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In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Rocky Mountain national park august 18-22
August 05, 3:03pm

Texas
Hey, There are 2 national parks in Texas....way out west. You can do dispersed camping in some parts of Big Bend NP...but not in the mountains. There are a number of state parks. Go to th...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wild Camping in the US - advice for an Englishman, please!
April 17, 8:58pm

Insurance
I believe it was WorldNomads. It was almost 5 years ago. I have not checked in recent time as to who has the full adventure coverage. But I know that company seems to market to 'adventure tr...

In Editor's Roundtable » Rescue Insurance for Backpackers
February 13, 2:59pm

Just a couple of additional thoughts
I work for a retail business. We had a customer collapse unconscious in the store and go into seizures. We immediately contacted 911 who came and provided assistance to the customer. The lady la...

In Editor's Roundtable » Rescue Insurance for Backpackers
February 12, 6:20pm

Carrying camera
I haul a DSLR camera on my trips. To provide easy access and to prevent neck strain, I use the keyhole solution. Www.backcountrysolutions.com It weighs about 3 ozs and most importantly it wo...

In Photography » Seeking Solution - how best to carry an SLR Camera
July 05, 5:25am

Base layers
Also,check out their base layers as well.....great performance! Silk or polyester

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » UL/SUL options for jacket/coat thingy
June 29, 4:06am

Lands end
They still have the 40 % off going. Their stuff is really good and comes with a lifetime guarantee. I have a down puffy jacket from them that is very light and packs down to softball that I bough...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » UL/SUL options for jacket/coat thingy
June 29, 4:01am

Lesson from Aron
I have heard the same thing from several others......... But I think about him and his arm everytime I get ready to start a backpack....then I call my emergency contact person and give them all o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Aron Ralston and the Ten Essentials
June 20, 6:57am

Grand Canyon
Most information you will need is already been mentioned. Just wanted to add a bit of caution. Be very careful in the heat. I day hike in Florida all the time. Last year, I knew I was going to ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Grand Canyon -- Rim to River to Rim in August Is this Stupid
April 21, 7:29pm

Utah
I did 6 days in Capitol Reef in Oct 2011. So I am familiar with Capitol Reef. I looked at GE and thought it looked interesting. I would love to,explore more of Capitol Reef. I found it to be be...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Anyone interested in a BP trip to Utah in late May?
April 12, 12:34am

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