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Re: Re: Re: Water/Running Packs for Grand Canyon & Beyond
What brand of bottles? Do you have hand straps on them? I would like to try carrying bottles, but I have not been able to find anything that looks like it would work well.

In GEAR » Water/Running Packs for Grand Canyon & Beyond
November 21, 5:14pm

Re: Water/Running Packs for Grand Canyon & Beyond
Ordered after finding the Nathan 20 for $58.26 with free shipping on amazon. Thanks for the advice. Over Thanksgiving (Thur - Sun) I am going to try a long(er) run 15-20 miles. I've worke...

In GEAR » Water/Running Packs for Grand Canyon & Beyond
November 21, 11:43am

Re: water packs
http://www.ultimatedirection.com/p-558-wasp.aspx?category=packs $82 on sale for $57 http://www.rei.com/product/767745/nathan-hpl-020-race-hydration-vest-70-oz $85 I'm looking at the...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Grand Canyon- Double Crossing aka "Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim"- BPL Group Run
November 20, 3:23pm

Re: Re: april date
Good chance I will be able to be there then. However, I might try r2-somewhere-then back up depending on my training. One or both of my sons might meet up. They are both runners, but will not be ab...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Grand Canyon- Double Crossing aka "Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim"- BPL Group Run
November 15, 11:56am

Re: steins!!!
now if that doesn't motivate you, then nothing will fantastic!

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Grand Canyon- Double Crossing aka "Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim"- BPL Group Run
November 15, 11:47am

Re: R2R2R
Depending on the date I'm in for 2012. I bumped up my run this morning and feel can keep making gains through the winter. Plan B for me: I will run as far as I can and then turn around and h...

In Other Activities » Eugene Smith is a beast
November 11, 8:50am

Re: re: of the 42 miles
for the first r2r... How many miles down? Then across? Then up? Is second r2r the same path?

In Other Activities » Eugene Smith is a beast
November 10, 6:00pm

Re: Best Way to Run - Minimalist Shoes
Henk: hope, I’ll get used to it You will. Don't get discouraged. All: regarding pace... Try experimenting with the turnover of your steps. Quick. Spin those dogs. Under your body. ...

In Philosophy & Technique » "Best way to run"
November 10, 5:43pm

Re: R2R2R
BPL R2R2R 2012 - get it going! Some of us will have to wait 'til BPL R2R2R 2014 : ) How far is R2R? Or R down and back up same R? Thinking for 2013.

In Other Activities » Eugene Smith is a beast
November 10, 5:22pm

Re: Grand Canyon RRR
Interesting. Did not realize there were different versions. Congrats on running the long version. And good luck on the next one.

In Other Activities » Eugene Smith is a beast
November 06, 8:24am

All Reader Reviews by George Matthews

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Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant
Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant Size L (my scale 4.1 oz) I'm 5'11" and 185 lb Very comfortable fit for me. Snaps on pant bottom (two settings gives flexibility) The p...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
December 30, 4:28pm

Rocky Rocky GTX Socks
I use trailrunners (Inov8 Terrocs) and bought the Rocky GTX socks for cold, really messy weather. I gave them a few good tests this fall. I wore them over Smartwool socks (medium thickness). Fortun...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 30, 3:46pm

White Box Alcohol Stove
Got one in July for when I want to use alcohol stove for 2 - 3 hikers. Bought the combo from BPL Shop. T...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 28, 12:21pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Really nice system. All you need is the Mug. I usually boil 1.5 cups of water using about 3/4 oz (12 drams) or a bit less of denatured alcohol depending on the water's coldness. A secondary ben...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 21, 1:14pm

Mountain Laurel Designs MLD 2Thirds XP Quilt
Per MLD: Shell Fabric: Momentum Mini Ripstop (Aegean Blue) Lining Fabric: Momentum Taffeta (Black) Insulation: ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd 8.9 oz ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd Top Width 43”, ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 4:36pm

Frogg Toggs Rain Suit
I know these have been around for a while, but I was itching to get something with the Print-Issue-RIP coupon. I tried them during a good rain on a cool day. They are comfy and kept me dry. Howe...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 20, 4:05pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
The pants are light and comfortable. I like to wear them under running shorts. I plan to integrate them into my clothing system for cool through cold weather. They were also nice under Precip pants...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 20, 3:59pm

FireLite Trapper's Mug
FireLite 475ml Titanium Trapper's Mug Trapper's Mug Absolute simplicity! ...

In Cookware - Titanium
December 20, 2:50pm

BPL Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody
The Backpacking Light Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody The need for a single, functional, highly versatile garment that minimized layering changes during the Arctic 1000 expedition inspired Ryan Jordan ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 06, 1:52pm

Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak OrangeBlast
I picked up a box of Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak (Orange Blast) at Vitamin Shoppe. The product claims: "feel the difference or your money back". I thought, why not try it. Typi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
June 11, 6:14am