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Re: Boot Stink... anti-bacterial ?
I've worn leather Zamberlan's for the past 20 years. Never a problem with smell. Last year I bought Salomon X ULTRA MID 2 GTX boots. The insides of the upper section of the boots look ve...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Boot Stink... anti-bacterial ?
November 18, 11:21am

Re: Newbie pack size and what to look for?
Consider the Osprey Talon 44 at 2 lbs, 6 oz, with adjustable torso height, good features, comfortable. I'm happy with mine. A nice benefit is that you should be able to find one locally so yo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Newbie pack size and what to look for?
November 04, 11:57am

NY Times Article, Jennifer Pharr Davis
On the Longest Hiking Trails, a Woman Finds Equal Footing By Jennifer Pharr Davis NOV. 3, 2015 NY Times link It was a busy summer on the Appalachian Trail. The movie "A Walk in the Wood...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » NY Times Article, Jennifer Pharr Davis
November 03, 2:39pm

Re: Got a new SPOT Gen 3
I have a Garmin GPS and a SPOT Gen 3. I never turn the SPOT unless I want to send a message so never need to carry spare batteries. For both I use Lithium batteries. For comparison.... 2 AAs ...

In GEAR » Got a new SPOT Gen 3
September 28, 3:00pm

Trekking pole handle adapters
Perhaps Tarptent Trekking pole handle adapters.

In Make Your Own Gear » Fitting for the top of a trekking pole for increased tarp shelter stability
September 28, 11:49am

Re: Favorite Birds!
Vancouver Island day hike today. Barred Owl I think.

In The Natural Environment » Favorite Birds!
September 26, 4:29pm

Cascadia 9 and ankle rolling
I switched from heavier boots and have tried the Cascadias. Not sure if they're 9s. Lots of people like them but for me they don't have good side-to-side support and I'm likely to rol...

In GEAR » Trail runners + ankle rolling
September 23, 9:19am

Re: Favorite Birds!
Favourite bird song, Hermit Thrush. Other bird pics from hiking and kayaking Vancouver Island, Turkey Vulture, Bald Eagle (Seagull for lunch).

In The Natural Environment » Favorite Birds!
September 06, 4:37pm

Re: imaging findings in asymptomatic patients
Systematic Literature Review of Imaging Features of Spinal Degeneration in Asymptomatic Populations Link Table 2 Age-specific prevalence estimates of degenerative spine imaging findings in as...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Herniated disc :-( whinging
September 03, 11:06pm

protein powder
You might consider buying your choice of protein powder in a small quantity at first. Give it a trial run before you go to ensure your system is happy with it. Perhaps try a few different ones. B...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Looking to add protein to my backpacking diet
August 05, 11:59am

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