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how about this one?
So would this rope be a good choice? Like I said, looking for a basic rope for rappeling. I am sure there are much nicer ones out there, but for the price, this seems like a good deal....no? h...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » rope recommendations
November 08, 2:55am

Dynamic v static
So I would be using the rope primarily for rappelling. Would I want a dynamic or static rope? In recent replies I've seen both recommended.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » rope recommendations
November 08, 12:31am

Rappel
Thanks for the reply! So we have ATC belay devices that we were planning on using. Would that work for a simple rappel like that? Or, I was thinking of just jumping down if that would be easier.

In Pre-Trip Planning » "The Jug" Arizona
November 07, 11:30pm

rope recommendations
Hi All Wondering what rope ya'll would recommend for basic mountaineering and canyoneering. Would be used for simple rappels and climbs. Thinking 100 or 150ft. I know there are several di...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » rope recommendations
November 07, 9:53pm

The jug
Thanks for the link! I have heard that the waterfall that people rappel off can also be jumped off into the pool below the falls. Is that true? If the rappel is necessary, is it pretty simple? ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » "The Jug" Arizona
November 07, 9:45pm

"The Jug" Arizona
Hey all I know its not really backpacking, but wondering if anyone on here has any experience with "The Jug" hike in Arizona? I was wondering how technical it is? Is rappelling neces...

In Pre-Trip Planning » "The Jug" Arizona
November 07, 2:08am

trip reports
John...please let me know about your trips....I am still new to Arizona and am always looking for good places to go backpacking and car camping!

In Pre-Trip Planning » Gila Wilderness Ideas
November 06, 4:05am

Southern Utah with dogs?
Hey all I have been wanting to do a trip in Southern Utah (Zion, Bryce, Canyon Lands, Capitol Reef)....but since these are all National Parks I cant bring my dogs :( is there any areas around t...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Southern Utah with dogs?
November 06, 4:02am

Gila wilderness
BUMP I have been wanting to do a trip out there as well for a long weekend, would love to hear any suggestions or trip ideas. My criteria are basically the same as the OP.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Gila Wilderness Ideas
November 05, 8:06pm

Re: TOTD
In reply to Michaels post. You can add a little bit of salt to alcohol based hand sanitizer, give it a little shake and it will turn to liquid alcohol and becomes much more flammable.

In Philosophy & Technique » Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
November 05, 8:03pm

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