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Re: Re: Re: Bob Marshall 50mi Loop Recommendation
Any suggestions would be appreciated. Hope the weather holds for you!

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bob Marshall 50mi Loop Recommendations
August 13, 4:27pm

Re: Bob Marshall 50mi Loop Recommendations
We have a choice between Holbrook Creek and Burnt Creek trail on the return. Recommend one over the other? -=Dan=-

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bob Marshall 50mi Loop Recommendations
August 12, 7:33am

RE: Bob Marshall Holland Lake Loop Questions, Camping Suggestions.
We're planning the Holland Lake loop. We'd like to get to the trailhead in the evening so we can get an early start in the morning to climb the ridge. Can we primitive camp around Holland...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bob Marshall 50mi Loop Recommendations
August 08, 7:47am

RE: Bob Marshall 50mi Loop Recommendations
I read up on the 2013 wildfires, and see that Gates Park and Red Shale Creek areas burned last year in the Red Shale fire. Also mentioned that Moose Creek had a smaller wildfire. Thanks for the h...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bob Marshall 50mi Loop Recommendations
July 24, 10:45am

Bob Marshall 50mi Loop Recommendations
@David Good info. Thanks. I've practiced setting up my hammock as a bivy using my hiking poles, so I could make alpine work if the weather is ok. How bout seeing wildlife. That's a...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bob Marshall 50mi Loop Recommendations
July 23, 6:36pm

Re: Bob Marshall 50mi Loop Recommendations
@David: Is there a good 50 mi loop that I'm not considering? Also, I'd like to hike with my hammock. Is hanging a problem in the Bob?

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bob Marshall 50mi Loop Recommendations
July 23, 6:17am

Bob Marshall 50mi Loop Recommendations
I've come up with three 50mi loops to do the last week in Aug. 1. North Wall Loop (out of Erik Molvar's book). This starts at South Fork Teton and takes T165 over Headquarters Creek P...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bob Marshall 50mi Loop Recommendations
July 22, 4:27pm

Re: Shining Rock Wilderness/Pisgah Trip
I hiked the Art Loeb from the Boy Scout camp to Brevard a year ago. They closed the area the day before we got there due to bears. We camped at Deep Gap. The next day crossing the Blue Ridge we ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Shining Rock Wilderness/Pisgah Trip
March 14, 6:23am

Re: Wanted: Light Trekking Poles Under $50
I've got a pair of Black Diamond Distance FL trekking poles. They are brand new in size large [120-140 cm]. Still has tags. They are z-fold with flick lock top. I'd need $60 shipped for...

In Gear Swap » Wanted: Light Trekking Poles Under $50
March 10, 6:46pm

Vaseline-soaked Cotton Balls
On a Survivorman forum, Les suggested using duck tape as a fire starter. Double use. Great idea. -=Dan=-

In Editor's Roundtable » Vaseline-soaked Cotton Balls
February 12, 8:55am

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