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Re: Re: Fishing Questions
To echo, in different words, James' thoughts: Stay in one place and try different flies until something works (I have neither the patience nor the fly selection for that). Or cast into a ...

In Fishing » Fishing Questions
June 05, 8:25pm

Re: Almost SUL . . .
To concur with Nick: "Topical bug lotion/sun tan lotion/hand sanitizer/Dr. Bonners = 4 oz" is heavy for that trip length. Have you EVER emptied a container of goo on a short trip?...

In Gear Lists » Almost SUL . . .
June 05, 9:34am

Re: curious
>"What are they for ?" Trash compactor bags are used in trash compactors - the only appliance in your house, nah, the only appliance in the World that turns 20 pounds of garbage int...

In GEAR » Trash compactor bags
June 03, 3:41pm

From the mouths of babes. . . .
And then there's packaging of the original baby food - breast milk. Those bags are very light weight, are freezer-proof, hold about 6 ounces, and have solid zip-lock or clip-on ends that seal ...

In GEAR » Nevermind the Palcohol, it's Pocket Shots!
May 29, 11:42pm

Re: Shelter for Hawaii - how bug proof
Having backpacked and camped at beaches on most of the islands, I haven't seen many mosquitos there. But inland, yeah, it could be bad. If you're woofing it, you're probably not in a ...

In GEAR » Shelter for Hawaii - how bug proof
May 29, 9:06pm

Re: Nevermind the Palcohol, it's Pocket Shots!
Nice. Those packets look like one-time use. I snag these little "5-hour energy" bottles which is a very solid, liquid-tight bottle holding 2 ounces each. I run them through the dishw...

In GEAR » Nevermind the Palcohol, it's Pocket Shots!
May 29, 7:36pm

Re: boots of trail runners for 11 year old.
I took my 11-year-old son and my 7-year-old daughter up Half Dome (with my MD wife along) and they were in low-cut "running" shoes. That's what we do all our trail hiking in - that, ...

In GEAR » boots of trail runners for 11 year old.
May 28, 9:46pm

Re: Map of Grand Canyon Fatalities
"from the first river exploration by John Wesley Powell and his crew" Having had a son named after JWP, I feel compelled to point out that everyone who stayed with the Powell survived ...

In On the Web » Map of Grand Canyon Fatalities
May 28, 7:07pm

Re: Backpacking with Children - A Gear List for Two
Jim, I recognize a few items on that list! I'll say again, 8.6 ounces seems heavy for the First Aid Kit. I don't see a cell phone on the list. Do you carry one? If you do, why no...

In Gear Lists » Backpacking with Children - A Gear List for Two
May 27, 1:45am

Temporary solution
If the foxtails are only in one area, you could cover the front section of your shoe with duct tape (accepting reduced breathability). Then peel it off once past the hazard.

In GEAR » I have not found a good solution for this problem
May 27, 12:15am

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