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Re: Re: Wanted; JMT trail permit for 2014 season
"at that time they check your ID." You know, this is going to open up whole new horizons for ultralightweight fake identification for backpackers. We'll be printing up a fake drive...

In Gear Swap » Wanted; JMT trail permit for 2014 season
April 23, 1:13pm

Re: Wanted; JMT trail permit for 2014 season
I don't believe that the permits or the permit reservations are transferable. --B.G.--

In Gear Swap » Wanted; JMT trail permit for 2014 season
April 23, 12:30pm

Re: Jambalaya with instant rice?
Don't you need to add a few drops of olive oil to try to reconstitute the slimy texture? --B.G.--

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Jambalaya with instant rice?
April 23, 12:28pm

Re: Re: Zebralight burn times?
When any sort of battery is loaded, you can plot out a discharge curve over time. This is generally graphed with voltage on the left and time on the bottom, although one curve only applies to a sin...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What headlamp do you use?
April 23, 11:43am

Re: Re: Re: A play it safe alky stove
I had asked about fire restrictions and how they would affect Esbit, alcohol, or butane backpacker stoves. The first response from SEKI has arrived: "It is likely that we will have fire res...

In Pre-Trip Planning » CA Drought and 2014 hiking season
April 23, 11:32am

Re: Re: Re: Re: YOSEMITE / WHITNEY TRIP PLANNING HELP!
"From LV maybe I take the quick route to Tuolomne along 95 ... Google has this drive at 6 hours ... Does that seem right?" US 95 in Nevada? Good Grief No! As I stated before, you ar...

In Pre-Trip Planning » YOSEMITE / WHITNEY TRIP PLANNING HELP!
April 22, 9:02pm

Re: YOSEMITE / WHITNEY TRIP PLANNING HELP!
"W 6/4: AM visit some of DV’s highlights. Drive to Tuolumne, hike to Cathedral Lakes (or beyond)" There is about three or four days worth, right there. "S 6/8: Drive to Porta...

In Pre-Trip Planning » YOSEMITE / WHITNEY TRIP PLANNING HELP!
April 22, 5:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Great thread! North Rim Dayhike?
"Bob - OH MY GOODNESS!! Ha, I can't tell if your joking or not." I was not joking. At first, I thought maybe the gal was joking. Once you got to know her, you realized that she was...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Yosemite area in late May
April 22, 4:55pm

Re: MORE INFO/DETAILS
I do own a serious map case, but I haven't used it in years since it is too heavy and too hard to carry conveniently. Still, I need some way to protect my home-printed maps from rain. I purc...

In GEAR » TENT, SLEEPING BAG AND STOVE SUGGESTIONS.
April 21, 10:49pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Zebralight burn times?
Glenn, I can tell from your questions that you don't understand what I've been stating, so I will stop. --B.G.--

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What headlamp do you use?
April 21, 10:21pm

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