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Grit
I just spent a week in wet NH. After 6 days of walking through mud and streams my shoes and socks were full of grit. I did everything I could to rinse out my shoes and socks when I could but the ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Stream crossings with one pair of shoes?
August 06, 5:09pm

rain wrap
I took a draw string trash bag and cut the bottom off. I then put a cord lock on the draw string so it would be adjustable and I could reuse it. I have been using the same one for multiple trip...

In GEAR » basic raingear question...
August 06, 2:00pm

gear list
I am not sure you will need bear spray in the NE. Also I do not know the warmth of the layers you listed but could you use the same insulating layer for both hiking mid-layer and sleeping? ...

In Gear Lists » Feedback/Ideas Please: 3-5 Days, Northeast Solo Gear List
July 24, 4:11pm

bladder
I just blow some air into my hydration bladder and wrap it in my mid layer. --scott

In GEAR » Need a good pilllow!
July 24, 3:46pm

breathablility
Wouldn't this turn into an ice cave with two people breathing in it all night?

In GEAR » New Brooks Range Rocket Tent
July 24, 9:26am

propulsion
All of these descriptions seem to match the pictures I have seen. That REI video was awesome. I am going to pass it along to my wife who has also been using poles at a propulsion length and has b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking Pole Questions
July 21, 1:27pm

Hiking Pole Questions
I am new to hiking poles having just purchased my first pair. All of the instruction I have read explaining how to fit the poles say that they should fall 2 to 3 inches below the arm pit. Now th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking Pole Questions
July 20, 1:13pm

finger
What an excellent idea! I am horrible at estimating a level when it is in the pot and have ended up with very watery food to many times. I can remember a level on my finger with out a problem. ...

In GEAR » How do you measure water?
July 14, 1:17pm

thanks
great ideas. I think I am going to mark my spoon or my pot. I will have to see how easy it is to scrap the inside of a grease pot. Does permanent marker really stay on the inside of a pot? I a...

In GEAR » How do you measure water?
July 14, 10:41am

Trip Report
Great report I look forward to the pictures from tony. It is too bad about the window. I have started leaving my car unlocked at trail heads after coming back to broken windows a couple of ti...

In Post-Trip Reports » Tahoe Rim Trail Thru hike
July 13, 12:19pm

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