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Jama Crawford (Jama) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Western Slope
About Me New to light backpacking but not new to making my own sports gear. Having fun and grateful for those who have gone before and help show the way.
CityDurango
StateColorado
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Weminuche
Snow fields are still common above 10,000 feet in Weminuche and San Juan Mountains, as of June 8, which would affect Highland Mary Lakes and other high elevation destinations. Most destination unde...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rocky Mtns
June 11, 10:28pm

good point John
John - good point and thank you for mentioning it on this forum. I now know there are several contra-indications for sutures, and often the best solution is to simply clean the wound, bandage it...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dog Injury on Trail
June 11, 10:06pm

Re: Re: Dog Injury on Trail
Believe it or not, she once defended me from a mountain lion! Last summer a mountain lion was dragging off one of our kids goats from the barn in the middle of the night. The goat kid was bleating ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dog Injury on Trail
June 11, 6:04pm

Re: Thank you
Thanks for your comments (and the other comments from others). I did not ask my vet about over the counter pain relievers, but several veterinary online resources say "Not Tylenol (Acetomi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dog Injury on Trail
June 11, 5:42pm

Dog Injury on Trail
A friend urged me to post my recent experience of a dog injury requiring medical attention while in a remote wilderness location. I am apprehensive about doing so because I know there are a lot of ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dog Injury on Trail
June 11, 3:21pm

Thanks for tip on inflation
I appreciated the tip on NeoAir inflation. This past trip the pad made sharp cracking sounds when I moved and sometimes when I didn't move and had just dozed off but the pad settled. It was...

In GEAR » NeoAir Noise
May 18, 10:28pm

noisy neoair - dependent on substrate?
I just came back from an 8 day trek and was disappointed by how noisy my neoair had become over winter. I love this super comfortable pad and this is my third season of use. I don't remember it...

In GEAR » NeoAir Noise
May 14, 9:19pm

mountain cloth - found?
I think I found what I'm looking for. http://www.owfinc.com/fabrics.html then click on the button that says "Slipnot" ... an abrasion resistant material good for bootie and sl...

In Make Your Own Gear » mountain cloth
January 06, 9:40pm

re: mountain cloth
I saw that description too, plus a zillion links to a merchant called "Delectable Mountain Cloth" ... but that's not what I'm looking for. This fabric had a rough gripping (no ski...

In Make Your Own Gear » mountain cloth
January 06, 8:42pm

Another polar tek hat
Nice fabric, gorgeous wife, and great hat construction. Where did you find your fabric selections? The merino wool is beautiful. I am into making hats this winter too. I hope you will indulge my...

In Make Your Own Gear » Polartec Merino Beanie with PowerDry Liner
January 06, 8:34pm

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