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Justin is the lead developer at SpedWare LLC. He oversees development of all databases and Web applications. While in college, Justin was recognized in national and international competitions for embedded software architecture and mathematical modeling.

Justin is active in the community, serving as both a United Way Campaign Account Manager and a Healthy Community Council member since 2007. As part of JMU's College for Kids, Justin has taught Video Game Design courses for 10-13 years olds.

When he's not programming, Justin enjoys listening to all forms of music and spending as much time outdoors as possible, an interest he developed while earning his Eagle Scout award.


Feb
25
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
25
answered Selecting backpacking cooking pot – teflon, aluminum, steel, titanium, or cast iron?
Feb
24
comment How to treat shin splints while backpacking
he did use the words, "my personal, probably body-destroying dosage". I'm 6'4" and around ~200 pounds as well. If I was in pain and needed to get out of the woods safely, I would not hesitate to use that dosage, I would just be sure to stop as soon as it was possible.
Feb
24
answered What are the tradeoffs for a Tomahawk over an Axe
Feb
23
accepted How to calculate backpacking food requirements for a dog
Feb
23
accepted How to treat shin splints while backpacking
Feb
23
comment How to treat shin splints while backpacking
Thanks, great ideas. I had seen your earlier post and found it very helpful. It left me wondering about the question I asked and that is why I tried to differentiate my specific question from yours.
Feb
23
asked How to treat shin splints while backpacking
Feb
22
awarded  Commentator
Feb
22
comment What are the tradeoffs for a Tomahawk over an Axe
It's not an official answer, but there seems to be some good information on the subject at this blog: woodtrekker.blogspot.com/2011/05/…
Feb
21
awarded  Quorum
Feb
21
comment What is a good starter kit for beginning indoor climbing?
@RussellSteen - great idea, I've added my thoughts to the meta question.
Feb
21
comment What is a good starter kit for beginning indoor climbing?
indoor climbing...on The Great Outdoors SE?
Feb
21
awarded  Nice Question
Feb
21
comment How to calculate backpacking food requirements for a dog
thanks, great information. I buy her food at the store, although I have been reading about making my own. I don't see any change to her appetite before or after short hikes, but she's pretty energetic all day no matter what. That will change though as she ages, and I'll keep an eye on her post-hike food intake as she gets older. Great point about the water, I figured I would make another question about that later.
Feb
17
answered How long does water need to be boiled for to kill all bacteria / viruses?
Feb
16
answered Are there any specific techniques that should be used when starting a fire in the rain?
Feb
16
asked How to calculate backpacking food requirements for a dog
Feb
15
comment Are there any specific techniques that should be used when starting a fire in the rain?
your question is pretty open ended. Are you asking how you start a fire from firewood gathered in the forest during the rain? wood gathered before rain but needing to light it during rain? a stove fire that you need to get lit in the rain and keep it running? all of these would require different tactics.
Feb
9
answered Is it better to wear one pair or two pairs of socks while hiking?