilities and a nifty pulley system for their laces which allows f...

In GEAR » Boot help
May 23, 6:53pm

"WTB: Good in-rain, 1+ tent"
Consider that the PNW is entering, generally, the drier season (June/July-September). That's optimistic.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Good in-rain, 1+ tent
May 23, 1:57pm

"Dean Potter dies in yosemite"
Passion and compromise...I don't know. There are surgeons who have a long standing passion that required compromise over many years to achieve the skills that they have. Classical violinists of...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dean Potter dies in yosemite
May 20, 9:02pm

"Dean Potter dies in yosemite"
^^^^ and the fact that a lot of people cannot stand those who choose their own path and do so unapologetically. I don't understand how any thinking person could not have a complex response t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dean Potter dies in yosemite
May 20, 1:11pm

"Dean Potter dies in yosemite"
'...died doing what he loved.' Nobody would ever say that they were happy to be swept off the mountain by an avalanche. The headline is, they died. Everyone would take a mulligan if they c...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dean Potter dies in yosemite
May 20, 10:20am

"Finding the right shoe fit"
Moisture causes blisters for me. That's why I try not to wade rivers with my boots--I'll end up with a blister. Other people are fine with wet feet, blister-wise. So I have the fit dialed i...

In GEAR » Finding the right shoe fit
May 20, 10:07am

"First Solo Trip! — "Eagle Creek Without a Curfew""
I'm really happy for you. You should feel proud. This looks like a beautiful hike and a real accomplishment. As an ardent solo hiker, I second the notion that this skill leaves you free to get ...

In Post-Trip Reports » First Solo Trip! — "Eagle Creek Without a Curfew"
May 19, 7:07pm

"100 Mile Wilderness: Shoe selection"
I'll turn 40,000 this September. Still haven't quite paid off my student loans. But I have been wearing shoes the whole time; too bad!

In GEAR » 100 Mile Wilderness: Shoe selection
May 19, 10:03am

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