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Use a Kayak - Everglades are Awesome
Everglades are awesome. Definitely worth a 2, 7, or even 14 day trip. A refreshing change from bakcpacking. Incredible birds and wildlife. (We've even seen a dolphin birth!). My wife and I have...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking/Packrafting in the Everglades?
October 07, 11:53am

Re: Looking for a challenging and scenic 75-150 mile hike - Wind River High Route
If you consider the Wind River Range, The "Wind River High Route" would be better than the poorly named Highline Trail, since that trail doesn't really go high. The Wind River Hig...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Looking for a challenging and scenic 75-150 mile hike
November 22, 7:37am

Re: Wind River High Route
Jim and Amy, I have no doubt that you two will find an even higher and better line... -a

In Pre-Trip Planning » Better than the Sierra High Route: A Complete Guide to the Wind River High Route - mile for mile, the finest non-technical Alpine route in North America
November 21, 7:14pm

Better than the Sierra High Route: A Complete Guide to the Wind River High Route - mile for mile, the finest non-technical Alpine route in North America
A Link: Complete Guide to the Wind River High Route http://www.adventurealan.com/WRHR/index.htm Wind River High Route - A Guide by Alan Dixon and Don Wilson The Wind River High Route is in ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Better than the Sierra High Route: A Complete Guide to the Wind River High Route - mile for mile, the finest non-technical Alpine route in North America
November 21, 3:11pm

A Complete Guide to the Wind River High Route - mile for mile, the finest non-technical Alpine route in North America
A Link: Complete Guide to the Wind River High Route http://www.adventurealan.com/WRHR/index.htm Wind River High Route - A Guide by Alan Dixon and Don Wilson The Wind River High Route is in ...

In Post-Trip Reports » A Complete Guide to the Wind River High Route - mile for mile, the finest non-technical Alpine route in North America
November 21, 3:06pm

Re: Re: Wind Rivers status
Oh, and the fishing was excellent the few chances I got (we pretty much hiked dawn to dusk). I took a 13' tenkara rod. Some lakes were all brookies :( But Lake Lonesome has some really nice Cu...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Wind Rivers status
September 18, 8:02am

Re: Wind Rivers status
Late this August, I did a mostly off trail high route along the Divide from Green River Lakes to Big Sandy. At that time it was almost snow free. Most of the perennial snowfields on the high alpine...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Wind Rivers status
September 18, 7:56am

Re: Lightning Flash Weight
Ryan Wrote: >But the former statement about the weight - 1/2 pound per foot makes a difference on the pack, sure. But the difference is dramatically felt on the foot. So, if you don't nee...

In Editor's Roundtable » MSR Lightning Flash Snowshoe Review
January 11, 11:50am

Re: Spot Message Issues
Hi Gerry, Yes, you are right, it pays to follow the instructions. If you want the OK to work reliably you do need to let the unit stay on for a while. If you do, you will find that the SPOT has ...

In Editor's Roundtable » SPOT2 Personal Locator Review and Extensive Field Test
November 22, 5:07pm

FS: BPL 2010 BPL Vapr Bivy Sack – size Reg - SOLD
This item is SOLD. Price: $159 (includes shipping lower 48) Condition: Used Once (and lightly) Backpacking Light Vapr Bivy Sack (Original Price $269.99) http://www.backpackinglight.co...

In Gear Swap » FS: BPL 2010 BPL Vapr Bivy Sack – size Reg
November 07, 7:10am

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