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Summer Weather
Thanks for posting Ted. This is further South than I've backpacked before. Although much of this trail is high I still wonder - How was the weather. Any problems with heat? Any expectations...

In Post-Trip Reports » Highline Trail Utah
February 25, 11:46am

Found Useful Threads
Thanks Jerry. Now that you mentioned it, I have found some rich threads on the topic with all the information I need. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_di...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Double Up Sleeping Bags for Winter Camping
October 21, 12:40pm

Double Up Sleeping Bags for Winter Camping
I am planning my winter camping try to Dolly Sods in WV. I have several UL down sleeping bags rated in the 30-35 deg F range. I have slept into the 20's with one of these bags and down to 12 ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Double Up Sleeping Bags for Winter Camping
October 21, 8:27am

Got Permits - Rush Creek
Great news! Thanks to your help and a bunch of searching my family of 5 now has Overnight permits for 9 nights out of Rush Creek (http://www.mapmyhike.com/routes/fullscreen/97395129/). Rush C...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Family of Five on the John Muir Trail - Segments?
May 31, 12:39pm

RE permit problems
Thanks Bob. We have five round trip tickets DC to San Fran so we are going to have to figure something out. -Mike

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Family of Five on the John Muir Trail - Segments?
May 01, 4:50pm

JMT - Thanks for the information!
Guys, Really appreciate the help. This is just what I needed. Processing now. Manfred, This is especially helpful. I think we are going to skip the Yosemite Valley this time. Amazingly, I ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Family of Five on the John Muir Trail - Segments?
May 01, 2:01pm

Mileage
Manfred, It will depend on the elevation changes but it will definitely be modest. My 16 year old son can go all day with quite a load but the 13 and 11 year old girls aren't quite there yet. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Family of Five on the John Muir Trail - Segments?
April 30, 2:45pm

Family of Five on the John Muir Trail - Segments?
We are planning an August 8 day family backpacking trip on the John Muir trail. What segments of the JMT are must see and what parts should we avoid? There are a lot of segments and I am having a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Family of Five on the John Muir Trail - Segments?
April 30, 1:59pm

Thanks Steve!
Thanks for the comprehensive response. Processing your advice...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Long weekend in Dolly Sods
March 22, 8:03am

Assuming FR75 is open
Steven, Assuming FR75 is open (I think we will know as we get closer) can you sketch out what you are thinking about? Thanks! Zach, Thanks! I will check it out. -Mike

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Long weekend in Dolly Sods
March 21, 9:18am

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