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Re: The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
Just glad the mainstream hasn't discovered tall ship sailing yet.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
May 20, 10:35am

Re: Wheat free menus
Why gluten free? Have you been diagnosed with celiac disease by a GI specialist? It affects ca. 5-6 % of the population. If you do not have this, you are not gluten intolerant, just as you do no...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Wheat free menus
May 12, 11:00am

Re: Re: boar
Same here. I had to climb a tree in Halbe, Germany to get away from a sow whose piglets we came to near to. They can be quite ill tempered.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » We talk a lot about bears. What about boars?
May 08, 4:13pm

Re: We talk a lot about bears. What about boars?
Are talking about a feral pig or an actual wild boar as commonly found in Europe and recently reported in Texas?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » We talk a lot about bears. What about boars?
May 08, 4:02pm

Too fragile.
I still wear the same women's size XXX large Outdoor Research fleece jacket that I happened across in 2004. It's singed, weighs about 10 oz, is worn and perfect. A puffy jacket would be ...

In GEAR » I'm ashamed of you, BPL'ers
May 07, 8:52am

Re: #1 complaint about packing
"So no one is complaining about how much time and difficulty it is to stow your sleeping bag. Interesting". This used to be my #1 complaint and loathed chore, but then something inside...

In Philosophy & Technique » #1 complaint about packing
April 29, 10:33am

Ursack
Ursack WITH odor proof bag. No break in or attempted break ins in 1460 miles.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you use to carry food?
April 22, 11:13am

Free for you!
I'll be bringing a free meet and greet gift for anyone who wants a few. I end up with all these (unused! sterile) left over specimen containers that are liquid proof, super light (< 1/2 o...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » PNW GGG is a GO!
April 02, 1:06pm

Re: Re: Re: To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket
"A very typical scenario is wind, freezing rain at about 4,000' elevation, and young studs in flip flops, tee shirts, and Levis. I'm not joking. Just a matter of time...." I sp...

In Philosophy & Technique » To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket
April 01, 5:52pm

Re: To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket
Here in the great Pacific Northwest, leaving your rainjacket at any time of year for the sake of saving 9oz and hiking into the Cascades instantly enters you as a contestant of the Darwin Awards.

In Philosophy & Technique » To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket
April 01, 4:39pm

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