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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Oy
When I was thirty years old, I could eat virtually anything that I wanted and my body weight stayed constant. Now that I've arrived at a certain age, it is not that simple. I don't need ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Nutritional composition
April 24, 8:33pm

Re: Re: stoves
How do you distinguish the older BRS stoves from the newer ones? --B.G.--

In GEAR » MSR Pocket Rocket options
April 24, 4:34pm

Re: Re: Dayhikes before Big SEKI Loop
"by exiting on the east side via, say, Whitney Portal. Which way is more worthwhile?" You will not be exiting via Whitney Portal. The permit is rather difficult to get at this late dat...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Dayhikes before Big SEKI Loop
April 24, 3:07pm

Re: Lugging around a big DSLR
It depends on what kind of photography you do. There is a lot of scenery in the Rae Lakes area. Are you a sunset panorama shooter? Sometimes there can be black bears or bighorn sheep in the area. A...

In Photography » Lugging around a big DSLR
April 23, 11:40pm

Re: re: giardia
"On the JMT, there are so many pack trains and people that I wouldn't touch any water that wasn't treated within five miles of the trail." I wouldn't worry about that if it...

In GEAR » 3 JMT hikers...2 or 4 liter gravityworks filter?
April 23, 11:29pm

Re: Re: Big SEKI Loop
Yes, at higher elevations, the UV light in daylight is much stronger than at sea level. Therefore, you tend to sunburn a lot quicker. It depends on your actual elevation, but on the summit of Mount...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Big SEKI Loop (as an alternative to the JMT)
April 23, 2:05pm

Re: Re: Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 to offer Raw capture
"So I presume there's an app that will allow for slower shutter speed for star trails?" Maybe it does only very short star trails. --B.G.--

In Photography » Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 to offer Raw capture
April 23, 1:58pm

Re: re: Bottom cap for a 110 g. canister
"Bonus: I just found out that a mini Bic perfectly fits into the canister concavity, and it is held firmly in place by the Nutter Butter lid." I would assume that is for transport, and...

In GEAR » Bottom cap for a 110 g. canister
April 23, 1:13am

Re: Big Seki in early August
I'll take a crack at some of these issues. Day temperature? You should be prepared for it to get up to 65-70F. Night temperature? You should be prepared for it to get down to 30F, light fro...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Big SEKI Loop (as an alternative to the JMT)
April 23, 1:07am

Re: Re:
Now all you guys need is a tracking mount. This is the mounting bracket that causes the solar panel to pivot and tilt to match the peak of sunlight. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » Deconstructed Solar Panel
April 22, 12:36pm

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