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Heels
My shoes always get those "holes" at the heels just as you describe. So what? It doesn't impact the comfort or function of the shoes in the least.

In GEAR » Why are my Heels Eating my Shoes?
February 19, 8:50pm

Re: Overnight running pack
If you pull the rigid stiffener out of the UD FP 30 it's down to 19oz. For most purposes I doubt you'd need the stiffener, especially of your pack is light enough to be running.

In GEAR » Overnight running pack
February 19, 12:27pm

TA
David - I often looked longingly at the Southern Alps off in the distance to the west. But, yeah, that would be a much bigger project! (Plus way wetter.)

In Post-Trip Reports » Te Araroa - NZ South Island
February 18, 6:48pm

Huts
The DOC hut pass covers every hut on the TA, at least on the South Island. You don't need to make reservations, nor can you, in these particular huts. We never had a problem finding a spot in a...

In Post-Trip Reports » Te Araroa - NZ South Island
February 18, 6:45pm

Te Araroa - NZ South Island
I have 2 complementary reports on our 6-week thru of the Te Araroa (South Island only). The first, on the UD blog, is general observations, while the second is more detailed info that may be usefu...

In Post-Trip Reports » Te Araroa - NZ South Island
February 18, 1:48pm

Re: decided
+1 on that choice. We did the TA (South Island only) earlier this season and felt that the Travers-Sabine-Waiau Pass section was on the short list for most scenic of the entire route. There's...

In Pre-Trip Planning » New Zealand! Need suggestions
February 09, 2:47pm

GC permits
I'm surprised. Last year we did a walk-in permit for RA the day before. Needles: I think you must reserve camp sites w/in the Nat'l Park (Salt Crk). Don't recall if this also pertain...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggestions for April 4 Spring Break. Southern Utah? Others?
February 04, 10:40am

Colo Plateau
https://adventurerun.wordpress.com/2013/04/25/happy-maze-loop/ http://blog.ultimatedirection.com/dark-needles-loop/ http://blog.ultimatedirection.com/the-royal-arch-loop-grand-canyon/ http://blo...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggestions for April 4 Spring Break. Southern Utah? Others?
February 03, 5:14pm

Re: OR Helium
I got one in November and used it for 40 days on the South Island of NZ, Te Araroa. It rains a lot in NZ, and I used this a lot. It was VERY waterproof, no question. Kept me dry and warm. Not v...

In GEAR » OR Helium II? Have you tested it?
February 01, 2:47pm

Re: to tell it apart
"Skurka just wanted to avoid giving the actual designer of the stove credit and had the nerve to call it the skurka stove or whatever he called it, self promotion is I guess an occupation for ...

In GEAR » Cat can stove
January 27, 4:06pm

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