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Re: Trans Zion Trek In Early November
If convenient, stashing water near the West Rim and/or Wildcat Canyon trailheads can alleviate all concerns for water. The rangers should be able to tell you which springs are flowing. I'll p...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Trans Zion Trek In Early November
October 24, 9:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Pics/observations
"Latok extremes are meant for high volume footwear, like giant plastic double boots. It's stated in almost all of their marketing material." It's not stated on either of the site...

In GEAR » eVent Shortie gaiters replaced by Neo(shell) Shortie gaiters
October 24, 9:51am

Re: Re: Pics/observations
My scale is acting up. Shock cord and all, I'm getting 34g for one eVent gaiter, and it's skipping between 37-40g for a Neoshell one. The eVent is a size Large, the Neoshell is a size Medi...

In GEAR » eVent Shortie gaiters replaced by Neo(shell) Shortie gaiters
October 23, 11:59am

Pics/observations
These came a couple of days ago, but I haven't had much time to mess with them, since I've been tearing up the OT to make a November trip happen. First, I see Campsaver now has the Neo S...

In GEAR » eVent Shortie gaiters replaced by Neo(shell) Shortie gaiters
October 23, 11:26am

Re: Wouldn't be hard to spend $199 at Marmot
Second all that; Marmot makes some wonderful gear. I'd get the Scree and Essence pants, but that's what I happen to need at the moment.

In GEAR » Help me . . .
October 21, 3:13am

Re: Acclimitization to cold
"Anyone have any experience acclimitization to cold to reduce the amount of insulation required to stay warm?" Absolutely. One of the reasons I wear so much less clothing at low temps ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Acclimitization to cold
October 19, 6:19pm

BD Couloir(M/L) and ATC-XP, Dirty Girl Gaiters(L)
These items are all SOLD. Prices include shipping by USPS in the US. Questions or comments beyond "I'll take it" should go to: owenmcmurrey@hotmail.com The above is also my PayP...

In Gear Swap » BD Couloir(M/L) and ATC-XP, Dirty Girl Gaiters(L)
October 19, 4:51pm

Re: N. AZ near Zion
Thanks, folks. Looks like this trip probably isn't going to happen. Between some minor storm damage to my house, discovering rot in a basement door frame, problems with both my truck and car(th...

In Pre-Trip Planning » N. AZ near Zion
October 19, 4:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: N. AZ near Zion
I hadn't realized. Never actually looked at the route, just asked rangers about the current conditions, and it's always been a "you can't get there from here right now" kind o...

In Pre-Trip Planning » N. AZ near Zion
October 19, 12:33am

Re: Re: Re: Re: N. AZ near Zion
Thanks, Dean. Don't know about how long or rough I want to get into with a rental car(probably a Ford Focus), but I'll check it out!

In Pre-Trip Planning » N. AZ near Zion
October 18, 9:43am

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