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Getting the most from your bag
Sleeping bag liner - I add in winter. S2S alleges 15 deg additional warmth but I'm skeptical. Bivy - This will add both a wind block and capture some heat. A warm hat - common sense A warme...

In GEAR » supplementing a sleep system
August 10, 6:17pm

PCT Pants
I'm looking for the perfect thruhiking pants that I can buy and not have to do serious surgery. Criteria: 1) Synthetic. 2) NOT convertible. 3) No zippers on pockets 4) Minimum pockets (ide...

In GEAR » PCT Pants
August 10, 12:02pm

Re: Dawn power chemistry
Taked with our resident experts and there is nothing magically with this formulation. Very likely the amine oxide is providing the benefit seen. Amine oxide is found in many laundry detergents an...

In GEAR » sooty pots no more
August 10, 9:31am

Mice and tarps
On my last Sierra trip I was camped out next to evolution lake, hiding from the mossies in a tarptent when the biggest scariest mouse started scurrying about. It was sort of cool to watch him do h...

In GEAR » Getting used to tarps
August 10, 7:26am

Re: Re: sooty pots no more
I will talk with my resident PHD's and report back.

In GEAR » sooty pots no more
August 09, 5:08pm

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

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