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High Sierra Topix
Hi Richard I was just checking the 2014 Mosquito reports over at High Sierra Topix and someone has a report from Emigrant from 7/17-7/20 (page 10 of the thread) http://www.highsierratopix.co...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Mosquitoes in Emigrant
July 26, 12:46am

web meeting?
Is this a web conference type event, a audio call, or ? Just trying to understand what this event is. I would like to join but may be driving at the time (depending on how early I hike out that m...

In GEAR » sierra Designs LIVE shelter design discussion on Wednesday night
July 25, 3:34pm

lockers
(slaps forehead). Yes! come to think of it, you're right! There should be lockers there (I am unfamiliar with this trail too, for the same reasons you are). I still don't like to hike wi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » bear canister best practices?
July 20, 8:39pm

generally and specifically
Well for this specific trip I have coming up, we will be in Sequoia National Park on the popular Lakes Trail for a first backpack with my daughter. Camps are only in established sites (which I'...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » bear canister best practices?
July 20, 8:12pm

bear canister best practices?
I usually follow the "when in doubt, just throw it in the bear can" philosophy but I'm facing a very tight squeeze on my next trip and wondered what others do with some if the followi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » bear canister best practices?
July 20, 6:20pm

mental exercise
My journey to UL is still a work in progress as well, though I have come a long way from the days of packing a separate pair of tennis shoes, a trade paperback book, and a pair of jeans in my 7 lb ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How light is light?
July 12, 7:20pm

Columbia girls take-me-there
Forgot to mention also Columbia makes a nice toddler hiking t-shirt called the "Take Me There" -- I have purchased two in the past. It is a light wicking and quick-drying fabric and is al...

In GEAR » Where to buy hiking clothing for young children?
July 07, 11:24am

REI Sahara pants
I've been frustrated by this mission too. It is very difficult to find "technical" hiking clothes for tiny people (and forget about lightweight ones. The rain jacket, down jacket an...

In GEAR » Where to buy hiking clothing for young children?
July 07, 11:17am

the flip side
My husband is a surfer and loves the outdoors. Before we got married he would do week long surf trips in Mexico regularly. I thought getting him into the backcountry with me would be a slam dunk....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » secrets out...
June 30, 7:26pm

similar thread?
I asked a somewhat similar question on these parts a few weeks back. Not sure if any of the replies might help you. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_displ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggest a Trip for me in Sierras but Close to LA
June 30, 6:30pm

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