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Re: nope
Would you mind sharing your gear list?

In Philmont » I wish I had...
September 01, 2:59pm

Hiking the AT
Lisa, I thru-hiked the AT in 2010 and it was an amazing journey. I went NOBO but the hikes are not all that different. You will be starting in the heat. Yes Maine will be cool especially at nigh...

In Gear Lists » Theoretical AT Gear List
January 02, 8:44am

Getting the back straps closed on a quilt
Like Douglas I don't use the straps either. I took them off and have not missed them at all.

In GEAR » Getting the back straps closed on a quilt
January 10, 9:34am

Southeast Backpacking Light Group
Yes, I'm interested. I would love to hike with some fellow easteners that don't roll their eyes at me when I show up without a pack towering over my head!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Southeast Backpacking Light Group?
December 26, 2:46pm

Merino Wool Shorts
Jim I have not worn this shorts but I have worn the GoLite Stride shorts (same design just in poly). They are great. I felt a little strange in them at first but after a day of rain south of ...

In GEAR » BPL beartooth merino wool shorts
October 12, 8:45am

Irrigation Syringe Substitute
If you are in the backcounrty and need to irrigate a wound but didn't bring your syringe (or like me you just don't carry one)here is a good substitute. Rinse out a zip-lock baggie and fil...

In GEAR » Purell instead of Triple Antibiotic Ointment?
October 06, 2:16pm

My Crew Did It Too
Brian made one last Ohm before his 2 month vacation. One of my leaders carried it on Trek 32. Another leader carried a Circuit as did 3 of the boys. Another leader had a Catalyst. Oh, I carri...

In Philmont » ULA Ohm for Philmont
August 18, 3:18pm

Where Scouts Get Their Gear
So if most Scouts get their gear from purchases by parents then the logical solution is to educate the parents. I meet with all the parents before they move up from cubs. In this meeting I start ...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Solo Tarps and Gear
July 02, 2:07pm

How Light Can You Go?
Another great article Doug! My Troop will be there in August and we will certainly be using a lot of your ideas to keep those ankles in shape.

In Editor's Roundtable » Philmont Scout Ranch: How Light Can You Go?
June 23, 7:34pm

Amsteel Rope
Seattle Marine has the 7/64" rope in stock at 14 cents a foot. They just shipped me 300'. Any suggestions on replacement bear bags? I was thinking about a mesh bag for each crew membe...

In Philmont » LIghtweight Philmont Experince
May 30, 6:28am

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