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I'm an elected moderator on Science Fiction and Fantasy and moderator pro tempore on The Great Outdoors and Puzzling, and I'm also active on several other SE sites.

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I am an iOS Software Engineer at Fitbit, Inc.


Jun
22
comment Can groundwater still be consumed if after boiling the water turns brown with an oily substance floating on top?
I'm not sure what's causing that, but I wouldn't drink it.
May
22
reviewed Approve backpack tag wiki excerpt
May
22
reviewed Approve sleeping-bag tag wiki excerpt
May
9
awarded  Notable Question
Apr
11
reviewed Approve What are some good gluten-free foods for backpacking?
Mar
20
revised What do I do if I lose my belay plate?
added 1 characters in body; edited title
Feb
23
reviewed Reject How do I wash Gore-Tex clothing?
Feb
19
reviewed Approve Trekking poles: Collapsed or fixed?
Feb
14
comment Potability measure of water on Volcanic Mountains
If there's chemical contamination (probably sulfur), no amount of boiling will help. Distillation might, depending on what it's contaminated with.
Jan
24
awarded  Yearling
Jan
21
revised What is a place in the U.S.A that is between 40-60 degrees year round and doesn't get a ton of rain?
deleted 109 characters in body; edited tags
Jan
17
revised Belly flopping top outs
added 26 characters in body
Jan
7
awarded  Good Question
Dec
23
awarded  Popular Question
Dec
22
reviewed Reject Can you keep your feet warm in ski boots on a very cold day?
Dec
3
reviewed Approve rappelling tag wiki excerpt
Dec
3
reviewed Approve rappelling tag wiki
Nov
24
reviewed Approve Where can I find help identifying an owl by its call?
Nov
24
reviewed Approve What Rope to purchase?
Nov
13
awarded  Guru