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Re: Re: Tarp Recommendations
Is the hole for the head in the middle of the Golite Poncho Tarp or is it offset to the front? I have an Integral Designs Poncho Tarp, which is 8 X 5 with the hole in the middle and I find that is...

In GEAR » Tarp Recommendations
December 15, 11:02am

Philmont -- camp chairs
Excellent article. I went to Philmont last year and one recommendation I would make is to try to get your whole crew to buy into the lightweight philosophy. I ended up carrying more than my fair ...

In Gear Lists » Philmont gear selection..
April 24, 11:01am

Bugs and tarping
How do all you tarpers deal with bugs? I have been using a floorless tarptent along with an equinox epic bivy that functions as a floor and has mesh to keep bugs out. I am beginning to think, how...

In GEAR » Bugs and tarping
January 12, 7:11am

Re: Knee exercises
It sounds to me like you need to do some exercises to strengthen your knees. The best I have found is straight leg raises with ankle weights. Lie on your back with one leg bent, then raise the ot...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Newcomer with Knee aches.....
July 27, 6:20am

Re: Philmont 2005
Michael: Can you post your gear list, and also tell us what kind of tents the others in your group were carrying? I thought I was pretty good about getting my pack weight down but you beat my by ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Philmont Summer 2006 -
July 27, 6:15am

Philmont 2005
I just got back from Philmont. Frankly, I was very impressed with the program they have. They do some things that make pack weights go up, but many of them are driven by concerns about bears, hyp...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Philmont Summer 2006 -
July 01, 3:52pm

Cherry Pie Larabar
I got a cherry pie flavor Lara bar. I liked it. It is a bit tart and not sugary, and is chewy, not hard. My wife and son did not like it. The person on the phone said it is their most popular f...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Energy Bars
May 05, 2:26pm

Philmont by the book
Actually, I think the minimum requirements are pretty limited, and appear to be driven by concerns about bears. You have to use bear bags, you have to sleep in approved tents, and boys have to sle...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Philmont Summer 2006 -
April 29, 11:30am

Philmont gear
I have seen several lightweight philmont gear lists on the web that are much more sensible than the list on the referenced website. Also, the group I am going with is planning to limit crew gear t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Philmont Summer 2006 -
April 28, 2:55pm

Tarptent at Philmont
I am also going to Philmont. I plan on taking my floorless tarptent. I am concerned about reports that the campsites are all hard packed and consequently I will need a bathtub floor to avoid gett...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Philmont Summer 2006 -
April 22, 11:35am

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