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trails in GE
In California Google Earth has trails for Yosemite, SEKI, and Lassen. You just have to turn on that 'layer' Under "Layers" Go to: More Parks/Recreation Areas U...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Overlaying trails onto google earth?
May 05, 3:44pm

involve them in the color choices?
You might consider trying to involve your sons in the process so that they are excited by what they are getting. Maybe they could pick out the colors. Last week I made an 18 month sized insulate...

In Make Your Own Gear » Need to make some quilts for the kids.
April 08, 10:42am

a better map
The New York Times came up with a better water map than the one that I had posted previously: Water use in California edited to correct link

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
April 02, 9:16am

numbers - residential water use map, land and water use data, estimates for water use by sector
For those of you who want a more concrete look at how much we use here in CA: Interactive Map of California's Urban Water Use This will let you dig into each crop's water use - C...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
March 30, 4:41pm

Re: Clean Drinking Water
Here is a map from a few years ago of major sewer discharges into the Delta: http://www.sustainabledelta.com/toiletbowl.html

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
March 30, 11:12am

sleeves?
Thanks for those suggestions. I'll give both a try. How do you handle finishing sleeves? The first line of stitching is straightforward with the right sides together. Then, turn it right side o...

In Make Your Own Gear » alternative to the French seam with momentum 90
March 24, 9:25am

alternative to the French seam with momentum 90?
Anyone have a suggestion for a seam other than a french seam, that works well for a wind shirt out of momentum 90? I understand that it should prevent fraying but I find the seam to be very slow an...

In Make Your Own Gear » alternative to the French seam with momentum 90
March 23, 3:36pm

payment & address sent
I sent the payment & address for the mid. Look forward to using it. -Peter

In Gear Swap » FS: Black Diamond Mega Light and Miles Gear Uber Bivy
March 21, 11:30am

mid
I'll take the mid.

In Gear Swap » FS: Black Diamond Mega Light and Miles Gear Uber Bivy
March 20, 6:42pm

shortfall numbers
The shortfall mentioned in the article abstract, and causing the uplift in California, is for all of California including the flora and fauna. In the big picture we are indeed short that amount, bu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
March 20, 11:14am

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