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Steve S (idahosteve) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Idaho
About Me Left the climbing arena recently, and am now lightening my load in anticipation of wandering all over the high country!
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All Forum Posts by Steve S

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Re: coldest temperature you've experienced?
Hmmmm, must have been on a winter climbing trip in Idaho's Lost River Range back in the 80's. We did a new route on Leatherman Peak, and we spent three days with day time temps -25F and nig...

In Winter Hiking » coldest temperature you've experienced?
February 11, 3:27pm

Re: Carrying a BV 500
I did the southern portion of the SHR last year, and after looking at the maps, I did believe that technically, you could leave the vault at home. If your mileage per day is at a certain point, all...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Carrying a BV 500
February 07, 4:25pm

Re: Re: Ultramarathon results
Well, I lowered my goal a bit for my Jan 21 race. We recieved a huge snow/rain storm here 2 days before the race, and knowing from experience the mud and conditions of the upper part of the course,...

In Other Activities » Ultramarathon
February 02, 9:19am

Re: Shoe problem HELP!
So if your heel is lifting, would you deduce that you have a "narrow" heel? I have a narrow heel, and I've just had to find mfg's that build their shoe last on that shape. I'v...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Shoe problem HELP!
February 02, 9:08am

better and better
Leslie, I can tell you that right now, at age 52 (almost 53), I am hiking and training in a manner that is absolutley amazing to me. As a young man I was a world class cyclist, and rock climber. I...

In Philosophy & Technique » training and performance in your 30's
February 02, 8:29am

Re: Re: Re: NatGeo TOPO Software Question
that makes total sense. Skurka talks a bit about this in his info, with regards to using a print shop where that capability is available. 13 x 19 would be the bomb for certain areas where an entire...

In Pre-Trip Planning » NatGeo TOPO Software Quesion
February 02, 7:44am

Re: NatGeo TOPO Software Quesion
when I recieved Skurkas map set of the SHR, he mentioned that they did some math calcs to scale the maps in order to be printed at that 11x17 sizes. You might check into that. He mentioned that TOP...

In Pre-Trip Planning » NatGeo TOPO Software Quesion
February 01, 6:19pm

Re: Re: "Sierra High Route - Should I stay or Should I go?"
I found Frozen Lake Pass to be pretty straight forward. Sure it was a bit loose, but overall I felt it was pretty typical. A steep, but obvious route; keep your attention and your focus and it was ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Sierra High Route - Should I stay or Should I go?
January 18, 7:42am

Re: Sierra High Route - Should I stay or Should I go?
I did the southern section of the SHR last season, and I'd throw out a couple of ideas.... Get Ropers book on the route and familiarize yourself with it. This will prob answer 99% of all you...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Sierra High Route - Should I stay or Should I go?
January 17, 7:31pm

Re: Sierra High Route - Ice Axe ???
I did the southern portion in 2011, and bailed after Muir Pass due to TOO much snow. Even with all the snow, an axe wasn't needed. Better ie read heavier footwear probably would have provided b...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Sierra High Route - Ice Axe ???
January 13, 8:56pm

All Reader Reviews by Steve S

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Snow Peak LiteMax
I decided to go with the cannister stove out of familarity instead of alcohol. I'm a new UL user, transitioning from a technical climbing background. The old MSR gas stoves were our mainstay for m...

In Stoves - Canister
July 12, 8:39am