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re: killarney
crazy. the backpack was there a week later as well, near h18 i called out too, but there are no difficult sections in the general area, so i just assumed someone in a party bit off more than the...

In Post-Trip Reports » Killarney Provincial Park Sept 13 - 19
October 07, 7:12pm

the 3 g's for sure
and a lot of quartzite too. it's really beautiful country up there; i highly recommend it. i'm an avid fan of the coastal trails along lake superior as well (lake superior provincial pa...

In Post-Trip Reports » Killarney Provincial Park Sept 13 - 19
October 05, 8:55am

Killarney Provincial Park Sept 13 - 19
I spent 6 days with the dog hiking around the 74km trail. It was actually my 5th time. This will be the last time I do the full trail with the dog though, as she is getting older and given the ru...

In Post-Trip Reports » Killarney Provincial Park Sept 13 - 19
October 04, 5:59pm

nike water shoes
they're made with recycled material and have soles that grip well when wet. and they are only 360gms. http://www.mec.ca/Products/product_detail.jsp;jsessionid=LKvqzvGp7zwPzw2Bk8VZFTTJR2zR8v...

In Make Your Own Gear » Material for lightweight campsite shoes
September 12, 12:06pm

stupid yes, intentional, unlikely
still manslaughter though. with hunting comes great responsiblity. this kid has the training, knew he should have verified with binoculars, which he didn't. if it was intentional, i don...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear Hunter Shoots Hiker in Washington State
September 11, 3:14pm

canon ps 720is
is the model i use. very happy. i may look at the g9 for next year. i'm looking into a lightweight tripod for next year so i can get some good shoot with longer exposure and longer shutter s...

In Photography » Best Camera for Hiking?
September 10, 7:41pm

i hike in black bear central on occassion
and have never had any problems i was not prepared for. marathon, ontario, near pukaskwa national park is consider the black bear capital of north america. yes, once or twice a year some unfortu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Do animals see bivy bags as burritos?
September 09, 10:16am

cool
might have to look at getting a lightweight tripod myself. so many great shots i can take with one. my buddy, a photographer, will bring his gear on short day excursions, but for longer trip ...

In Photography » Sub-four oz. carbon fiber tripod
September 09, 9:06am

so sad
yikes....my condolences to his family. i'm not sure anyone could have gotten there quick enough, and even then the trauma such a fall would induce might have been too much to survive at any r...

In Chaff » SPOT
September 09, 8:56am

cool, it be nice to get some trail updates
glad you were able to move it up. where you able to get some better sites? good information on this page. silver peak can be done, but like i said depends on your time and fitness level. the ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Killarney, LaCloche trail advice
September 04, 6:37pm

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