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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

Headin backwards
I have added back weight in a couple of area. 1) Better headlamp as my nighthiking increased. 2) Went from Ridgerest to ridgerest deluxe. I also stopped stressing about trying to hit 150 cal/o...

In GEAR » Evolution of UL Hiker
July 02, 7:57am

New Skin - Liquid Bandage
The product I take is call new skin. It smells just like clear fingernail polish and very likely is similiar. Ideally you would paint it on a hot spot prior to getting a blister. My experience h...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Training for a speed hike.
July 01, 12:27pm

Re: Planning
Kings Canyon NP. Rae Lakes Loop which is maybe 45miles. Then I would add side trips up toward Center Basin and other areas to get the mileage you are looking for. The only major obstacle would b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Longer Trip for Vacation
July 01, 10:15am

Ugly Feet!
I'm guessing that the weather was hot. I switched a year ago from normal lightweight wool hiking socks to very lightweight Wrightsocks. My goal is to keep my feet as cool as possible which cu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Training for a speed hike.
July 01, 6:55am

Re: thanks mike
I have both a Men's Large pinnacle and a set of poles. Are you in the southeast?

In Gear Swap » Need to borrow pack/poles for a friend
June 28, 3:29pm

Low hanging friut
Pitch your 18 oz. trekking poles and get some 8 oz. LT4 and you save 10oz. Then worry about cutting grams.

In Gear Lists » my "help change the first number to 5" list :)
June 27, 6:22pm

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