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That is awesome!
I was reading an AT through hike journal of a retired woman who commented on the lack of women on the trial, which she attributed to the lack of girls on the trail. She saw lots of men and boy sco...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Girl Scout Backpacking - Our Troop’s First Trip
May 05, 11:52am

I backpack in the southeast us so use a hammock here as well! Depends on the trip but I go to ground periodically as well ... I like a hammock but am still a newbie and figuring it out. And t...

In Hammocks » Hammock User Survey
April 04, 7:09am

two schools of thought
As noted there are two approaches - buy a basic hammock and see if you like it then upgrade or save for what you want. A wb or Hennessey or cottage hammock (I have two simply light designs I love ...

In Hammocks » Hammock advice
April 04, 7:04am

looks awesome
You caught some nice looking fish!

In Fishing » Tenkara Trip in WNC
March 25, 11:33am

oh yeah
and it rained a fair amount on the way in. Dried out for the afternoon and evening setting up camp, day hike and cooking etc... but then rained that evening. I opted for the hammock and was g...

In Hammocks » Rainy weather - hammock or tent preference?
March 20, 2:34pm

piss in boots
I shared that tale with the guys on our trip last weekend with the scout troop (did not share it with the scouts although they would have enjoyed it I think) and much jocularity ensued. I'm th...

In Hammocks » Rainy weather - hammock or tent preference?
March 20, 2:29pm

The only alcohol stove I have is the evernew which I use primarily with the ti cross pot stand and wind screen. Traditionally sitting the pot on the stove itself is going to reduce the flame by 1/...

In Philosophy & Technique » Stove experiments
March 20, 2:23pm

PM sent re: stakes.

In Gear Swap » FS: Zpacks Arc Blast 60L plus extras
March 17, 7:04am

I've found this to be quite helpful as I am also a cold sleeper. One thing not mentioned that I've really found helpful is I sleep in a hoody with the hood up. If it's cold enough I...

In GEAR » Cold sleeper - what to do?
March 16, 1:58pm

top quilt
To clarify - my 20 degree bag is a Golite Feather - which has a half zipper right down the middle rather than a side zip - so it is configured in a way that makes it very difficult to get into even...

In Hammocks » Rainy weather - hammock or tent preference?
March 10, 9:16am

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