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Re: Re: Re: Trauma & Pepper finish their winter-thru of the PCT
I love the picture of Pepper walking in the high desert with skis (boots attached) strapped to his pack.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trauma & Pepper finish their winter-thru of the PCT
March 04, 4:59pm

Re: Sierras Newbie
Tough call to pass on Yosemite, if you haven't done it before and don't get to the Sierras often. I've done Rae Lakes in early Fall and it's awesome. I've never had a proble...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Sierras Newbie
March 02, 11:21am

Re: PCT: Most water carried?
CA Section F (Hwy 58 Tehachapi to Walker Pass) now starts with a 32-mile waterless stretch, thanks to range cattle destroying Golden Oak spring. I have not heard of an effort to get the plumbing f...

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT: Most water carried?
March 01, 8:25pm

Re: Beer can pot ribs
Something like this may do the trick. Just don't forget to re-hang the door before the missus gets home.

In Make Your Own Gear » Beer can pot ribs
March 01, 8:07pm

Re: Using hiking clothes in everyday life.
I wear Merrell Moab lows to work on casual Fridays. I hiked PCT Sec. D in these and have moved on to lighter shoes, but I think they still count. Stoic Thrive shorts for workouts and sometimes y...

In GEAR » Using hiking clothes in everyday life.
February 26, 4:04pm

Older Alpinlite version
I have a Bug Shelter 1p from when the company was Alpinlite. I agree the quality is outstanding while staying very light weight. It's plenty roomy inside, once you actually *get* inside (some...

In GEAR » Yama Gear
February 25, 3:20pm

Re: or
Take the small roughly one ounce condiment containers, places like taco trucks give you the salsa in them, they have flimsy lids usually, and then carefully measure out water with something accurat...

In GEAR » Measuring Cups
February 24, 11:41am

Re: Bivy
I ordered a cuben bivy Sunday, the post-bike ride IPAs helping to remove any second thoughts I may have had about that decision. Yesterday I emailed BG about 2 custom mods I wanted. Early this m...

In GEAR » Borah Gear
February 24, 11:15am

Re: Water Kit
I made a gravity filter based on some good ideas from BPL, using a 4L Walmart "dry" sack, the filter from a Sawyer personal water bottle, thin silicone tubing and various connecting bits....

In GEAR » Water Kit
February 16, 3:05pm

Re: How do you organize your gear?
My stuff is spread around the house & garage depending on category -- clothes in a dedicated drawer or section of closet rod; sleeping gear in a dedicated cabinet; shelter, cook gear and other ...

In GEAR » How do you organize your gear?
February 13, 7:37pm

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