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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: training and head count
"me (Art) and John V. are still in ... especially if there's a medal at the end :-)" I actually made a Joshua Tree CRHT 2013 tile but never finished glazing/firing them in time for...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual BPL Spring Run -Zion Training Thread
January 27, 11:03am

Re: crickets?
Crickets indeed. Not much to speak of here. I think I totaled around 20 this week, including some backpacking miles. 10 weeks to go. I'll start stepping it up big-time as of today. Loo...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual BPL Spring Run -Zion Training Thread
January 27, 10:20am

Re: GGG in Southern CA
You're holding this event in my backyard….I'll be there.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG in Southern CA
January 27, 9:02am

Canine thru-hike of CDT
Talk about a trial in absentia.

In On the Web » Canine thru-hike of CDT
January 24, 7:50pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Pocket Rocket or SnowPeak GigaPower?
The gigapower has far lower emissions than the MSR according to BPL testing. Safer for in a tent/vestibule.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Pocket Rocket or SnowPeak GigaPower?
January 24, 5:39pm

Women wearing skirts
I've found that my daughter has an easier time with things when hiking in a skirt. She can change layers/leggings/underwear and pee without feeling like she's exposing herself. As a 10 ye...

In GEAR » women wearing skirts
January 23, 9:28am

Re: Re: Roll-Your-Own Toilet Paper
"Also, if you begin the roll tightly around a length of string you can use it as a tampon for your bleeding vagina. Man-up, homeboy! You don't need toilet paper in the woods." Really?

In GEAR » Roll Your Own Toilet Paper
January 23, 9:22am

Re: 3 season sleeping bag for Sierras
+1 on a 20 degree. We've had some freakishly hot summers up there lately, but I've been caught by cold snaps in June/July/August that had me glad I had a 20. I think you'll get more...

In GEAR » 3 season sleeping bag for Sierras
January 22, 10:30pm

Re: Re: Into the Gray
Look at this guy! What a romantic! Right out of a Caspar David Friedrich painting... Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog, oil, 1818.

In Editor's Roundtable » Into the Gray
January 22, 8:17pm

Re: Re: Is the weight of water that you've already drunk that much different from the weight of carried water?
So if you're constipated for the duration of a trip, do you not get to deduct the entire weight of consumed food?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Is the weight of water that you've already drunk that much different from the weight of carried water?
January 22, 7:45pm

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