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Legit!
I didn't realize this till just now, but Amber Monforte set the Supported FKT on the Tahoe Rim Trail last year. And she has done at least 30 ultras including at least 4 100 mile races. http...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Amber Monforte on the JMT
August 29, 1:41pm

whew!
Thanks Adam! I was worried about you there for a minute...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Amber Monforte on the JMT
August 29, 12:34pm

Jenny/Ultravesta
Jennifer, My wife recently got the UD ultravesta to replace an older Nathan pack. She likes it, and says it is a big improvement, but has only used it a couple of times so far. She's kind of...

In GEAR » hydration running vests for women?
August 29, 12:16pm

Appears she is on pace
Peter, it looks like she has covered about 90 miles in about 50 hours, or 1.84 MPH. If she maintains the same average speed this would be about 120 hours total which is just about 5 days. This woul...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Amber Monforte on the JMT
August 29, 10:26am

Woods Creek
She is past Woods Creek Bridge as of 7:22am. Hope the smoke is not too bad out there. Edit: Mather Pass 3:22 pm

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Amber Monforte on the JMT
August 28, 8:36am

Smoke and mirrors
Woah, I haven't seen this much heated discussion on BPL since the winter doldrums. Must be all the smoke keeping everyone cooped up inside. I know I'm going a bit stir crazy waiting for the...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Anyone use bromelain instead of Vitamin I?
August 27, 9:15pm

Calories
I was eating 200-250 cal per hour, typically eating something every 15-30 minutes. I am at about 155 lbs bodyweight. I realize this is a deficit (not sure how much though). It seemed to work for mo...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT FKT attempt Trip Report
August 26, 7:12pm

agreed
Malto, Agreed on all points. I should have followed the coyotes, maybe they would have led me to the pink bunnies! I guess i need to HTFU. As for the fueling strategy, I'm open to suggest...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT FKT attempt Trip Report
August 25, 10:54pm

worms in the clock
"Does the clock for the JMT FKTs start/end at Whitney's summit or at the portal???" The answer to this is Yes/Both/Either. The clock starts and ends when the button is pushed by th...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Nolan's 14
August 23, 9:42pm

Thanks!!!
Kenneth and Jeffrey, Thanks for your comments and feedback! I'm glad that you enjoyed it and still hoping to try again if the fires and weather cooperate enough to give me a good window. Fo...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT FKT attempt Trip Report
August 22, 4:39pm

All Reader Reviews by Allen C

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Axonn,LLC Spot Satellite Messenger
Spot 2 worked ok on a section hike of the JMT in 2013. Tracking mode enabled, worked some of the time with some big gaps. I recently emailed them to cancel the service as I rarely use it. They off...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
July 20, 10:32am