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Peter B S.

Assistant Organizer

Veteran Member (Fiber One)(WFR)('16)


Washington, DC

Member since:

April 10, 2012

Describe your backpacking experience and background, please include longest mileage in a day (with pack) and coldest nights out.

Major Hiking Trips. Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana (5 nights, 71 miles). Sawtooth Wilderness, Idaho. Hoh River Trail, Olympic NP. Presidential Traverse, White Mountains , NH. Denali NP, Capitol Reef NP, Badlands NP. Longest Mileage in day: 30 (Grand Teton NP) Coldest night (10 F, Grand Teton NP)

Describe your most recent outdoor adventure. When was it? How did you set it up? Did the weather cooperate? How did it go?

Hut to Hut XC Skiing in Maine with DC UL in February 2015. It was chilly.

The Big Three: what specific gear (not just brands) do you use for your three-season shelter system, sleep system, and backpack? (It's okay if it isn't ultralight!)

MLD Trailstar, Mountain Hardware 0 degree bag, marmot 30 degree bag, Osprey 65 liter pack.

Help us understand your reason for joining DC UL Backpacking, including your goals for lightening your load and quickening your backpacking pace.

Trying to become a more efficient backpacker who can operate comfortably and safely in the outdoors during all seasons.

How did you learn about our group? (I'm trying to improve our visibility, so I'm curious.)

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What Peter B S. is saying about this Meetup Group

Everyone was focused on covering ground and keeping things on schedule, which I appreciated greatly.

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