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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

Re: TVP is not good for me
It does seem very harsh. It may have just been way hard on me. I once tried some fresh miso paste and added it to hot water for soup and had the same reaction. I tried it again with less miso pa...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » TVP
July 26, 2:03pm

I recently made a dish with TVP and elbow macaroni ( no cheese ) to see how well it would be on the trail. Within an hour I was in the bathroom and intestinally purging and my gut was grumbling. ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » TVP
July 26, 6:41am

Re: Any good freezer bag cozy testing out there?
I just went to the dollar store and picked up a windsheild reflective sunshade and made a cozy in about 5 minutes. It weghs .6 oz due to wide sized duct tape to put the sides together, but it work...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Any good freezer bag cozy testing out there?
July 19, 5:34am

Another method
Here is a link to a company that will dunk your clothes for you. I have had a friend do this and was very pleased with the results. http://www.tickencounter.org/prevention/insect_shield_your_ow...

In Gear Deals » Sawyer Permethrin Spray - Low Price on Amazon
July 18, 8:55am

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