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Thanks Mr Iceaxe
Great summary of the conversation Saturday. Much better stated than my two second response. Have fun on the AT. May run into you on one of my hikes in a couple of weeks.

In GEAR » Giardia Medicine
February 28, 6:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Giardia Medicine
"Oh, and the proper dosage of metronidazole for giardiasis for an adult is 500mg twice a day for 5-7days." Well, I guess my doctor was wrong when he prescribed 3x day x 250mg for 5 day...

In GEAR » Giardia Medicine
February 28, 6:24pm

Re: Re: Giardia Medicine
Bob, Did you check the pill numbers and cross reference it to the exact same pills that I was prescribed? Probably not since you don't have the pills. And it's nice to know that I won'...

In GEAR » Giardia Medicine
February 28, 5:42pm

Giardia Medicine
At the BPL gathering last weekend there was a discussion about treating Giardia with metronidazole. I had mentioned that you can buy the 250mg tablets on the internet. The recommended dosage is 3...

In GEAR » Giardia Medicine
February 28, 4:45pm

Thanks to all
I had a very good time at the event. The burnoff was amazing and it was just fabulous to meet everyone. The Friday night backpack crew, Jack(non-snoring), Dylan and Josh were great to hang out wi...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual Bay Area BPL Hike
February 28, 3:51pm

MTR is easier to get to and they were plenty friendly enough. I plan on using them again this year on my PCT trip. Reasons for MTR on JMT: 1) Easier, don't have to be hostage to a boat sched...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Vermilion Valley Resort (VVR) "Free" Barrel
February 27, 9:55pm

Interesting Comment
"Typical concentrations of Giardia cysts in the Sierra are ten times less than those found in San Francisco city water." Doesn't SF come come for Hetch Hetchy? Then where is the G...

In Philosophy & Technique » Drinking Water for Hiking: Myths and Facts
February 23, 1:56pm

Here's a 34.4 mile butt kicker
Big Run at SNP: Big run area Elevation Profile That will get you ready for R2R

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 30-35 mile loop in Shenandoah?
February 22, 11:32am

Re: 30-35 mile loop in Shenandoah?
Look at the area around Big Run. It is just south west of loft mountain, south of 33. You can definitely pull together a 30 milers with a bunch of elevation gain. It is also a great place to hik...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 30-35 mile loop in Shenandoah?
February 22, 11:15am

My Hike
I was ADHD as a kid and never outgrew it. My Backpacking reflect this since I like to be on the move. I typically starting hiking at first light. I love the early morning hours. I get going q...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How do you actually hike/ spend your time hiking?
February 22, 10:09am

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