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More choiceful
I am much more choiceful about going backpacking in Georgia in the hot summer months. Generally the summer is reserved for my Sierra treks where the heat is much more tolerable.

In GEAR » So who doss the heat stop from going out?
August 08, 5:31pm

Re: Need Partner-Remote Kings Middle Fork 11-day epic 8/27-9/6
I did most of your option 2. It has my favorite place in the Sierra, Marion Lake. You are in for a treat.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Need Partner-Remote Kings Middle Fork 11-day epic 8/27-9/6
August 06, 1:56pm

Shoes
" had a bunch of foot problems in the first half of the trip, all of which seemed to be related to the interface between my toes and the fronts of my close-toed shoes." Shoes too small...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT, July 14-25
August 05, 8:15am

Re: Re: Powdered fuels & hydration
"On the hydration thing, I drink up to 88 oz an hour for the first 8 or so hours of my day during the work week and have no issues. Yes, I pee a lot. No, I don't get hyponatremia. It's...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » how many calories per pound per day do you eat?
August 04, 11:01am

Re: Re Happy Feet
I use generic foot powder. I have tried glide and other "goopy" stuff but it makes a mess on your socks and attracts dust. I will use medicated foot powder on longer trips, the brand is...

In GEAR » Need Weird Advice. Urgent!
August 03, 2:40pm

Re: Greg- Exits Vs XA
"How cold is it before you switch to maybe boots or something?" Never. I snowshoe in my XA's and hike in them year round. That's in the Sierras, Death Valley, Georgia, so prett...

In GEAR » Salomon Exit Aero Light Hikers Reviews
August 03, 11:43am

My happy feet
Salomon XA 3 Pro (GTX) or Aero Exit with a single pair of Wrightsocks and foot powder. I would never buy another pair of GTX but these I bought before I learned better. Even with the GTX I have...

In GEAR » Need Weird Advice. Urgent!
August 03, 11:35am

Re: Salomon Exit Aero Light Hikers Reviews
I have been using these off and on for the last two years. I have two pairs of them that I am wearing out and also use my favorite, Salomon XA Pro 3d Ultra. I have done up to 32 miles per day in ...

In GEAR » Salomon Exit Aero Light Hikers Reviews
August 03, 7:03am

Carbon Copy David
Just completed a 3 nighter with about 5K in elevation change. Eat just under 1500/day and ended up losing about 5lbs. on that trip. I was 6'2" 195lbs. Normally, my trips are higher mil...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » how many calories per pound per day do you eat?
August 02, 8:03pm

A mild wino
Just haven't figured out how to make it ultralight. But, the perfect place for a nice Chianti...... Ken, We'll have to violate ultralight and have a couple bottle of our favorite...

In Chaff » Any BPL Winos Out There
July 25, 2:54pm

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