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About Me I'm an ultrarunner and fastpacker. I love hiking long and fast, typically logging 35+ miles per day.
CityO'Fallon
StateMO
CountryUSA

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Ozark Trail
I've hiked a good portion of the Ozark Trail. It's a nice trail with a lot of solitude.. you won't see/pass many people on the trail. I'm in STL - keep me in mind if you head down...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Midwest Trail Suggestions
January 08, 1:59pm

Dog food
I've backpacked a lot with my dogs over the years and I always DOUBLE their normal food intake when on the trail. Just my $0.02 but I don't think two cups is doing to be enough for your do...

In Gear Lists » 1000 Island Lakes in July- Gear List
July 15, 1:17pm

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In Gear Swap » FS: Ultrasil Half Pyramid Tarp
July 13, 7:46am

Doh
Damn... I wish this was July 16th - I'd be in for sure! Can't get out there in June :(

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Rae Lakes Loop as a one day run, June 16th.
April 16, 4:09pm

Baxter
Baxter is strict on their camping policy. There are a ton of stealth spots if one wanted to go that route.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Pay to camp in Maine parks?
April 25, 8:48pm

Trail Runners
Trail Runner: New Balance 876s - ran the Pinhoti 100 Mile ultrathon back in November with a pair straight out of the box and had no blisters, hot spots, etc. Great fit, durable, excellent traction...

In GEAR » The Trail Runner Thread
April 25, 8:47pm

bivy
I hiked the JMT in September, 2008 (20 days) and there was never a need for a bivy. I cowboy camped every night. We experienced less than 2 hours of precipitation for the entire hike. I carried ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tarp and Bivy?
April 24, 12:01pm

Durable trail shoes
New Balance 876s

In GEAR » Durable trail shoes?
April 20, 7:30pm

pack
I used a Granite Gear Vapor Trail on my '10 JMT hike and it worked well. I could actually have used a smaller pack but the Vapor Trail is the smallest pack I own other than small day packs for...

In Gear Lists » Pack reccomendation for JMT
April 20, 3:47pm

Update?
Whats the upate on Aaron's JMT attempt in 2010?

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » TRT No. 2
April 18, 10:37am

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