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Dale Wambaugh (dwambaugh) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Native Seattlite, hiking and biking in the woods since I was a kid. Returned to backpacking a couple years ago and discovered the pleasures ultralight hiking-- it appeals to my gadgeteering nature and my aging body parts :)
CitySeattle
StateWashington
CountryUSA
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Re: Cliff collapse leaves 1 dead Pt Reyes ... got me thinking about other cliffs
Landslides are a hazard and deserve caution. It was just a year ago that the landslide at Oso, Washington took out a whole neighborhood. I've driven up and down that road many times. Western...

In Philosophy & Technique » Cliff collapse leaves 1 dead Pt Reyes ... got me thinking about other cliffs
March 29, 11:13pm

Re: Hacking Wool Slacks?
Why not? Going the thrift store route, you can find all kinds of wool slacks. As noted, there are outdoor clothing companies that make wool pants too. Cabela's does make merino wool pants--...

In Multiple Use Gear » Hacking Wool Slacks?
March 28, 2:03pm

Re: painting titanium
Titanium has great strength to weight ratios, but isn't very hard. The highest grade Ti alloys only reach the mid 40's on the Rockwell C hardness scale and Grade 5 alloy is only 36. For com...

In Make Your Own Gear » painting titanium
March 28, 12:16pm

Re: Shug videos
Shug is a hoot and while you are being entertained, you get to see the hands-on details of hammock camping. He has camped at -26f! https://m.youtube.com/#/user/shugemery

In GEAR » Hammock to start with?
March 27, 8:30pm

FS: Marmot Black Magic summer bag/liner and Repel
For sale: If you are familiar with the Marmot Driclime windshirt, the Black Magic sleeping bag is made of the same materials, so you get a windproof nylon shell with a wicking polyester lining...

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot Black Magic summer bag/liner and Repel
March 27, 3:44pm

Re: Re: Re: Hammock to start with? Hennessy it is!
+1 on using a sleeping bag. If warm enough, I just use it over me like a quilt. You can wiggle into a mummy bag and it is warmer, with no leaks on the sides and whatever warmth you can gain from th...

In GEAR » Hammock to start with?
March 27, 3:35pm

Re: Hammock to start with?
With the REI provision, a Hennessy Ultralite Backpacker Asym Zip would be a great start. Any of the Hennessy models will work, but get a zip model. http://www.rei.com/product/814263/hennessy-ha...

In GEAR » Hammock to start with?
March 27, 12:42pm

Re: Re: Re: Hitching a hammock
Mine are 1" and 1.5". IMHO, anything 1" or greater is fine.Tying off with small diameter line is the issue and can damage bark. We don't want to see "NO HAMMOCKS" signs...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hitching a hammock
March 24, 1:07am

Re: A SUL pack I made for weekend trips.
Nice! Some 750ml/1L platypus style bottles might ride well. You might add bungee loops to tame those taller smartwater bottles. They could tie into the loops for the existing zigzag cords.

In Make Your Own Gear » A SUL pack I made for weekend trips.
March 22, 8:18pm

Re: Re: Strategy for dealing with cold, freezing rain: WPB socks and midlayer question
+1 on carrying spare base layers and synthetics. Throw out your SUL summer list and be prepared in this sort of weather. It will kill you. +1 on fleece. 35f isn't all that cold if it is ...

In GEAR » Strategy for dealing with cold, freezing rain: WPB socks and midlayer question
March 21, 8:45am

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