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John Myers (dallas) - BPL Professional Member

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Scale differences?
It would be interesting to see the all the items weighed on the same scale. Like with manufacturing tolerances I expect there could be some variations among scales?

In GEAR » Xtherm overweight
November 25, 9:13am

Re: People who don't enjoy camping
Interesting comments, and caused me to think about this a bit. I love being in the mountains and woods. I love hiking in the mountains and woods. I don't actually like backpacking all tha...

In Philosophy & Technique » People who don't enjoy camping
August 05, 3:22pm

Oh, and on the subject of bear ropes
Our crew ended up using the Philmont bear ropes to climb out of a steep ravine. I'm not going into the details here, but we were very thankful to have those ropes. I can't imagine trying...

In Philmont » My experience at Philmont...
August 04, 3:42pm

Quaker Quick Oats
Quaker makes a version called Quick Oats. It's in the same type of container that their regular oatmeal comes in. You don't have to cook it or soak it. Just add milk. I like it cold. If ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cold oatmeal replacement for quick breakfast
August 03, 3:38pm

We're back too
We've been back about a week. My thoughts on my 3rd trek as an advisor: Overall: Fantastic trip. We were on itinerary 12 which was a good mix of hiking and activities in the south country. ...

In Philmont » My experience at Philmont...
August 03, 2:36pm

Scout showers
We are able to drive to Philmont and back so we have a bit more travel flexibility. The other driver and I just told the boys no one was getting in our cars after the trek until they had showere...

In Philmont » The Southwest Chief
August 03, 1:58pm

Re: My experience at Philmont...
Jeff, Good report. We're leaving tomorrow morning so I'll post a report when we return. This is my third and likely last Philmont trip, I'm going to try to enjoy every minute.

In Philmont » My experience at Philmont...
July 14, 10:27am

Re: Cuben Fiber Hammock
I considered making a cuben hammock once. Until I saw your picture.

In Hammocks » Dream Hammocks
June 18, 8:14am

Crew water
I'm with the others who say don't take the big crew water containers. That just sucks the fun out of any hike for the people who have to lug those around. We always have each boy take an...

In Philmont » Water Management for Dry Camps
June 16, 3:19pm

Re: ultrarunner here
"This summer I am running Wasatch but I would also like to do the CT in about 20 days, and am targeting June 13th to start" Welcome to the forums! Good luck on your CT hike. It'...

In Other Activities » Ultramarathon
March 13, 8:30pm

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Zpacks Exo with external stays
I recently returned from a 10 day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch and took a ZPack Exo external frame pack. My base weight was 10 pounds but I wanted a pack that could handle the extra weight and volu...

In Backpacks - External Frame
June 26, 1:55pm