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Another Option
Enter via Cottonwood Pass. Day hike Whitney from Crabtree Meadows. Hike north on JMT. Have a canister mailed to Reds and use for last three? days. This is very likely what I will do on my PCT t...

In GEAR » JMT with Ursack
July 08, 12:49pm

Re: Not allowed for use in parks
"I just checked with Sierra NF. They are OK with it but not acceptable in Yosemite or Kings Canyon." Not exactly. You can legally hike the JMT if you: 1) can do some high milage days...

In GEAR » JMT with Ursack
July 08, 11:59am

Snow or mosquitoes or both
You would have to go WAY up in the snow to avoid the skitos and the best part is when you are postholing through the snow AND swatting the bloodsuckers.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Nevada backpacking next weekend
July 08, 9:12am

Many crossings
I was over Glen in Early May and the main pack of PCT hikers have crossed as well. From the latest trail journals it sounds like there is still solid snow most of the way north of Charlotte Lake.

In Post-Trip Reports » Anyone travel Rae Lakes Loop? 2010
July 06, 5:41pm

Another Factor
I find this whole conversation fascinating because I really have struggled being able to eat on my Sierra trips regardless of what I ate. But, I have also paid the price by losing almost 15lb on m...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » need in increase calorie intake
July 06, 9:56am

Bacon
Take some bacon bits and mix in with mashed potatoes or mac and cheese. Everything is better with bacon.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » need in increase calorie intake
July 04, 1:56pm

Re: new-skin liquid bandage question
My two cents: 1. will new-skin liquid bandage repel dirt and grime? YES It is supposedly breathable which is fine, and I assume that water won't dissolve it quickly? CORRECT 2. If new-skin ...

In GEAR » new-skin liquid bandage question
July 04, 7:34am

Re: need in increase calorie intake
To the extent your stomach can stomach: 1) Add olive oil to anything possible. 2) Peanut butter. 3) Nido. I ran into a PCT thru hiker last year and asked her what she was eating. Her answer,...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » need in increase calorie intake
July 03, 6:16am

Re: Re: JMT / Counting calories
"Steven, lots of people come up with a food solution that looks good on paper, and the numbers all add up. Then they get about four days out on a long trip and find out that their stomach tell...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » JMT bear canister advice: pack low volume food!
July 03, 5:36am

Re: Re: Re: Planning
I use the Trails Illuustrated Map by Nat Geo for Sequioa/Kings Canyon. You will see the loop at the end on Route 180. The NP website has a description of the route

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Longer Trip for Vacation
July 02, 8:10am

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