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Re: Re: Re: Re: The trail food you just can't stand.
Flour tortillas as bread. We did this when i was in HS with PB/jelly but they always go stale and get crunched up. they make great quesodillas car camping though. Bagel/sandwich thins are much b...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » The trail food you just can't stand.
August 31, 7:21pm

Re: Re: First Backpacking Trip - Lessons Learned, Advice Welcome
Nice! great pictures. The Sawyer Squeeze or Mini is another option that uses a separate dirty water bag/bottle. benefits are that you can use a scoop to only get the cleaner water off the top...

In Post-Trip Reports » First Backpacking Trip - Lessons Learned, Advice Welcome
August 31, 6:57pm

Re: Re: pack liners
Trash compactor bag in. Quilt at the bottom, spare clothes on top of that. twist closed. sleeping pad, cooking pot, food bag next layer. rain jacket and long sleeve shirt last layer. tent under...

In Philosophy & Technique » pack liners
August 31, 6:34pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Hiking Distance Estimates
"Book time" for the AMC white mountain guide (NH) is 30min per mile plus 30min per 1000' gained. I tend to add it to going down rather than up. for calculating mileage i use a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking Distance Estimates
August 31, 6:22pm

Re: Re: Re: re: Pole straps
EJ I've heard many stories of people getting their butts kicked a bit. Hell even Balls and Sunshine went from 30mpd down to 13 when they hit Mooseilauke. I've done so much of the White&#...

In GEAR » Trekking poles
August 22, 6:02pm

Re: What is the name?
http://www.amazon.com/Park-Tool-Tabletop-Digital-Scale/dp/B001VRIO3G DS-2 not TS.. I have this one cheap and simple. http://www.amazon.com/American-Weigh-Scales-Digital-BL-1KG-BLK/dp/B001...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Looking for a scale to weigh my things.
August 22, 12:39pm

Re: Re: Re: re: Pole straps
oh and your latest TR was bad ass... we just need to put a few rocks in your way :)

In GEAR » Trekking poles
August 21, 10:32pm

Re: re: Pole straps
I think it has to do with the terrain too. You guys out west have it easy being that your trails are graded for pack animals. Northeast we go straight up and straight down. even our flats tend to...

In GEAR » Trekking poles
August 21, 10:14pm

Re: Re:"1ST week of food for JMT"
would love to see a list/meal break down of that. Always fun to find new ideas

In Photo Gallery » 1ST week of food for JMT
August 21, 8:39pm

Re: Re: Fastest Known Times (FKT)
Nick in response to some of your points. Fun - Many people enjoy pushing the limits of their fitness, skill etc. Triathlon, marathon, ultras, skiing, biking, mtn biking, etc. People do it be...

In On the Web » Fastest Known Times (FKT)
August 21, 4:32pm

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