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Re: Re: Re: ya but...
No worries jimmyb. This has actually been quite educational for me, as I did not know the origination of the phrase before now. Reading the wikipedia page concerning the phrase and its usage ha...

In GEAR » Non-trekking pole PCT hikers: do you think trekking poles are actually justified in the Sierra?
November 18, 2:47am

Re: ya but...
Ah, so this is all about the particular expression that I used? In that case, I suppose I should have said something else that didn't involve a connotation for blindly following something el...

In GEAR » Non-trekking pole PCT hikers: do you think trekking poles are actually justified in the Sierra?
November 17, 8:14pm

Re: Re: Non-trekking pole PCT hikers: do you think trekking poles are actually justified in the Sierra?
jimmyb, "Drinking the kool-aid" is simply an expression, and where I'm from it is not meant to convey negativity, as you took it to mean. Maybe it means something different in Aus...

In GEAR » Non-trekking pole PCT hikers: do you think trekking poles are actually justified in the Sierra?
November 17, 7:21pm

Re: Re: Gore-Tex socks.
What kind of Gore-tex socks are you all using? I will be hiking in the Sierra this coming season with my wife on the PCT and might encounter long stretches of snow. We'll be using trail runne...

In GEAR » Return to Goretex in rainy climates?
November 17, 4:22pm

Re: One pole
Great input from everyone so far. I have toyed around with the one pole idea, and perhaps I will consider this more seriously now. It would certainly be cheaper and lighter, and still give me one...

In GEAR » Non-trekking pole PCT hikers: do you think trekking poles are actually justified in the Sierra?
November 17, 4:12pm

Re: Re: Non-trekking pole PCT hikers: do you think trekking poles are actually justified in the Sierra?
"So, you're calling on folks who don't buy in to using poles to validate your view that poles are not useful...." Actually, I'm calling on folks who don't generally buy...

In GEAR » Non-trekking pole PCT hikers: do you think trekking poles are actually justified in the Sierra?
November 17, 3:58pm

Non-trekking pole PCT hikers: do you think trekking poles are actually justified in the Sierra?
My wife and I will be hiking the PCT this coming hiking season. Neither of us are regular trekking pole users at the moment, and I frankly find them distracting and an overall hassle to deal with....

In GEAR » Non-trekking pole PCT hikers: do you think trekking poles are actually justified in the Sierra?
November 17, 2:11am

Re: RE: Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
1. Mini-Bic 2. Small box of regular matches in mini-ziploc bag, kept separate from the lighter 3. Small box of waterproof storm matches in a mini-ziploc bag, kept separate from the lighter an...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
November 17, 1:31am

Re: Re: Re: Why is this forum so inactive?
Wait a second... Am I in the SUL discussion forum? I hate it when I click on the wrong link!

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Why is this forum so inactive?
November 16, 3:00am

Re: Re: Re: Realistic Expectations for UL Tent?
"It is conditions, not the fabric, that determine whether or not you will get condensation." Warm, moist air rises off of you while you sleep/breathe/move/etc. This air then hits your...

In GEAR » Realistic Expectations for UL Tent?
November 16, 2:51am

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