Randall Purrett (Boulder Strider)

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49 forum posts
joined Jul 27, 2018

I am a: 66-year-old hiker
Location: Lafayette, CO
Occupation: baker


Mountain biking


Weight180 lbs.
Torso Length?
Boot/Shoe Size13.5
Jacket/Shirt Sizelarge or extra large
Pant Size34Wx35-36L

I've been hiking and backpacking since about 1975.  I've done a lot of backpacking, mostly several day affairs, in Colorado and Utah, with a few hikes in other states.  I'm not a peak bagger, but have summited quite a few peaks.  Right now I'm mostly doing hikes up to lakes and passes.  Trying to hit the few local hikes I haven't done.

Forum Posts

Choosing a knife for hiking and backpacking. March 7, 2020
My photography set-up for hiking and backpacking. January 18, 2020
New camera: photography on the trail. January 11, 2020
Cane grip vs. vertical grip trekking poles. September 13, 2019
Leki Wanderfreund can grip poles. August 24, 2019
Attempt on Taylor Peak and thoughts on gear I chose. August 24, 2019
Soft shell vs. hard shell. August 22, 2019
Ordered a Fujifilm Instax SQ20 camera. August 10, 2019
The argument for a single trekking pole and rubber tips. July 27, 2019
Trekking poles revisited. July 20, 2019
Is the compass obsolete? July 20, 2019
What is the best backpacking stove for the mountains? July 5, 2019
Hammock vs. tent. July 3, 2019
Who has gone stoveless or to "cold soaking" exclusively? June 24, 2019
How many light sources. June 29, 2019
Chair vs. hammock. June 29, 2019
Oboz Bridger mid: first hike. June 28, 2019
Ground cloths: Inside or under the tent? June 15, 2019
Merrell boots: four hooks good, two hooks bad. June 2, 2019
Oboz Bridger mid dry waterproof: first impressions. May 18, 2019