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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: Cornish X?
My birds are all Cornish X. This year I will have another breed called the Red Ranger. They are bred for free ranpging and for pasture grazing. The pasture, and their constant moving over it keeps ...

In Other Activities » Chickens are coming!
February 16, 6:32am

Re: Carpooling Chickens
My pens have brackets at one end, and each day I take an axle and roll them. The chickens learn very quickly, and they walk with me onto the new forage. I just lift one corner, push the axle under,...

In Other Activities » Chickens are coming!
February 15, 10:32am

Re: Chickens are coming!
Space is and can be an issue. I'll throw this out to you. A broiler only takes 8 weeks to reach market weight. Basically, if you have a couple of additional chickens, in a couple of months, you...

In Other Activities » Chickens are coming!
February 15, 8:45am

Chickens are coming!
Well, in another week my first batch of chicks will arrive! Last year I started to raise broilers (chickens to eat) for our family. We have egg layers, and I wanted birds to eat. We eat lots of chi...

In Other Activities » Chickens are coming!
February 15, 7:40am

Re: Debating stoves
I have a LiteMax, and I LOVE it! Last year on the SHR I used it for 8 days worth of meals. I cooked morning and night, and with a cozy on a Wally world usa cup I was able to get all my fuel use out...

In GEAR » Debating stoves
February 14, 2:06pm

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

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