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Duane Bindschadler (DLBVenice) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Venice
About Me Backpacker and Rocket Scientist.
(OK, not rockets per se, but I work for NASA and am a genu-ine PhD scientist, so I figure that's close enough...)
CityLos Angeles
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttps://ThoughtsOnTheTrail.blogspot.com
My PDF Gear ListPlanning List for JMT 2014

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Some suggestions
For your long sleeve base layer, I've been happy with 1/4 zip merino long sleeves from both Smartwool and Icebreaker. Some additional things to consider: - lighter? matches? Suggest you h...

In Gear Lists » JMT gear list
April 19, 3:00pm

Re: Still for sale.
PM sent

In Gear Swap » MLD Exodus 22" Torso with S shaped shoulder straps - Like New! $160
April 11, 10:07am

Thunderstorms in the wilderness - What to do
Another important point - if you are hiking with others and are caught in the open, be sure and scatter. Worst case is that a close strike takes out the entire group and no one is conscious to rend...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thunderstorms in the wilderness – What to do
March 14, 4:11pm

Tautline hitch or Adjustable Grip Hitch?
Another alternative to consider is a variant on the trucker's hitch - used by Andrew Skurka. You can find the description at the bottom of his web page: a Guyline system for tarps

In Philosophy & Technique » Tautline hitch or Adjustable Grip Hitch?
March 14, 3:56pm

GGG/SoCal
Looking forward to joining you on Sat/Sun and am bringing a friend (on Sunday) who I'm trying to bring around to a lighter-weight way of thinking. And I'll get a chance to use my new Borah ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG in Southern CA
March 13, 7:55pm

Re:XC route question in John Muir Wideness in the Sierra National Forest
I was up in that area a couple years ago. You can go off-trail over that saddle - I've read descriptions from one couple who had done it. Here are two pictures - one looking up toward the saddl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » XC route question in John Muir Wideness in the Sierra National Forest
March 12, 8:03pm

Re: Tarp camping in the rain
There's a good discussion and some good advice in this article

In GEAR » Tarp camping in the rain
March 12, 3:58pm

MLD Exodus - still available?
I'm interested -- if the pack is still available. You can send me a PM or post here. thanks!

In Gear Swap » MLD Exodus 22" Torso with S shaped shoulder straps - Like New! $160
March 12, 3:06pm

REI Outlet 25% off - REI Flash 45 pack
Sale is all REI and Merrel brand items at REI-outlet.com REI Flash 45 pack (M/L) is $66.73. I bought one...

In Gear Deals » REI Outlet 25% off - REI Flash 45 pack
February 26, 12:24pm

Sony-Cyber-Shot-DSC-RX100-II
Open box from Adorama on eBay http://www.ebay.com/itm/331090435289

In Gear Deals » Sony-Cyber-Shot-DSC-RX100-II
December 27, 1:08pm

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