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50/50 Cotton Shirt Worked Great!
Just wanted to give an update: I took the fishing shirt to Philmont and wore it while my polypro t-shirt was drying on wash days. It felt great!! The fabric was a welcome change from the polypro an...

In Philmont » Does No Cotton mean no cotton...?
August 08, 9:30am

Re: Re: Philmont Observations
Ernie - We left Miner's Park early and hiked to Shaefer's Pass Camp where we dropped our gear except lots of water and some food. We hiked the ~2.5 miles to the Tooth, which is a very long...

In Philmont » Philmont observations
August 06, 8:15am

716-K-02 - Itinerary 24 Pictures
Everyone - Thanks for all your help this past year. Our trek was great and we all packed light, though next time we'll pack even lighter with all we've learned. Pictures of our particular...

In Philmont » 716-K-02 Trek 24 Pictures
August 05, 2:45pm

Philmont Observations
Liz - We returned on Sunday from our odyssey. Trek 24. I wore REI silk liners and DeFeet Wooleators with no problems. I put on powder, new liners/socks each day, washing my dirty ones and pinning ...

In Philmont » Philmont observations
July 31, 8:33am

Re: Re: cotton
Thanks for the info everyone! I'm packing the shirt. Jeffs - Good suggestion... I won't pack my pink Z-Lite. :)

In Philmont » Does No Cotton mean no cotton...?
July 05, 6:40am

Does No Cotton mean no cotton...?
Well, we're leaving in just over a week and we have our gear list quite finalized. We're all in at about 15 to 17 lbs. w/o food and water. I'm struggling with the decision to bring a ...

In Philmont » Does No Cotton mean no cotton...?
July 04, 7:50pm

Camp Suds provided...
Gigem - Camp suds are provided by Philmont and can be used to wash clothes. As far as washing your body, showers are great but as you probably know, Philmont has rules regarding smelly soaps and u...

In Philmont » Reconcile smellables and soap?
June 17, 12:11pm

Staying warm and dry...
I have an Arcteryx Atom pullover for warmth and an EMS rain jacket, so I think I'll be dry and warm, though I'm thinking of something light as a base layer, like a thin wool long-sleeve shi...

In Philmont » My Tips learned at Philmont
April 17, 8:18pm

Philmont Tips - Clothing Question
Mark - Did you take any sort of warm shirt, like a light-weight fleece? Sounds like it was hot enough so that you didn't need anything to keep you warm at night around the fire... Thanks, ...

In Philmont » My Tips learned at Philmont
April 17, 11:51am

Re: RE: "Philmont trek 33, 125 miles, packs <25#, tons of fun"
Brian - 11 pounds of personal gear is really light! I guess my specific questions are focused on how you reused items, like wearing rain-pants when cold instead of packing some sort of very light p...

In Philmont » Philmont trek 33, 125 miles, packs <25#, tons of fun
April 04, 11:51am

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