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In Gear Swap » FS: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite Sleeping Pad
April 21, 6:18pm

Re: Re: East coast, End of May hike suggestions 10-14 days -
Thats not a bad idea John, have you done any of the trail in this area? I do think it will be pretty muddy, but the temperatures should be good, hmmm...

In Pre-Trip Planning » East coast, End of May hike suggestions 10-14 days -
February 10, 11:14am

East coast, End of May hike suggestions 10-14 days -
As the title says, I'm looking for a good location for the end of May. Anything between 200 or 300 miles. I'm in southern New England and would like to find something 'nearby' on th...

In Pre-Trip Planning » East coast, End of May hike suggestions 10-14 days -
February 09, 7:29pm

Re: Wilderness First Aid class
WMI of NOLS is the best place to learn wilderness medicine. I'm taking a WFR course with them this coming spring. I would say WFA is definitely worth it, a bit of money and time in exchange for...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wilderness First Aid class?
September 24, 12:24pm

Parking, permits, and campsites in White Mountain National Forest
I'm planning on heading up to WMNF for 8-10 days in August to make an attempt at the 48 4000'ers. In order to do his I am planning on breaking the peaks up into 13 sections, most on them in...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Parking, permits, and campsites in White Mountain National Forest
August 01, 2:47pm

Booby Traps on the Trail
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5inG54b0Y8bVq_xVJKFXOoZyI_PAg?docId=9d8b06e0cfc2450a85756c763d5b7d1e in brief: two young adults set up booby traps along a popular hiking trail i...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Booby Traps on the Trail
April 24, 8:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Fast Hiking JMT: Sleep
Some good words by Greg. in my opinion, get the physical fitness first, then focus on dealing with the mental aspects and sleep deprivation. that means caring for your body and smart recovery m...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fast Hiking JMT: Sleep
April 22, 8:14pm

Re: 7d
again, I am a bit confused as to how you will be using this. That being said, I recently finished a quilt out of Primaloft One and 4.5mm habotai silk and it is silent. If I were making any kind of ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Material for Primaloft quilting
April 21, 7:52am

Re: Fast Hiking JMT: Sleep
I've put significant thought into this as well. While a theoretical plan like your 36 miles, 2 hour nap seems like it would work, I imagine it would have trouble in the real world. one 36 mil...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fast Hiking JMT: Sleep
April 12, 12:56pm

Re: couple more questions
#2: It would be reasonable to take 20-30 days. I did it with a group in 28ish with a few rest days, if you are in really good shape (and the trail is!) you could do it in 15-18. to answer #3: t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » NEED ADVICE FOR LONG TRAIL
April 12, 6:50am

All Reader Reviews by will sawyer

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Inov-8 Company Review
I love their products, but haven't dealt with the company directly until recently. I sent them an email asking if I could get a discount on a pack and what I would be using it for. I got a respons...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 14, 11:09am

Forty Below Light Energy TR Overboots/Simple Slippers
I received my overboots in the mail today, a day earlier than predicted. Previously I had emailed Joel when I heard about these as I wasn't sure they were exactly what I was looking for, and I was...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 07, 3:55pm