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Craig W. (xnomanx) - BPL Professional Member

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About Me Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
-K. Vonnegut
CityBeautiful Altadena
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.sweepingthegarden.wordpress.com
My PDF Gear ListGeneral Adventuring Gearlist (2013)

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All Forum Posts by Craig W.

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Some local canyoneering...
There is so much to safely practice on at Stoney Point if you have a good book and a rope and some very basic gear. For canyon-oriented stuff, there are many bolted anchors on top of high but low ...

In Other Activities » Some local canyoneering...
May 11, 8:42pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Minimalist
Greg, that video could be a before and after of my running form. In my case, going minimal helped me learn it. But now I can pretty much do it no matter what I'm wearing.

In GEAR » Vibram settles lawsuit over FiveFingers health claims
May 11, 1:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Minimalist
I'm stuck at a computer reading and writing this morning so I'll share my experiences here again…I've always liked this topic. I started marathon training in 2008 as a change from ...

In GEAR » Vibram settles lawsuit over FiveFingers health claims
May 11, 12:56pm

Common Core is creating morons.
And here's another good example of how Common Core is creating Morons: This is a problem I'm copying directly from my son's current math packet. He's in 7th grade and part of a ...

In Chaff » Conspiracy and The Party Of No!
May 11, 10:59am

Re: Re: Common Core is creating morons.
This is another classic Matthew copy-paste job, this time from The Blaze. Apparently no personal experience or knowledge about Common Core, just echoing what other people are saying about what oth...

In Chaff » Conspiracy and The Party Of No!
May 11, 10:17am

Re: Re: Some local canyoneering...
Do you have any experience climbing or with ropes or are you completely starting from scratch?

In Other Activities » Some local canyoneering...
May 11, 9:29am

Some local canyoneering...
A proper Saturday. Sweeping the Garden: Lower Eaton

In Other Activities » Some local canyoneering...
May 10, 11:05pm

Vibram settles lawsuit over FiveFingers health claims
I've got zero sympathy for any knucklehead that read "Born to Run" and then ran and bought a pair of VFFs or huaraches thinking they'd turn into a Taruhamara overnight but went ou...

In GEAR » Vibram settles lawsuit over FiveFingers health claims
May 09, 11:26pm

I'm gonna put on a' iron shirt….
…and chase Satan out of Earth! Max Romeo and the Upsetters Happy Friday.

In Chaff » I'm gonna put on a' iron shirt….
May 09, 9:55am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Stretching
Maybe we're talking about different things, but stretching and flexibility are synonymous to me. Perhaps some people are naturally highly supple, but for me, no stretching equals no flexibilit...

In Editor's Roundtable » Training for Backpacking
May 08, 8:55pm

All Reader Reviews by Craig W.

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Montbell Thermawrap jacket
A great jacket- my XL weighs in at just over 10 oz. with its stuff sack. Very simple, functional design- perfect for 3 seasons in the Sierras when combined with a base layer and/or shell system.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
May 15, 8:56pm

Dirty Girl Gaiters
These are great "dry" gaiters. As a trail runner I shopped and shopped for a good, breathable, and lightweight pair...not much out there. Most mainstream gear makers seem to seriously over...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 13, 8:55pm