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@ Jerry
It's up to the individual District Ranger as to whether or not to allow mechanized equipment (i.e. chainsaws) under special circumstances for trail work, etc in Wilderness areas. The District ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trail Work Thread
April 09, 1:45pm

@ Duane
Ha! Yes, my tarp lines are sometimes a tangled mess after stuffing the tarp back in my pack. I don't take the time to manage my lines. Instead I accept I'll have to take a minute or two t...

In GEAR » ATTN: CatCut Tarp Users
April 09, 12:08pm

ATTN: CatCut Tarp Users
I've used both cat cut and flat tarps over the years (currently using the flat tarp). I've found both types to be fine in rainy conditions. I think tarp size is much more of a determining...

In GEAR » ATTN: CatCut Tarp Users
April 09, 11:35am

Water filter for Utah canyon country (Grand Gulch, Cedar Mesa)?
This may not be practical for this trip since you'll need to collect water as you come across it, but just wondering out loud if you could use some powdered alum to get the solids to settle out...

In GEAR » Water filter for Utah canyon country (Grand Gulch, Cedar Mesa)?
April 09, 10:13am

Rodent proof box for water cache ideas needed
You could use some 6" dia (or larger) ABS pipe (or similar) with end caps to protect smaller plastic water jugs stored inside. You could rig up a simple "lock" with a threaded bolt ...

In GEAR » Rodent proof box for water cache ideas needed
April 08, 3:14pm

Trail Work Thread
I also volunteer on various projects in and around Los Padres National Forest with the LPFA, SB Trails Council, etc. I originally got exposed and hooked on trail work helping on some projects in...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trail Work Thread
April 07, 6:22pm

supplement xtherm
For 3-season trips, I don't supplement my NeoAir or Exped pads with any additional protective ccf padding. I just try to clear my sleeping area of any thorns, sticks, sharp rocks, etc and hope...

In GEAR » supplement xtherm
April 01, 11:09am

My "wind shirt" rant...
I always carry either a rain jacket (Patagonia M10 at the moment) or a wind shirt (~2010 or older Houdini) on overnight trips, but never both. If my trip is short (3-4 days or less) and the weat...

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
March 31, 3:01pm

My delicious high calorie breakfast mix
Looks tasty. Will have to file this one away for future use!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » My delicious high calorie breakfast mix
March 31, 12:59pm

ultralight packing and dogs
Good comments from those above. My dogs also stay in the shelter with me/us. One other thing to think about is caring for your dogs' paws. Conditioning their pads with shorter hikes/runs i...

In GEAR » ultralight packing and dogs
March 31, 12:52pm

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