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Looking for 1 pole
Just a bump to see if anyone else is out there.

In Gear Swap » WTB or FS: just 1 CF hiking pole
March 07, 8:28am

re: two questions
1) If it helps, we had some cold nights on the CDT but the evenings were usually fine. On the trail, I didn't have any warm layers for my legs. I have light tights that I slept in and rain pan...

In Gear Lists » CDT gear lists
March 06, 8:15pm

WTB or FS: just 1 CF hiking pole
UPDATE: pole located. Thanks. One of my Leki Carbonlite poles snapped in half when a 70 mph gust of wind knocked me over in Glacier NP. So, I'm either looking to buy one carbon fiber pole ...

In Gear Swap » WTB or FS: just 1 CF hiking pole
March 06, 5:10pm

NE
The New England Scenic Trail is around 215 miles long. I haven't done the CT section, but the Mass. section is nice--easier and more scenic than the AT in Mass. Best done in spring (like late...

In Pre-Trip Planning » 150-250 Mile Trails in US?
March 05, 11:42am

Veg meals
We're veggie. Here's what we do: Mac 'n cheese Barilla tortellini (this is awesome--cooks fast, high calorie density) Couscous Knorr's sides (about half of them are veggie) ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » meal ideas with a vegetarian in mind...
March 04, 6:03pm

Re: CDT gear lists
Are you going north or south? SOBOs get a lot more cold weather. Either way, your list is fine, and you probably don't need to change anything if you don't want to. Some suggestions: ...

In Gear Lists » CDT gear lists
March 03, 3:38pm

Sleeping
On long hikes, I usually carry a spare t-shirt for sleeping in and for town. On the PCT, I actually slept in my hiking short a lot of days. It was dry enough that even if I was sweaty when I got ...

In GEAR » Base layer recommendations for PCT thru
February 28, 7:54pm

SPF
Southern CA is hot and sunny. Northern CA is hot and sunny, too. Get something with good SPF. Between the border and KM, you'll see very little tree cover and tons of sun. Even if you don&#...

In GEAR » Base layer recommendations for PCT thru
February 28, 10:42am

O2 Rainshield
Get an O2 Rainshield or some DriDucks. Both are more breathable than anything mentioned above. Then take the $170 you save and have a good time with it.

In GEAR » Sub 8oz rain jacket reccomendation? Best?
February 28, 8:40am

Tim Minchin
Doug, that movie was awesome. Thanks.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The only first aid kit you'll ever need
February 22, 9:53am

All Reader Reviews by Scott S

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Mountain Laurel Design FS exodus
I used an Exodus FS for my 5-month CDT thru-hike. The pack was, by far, my least favorite piece of gear. What I didn't like: - The pack squeaked loudly and persistently, with almost every ste...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 23, 5:07pm