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Re: Re: Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 16
I found a blog by the Kallin family on the AT much more interesting to me than these videos. Still, that said, it's pretty great for a family to get out there and have their kids learn about th...

In Editor's Roundtable » Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 16
October 01, 6:29pm

Re: 25ish Miles in Shenandoah (Doyles River/Jones Run and Big Run)
I've hiked that area many times. But, the campsites near the metal bridge are rarely empty in the summer. Swimming is great there and it can be an easy in and out hike of 4 miles for families ...

In Post-Trip Reports » 25ish Miles in Shenandoah (Doyles River/Jones Run and Big Run)
September 10, 12:25pm

Re: Re: Giga power creep
Thanks! I didn't know they had one. This little stove held a 10" cast iron skillet and worked well. I was staying in a primitive cabin up in the Catskills, and this stove was great.

In GEAR » Giga power creep
September 04, 7:42am

Giga power creep
I have a Giga Power stove that I have used for years and it always would creep up to a higher flame when on low. It didn't bother me until recently I noticed it was a faster creep and now it i...

In GEAR » Giga power creep
September 04, 5:23am

Re: Re: Back-at-the-car checklist?
I have a bright sticky note on my speedometer to remind me of my memory loss. It only works if I remember the note. : )

In Philosophy & Technique » Back-at-the-car checklist?
August 22, 6:49pm

Re: 15-20 mile loop near Northern Virginia (Shenandoah, GWNF, etc.)
Get yourself the Circuit Hikes in the Shenandoah book. You can do all sorts of long hikes and overnighters with the trails that connect along the AT. Jeremy's Run is a nice area..heavy bear po...

In Pre-Trip Planning » 15-20 mile loop near Northern Virginia (Shenandoah, GWNF, etc.)
August 20, 8:07am

Re: Another Quilt Discussion - Pad
I know this may sound funny but I used to sleep cold all the time. I tried all the advice from this forum about pad, food, hydration, etc...until I discovered wearing soft fuzzy fleece socks on my ...

In GEAR » Another Quilt Discussion
August 20, 5:35am

Re: Inflatable down pillow
Exped inflatable pillow slipped into the pocket of Goosefeet down pillow.

In GEAR » Inflatable down pillow
August 04, 9:43am

Re: Re: adk river
I've canoed in that river years ago, dealing with beaver dams. It truly is a beautiful place. The portage is not bad at all. I will someday get back on that river. Pretty high on the solitude...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Any NYC/Northeast packrafters out there?
August 02, 4:46am

Re: Snake Lady Stories
Maybe she needs lots and lots of chocolate!!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Avoiding nasty hiking partners...
July 26, 5:57pm

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