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Chlorine Dioxide has a taste?
I only used one Gatorade pack a day at Philmont (if that), and drank treated water the rest of the trek and never noticed a taste or aftertaste from the chlorine dioxide tabs. But I rarely had to ...

In Philmont » Water Purification - Really?
October 16, 10:45am

Nice tent for Philmont
Best money I spent was for the two Shangri-La 3's that we used on shakedowns, Philmont, and since. Our crew was a trekking pole crew, so we left the 1-pound aluminum center poles at home, and ...

In Philmont » hantavirus
October 16, 10:38am

Philmont tents
But they are heavier than most "lightweight" tents and you waste time with check out and check in especially if they are wet or dirty. Practice with your own and use your own tents!

In Philmont » hantavirus
October 08, 11:02am

Sleeping in the dirt
Philmont staff are very nervous of hantavirus and will tell you to only use enclosed tents. No sleeping in the dirt. Mind you, we didn't try because I advised one of my scouts to add a floor w...

In Philmont » PHILMONT LESSONS...
October 08, 10:58am

Reusing sport drink bottles at Philmont
In base camp or just before you get there, purchase a 1L sport drink bottle and use into mix your Gatorade mix or drink powder. Then recycle it in base camp when you get off the trail. No fuss, no ...

In Philmont » Nalgene vs BYOB (and Bears)
October 08, 10:45am

WTB: Granite Gear Vapor Trail or Blaze short
Looking for a gently used GG Vapor Trail or Blaze in a short torso for my son. His older brother loves the Blaze and won't share :)

In Gear Swap » WTB: Granite Gear Vapor Trail or Blaze short
October 03, 10:44am

vapor Ki
Is the pack still available?

In Gear Swap » FS: Rab eVENT & Equilibrium Jackets, Vapor Trail Ki Pack
October 03, 10:27am

Philmont and Water Treatment
Like many others have posted, leave the filter behind. Pack lightly. Don't take a Steri-pen. AquaMira tablets are handed out at every commissary and they are generous and light weight. Ev...

In Philmont » Water Purification - Really?
October 03, 10:00am

Stoves will be my own.....
As much as I'd like to run out and get canister stoves if they are the easiest (and I guess they are - I've got a pocket rocket for solo use), or use the MSR WhisperLites that my troop has,...

In Philmont » Stoves at Philmont
January 12, 12:37pm

Stoves at Philmont
I've read many of the posts on this forum about canister stoves and cartridge resupply, but have seen nothing on the Primus Multi- or Omni-fuel. If anyone has experience with either at Philmon...

In Philmont » Stoves at Philmont
October 18, 10:26am

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