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Susan Papuga (veganaloha) - BPL Premium Member

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Re: Just saying...
Stephen, Totally I would love to get lasic, but unfortunately I am not a candidate due to my prescription. Trust me, I so envy those with perfect vision! Susan

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Source for UL Precription Sunglasses or Lenses
February 09, 1:54am

Re: Re: Source for UL Precription Sunglasses or Lenses
Doug, yes, carrying spare lenses is lighter, but my point is that when I get an eye irritation or infection, I can't wear lenses, which is why I need glasses.... thanks and sorry if I was...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Source for UL Precription Sunglasses or Lenses
February 09, 1:51am

Source for UL Precription Sunglasses or Lenses
I wear contact lenses and for the most part, I can keep my hands and lenses clean enough to wear them on extended BP trips. However, a few times now, they have gotten dirty and I had a slight eye ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Source for UL Precription Sunglasses or Lenses
February 07, 5:18pm

Re: JMT trail heads...please HELP
Jen, +1 to everything Katy said. But seriously, if you're going solo, don't stress if you don't get an advance permit. Getting a walk-in permit to start at Happy Isle will not be...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT trail heads...please HELP
February 07, 1:56am

Re: Tarp/Bivy vs Tarp/Ground sheet for rain spray protection
Randy, I have a ZPacks ground cloth that I use with my Hexamid tarp. I really like it and it does give added splash protection. It weighs a little more than polycro, but it has better wet prot...

In GEAR » Tarp/Bivy vs Tarp/Ground sheet for rain spray protection
February 05, 8:59pm

Re: pants
Thayne, The rain pants are Women's and I'll check about the membrane later when I get home. Thanks, Susan

In Gear Swap » FS: Closet Clearing. All items NW/OT
January 28, 7:26pm

Re: FS: Closet Clearing. All items NW/OT
Bump!

In Gear Swap » FS: Closet Clearing. All items NW/OT
January 28, 1:45am

Re: JMT Trailhead suggestions
Getting a solo walk-in permit shoudl not be a problem to start at happy isles, especially if you have a day or two of leeway. Alternatively, you could try Tuoleme, the YARTS bus from Mammoth sto...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT Trailhead suggestions
January 28, 1:35am

Re: Fixed Length Trekking Poles
MaryD, I agree. My problem is that I need my poles to be shorter when I'm using them, but longer to set up my shelter. So fixed length poles are out for me. I have the GG LT4s and really l...

In GEAR » Fixed Length Trekking Poles
January 27, 2:13am

Re: Zpacks Arc Blast users
I am interested in this as well. I've been wanting a new, lighter 40-50L size pack weighing less than 1 lb. So of course I've been eyeing Zpacks' line of packs for the CF, weight and o...

In GEAR » Zpacks Arc Blast users
January 27, 1:56am

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