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Just always start early (some long hikes will start at 2am) and plan to be headed down below treeline before storms start to build after lunch. Never be afraid to stop and turn back either. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Blanca Peak Hiking (Need Reality Check)
July 25, 7:56pm


In Philosophy & Technique » How you look when you go backpacking...
July 23, 6:19pm

"Philmont in '09 and they said that Philmont is against bringing water containers that have held anything but water due to potential scents attracting bears and all water containers brough...

In Philmont » Nalgene vs BYOB (and Bears)
July 22, 5:46pm

If the ground isnt good enough for the Ti stakes, put rocks on them. No big deal. Or, use sticks, and put rocks on them. In rocky soil, it may take a thin ti stake just to be able to push it ...

In GEAR » tent stakes/pegs
July 22, 2:15pm

Its not lethal, and someone that threatened you enough to warrant being sprayed certainly isnt going to "turn you in" . If that was my best means of defense at the moment, I wouldnt hesit...

In GEAR » Solo Wilderness Security
July 22, 9:40am

I dont worry about what I eat on the trail. If I was on a really long trek, like a couple of months, sure I would. But for a week or so, no way. The more junk I eat, the more calories I can co...

In Philosophy & Technique » GORP
July 22, 5:32am

I grew up in an area in the southeast US, in the middle of millions of acres of paper company timberland and National forest lands. I remember as far back as the 70s the police busting pot farms i...

In GEAR » Solo Wilderness Security
July 21, 3:05pm

As far as UL, it can cost from $400 to $2000, depending on what you want to spend. UL gear does not have to be more expensive than heavy conventional gear, much of it is cheaper. An alcohol stove ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » first time hiker help me out with some basics so i can enjoy it as much as you guys
July 21, 2:39pm

I love trail mix. All kinds. With dried fruit, etc. I dont like yogurt covered things in them. We had some with peanut butter chips and chocolate chips last time that was really good. D...

In Philosophy & Technique » GORP
July 20, 7:15pm

They have been busting pot farms on forest land for decades. Usually easy to spot from the air. You have to remember 2 things: 1) if its not ready at hand, it probably wont do you any good ...

In GEAR » Solo Wilderness Security
July 20, 5:23pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm