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JMT Above Treeline
for me at least, the most amazing parts of the JMT are those above treeline. it would be a shame to limit yourself, due to shelter choice, and miss the above treeline camping experiences. saving ...

In GEAR » Shelter for JMT/Sierras
December 15, 8:38am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
I wasn't suggesting Never for poles. I'm sure there are times for them, stream crossings and such. I've done both scree and talus with and without poles and strongly prefer no poles...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
December 08, 5:30pm

Re: Re: Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
" you do raise an interesting question. How fiddly are poles? Free hands allow you to eat, drink and carry stuff freely. The counterpoint of increased speed and balance are interesting too... ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
December 08, 12:19pm

Re: Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
one of the best ways to increase efficiency ... get rid of poles carry 1 handheld bottle with liquid food have a second, and possibly a third handheld in top or side of pack in easy reach for ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
December 07, 9:42am

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re. "in the bank calories" I was referring to the entry above mine by Greg. I'm pretty sure he was referring to glycogen stores already in the body, which I wouldn't count as a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Need Help! Calories for winter ascent of 12K+ peak
December 06, 10:50am

Re: Re expected time
cold weather = more calories. don't count your "in the bank" calories, keep them in reserve. so bring 250 calories per estimated hour with maybe an extra hour or two as backup i...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Need Help! Calories for winter ascent of 12K+ peak
December 06, 9:32am

Re: beginning to run
" Any mistakes you think others should avoid? " many beginning runners think they must be running hard every minute they are running. this is why they can't run very far, or even ...

In Philosophy & Technique » beginning to run
December 03, 1:20pm

Re: Layering strategy for Winter Running
if you're only talking about a 30 minute run, you can run in almost anything. just have a shell with you in case. for a short run like that you may even go with a non breathable vapor barrier...

In GEAR » Layering strategy for Winter Running
December 03, 10:49am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: mt biking in wilderness history
" I'm sorry to be so blunt, but 'how it ought to be interpreted' has absolutely ZERO meaning, relevance or validity " the law (from the Constitution on down) is nothing but...

In Philosophy & Technique » The inevitable bike legalization of the JMT
December 02, 10:25am

Re: Re: Re: George Matthews
I found myself thinking of George over the Thanksgiving weekend. may his trail runs always be full of joy. To George !! ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Grand Canyon- Double Crossing aka "Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim"- BPL Group Run
December 01, 7:37am

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