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My Locale Smoky Mountains
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CityCharlotte
StateNC
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All Forum Posts by Craig Burton

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Re: smartwool microweight tshirt
Has SmartWool changed their material within the past 7 years or so? I'm almost ashamed to say it, but I've been using the same SmartWool shirt for the past 7 years or so. I think it was...

In GEAR » Holy shirt! looking for recommendations
April 19, 10:10pm

Risk Management
No posts yet on the different risks involved here: 1) Hanging your food (presumably away from camp) - lowest risk of bear encounter, low risk of food compromise. -A good scenario to have, but h...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sleeping Wth Your Food in Black Bear Country
April 16, 8:03pm

+1 for freezing
Also read a tip on here several years back about freezing and have never looked back. This is especially useful if you use tubes. When heading out just give a rinse with warm or lukewarm water,...

In GEAR » Do you dry the interior of your Platypus? How?
April 03, 7:28pm

Re: Car camp/day hike in Yellowstone?
As mentioned, camping in Yellowstone in the summer is tough. My best luck has been heading out of the Northeast Entrance and going up Beartooth Pass - there are several campgrounds along the way -...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Car camp/day hike in Yellowstone?
June 07, 6:22am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Government shutdowns ?
Ahh - somehow I read that as southwestern NC! I'm pretty certain that dispersed camping is most likely non-existent out towards the coast. I agree, that in general, there is just not enough...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Government shutdown - effects on thru-hikers?
April 08, 5:59pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Government shutdowns ?
Eric - there are a few forest roads along the MST that allow dispersed hiking, they just aren't very well-known and can be difficult to get to. The dispersed hiking area promoted the most is j...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Government shutdown - effects on thru-hikers?
April 08, 4:17pm

Ramen!
Over the past few years, allergies, unfortunately, have become a part of my everyday life. I'm sure everyone's remedy is a little different; but I've found the best decongestant solu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Allergy sufferers: best places/seasons to hike and best practices?
March 31, 8:26pm

Avoidance
A lot of people think our biggest fear when backpacking should be bears or snakes or other mainstream phobias; but personally, falling trees are always my biggest concern. I see enough fallen and ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Death of a backpacker
March 31, 8:15pm

DeLorme PN-60w SPOT recall
I know we aren't big on GPS devices around here, but some others may have received this item as a "gift" from friends and/or family and it may apply to them. Received an e-mail fro...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » DeLorme PN-60w SPOT recall
March 31, 7:57pm

Good feedback
I plan on checking it out in Bryson City, NC next weekend. If anyone in the greater Charlotte area is interested in carpooling, send me a PM!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Andrew Skurka speaking at the Colorado Mountain Club in Golden, CO 4/14
March 31, 7:53pm

All Reader Reviews by Craig Burton

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Pro Lite Gear customer service
Normally I don't do company reviews, but I have just now been impressed by a record processing time by Pro Lite Gear. I've been exposed to pick-and-pack warehousing during my career; and I ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 17, 4:36pm