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About Me Retired teacher. I hiked in Ishinca Valley, Peru in 2004 and Kilimanjaro to the Crater Rim in 2007. I plan on another visit to Kilimanjaro with increased acclimatization time. Three days on approach and up at midnight was not nearly enough. I like to hike the Adirondacks when I can get up there...
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Thank You.
Great stuff there, Brian L. Many thanks to everyone for sharing your winter hiking wisdom. It's getting near that time. I did get the Kahtoola MICROspikes. I am considering ditching the snow...

In Gear Lists » AT Winter Thru-Hike gear suggestions.
January 19, 11:26pm

Full Length Foam Pad
Doug and Steven, may I ask what "full length foam pad you're using? I'm going to go with the Downmate 7 XS. I see that the GG Thinlight Insulation Pads are 59 1/8" long. Thanks...

In Winter Hiking » Sleep mat systems
January 18, 4:20am

44 oz.
Indeed. Thanks, Chris. And a few more because I'm going to need a 6'6" bag.

In Gear Lists » AT Winter Thru-Hike gear suggestions.
October 03, 3:29pm

MLD Duomid
I've ordered the Duomid (Silnylon). So far, Shelter: MLD Duomid 16 oz Duo Inner 13 oz Bag: WM Kodiak MF 0 32 oz. Pad: Stevenson DAM 60 22 o...

In Gear Lists » AT Winter Thru-Hike gear suggestions.
October 03, 12:55pm

More great stuff.
Thanks. I have a copy of the AT Guide, which I've been studying. Also halfway through Dave Miller's memoir which provides a nice account of where resupply stops, etc. are as well. Ye...

In Gear Lists » AT Winter Thru-Hike gear suggestions.
October 01, 9:06pm

Thank you.
Thanks for the suggestions. Excellent stuff! I have been looking at the MLD Duomid (Cuben?). Seven weeks wait on it right now. That'll get me out on a section up here toward the end of Nove...

In Gear Lists » AT Winter Thru-Hike gear suggestions.
October 01, 7:49pm

AT Winter Thru-Hike gear suggestions.
I've decided I'd like to hit the trail right smack in the winter, no later than February 1st. NoBo. I don't mind the cold and the solitude. Methinks comfort is important, but safety is ...

In Gear Lists » AT Winter Thru-Hike gear suggestions.
October 01, 3:31am

Sir Joseph Koteka jacket
Does anyone have a source for this jacket in the states yet? Thanks.

In Editor's Roundtable » Winter ISPO 2011: Day 1 - International Delights
October 01, 12:46am

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