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Re: Re: Re: Re: The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
thank for the discussion ken ... there no insult intended ... if one makes a wager for fun ... then one needs to count those who turn back why else would one make a wager if not for enjoyment...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
May 17, 9:39pm

Re: Re: The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
why hi there ken ... in addition to the article i posted which is from this month, another BPLer has posted a NYT article that just got published in addition heres another recent WSJ article ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
May 17, 7:53pm

Re: Re: After 3 rescues in 2 days, North Shore Rescue busy season begins
hi mark just to clarify, this is only the north shore of vancouver ... it does not include the eastern areas such as coquitlam, chilliwack, nor the squamish/whister area ... basically if you ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » After 3 rescues in 2 days, North Shore Rescue busy season begins
May 17, 6:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Siberian attack
to DaveP's point about bears being hunted as controls .... http://siberiantimes.com/ecology/others/news/n0173-mild-weather-is-making-bears-awake-early-from-hibernation/ Also in the Tomsk ...

In GEAR » Another bear attack. Should I get some spray?
May 17, 6:16pm

The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
http://mashable.com/2015/05/17/pacific-crest-trail-wild-effect/ Sixteen years ago, a handful of veteran hikers began hanging out at Lake Morena County Park east of San Diego around mid-April, th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
May 17, 5:43pm

Re: Re: Better techniques or skills for the rain?
if you have a synthetic bag and enough fuel for hawt nalgenes at night ... and a surplus of insulative ability ... you can "dry" off thin synthetic clothing/fleece to the "less d...

In Philosophy & Technique » Better techniques or skills for the rain?
May 17, 11:31am

Re: Suggest a lightweight shoe for heavy loads and Wet+ technical terrain? Raptors, Salomon X Ultra ?
since you mentioned class 4 terrain ... IMO one VERY important aspect is the surefootness that you will absolutely not slip and fall class 4 terrain is basically very easy climbing with seri...

In GEAR » Suggest a lightweight shoe for heavy loads and lots of Water+ technical terrain? Raptors, Salomon X Ultra ?
May 17, 10:49am

Re: Re: Flashpoint fit
personally my feeling is that - it costs 300+ smackaroos - for sustained rain use i not only want something more breathable, but a bit burlier as ill be wearing it much of the time - a 2.5...

In GEAR » Rab Flashpoint: 6oz 3-layer rain jacket
May 17, 10:34am

After 3 rescues in 2 days, North Shore Rescue busy season begins
After 3 rescues in 2 days, North Shore Rescue busy season begins - See more at: http://www.nsnews.com/news/after-3-rescues-in-2-days-north-shore-rescue-busy-season-begins-1.1936736 “For sure, ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » After 3 rescues in 2 days, North Shore Rescue busy season begins
May 16, 11:24pm

scrambler
i have the older scrambler TRL 30 ... it simply does everything ... but like anything else it must fit as to the durability ... i use it on rock routes, and it gets dragged all over the crag ...

In GEAR » All around Day Pack
May 16, 10:03pm

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm