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I only know what she posted some time ago. Dog got ill and passed, and she got plantar fascitis. Hadn't seen many posts after that and none in several months. Kelly

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Your Avatar
November 05, 11:15am

Lots of good suggestions. Jimmy thanks for the offer but I think a new compass may actually be something I can have my other half get me for Christmas. I really try to avoid off-trail travel. My...

In GEAR » I need a new compass
October 28, 5:01am

I need a new compass
My compass cracked and lost it's fluid recently, so I need a new one. A quick search of recent threads suggests that people like Silva brand. I'm quite novice at using one but am interested...

In GEAR » I need a new compass
October 26, 9:35pm

Flip-top nozzle lid
I use a flip-top squirt-nozzle lid, and bottle. I prefer it over a repurposed drink container, to help reduce the possibility that it might look like water to someone. Someone here also posted, add...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Alcohol Stoves
October 26, 8:56pm

I think it makes sense to understand the normal behavior of any large critter out there. I've seen multiple black bears over the last few years -- and now I revel in the experience -- but from ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wolf prevention
October 26, 8:50pm

Adding flavor
Thanks for your suggestions. I like the olive oil and spice ideas. I even have a few lemon juice packets. Looking forward to using them on a trip. Kelly

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Hummus
October 25, 2:58pm

Found powdered hummus at Winco the other day, in the bulk foods. With a pita or crackers, and add a little paprika to the powder, I think it'll make a nice change of taste on the trail. Kelly

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Hummus
October 21, 5:36am

Unscented bags
I have found unscented compactor bags at Safeway. But I've found that after much use (several outings) that I'll find a clean, horizontal slit in the bags, as if it has a grain to it. Wheth...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trash compactor bag. - Really for garbage only now?
October 21, 5:31am

Thanks for thinking to post this question. Wolves have recently entered Oregon so are now on my radar. They were no issue in my earlier years of outdoor life. I look forward to others' advice. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wolf prevention
October 21, 5:23am

The UL thought process gave me a starting point when I decided to backpack more routinely. I studied pros/cons, bought "good" gear, and modified from there. Not everything worked for me, ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Was UL a phase for you?
October 19, 9:48pm

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