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Re: Re: Heavy-shmeavy
Dale Wambaugh wrote: "Someone should offer a silnylon or cuben accessory pocket/top lid something like this:" Zpacks makes one like that (the multi-pack 4 in 1, http://www.zpacks.com/...

In Multiple Use Gear » Pack Lids as fanny packs
June 25, 3:23pm

Re: Do you pack a pillow?
I carry a sit pad (thermarest lite seat 3.5 oz) and stuff that inside my pillow cover (older style thermarest 1.9 oz). I supplement that with some clothing under the sit pad. I really like having...

In GEAR » Do you pack a pillow?
June 25, 11:59am

Re: JMT Awesome tips from everyone!
Consider joining the JMT Yahoo Group at https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/johnmuirtrail/info . There is a ton of useful info in the Files you may want to peruse. The signal to noise ratio is no...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Experience with JMT Northbound thru hike?
June 23, 2:44pm

Re: Re: lightest camp shoes
BarryP wrote: ... If your hiking footwear is not comfortable enough to be a camp slipper where you can sit down and go ahhhh..., then I think your hiking footwear needs to be revisited. ... Man...

In GEAR » lightest camp shoes
June 23, 1:52pm

Re: Lightest, delicious and most caloric meals per ounce?
Last year I posted a spread sheet list of commercial backpacking foods with Cal/oz and Cal/gm data with and without fuel weight added in. There are a number of options over 130 Cal/oz. It's p...

In GEAR » Lightest, delicious and most caloric meals per ounce?
June 22, 3:18pm

Re: Northern CA trip with 8 yr old
One suggestion is Emigrant Basin which is generally pretty easy going a far as elevation gain/loss and worked pretty well as an introductory area for me at age 9 and various others my Dad has intro...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Northern CA trip with 8 yr old
June 21, 5:43pm

Re: Re: Sand Socks: lightest camp shoes
I've also worn the Vincere Grip Socks (version of the sand socks with a sturdier sole). I added insoles cut from Walmart blue foam padding which brought the total weight to 4 oz. (size 12) and...

In GEAR » lightest camp shoes
June 17, 9:54am

Re: Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
I'm with David and Lori. I put the can in sight within decent throwing distance, perhaps 20 meters. I put the can on a rock slab with my cook pot on top. I keep a few throwing stones near my...

In Philosophy & Technique » Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
June 12, 10:52am

Re: coffee tootsie rolls!!! and more about burning fat while hiking...
Jennifer Mitol (Jenmitol) wrote about the guys losing a lot more weight than the gals. Wifey likes to point this out too: I lose up to a lb a day and she (complains) that she loses little or no...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » caffeine pills instead of coffee?
June 02, 1:22pm

Re: skipping breakfast to burn fat...
Jennifer Mitol (Jenmitol) wrote: "So my hiking plan ... is to avoid carbs during the day and stick to fat and protein as my primary fuel source (both what I'm carrying as well as what I e...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » caffeine pills instead of coffee?
June 02, 1:01pm

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