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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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"Injury forum"
Jennifer: yes, it would be great if you posted on injury prevention/exercise etc. issues. Incorporating targeted exercises into a routine is a great way to prevent and even overcome injury and p...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Injury forum
February 04, 10:47am

"Sleeping pads"
Here's another big +1 for the schnozzle. Great for what it's designed for AND it really does work as a dry bag/pack liner. Plus it keeps the moisture from your lungs out of the inside of yo...

In GEAR » Sleeping pads
January 29, 10:34am

"Looking for Recomendations for Shorts"
REI in Berkeley has black nylon "travel" underwear that also can be used for swimming and even hiking, although they have the usual male design in the front; you just have to be careful a...

In GEAR » Looking for Recomendations for Shorts
January 26, 10:51pm

"How many of you feel that a heavier framed pack carries light loads much better
Mike wrote: "Framed packs by their design will carry a heavy load better but they sit farther away from your back and are rigid. My frameless pack feels like it's part of my back and I nev...

In GEAR » How many of you feel that a heavier framed pack carries light loads much better than a frameless?
January 21, 1:25pm

"How many of you feel that a heavier framed pack carries light loads much better
With a disc problem, getting the weight off of your shoulders/spine and onto your hips is a good way to go. I ended up using a Luxury Light frame with a GG Mariposa strapped onto it. This combo...

In GEAR » How many of you feel that a heavier framed pack carries light loads much better than a frameless?
January 21, 10:07am

not getting pm's; instead getting Mailviewer
Never mind; I've deleted this. I made an error.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » not getting pm's; instead getting Mailviewer
January 16, 2:55pm

"SILK BANDANA FOR FACIAL SUN PROTECTION?"
breathing: yep, can be a problem with bandana style facial coverage. Again, the Sun Precautions drape hat fits so loosely that breathing isn't a problem; alternatively, you can 'unzip' ...

In GEAR » SILK BANDANA FOR FACIAL SUN PROTECTION?
January 12, 5:28pm

"What Dan McHale has to say about UL backpacks"
I grew up with the mantra: weight on the frame, frame on your hips. Part of the idea is that your leg muscles are far more powerful than your shoulder/back muscles, and so better able to carry weig...

In GEAR » What Dan McHale has to say about UL backpacks
January 12, 1:56pm

"SILK BANDANA FOR FACIAL SUN PROTECTION?"
Sun Precautions has an excellent neck/face drape hat made from (by?) Solumbra fabric: very high spf. The drape has a series of velcro fasteners going up its length, so you can adjust it in a variet...

In GEAR » SILK BANDANA FOR FACIAL SUN PROTECTION?
January 12, 1:40pm

JMT in Mid-July- Looking for Itinerary Critiques"
The Wonderland trail is pretty tough, IMO, and a good test case for the JMT. Except for elevation. It sounds like the JMT elevations will be new to you. Hard to tell how you'll respond. Man...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT in Mid-July- Looking for Itinerary Critiques
January 09, 7:36pm

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