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re@me :)
Well, I'm not the same guy who ran that 50K a few years ago. Much much slower now (and unable to even consider the possibility of covering 50K in a day without some kind of vehicle). Right now ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How fast do you hike?
August 19, 12:45pm

8mph trail running
is not champion level for that distance my friend, who was 2nd in world 100K champs, did 50K at 10mph on pretty flat but very muddy trails (3:06:31) i was way back at about 8mph (just over 4 ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How fast do you hike?
August 19, 12:21pm

child down?
I assume the down is removed from the children without harming them?

In GEAR » child down sleeping bag
August 18, 8:31am

wow
2lbs is a big bird! From the pic I was guessing less than a pound. Holy cow--I mean a red shouldered hawk, which is a pretty big bird, doesn't even go 2lbs. If it was that big, definitely not a...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » a wild bird question
August 17, 10:07pm

yes but
notice the green area right around yosemite of year 'round population of ptarmigan

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » a wild bird question
August 17, 9:08pm

sage grouse?
I'd have guessed that is a White Tailed Ptarmigan or Sooty Grouse

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » a wild bird question
August 17, 3:14pm

hiking "speed"
I used to be full-fast, but tend to be about half-fast nowadays, and I usually start slow and taper off.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How fast do you hike?
August 16, 3:12pm

jacket
I've almost always wound up wearing my warm jacket up in there. With the cold winds and the chance of surprising lows, it's always a good idea when going for more than a couple nights. I wa...

In Gear Lists » JMT 6 days
August 11, 11:55pm

I think not going over Lamarck, right?
But around to Bishop Pass, so the Bench would be a side trip, right? Not sure I'd want Chacos over Muir or Bishop, but I guess my Salomon's aren't a whole lot more supportive and did...

In Gear Lists » JMT 6 days
August 11, 9:37pm

Shoot To Kill
1988 film with Sidney Poitier & Tom Berenger

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Grim news near Yellowstone
August 10, 7:34pm

All Reader Reviews by cary bertoncini

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Aquastar Aquastar - plus
Weight - 8.5 ounces, including the 1 liter lexan bottle. Dead on what I got for the weight on my scale. Features - water purifier, water storage, LED lantern. Just tested out my new UV Aquastar...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 20, 2:04pm

Drop Stoppers Microporous Polypropylene Rainsuit
I'm impressed with the quiet and comfortable suit. Haven't been in a downpoor yet, but I did use it while hiking and was impressed with comfort and lack of sweat buidup inside (I did remove a layer b...

In Clothing - Raingear
February 07, 10:47pm