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Re: Re: Holy wall of text, Batman!
Careful now, Ken, we'd all hate to see you swimming with the fishes.

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 14
August 30, 10:16am

Re: brownies
LOL. Funny you should mention that...I just had two, probably as you were writing, Ken. But if I keep up eating without being able to exercise it off, I won't be able to hike again because I ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Herniated disc :-( whinging
August 27, 3:15pm

Re: Good advice here
Interesting stories indeed, thanks! I guess I can be thankful that I didn't get this until I was 60 (well, two days away from it, anyway). The only other back injury I've had before was i...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Herniated disc :-( whinging
August 27, 2:53pm

Re: Water's memory??
I think Willie is seriously yanking someone's chain.

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Anyone use bromelain instead of Vitamin I?
August 27, 1:28pm

Re: Whinging
Well, PT is the approach my doctors are taking, thankfully. I did try a massage a few weeks after the injury, with a really good massage therapist who's helped me with other problems, but the t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Herniated disc :-( whinging
August 27, 12:27am

Re: Re: Herniated disc :-( whinging
Thanks for the advice and personal stories, guys - it's particularly good to hear that there is (backpacking) life after herniation.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Herniated disc :-( whinging
August 26, 5:37pm

Herniated disc :-( whinging
My summer started out great, with 3 closely spaced backpack trips. Life was good! But on June 27 (last day of a trip to Saddlebag Lakes) I managed to herniate a disc (L5/S1), probably from bad ben...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Herniated disc :-( whinging
August 25, 8:48pm

Re: Mine arrived today.
I got one in the mail a couple of weeks ago, looking pretty much like yours. I've been using it as a quilt at home since then with the bottom foot or so zipped up; I'm recovering from disk...

In GEAR » Ohh my. I think I struck gold.
August 17, 1:52pm

Re: high altitude digestion
Sorry if this is hijacking - Roger's bit about fats being less digestible at high altitude is something we heard once from a nurse we met at the top of a mountain; he said he made a point of...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Backpacking on a Low Carb Diet
August 10, 5:13pm

Re: Bugs in Hawaii
They always were for me, anywhere near fresh water at least, or in tropical forest-y areas. Not in high country or at the beaches so much.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bugs in Hawaii
August 10, 8:45am

All Reader Reviews by d k

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Pacific Outdoor Equipment Peak Elite AC petite
I liked this mat a lot; the only thing I've liked as much that I've tried is my old Thermarest Deluxe LE which I think is 26 oz, almost 3x the weight of this pad (10.5 oz on my scale). The fa...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 20, 3:46pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
I got this on a Steep and Cheap sale, and so far have only used it twice sleeping on the floor at my parents' house, since my old bedroom has long since been converted to a sewing room for my mom....

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 26, 4:34pm