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what grades are you climbing right now? For your second shoe I'd recommend going for an all-around shoe as you're early in your climbing career. Tenaya makes the most comfortable shoe ...

In GEAR » Climbing shoes
October 12, 8:06am

what Donna said, I hang the scented ones on my clothes line for a few days and the scent goes away.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trash compactor bag. - Really for garbage only now?
September 13, 5:07pm

I use the Pink Superfeet in my La Sportiva Nepal ice climbing boots. When I first got the La Sportiva boots they just didn't feel comfortable after a few miles of hiking or climbing my feet ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you think of Super feet sole inserts?
August 28, 1:35pm

The Teton Crest Trail in the Grand Tetons is amazing!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Need some Yellowstone help
August 18, 9:04pm

no summit
just got back from the trip. we had a weather storm that was going to sock-in the mountains for a few days. So we decided to attempt a car to car summit bid. We started hiking at 11pm but were so ...

In Gear Lists » Grand Teton - Backpack & Climb
August 06, 5:10pm

I think it is cheaper to make your own meals than to buy mountain house. Even if you're buying all the ingredients new. I don't buy the ingredients bulk either, just normal things at my l...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volume: Repacking MH vs. selfmade meals
July 21, 7:25am

Pretty much what Dale said. If I was going to spend most of the trip off trail bushwacking, I'd want the lightest load possible. A few more things: 3.4oz for toothpaste & brush? to...

In Gear Lists » Long Range Traverse - Newfoundland, Canada
July 16, 1:21pm

Re: Re: Re: Colorado 14ers Gear List
Sorry to hear you didn't get the peaks. The elevation is no joke, it can hit the best athlete. Although, any time in the San Juans is a good time!

In Gear Lists » Colorado 14ers Gear List
July 13, 9:49am

Re: Re: Grand Teton - Backpack & Climb
thanks Jeff! so you brought rock climbing shoes then? The Upper is hard enough that you wouldn't wear trail runners or approach shoes? I'm going with two rope teams in my group. So ...

In Gear Lists » Grand Teton - Backpack & Climb
July 12, 5:53pm

Re: Re: Grand Teton - Backpack & Climb
David, thanks very much for the info, much appreciated! I just put on the Helium II and it fit over my helmet, a little snug though be doable. The tarptent is new for me so I haven't te...

In Gear Lists » Grand Teton - Backpack & Climb
July 12, 12:41pm

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