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Grand Canyon Water
It is not that muddy. You will have no problems taking it from the river.

In GEAR » Grand Canyon Water
November 07, 11:38am

Re: Water at Rest house on Bright Angel
You need to call and ask. May is usually correct but they have frequent repair issues.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water at Rest house on Bright Angel
April 16, 11:14am

Stakes for the Canyon
The ground where you are going is very hard and rocky. You may want to consider

In GEAR » Equinox bivy enough for Grand Canyon precip?
April 03, 11:32am

Arizona Hikers
We have had good rains recently, so water should not be a problem.

In Post-Trip Reports » Arizona Hikers
December 24, 8:03am

Re: Montbell Down Inner Pants Mens small
I will take them. Send me a pm or email at I can pay via paypal if you have an account.

In Gear Swap » Montbell Down Inner Pants Mens small
June 13, 12:07pm

Re: Re: FS : ULA Amp
I also sent an email, but mine was first.

In Gear Swap » FS : ULA Amp
June 02, 11:40am

Re: Nunatak Ghost/Special vs. Summerlite
My sleeping combo at present is a 1/8 Thinlight and a Nightlight with a Ghost. I have used it and have been cool but comfortable below freezing. I should add that if it looks like it will be wind...

In GEAR » Nunatak Ghost/Special vs. Summerlite
April 16, 8:09am

Re: Megalight
email me at

In Gear Swap » WTB 30-40 degree down bag
April 13, 6:07pm

Re: WTB 30-40 degree down bag
I have a regular WM megalite I will sell. Make me an offer.

In Gear Swap » WTB 30-40 degree down bag
April 13, 3:45pm

Re: Bus to Hermit trailhead
They will also give you the gate code at the Back Country office if you would rather park at the top of the Hermit.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Grand Canyon Recommendations
April 05, 3:06pm

All Reader Reviews by Michael Schurr

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Probar Energy Bar
After reading the other reviews, I decided to try them on a night hike in the Grand Canyon. The berry probars did very well and kept me going over 16 miles. I like the taste, weight, size and the su...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
March 14, 11:02am

Gossamer Gear
On a recent trip in the Arizona Superstitions I broke one of my Lightrek poles (not just the tip). In fairness to the product, I doubt any pole would have survived the abuse. I sent an email off to ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 13, 11:01am

Gossamer Gear Lightrek Plus Poles
I had the same experience with the Gossamer Lightreck Plus poles as others, with the tips breaking off. Replacements were promtly sent and I have not had probems since. It can pose an interesting pr...

In Trekking Poles
February 12, 2:36pm

Bozeman Mountain Works Vapr NANO Bivy Sack (Pertex Quantum)
I have used the Nono Bivy in Arizona for the light showers we can get, plus to add some warmth for my Ghost quilt when the temps drop and to keep the ants and scorpions out. I had not tried a bivy bef...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
January 01, 4:33pm