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Oxygen scavangers for #10 Cans
You can also portion out the meat then throw oxygen scavengers in the bags to eliminate the oxygen.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » food dehydration?
January 01, 7:17pm

A Year in Pictures
This was a great thread. I looked back on all the trips from this year and was surprised by how many I ended up taking. Here are a few highlights from the year. Hopefully with my 2011 PCT thruhi...

In Photo Gallery » Pictures of 2010
December 31, 12:56pm

Re: morning routine
Three things had a major impact on reducing my morning breakdown. 1) Going UL. Less stuff to pack allowed a set packup which was faster. 2) Moving to tarp/bivy. Most nights are spent in only...

In Philosophy & Technique » morning routine
December 31, 5:15am

Re: JMT Advice
Is it possible, yes I did it in 10 days including all transportation from SF and hitching between Whitney and Yosemite. And we did a pass a day with the exception of one day where we did both Pinc...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT Advice
December 29, 3:13pm

weather on southern at
You could get just about anything in March. The most important piece of gear for me is a windshirt. The trail hugs the ridges and the wind will roar. As far as temperatures I doubt you will see ...

In GEAR » Torso layering for early AT Thru?
December 28, 10:43am

Re: PCT 2011 Gear List: Feedback VERY Welcomed!
OK, I'll take the easy one..... Bear spray???? Electronics. Can you use the Iphone's camera and eliminate the need for redundant camera. And there has to be a lighter form of protectio...

In Gear Lists » PCT 2011 Gear List: Feedback VERY Welcomed!
December 28, 5:40am

Bivy setup
Jeff, 5 minutes to setup and takedown is great but 15 secs is even better. My quilt stays in the bivy. Pull it out and climb in. Glad you like your setup. Mine works great for me.

In GEAR » to bivy or not to bivy
December 26, 7:01pm

The biggest reason I use a bivy is the speed that I setup and tear down 90% of the time. If it's not raining the bivy alone is the quickest option out there. Also I love the open air feeling ...

In GEAR » to bivy or not to bivy
December 26, 12:32pm

Packs alone
I have purchased or semi-retired 4 different packs that I had been saving for trips where I go with others. (2 Jams, a Pinnacles and an REI UL-65) But that has gotten out of hand. At some point I ...

In GEAR » Spare Gear
December 24, 10:50am

What was the mileage? I have 4 pairs cued up for the PCT. Or will I need 5?

In GEAR » La Sportiva Wildcat trail runner
December 21, 2:31pm

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