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Re: favorite kid's meals
I admit that I've never gone out of my way to pack healthy/wholesome meals for my son when backpacking or even car-camping. (The good news is that regardless of all the junk food, sugary cereal...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » favorite kid's meals
July 07, 5:53am

Re: Weight of crocs
>> My size 9 crocs are 16 oz!! Ouch. If you like Crocs, the secret is to buy cheap knock-offs. The cheaper the lighter. We go to Mexico almost every spring and I buy them there; US$5 and 8oz...

In GEAR » lightest camp shoes
June 21, 2:02pm

Re: thin fleece gloves for women's hands?
Does it have to be fleece? I have a pair of Icebreaker merino wool liners that are very thin. I think thinner than any fleece ones I've seen. They're also slim and long. I think Icebrea...

In GEAR » thin fleece gloves for women's hands?
June 05, 5:07am

Re: Sticker Shock, need a new plan
A couple of thoughts. Take a walk down the pre-made pre-packaged food aisles in your local grocery store. The big budget-type stores are the best. You'll be amazed at the volume of freeze-d...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Sticker Shock, need a new plan
June 03, 12:28pm

Re: silnylon rain gear question
I made a really basic hooded anorak in silnylon and it's fine for camp but as soon as I start moving, I can see little beads of water forming inside. Really surprised me the first time since I...

In GEAR » silnylon rain gear question
June 03, 11:58am

Re: Noob needs help picking between the ULA Ohm 2.0 or Circuit.
15lb base weight, I'd get the Circuit. Also, if you start venturing into southern Utah, you may shed base weight but you'll generally be carrying more water. My base weight is 11lb but 30l...

In GEAR » Noob needs help picking between the ULA Ohm 2.0 or Circuit.
June 03, 11:49am

Re: Re: What The Heck Is In Jim's Freaking Pack?
>> Re the lack of back pad vs. sweat, I guess I could just line the inside with a plastic bag just like I do with my main pack. Silnylon = waterproof. >> Down vest 6.1 oz, Hoodie ...

In Gear Lists » Gear List -- Grand Canyon May 2015
May 18, 5:39am

Re: Re: Re: What The Heck Is In Jim's Freaking Pack?
Congrats, that's a sizeable weight savings without having to spend any money. I do have a variation on my gear list for the Canyon. Actually, it's a "no bugs, minimal rain" lis...

In Gear Lists » Gear List -- Grand Canyon May 2015
May 17, 8:25am

Re: What The Heck Is In Jim's Freaking Pack?
I guess it shouldn't surprise me that you seem to have a LOT of fire-related stuff but, honestly, you don't need it all. I take one bic and have a few matches tucked in my FAK. For longer ...

In Gear Lists » Gear List -- Grand Canyon May 2015
May 16, 11:22am

Re: Re: ACE
>> Is it just me or do others find an Ace bandage to be fairly useless? I worked as an athletic trainer through college. Ace bandages were useful for strapping on ice bags. :) If you&#...

In Gear Lists » Gear List -- Grand Canyon May 2015
May 15, 7:34am

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