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Lincoln Towncar
Haha, yeah. Glad he is taking me there at night when noone will be around. I know that I would definitely laugh if I was at a fairly remote trailhead and up pulls a Lincoln TownCar and a thru-hi...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Help! How do I get transport from Fresno to Kings Canyon??
June 22, 4:33pm

Update
Only received one offer. He will do it for my price for the morning pickup, but for the evening he wanted $140 (including gas). A bit steep, but not too bad considering. I agreed and now hopeful...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Help! How do I get transport from Fresno to Kings Canyon??
June 22, 9:08am

Help! How do I get transport from Fresno to Kings Canyon??
I am thru-hiking the Sierra High Route starting July 13th. Per Skurka's experiences (and others on this forum and elsewhere), people have been able to easily secure a driver on Craigslist to dr...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Help! How do I get transport from Fresno to Kings Canyon??
June 21, 10:24am

Caldera Cone
I used to use a homemade Cat Can stove and aluminum foil windscreen. I found the efficiency to be okay, but not up to my expectations. I really enjoyed that I made it myself, but the efficiency was...

In GEAR » Alcohol stove feedback
June 20, 10:12am

Fizan Compact
Might be a little over the budget, but for $83 including shipping, you can get yourself a set of Fizan Compact poles. Sturdy reliable aluminum, 3 section, 5.5oz per pole, nice straps. I've g...

In GEAR » Trekking Poles - get what you pay for or is a pole a pole?
June 15, 8:27am

Handled well
Sounds like he handled the situation perfectly. Lucky he had cell reception too.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » hiker mauled by bear, climbs tree, calls 911
June 14, 11:25am

Awesome
Where can I buy one? :)

In GEAR » Revolutionary "Whipsnake" Pack
June 12, 2:06pm

High Sierra Topix
Here's a link to a source I've been using. You can click the checkbox for the 7.5 USGS topo maps and then click on the map for the section you want and it will let you download the topo map...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Map Ideas
June 12, 7:49am

Wanted - Transport from Fresno Airport to Road's End - 7/12 or 7/13
I'm hiking the Sierra High Route in July and am in need of a ride from the Fresno airport to Road's End (Copper Creek trailhead). Google Maps says it is 88mi and 1h53m each way. https://...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wanted - Transport from Fresno Airport to Road's End - 7/12 or 7/13
June 11, 10:00am

Red's Meadow - Mail a package FROM there??
I've tried reaching out to the General Store/Pack Station directly for an answer on this, but the General Store manager won't be available until they open on June 22nd and the pack station ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Red's Meadow - Mail a package FROM there??
June 11, 9:51am

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