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Philmont - not for everybody
I have been backpacking since 1972 when I went to Philmont for the first time. Growing up in Iowa, there were not many hiking trails to hike on which allowed camping. Thus it was my first true ex...

In Editor's Roundtable » A Philmont Journal - Part 1
July 20, 10:18am

A Philmont Journal - Part 1
Enjoyed the article. Looking forward to the second one. Just came off the trail at Philmont on June 24 for my 5th time. Just a few comments. Surprised that your ranger let you take the longer w...

In Editor's Roundtable » A Philmont Journal - Part 1
July 10, 6:09pm

Fishnet Model
I read that it was used in the 1940's. They also had it available in the 1970's. Surprised it took so long to come to the attention of this site. Thanks for the article.

In Editor's Roundtable » Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model
November 14, 7:52pm

Philmont Crew Prep
We are going in June 2013. I have been pushing physical fitness as soon as they paid. We are starting to hike together this weekend. Training for crew work will start in August. I am the only a...

In Philmont » Philmont Crew Prep
May 15, 6:02pm

Philmont Equipment
The list that Philmont gives you in the booklet has not changed since 1972 when I first went there. It is obsolete. Use this site. Fantastic information located here. Use the thing between yo...

In Philmont » Choosing my Philmont equipment, could use some advice
May 15, 11:37am

How light can you go?
Loved your article. Taking a crew out to Philmont the first week next year (2010). Will apply a lot of the principles to the crew members because they are new to backpacking and I have a lot of t...

In Editor's Roundtable » Philmont Scout Ranch: How Light Can You Go?
June 24, 10:48am

I still enjoy reading this article after a year and a half of rereading it and its comments. I am extremely interested in your most recent gear list since I will be going again in 2010 and I am in...

In Gear Lists » Philmont gear selection..
January 01, 8:54am

Golite Pinnacle Backpack Review
Thanks for the article. It help me with my decision on buying this pack.

In Editor's Roundtable » Golite Pinnacle Backpack REVIEW
February 08, 8:09pm

Philmont Gear Selection
I appreciate the article. A lot of good information. It is really easy to get caught up with the whole gear list, weights, bears, etc. As a veteran backpacker (started back in 1972), the lower t...

In Gear Lists » Philmont gear selection..
July 08, 8:42pm

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