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Part 2
Part 2 is up. http://blog.ultimatedirection.com/triple-trek-pt2/

In Post-Trip Reports » Canyonlands National Park - all 3 (or 4?) districts
May 28, 10:04am

Bike?
Bikes are not allowed on foot trails in the National Park. In fact one guide told us that you aren't allowed to carry a wheel of any kind on a foot trail - it is forbidden to carry your bike. ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Canyonlands National Park - all 3 (or 4?) districts
May 27, 5:13pm

Canyonlands National Park - all 3 (or 4?) districts
Buzz put up a trip report on our Canyonlands "Triple Trek", which covered all 3 Districts of the Park: Island in the Sky, the Maze and the Needles. You could include the "River Dis...

In Post-Trip Reports » Canyonlands National Park - all 3 (or 4?) districts
May 27, 8:17am

Half Dome
Speaking of Yosemite and soloing, Dean Potter just set the FKT on Half Dome: http://fastestknowntime.proboards.com/thread/264/half-dome?page=1&scrollTo=2941

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Valley Uprising
May 04, 1:25pm

Ouray
The Ouray pool is definitely not clothing optional - it is a family oriented municipal pool. Silverton is nicer than Durango, but has no good dining - just burgers &c. There's a pretty ok M...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Durango or Silverton for train departure?
April 23, 4:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Hammer Perpetuem
I don't use Perp any more because I'm too cheap. I purchase maltodextrin & waxy maize in bulk, mix with protein powder. But it's about the same, other than flavoring. You can pretty...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Hammer Perpetuem
April 22, 10:08am

Re: Re: Fastpacking
I see the logic of requiring a sleep cycle to distinguish fastpacking from just ultrarunning (or overnight running). It seems that Jim Knight coined this term in his 1988 UltraRunning article abou...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » All You Need to Know About Fastpacking
April 19, 3:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Fastpacking
Well, we disagree on what fastpacking means. I go back to Jim Knight's original article where he coined the term. He focussed on speed & not whether a person was running or walking. Note th...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » All You Need to Know About Fastpacking
April 19, 5:12am

Re: Re: Fastpacking
Aaron, I probably missed it, but didn't see where you give a definition of fastpacking. Anyway, I think mine is clear & logical, and it doesn't say anything about running. I don't t...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » All You Need to Know About Fastpacking
April 18, 7:49pm

Fastpacking
i missed this article due to walking the length of NZ's South Island when it came out. Tried to comment on irunfar but it wouldn't take. As to Skurka's #1, I thought it odd that Megan h...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » All You Need to Know About Fastpacking
April 17, 1:53pm

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