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Re: Re: Max Daily Mileage and Why?
Wow, some of you guys are crazy. My dream "death march" is a one day Mahoosuc Traverse (31.1 miles, 10,750ft elevation gain) which would apparantly be a warm up for some of you.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Max Daily Mileage and Why?
April 21, 9:02am

Re: I joined.
I would like to go hiking with Megan Fox.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Dreaming big, and was given a chance
April 21, 7:51am

Re: Re: Max Daily Mileage and Why?
>>>High mileage is alittle different here in New England with the terrain but did 24 miles once in the Whites b/c I wanted a hamburger and 26 miles on the Mondanock Sunnapee Greenway b/c I...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Max Daily Mileage and Why?
April 21, 7:46am

Re: 40 degree down quilt?
Nunatak Arc Edge.

In GEAR » 40 degree down quilt?
April 19, 11:46am

Re: Re: Lightest camp chair ever
Why would you want to gather more information before passing judgement? That's just plain crazy!

In GEAR » Lightest camp chair ever
April 17, 8:28am

Re: Choosing to hike in the rain
I live in NH. I've learned to enjoy hiking in the rain.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Choosing to hike in the rain
April 15, 9:56am

Re: Nick's advice +1
Over 3 days I don't think you can suffer nutritionally as long as your getting sufficient calories. However, this wouldn't be for me. Like Nick and Dirk I really enjoy hot beverages in ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The argument for cold food...
April 13, 7:09am

Re: burgundy, and hiking trails
For this rig, probably a lot of flat and rolling type single track stuff often with crusty NE conditions. I'm guessing when I'm skinning up steeper stuff I'll either be using the Kar...

In Winter Hiking » Backcountry/Tele Skiing
March 30, 8:59pm

Re: Am I ready for Rainier?
You sound like you're ready if you were to go with a more experienced crowd, but probably not as the leader for what sounds like a group of novices with very limited experience. Maybe spend ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Am I ready for Rainier?
March 30, 8:51am

Re: Good Score!
>>>Now the question is, what sort of New England BC are you going to be after on this rig? That boot/binding combo would fit a lot of different skis.<<< I'm looking to set ...

In Winter Hiking » Backcountry/Tele Skiing
March 30, 8:22am

All Reader Reviews by John Brochu

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zpacks Company
I first bought a Blast 18 which is now my go to pack for extended weekend trips. Since then, Joe has made me a custom cuben fiber cat tarp, a custom cuben fiber rain skirt, and a custom stake bag. ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 16, 1:42pm

ULA Conduit
Used this pack on 5 or 6 overnight trips ranging from one night to 7 nights and a base weight ranging from 8 to 12 pounds. The pack is outstanding. It carried well up to 28 pounds. The hip belt po...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 11, 9:51am

Sierra Designs Isotope Jacket 2007
I bought this jacket a while back mostly to bring on longish alpine routes as a wind/emergency rain jacket. I've only actually used it climbing once, but have carried it up several climbs in my ha...

In Clothing - Raingear
July 03, 9:23am