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Dale Wambaugh (dwambaugh) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Native Seattlite, hiking and biking in the woods since I was a kid. Returned to backpacking a couple years ago and discovered the pleasures ultralight hiking-- it appeals to my gadgeteering nature and my aging body parts :)
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: 10 years on the run from the FBI on the AT - Bismarck
"There must have been a Ted Bundy anniversary recently because there were a couple documentaries. He was very personable. He worked for the governor of Washington and was thought of for a futu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 10 years on the run from the FBI on the AT - Bismarck
July 04, 4:21pm

Re: Re: Condensation?
"this is because Reflectix is a vapor barrier and doesn't breath." None of the products we use for pads or ground cloth breathes. It gets wet because it gets cold enough to condens...

In Make Your Own Gear » Reflectix Sleeping Pad
July 04, 2:30pm

SOLD: Novara Stowable Bike Jacket Cycling Wind Shell, Men's Large Trim Fit, Orange
Sold to Scott: an REI Novara Stowable Bike Jacket. This is a polyester wind shell, about on the breathabilty with the new Houdini or Pertex type shells. It is a men's large and on the trim sid...

In Gear Swap » FS: Novara Stowable Bike Jacket Cycling Wind Shell, Men's Large Trim Fit, Orange
July 04, 2:21pm

Re: woobie underquilt
" I looked up some diy tutorials and just picked up a poncho liner, some paracord and some cord locks from the local surplus store. Ill be putting this together soon!" Experiment with ...

In Hammocks » Possible downsides to my way cheaper underquilt idea??
July 04, 2:10pm

Re: Re: Re: Light Weight Synthetic BAG... NOT a quilt please
"... I was hoping the synthetic bag technology had improved to the point that there would be a 20F synthetic sleeping bag weighing down around 2 lb or less. Maybe not." Not. You can ge...

In GEAR » Lightest 20F Synthetic Bag?
July 04, 11:42am

Re: Where to go within one week?
Fly into Seattle/Portland and rent a car or get a ride. That leaves Olympics, ocean beaches, Mt. St Helens, Rainier, PCT sections, Mt Hood, etc, etc.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Where to go within one week?
July 04, 10:01am

Re: need ideas- going "natural" on my long runs/hikes
A more natural oriented gorp with dried fruit like bananas, pineapple, raisins, apples, coconut, cherries, dates (noted), supplemented with nuts, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, cheese, olives and har...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » need ideas- going "natural" on my long runs/hikes
July 04, 9:48am

Re: And another
If you are using a rear rack, Arkel makes the Dry-Lites panniers at 454g/28 liters. Supplement the panniers with a dry bag or waterproof backpack, or SUL backpack on top of the rack.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bikepacking bag vendors
July 04, 9:37am

Re: was looking for SUL options for a change up from my eVENT bivy
A poncho tarp and SUL bivy works on the spreadsheet as you get rain gear in the mix. Something like a Titanium Goat Ptarmigan bivy with the net hood gives you bug and splash protection with a b...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » was looking for SUL options for a change up from my eVENT bivy
July 04, 9:20am

Re: FS
Or leave it off and get a "free" bump? While we're being picky, put the gender/size/color in the title too. [Exit BG mode]

In Gear Swap » Used 1 Time - Grand Trunk Skeeter Beeter - $35 Shipped
July 03, 9:04pm

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