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Re: Tenkara vs Golden Trout
Nice. After about a year I still am in love with Tenkara. I just got back from a 4-day trip in Kings Canyon and did just as well as my buddy who had a western fly rod. I caught 10-12 rainbows, abou...

In Fishing » Tenkara vs Golden Trout
August 05, 4:57pm

Re: Best Food Storage Bag
Been using one of these for a few years: Granite Gear Air Zippsack It's not the lightest at 1.7 oz, but the zipper means you never have to rummage through your food sack looking for somethin...

In GEAR » Best Food Storage Bag
August 05, 3:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Rae Lakes loop
You could also go up Lewis Creek/Kennedy Pass instead.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rae Lakes loop
August 05, 1:37pm

Re: Re: Rae Lakes loop
Right on Adam. Doing that loop you posted in three days sounds burly. That's like 8k vertical per day. Let us know how it goes.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rae Lakes loop
August 04, 8:30pm

Re: Rae Lakes loop
1) It's 42 miles total, divided by 3 = 14 miles per day. If your pack is light and you're in reasonable shape, it should be OK. Personally I would not hesitate to do it in 3 days. 2) If...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rae Lakes loop
August 04, 3:55pm

Re: Bobwhite Packraft Loop
Swam under the snag? Gnarly.

In Post-Trip Reports » Bobwhite Packraft Loop
August 04, 2:17pm

Re: North Lake Loop via Piute Pass and Lamarck Col
Just made the Mesa Lake shot my new desktop background.

In Post-Trip Reports » North Lake Loop via Piute Pass and Lamarck Col
August 04, 2:16pm

Re: North Lake Loop via Piute Pass and Lamarck Col
Awesome. Looks like you've got the camera figured out. Those are some of the best shots I've seen from this season.

In Post-Trip Reports » North Lake Loop via Piute Pass and Lamarck Col
August 04, 2:15pm

Re: John Muir Trail 7/11-7/24
This TR is awesome. The quintessential JMT experience.

In Post-Trip Reports » John Muir Trail 7/11-7/24
August 04, 2:14pm

Re: Re: Fire in El Portal / Yosemite NPS
Dunno how things are near Mammoth now, but this weekend there was zero smoke further south in Goddard Canyon, despite the French Fire.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fire in El Portal / Yosemite NPS
August 04, 2:13pm

All Reader Reviews by Andrew F

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zpacks Company
I had the same experience as everyone else here. Joe got me a customized piece of gear on time and was very responsive to my questions and requests. Can't do much better than that.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 30, 10:01am

The Ohm is my go-to pack for trips that don't require a bear can. You can fit a Bearikade in it, but it's not very comfortable because it bulges into your back. I put a plastic frame sheet fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
November 15, 2:15pm

Katabatic Gear Alsek
See thread with pictures and comments here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=48962 I've used this quilt for about 20 nights no...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
November 15, 2:08pm