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About Me Avid lightweight backpacker and Adult Leader with a Boy Scout Venture Crew.
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Gear Grams
Hmmm. Wonder what the problem is? At least it's on my end and not system wide. Thanks...

In Gear Lists » Geargrams.com not working?
December 13, 6:44pm

Geargrams.com not working?
For some reason, I can't seem to log onto geargrams.com the last few days. I keeping having a 'connecting' button and nothing ever happens. Anyone else having that problem?

In Gear Lists » Geargrams.com not working?
December 13, 12:02pm

Patagonia Trip - Shoes
I did that same trip 10 yrs ago. I work Goretex boots on both hikes. One the Torres del Paine hike, it rained on me in some capacity every day. Boots wetted out. Wished I had non-Goretex boots....

In GEAR » Nervous about no longer using GTX shoes (Patagonia Trip)
October 14, 10:51am

Pot Lifter Alternative
GSI make a micro-gripper that comes with their GSI Minimalist Pot. They also sell it separately. It weighed 0.4 oz on my digital scale. http://www.gsioutdoors.com/activities/pdp/microgripper...

In GEAR » pot lifters
September 25, 8:26pm

PCT Backpack
Unfortunately, I have no direct knowledge about the two packs you are considering. Make sure that they are of sufficient size to carry the bear canister when you get to Kennedy Meadows (Sierras). ...

In Gear Lists » Which pack would be better for a PCT through-hike?
September 21, 1:46pm

JMT Hike Plan & List
I last hiked the JMT in 04. Hiked from Lake Tahoe to Tuolumne Meadows (~185M) last month. Some other Sierra hiking in between. Couple of observations: I've never been a hammock camper. ...

In Gear Lists » JMT Trail List...help!
September 02, 2:13pm

Ursack & Bear Can
I've used a Ursack for many years. Sometimes, I've tied it per their instructions (secured to a tree and stout tree limb). Sometimes I've hung it PCT method. Never had any bear probl...

In GEAR » ursack vs bear canister
August 28, 9:10pm

Photos on Brian's Facebook
I tried to look at your photos from your Philmont Trek. I could only get two photos to show up and they weren't Philmont. Not sure what I did wrong.

In Philmont » Philmont trek 33, 125 miles, packs <25#, tons of fun
August 26, 12:10pm

Meds @ Philmont
I carried my meds @ Philmont just like Mike states - small zip lock baggies. Usually 2" X 3" size. Been to Philmont 6 times (3 summer & 3 winter) and never once had to show a prescr...

In Philmont » medicine
July 09, 3:21pm

Patagonia Tent
I hiked in that region a few years back (2002; Chile & Argentina). Very windy. Rained everyday on the Chile hike (7 days) but didn't rain on the Argentina hike (short 2-day hike). I used...

In GEAR » Tricky shelter situation help please
July 07, 5:12pm

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