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Point Reyes
You can put together a nice trip at Point Reyes with the best weather all year in October. You will want to stick to weekdays to avoid the crowds and will want to get reservations asap. Bonus is yo...

In Pre-Trip Planning » First solo trip, Northern CA or Northern NV, early October?
September 26, 5:37am

Where's the rain?
Great photos. How did you dodge the rain? We were rained on almost every trip in the Sierras this year.

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT photos
September 24, 10:35pm

Good you weren't up there
Paul, Love your website; thanks for all of the hard work. Just got back from Gold Lake in the Plumas NF and drove on 80 back. The smoke was horrendous, couldn't imagine hiking in it. Yesterd...

In Pre-Trip Planning » The curse of Island Lake
September 21, 9:45pm

Why have her carry weight?
Is it possible to do a couple of trips with you carrying most of the weight? Or a longer trip with pack animals carrying what you can't? That way she gets a taste of the back country to see if ...

In GEAR » Backpack Options for Injured Shoulder: Lumbar Packs or Luxurylite Pack???
September 15, 10:14pm

Desolation wilderness is zones
Desolation wilderness issues permits based on what zone you camp in. It's different from most other places in the Sierras. http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fsbdev7_018772.pdf&a...

In Post-Trip Reports » First Backpacking Trip - Lessons Learned, Advice Welcome
September 13, 8:07am

Bring a watch
Use a watch for your alarm. Beautiful area, be sure to post your best photos.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Thousand Island, Catherine, Ediza, Minaret loop in September
August 24, 10:51pm

Sports Chalet
Try calling Sport Chalet. I've seen them in Vacaville in the past 6 months.

In GEAR » Bluet Gaz Canisters
August 24, 10:44pm

Elevation bug
Thanks for pointing out the elevation bug. I use the app primarily for flat bike rides so missed it. It's good enough for distance and speed but I don't need high degree of accuracy. Hopefu...

In GEAR » Favorite App for Tracking Hikes
August 22, 11:10pm

MSR and GSI
Had good luck with both companies. MSR sent me a free repair kit for my WhisperLite when the problem was stupid user error. GSI replaced a faulty coffee filter on a French press no questions asked ...

In GEAR » People's experiences with warranties?
August 19, 9:13pm

My Tracks
I use the free Google developed My Tracks for hikes and cycling. The stats don't exactly match my cycling computer but are good enough for my purposes. It uploads to Google docs for simple shar...

In GEAR » Favorite App for Tracking Hikes
August 15, 6:50pm

All Reader Reviews by Joseph Lynch

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MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
I've dealt with Cascade customer service on two occasions. The first time I called them about a car camping French press bought three or four years previously. The filter had cracked and so I want...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 22, 8:44pm