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Re: PCT BOOKS
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In Gear Swap » PCT BOOKS
July 17, 7:18pm

JMT Outerwear
Here's what I decided on after reading the suggestions here. Montbell UL Inner Down Jacket - 9.6 oz. DryDucks Rain Jacket - 6.4 oz. Marmot Ion Windshirt - 3.7 oz. Total Outer Wear (Upper Bo...

In GEAR » Need help selecting outer wear for the JMT
June 17, 8:53am

"Need help selecting outer wear for the JMT"
Steven: I have been giving the DriDucks a lot of thought lately and could see them as an inexpensive alternative, which I wouldn't mind going with. With the DriDucks jacket, the Marmot Ion, a...

In GEAR » Need help selecting outer wear for the JMT
June 14, 9:14pm

Need help selecting outer wear for the JMT
I am planning a JMT thru-hike this summer (August 15-September 1) and am needing some feedback regarding the selection of an insulation and shell layer. I already have these items, so I'm defin...

In GEAR » Need help selecting outer wear for the JMT
June 14, 6:23pm

"Summer in the Ozarks; Need help choosing a backpack."
James: Great UL list. One thing that stands out is the lack of any bug protection. You really need some protection, even if its a head net, otherwise you will not get much sleep, with all the sw...

In Gear Lists » Summer in the Ozarks; Need help choosing a backpack.
April 25, 1:46pm

Re:Gear List - JMT Late Summer 2011
I would second the gaiters. I used the Dirty Girl gaiters and they worked very well. Something else to consider bringing that I never see listed anywhere is saline nose spray or some type of nasal ...

In Gear Lists » Gear List - JMT Late Summer 2011
February 26, 8:49am

"John Muir Trail (JMT) Trip Report, August 2010
Great trip report. I'm planning a JMT hike this summer and always glad to read others comments on their trips. Any chance of sharing that cookie recipe. I'm always on the lookout for new w...

In Post-Trip Reports » John Muir Trail (JMT) Trip Report, August 2010
January 29, 6:02pm

re: morning routine
You can speed up a lot of your morning chores by getting most of your gear ready to go the night before. On multi-day trips, I always get my next-day's food ready and bagged up separately. If...

In Philosophy & Technique » morning routine
December 31, 10:25am

Tarp system?
You need to look at the MLD Trailstar tarp. Great setup for both solo or more.

In GEAR » Recommendations on a tarp system
September 21, 6:06am

sleep apnea
I suffered from moderate/severe sleep apnea for several years. I tried the CPAP machine, but it and I didn't get along at all. So, in 1998, I had surgery to correct an elongated soft-palate and...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sleep Apnea - Backpacking - Developments Long
September 04, 8:51am

All Reader Reviews by James Ennis

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ULA Equipment
I have purchased three packs from Brian & ULA and have found both the products and customer service to be top notch all the way. My emails have been answered within 24 hours and products, if in st...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 30, 5:50am