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JMT
Just like climbing..."The best hiker is the one having the most fun"

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » just finished the JMT... a few observations and thoughts
October 21, 9:53pm

Suggest me a pack
I am preparing for a month long section hike next year. I carry almost all of the group gear( food, cooking, tent, hydration) so I need a 50 liter(3000 cubic inch ) pack. I have used a GG Vapor T...

In GEAR » Suggest me a pack
October 19, 10:16pm

On a diet
Yeah, Jetboils need to go on a diet and have more canister sizes. But it hard not to like that you can put in just enough water for two cups, make it just hot enough for your drink and pick up t...

In GEAR » Flame on
October 09, 9:46pm

Flame on
I know this goes against the grain of group wisdom on this site. Perhaps, somehow you can get me to change my mind. Most of my backpacking trips are 2-4 weeks in length and always with at least o...

In GEAR » Flame on
October 08, 8:01pm

No gear list, but
My wife did her first real backpack this last summer. We are in our mid-fifties and she has had some real medical challenges in her life, so this twelve day trip around Mt. Rainier was a real chal...

In Gear Lists » Couples long distance imbalanced gear lists
September 30, 9:37pm

Pack Suggestions
I am starting to plan a month long section hike of the PCT next summer. I know it is a long way out, but I like to sit and ruminate on plans while watching video's in the evening. Anyway, a c...

In GEAR » Pack Suggestions
September 25, 9:30pm

Vacuum baging
Thanks for the link!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Pound Cake for breakfast
September 22, 9:56pm

We love her pound cake
Her pound cake is an old, but modified recipe, she adds a lot lemon which also help it keep longer. It is delicious! But, my question is will the vacuum bagging help it stay fresh longer. Anybod...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Pound Cake for breakfast
September 22, 9:31pm

Pound Cake for breakfast
Last month, my wife and I brought slices of homemade pound cake wrapped up in plastic wrap for the first four days of a two week hike. It was the best for breakfast and lasted great even though it...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Pound Cake for breakfast
September 22, 7:17pm

Whisperer
I got one to put in a pocket for long rock climbs, but find myself taking it on almost every outing. I have found it to be more durable than I thought it would be. It blocks the wind , adds consi...

In GEAR » anyone try a Ghost Whisperer yet?
June 11, 6:51am

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