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Old 12-04-20, 02:00 PM
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I got chastised once for a post about guns on BF.
I'm on a short leash here.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Does this count as a gun?


Sure. I mean, it's in the name -- blowgun.
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Originally Posted by rjones28
Sure. I mean, it's in the name -- blowgun.
Not a lot of other options other than this


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Originally Posted by phrantic09
But I like to snowshoe
Same.

I have two sets. One max-flotation for bushwhacking and one lightweight for running groomed trails.
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Originally Posted by phrantic09
But I like to snowshoe
I've never tried that, it's on my list. Maybe if we get a decent snowfall this winter . . . or two.
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Originally Posted by rjones28
One max-flotation for bushwhacking and one lightweight for running groomed trails.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Not a lot of other options other than this


This is a gun.

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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
I'm on a short leash here.
Oh stop!
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
I'm on a short leash here.
Been hearing the rumors.
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4023 westbound outta Cheyenne June 22, 1956. Photo by Al Chione.
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Originally Posted by BillyD
I've never tried that, it's on my list. Maybe if we get a decent snowfall this winter . . . or two.
Total pisser! Running downhill is the best part.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
???
Groomed:

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Originally Posted by MoAlpha
Total pisser! Running downhill is the best part.
Duh!
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha
Testing data show wool is no better at insulation than synthetic, wet or dry, and dries slower.
Than good synthetic? Sure, but there's plenty of ****ty synthetic while "bad" merino, like pizza and sex, is still pretty damn good.

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I have lots of wool base layers because they don't stink and can be hung up in an office without offending. I am a big fan of waffle construction for base layers and have a couple of shirts which do a fantastic job of trapping air and moving moisture. They feel great in the heat too.
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Originally Posted by BillyD
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Pretty sure I'm on multiple moderator watchlists.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi
Than good synthetic? Sure, .
Will stipulate to "good." The Patagonia stuff is really excellent, but you don't have to go nearly that high. They're even making progress on the stank problem now.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
Groomed:

Why is that better for "running" than regular snow?
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
???
Look it up.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Why is that better for "running" than regular snow?
Why are roads better for road bikes than trails?
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Why is that better for "running" than regular snow?
Look at the snow to either side - deep and fluffy.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Why is that better for "running" than regular snow?
It's a really firm surface.

Me personally? I prefer post holing. Better workout.

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Pretty sure I'm on multiple moderator watchlists.
Way way down on the page, in fine print, maybe. There's only one list. Would you like to move up higher?
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
It's a really firm surface.

Me personally? I prefer post holing. Better workout.

I've been on some post-holing trips.
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha
I've been on some post-holing trips.
I was lucky enough to introduce Ramona to post holing on a 2-mile walk to the coffee shop and back in Wyoming. I kept telling her to walk in my footsteps and it'll be a lot easier for her than it is for me. She claimed it was still nigh on impossible to walk in snow like that, started shopping for snowshoes as soon as we got home.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
It's a really firm surface.

Me personally? I prefer post holing. Better workout.

Talk about a workout . . . .
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