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RE: Just as confused as before
There are lots of good suggestions here. I've spent up to 4 months living out of a tent. While I prefer the floorless style of shelter for backpacking, things are a little different when it&...

In GEAR » Recommend me a tent?
February 11, 10:52am

Good to know
It would be nice if they made that statement a little bit more clear and to the point on the NYSDEC website! It's definitely there if you take the time to read everything, but almost in fine pr...

In GEAR » Bear Vault in the Dacks???
February 08, 11:06am

Training & Workout
David - Seems like you plans things out pretty well. Have you ever experimented with sled dragging or pushing a prowler? Apparently they work wonders for conditioning & recovery but I don't...

In Philosophy & Technique » Training & Workout
February 07, 7:42pm

Re: A potential downside to heavy lifting
Tom - "good enough to get the job done" is a wise recommendation. I think that as we have more and more access to information about high end athletes, we tend to try and emulate their tra...

In Philosophy & Technique » Training & Workout
February 07, 6:07pm

Re: durty ole men
Eric - I've been many times. I did my first "big" hiking trip in Alberta in 2001, and did basically what you just said but by car in 2004. Drove through Canmore, climbed a bit there. ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Training & Workout
February 07, 1:23pm

Re: hmmmm
Eric - I'm working on it. Either Vancouver or Calgary in the next year. Climbing gyms get old in a hurry...

In Philosophy & Technique » Training & Workout
February 07, 12:52pm

Training & Workout
David - 405 x 5 is SOLID. 2x bodyweight... plus interval training . I'm sure you're tough to keep up with. Eric- Your observation about staying within about 10% of your previous standar...

In Philosophy & Technique » Training & Workout
February 07, 12:49pm

RE: intensity
Eric - Re: "im not quite sure how 20 min of exercise without anything more will get you ready for that 2000m scramble ... or that week long jaunt in the hills " Done right, those short...

In Philosophy & Technique » Training & Workout
February 07, 12:27pm

RE: Training & Workout
+1 "How you 'feel' is less relevant than the actual results provided." One of the best tidbits on training that I've ever read was by Joe Defranco. Keep in mind that he mos...

In Philosophy & Technique » Training & Workout
February 07, 12:10pm

calories
It doesn't matter how you rationalize the calories burnt in a workout. Yes, if you walk all day long, in the winter, you will need a ton of fuel. Most of us don't have time for that. But, w...

In Philosophy & Technique » Training & Workout
February 07, 10:31am

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