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Great pictures. Packing list?
Brian - Love the photos. I was looking at the shoes and clothes your crew was wearing. Looks like you packed very lightly. Do you have a packing list you could share? Thanks.

In Philmont » Philmont trek 33, 125 miles, packs <25#, tons of fun
February 25, 9:29am

Orange bad = Food. :) Better to go with something like burlap
Thanks for the info on bears being able to see colors. Orange bag hanging from pole = food. I think we'll stick with something like a burlap feed bag. I'm looking for them from my local fe...

In Philmont » Bear Bagging Question: Using something like the Home Depot Tote
January 29, 7:28am

Bear Bagging Question: Using something like the Home Depot Tote
So, I was talking to someone at work about bear bagging and using something like a burlap bag. He suggested looking at the Home Depot shopping tote: http://www.homedepot.com/buy/reusable-shopping-...

In Philmont » Bear Bagging Question: Using something like the Home Depot Tote
January 28, 2:43pm

Polyethylene terephthalate not safe to reuse?
So, I was all set to use my left-over PowerAid bottles for hiking until I started reading about the recommended non-reuse of Polyethylene terephthalate bottles, commonly referenced by the number 1 ...

In Philmont » Nalgene vs BYOB (and Bears)
August 11, 3:16pm

Re: Grrrrr. GoLite raises prices on previously out of stock items. Boo.
Took the weekend to review Tim's offerings and ordered a Revelation X this morning. Got the 30* with over-stuff. I think this will work for me in PA since I do a lot of "car camping"...

In Gear Deals » Grrrrr. GoLite raises prices on previously out of stock items. Boo.
August 06, 8:58am

Re: Re: Grrrrr. GoLite raises prices on previously out of stock items. Boo.
Yup, I did that, both called and emailed GoLite. Same answer: Our costs of doing business have gone up and so have our prices. I just looked at Tim's Revelation X. Very nice! Fired off an email...

In Gear Deals » Grrrrr. GoLite raises prices on previously out of stock items. Boo.
August 02, 4:39pm

Maybe Tim's quilts are an option...
I hate to answer my own post but I just saw the link to Tim's quilts at Enlightened Equipment. Need to check them out before I pull the trigger on possibly an inferior quilt at GoLite. :)

In Gear Deals » Grrrrr. GoLite raises prices on previously out of stock items. Boo.
August 02, 9:49am

Grrrrr. GoLite raises prices on previously out of stock items. Boo.
Just needed to vent: I've been waiting all summer for the 3-season down quilt to be re-stocked, which finally happened this week. But, the $149.99 price is now $199.99, raised just prior to the...

In Gear Deals » Grrrrr. GoLite raises prices on previously out of stock items. Boo.
August 02, 9:40am

Re: TRAIL RUNNERS FOR PHILMONT...
Thanks for keeping this thread alive Dan! Great observations.

In Philmont » A couple questions on Phlmont (tents, gaiters, boots).
July 22, 6:15am

Nalgene vs BYOB (and Bears)
I've been consistently lightening my load, ditching my heavy 1L Nalgenes for a couple of 32 ounce Powerade bottles, which I was planning on taking to Philmont next year. Yesterday I was havin...

In Philmont » Nalgene vs BYOB (and Bears)
July 22, 6:11am

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