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Re: Re: Re: One more thought
I have a real good idea where I got it from. It was a 3 day hike out of Sonora Pass down to Tilden Lake back to Leavitt Meadows in Late September. I rarely had treated water since most of my hiki...

In GEAR » Giardia Medicine
February 28, 7:29pm

Re: One more thought
My little treatment cost hundreds but luckly I had insurance. I went to docter then a gastro specialist, then had a full battery of tests and a followup visit. All this and I had walked in the do...

In GEAR » Giardia Medicine
February 28, 7:11pm

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 VS VVR
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

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