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You are correct that by about day 3, all planning goes out window. However, the value of the planning, isnt the plan. Its the education one gets by the process of planning. Equipped with pert...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thru-Hiking: When to plan and when to let it go?
January 22, 10:12pm

roclite 295
Cant wait to try them. I thought all the new shoes the past couple years were total garbage with regard to construction, and more important, design and fit. Im not going to hold my breath though.

In GEAR » 2013 inov-8 Roclite 295s
January 22, 7:55pm

at spring break
Between 50 thru hikers per day starting, and other section hikers, and spring breakers, expect to have around 100 people per day starting trail. Shelters will overflow, campsites will overflow, ...

In Gear Lists » Spring break hike GA AT
January 22, 7:44pm

I have several bags and several quilts. I prefer the quilts. An inquiring person might ask why i still have bags? I ask myself that too sometimes. Bags get smellier too. A wide quil...

In GEAR » Going from a Bag to a Quilt
January 21, 7:48pm

bearikade tool
Penny. And a spare one in my FAK. Drill small hole near top edge and put on a loop of cord to keep from losing if necessary.

January 06, 9:04pm

What would concern me most, is not if a new ursack can withstand 1hr of bear play. But can it withstand the amount it may receive over the course of its life. My guess, is no. Wear will be...

In GEAR » Ursack closer to being allowed in Yosemite?
January 05, 9:25pm

yosemit bag temp
Aug 1 or Aug 30? 6500 ft elev. or 11,000 ft elev. ? In the valley, you will likely sweat with anything lower than a 40F-50F rated. Yosemite ranges from 2000 ft to 13000 ft elev.

In GEAR » Yosemite bag temp for August 20f or 30f?
January 04, 9:01pm

Philmont list
Your not bringing an alcohol stove or esbit to philmont You will have crew cooking gear, not personal You dont need personal water filtration. Use the Micropur tabs they issue everyone You dont ...

In Gear Lists » Philmont list
December 31, 5:43pm

Bears need water, just like food, even moreso. In a very dry environment i can see them starting to associate humans with that as well if they have access to it.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Interesting bear can policy for Big Bend National Park
December 31, 9:52am

bear can policy Big Bend
considering lack of trees to hang from, or tie an ursack too, what they have written are the only sensible possibilities. the only other thing is to leave food unnattended.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Interesting bear can policy for Big Bend National Park
December 31, 8:06am

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