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crazy eh
Yeah, i figured the response I'd get would be "You're crazy". I didn't ask about snowshoes since I'd be taking them but wanted to get some information on the trail during...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Winter Tahoe rim trek
February 10, 2:49pm

Winter Tahoe rim trek
Hi all, So I recently was laid-off and have a bunch of free time now :-) Thinking of doing the TRT end of February over 10-14 days and from looking at the TRT site I don't see any recent tr...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Winter Tahoe rim trek
February 02, 9:26pm

TDP
Hi, I spent three weeks in the area last september and did a writeup which you can find here: https://mattbrisbin.wordpress.com/ As far as water goes no treatment is needed. Strange right? ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Torres Del Paine
February 02, 9:24pm

Great information
Thanks everyone. Yeah I'm quitting my 45/hr a week job so the coverage I do have rolls over into this incredibly expensive plan (I have stellar coverage at the moment) which I'm not look...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Insurance during a long hike
January 05, 12:17pm

Insurance during a long hike
While this could be considered pre-planning feel free to move it to another forum. What does everyone do for health insurance while embarking on a long hike? Looking for alternatives to plans s...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Insurance during a long hike
January 05, 11:56am

ahead of the herd
Drew, When did you leave? I'd love to get a head start this year because I'm pretty sure the "Wild" film will bump up the numbers this year. Actually it's one reason why ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Long distance planning ....
December 29, 6:20pm

solar
Thanks great. Perhaps things are different for hiking that southern PCT section but when doing the JMT I didn't find a need for my cell at any point. So if that panel holds up to weather abus...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Long distance planning ....
December 29, 3:27pm

same page
Wow, we're pretty much on the same page here but I haven't thought *that* much about it yet seeing as how I just got the idea 2 weeks ago :-) BG: I see you're in the bayarea... home...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Long distance planning ....
December 29, 3:12pm

shorthand
Yep, I am working on a shorthand with my parents to get this dialled in as much as possible. I agree, that would suck especially if the bluetooth pairing dropped out on the phone. It's not go...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Long distance planning ....
December 29, 11:24am

Thanks everyone and now to derail a bit ...
A lot to consider and thanks for outlining your resupply strategies, always helpful to know how others approach the task. As it stands I'm leaning on pre-packing 60% or so of my boxes and givi...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Long distance planning ....
December 29, 11:05am

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