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Couple thoughts
1) you could do more attempts per year if you were going after the 100m dash. 2) You didn't push yourself hard enough, no talk of pink bunnies chasing you around the lake. 3) The coyotes were...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT FKT attempt Trip Report
August 25, 5:51am

Re: PCT Pack
"UGH, I really want to be all hardcore and go with the MLD, but my gut is reminding me of the lesson I learned with my zlite vs xlite... side sleeper+foam mat=dead arms." Apples and or...

In GEAR » PCT Ultralight Pack Options MLD vs Zpacks Help!
August 23, 7:09pm

Keep them coming
I really enjoy your posts. really gets you thinking what is watching us as we hike down the trail.

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
August 23, 5:18pm

Re: PCT Ultralight Pack Options MLD vs Zpacks Help!
I carried a Burn on the PCT in 2011 and I'm still using that pack thousands of miles later. That would not be the case with a Cuben pack. I hiked with a guy at the end of the PCT that had a Z...

In GEAR » PCT Ultralight Pack Options MLD vs Zpacks Help!
August 23, 4:55pm

Sorta still use
I switched from a standard cat tarp and bivy to a mid style tarp/shelter and bivy or bug inner. I consider it the same concept. I switched from cat to mid style because a mid is easier to setup, ...

In GEAR » Tarp and Bivy Users (Past and Present)
August 22, 4:25pm

Re: Black Diamond poles - letdown or misuse ?
"You should be able to order the lower section of your poles. This should be the one :

In GEAR » Black Diamond poles - letdown or misuse ?
August 15, 5:23am

My guess
It looks like the tip is not seated far enough onto the shaft. Could it be that the tip was designed for a smaller diameter shaft? Also, I use gossamer gear poles and I have many thousand of miles...

In GEAR » Black Diamond poles - letdown or misuse ?
August 15, 5:20am

Re: TRT hang
"I did the TRT a month ago, food hung every night. Zero bear sign. I was more concerned with the lack of water on the trail!" ^^^^This.

In Philosophy & Technique » Hanging A Bear Bag PCT style
August 13, 7:08pm

Re: FS- Original Unmodified Golite Jam
This pack brings back sooooooo many memories. Hopefully the buyer will get even a fraction of the fun that I had with my first UL pack. Enjoy.

In Gear Swap » FS- Original Unmodified Golite Jam
August 11, 8:29pm

Re: Let's Dump FKT
"I see no point in posting FKT accounts here on BPL as it's a fringe sport having little to nothing to do with backpacking. Just because they do it on a recognized backpacking trail like t...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Following Jared and Ty's JMT FKT attempt
August 11, 5:49pm

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