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Re: Re: Grand Canyon Rim-2-Rim:
You'll be early for monsoon rains or afternoon thunderstorms, so if the forecast looks good, I'd skip the rain jacket. If the puffy isn't part of your sleep system, I wouldn't b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Grand Canyon Rim-2-Rim Day Hike Suggestions
March 26, 8:13am

SR lodging
Yeah, maybe. But you could check. 10 miles south in Tusayan, I've had good success booking rooms at reasonable rates at the last minute at Red Feather Lodge.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Grand Canyon Rim-2-Rim Day Hike Suggestions
March 25, 7:36pm

Re: Food
In addition to others' thoughts (eat edible food), I try to transition slowly to trail food. My first day looks like pretty normal food, in part because I won't carry it very far. Like a de...

In GEAR » Food
March 25, 6:56pm

Re: Re Grand Canyon Rim-2Rim Day Hike
2). If you stay low, maybe with curtains or a few boxes around you, no problem. 3). There is an EXCELLENT market / outfitter on the South Rim at the Market Plaza. 4 kinds of over-shoe ice creep...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Grand Canyon Rim-2-Rim Day Hike Suggestions
March 25, 6:35pm

XSUL Grand Canyon Rim-2Rim Techniques
1 gram: a U.S. $20 bill, with an engraving of Andrew Jackson on it. At Phantom Ranch, this can be converted into 3 lemonades, 2 power bars, a postcard and a stamp. Giving you 2 liters of fluids...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Grand Canyon Rim-2-Rim Day Hike Suggestions
March 25, 6:28pm

Renting
Having been in the business of renting backpacking gear, I have a few ideas. High-end hard goods are the only thing people tried to steal / not return / claim were lost. We'd collect dri...

In Gear Swap » For Rent: 12" Bearikade
March 24, 9:28pm

Re: Quality straw hat?
My coworkers in LowCal - geologists and engineers working at toxic waste sites in God-forsaken locations - have adopted the large straw hats worn by gardeners. They are pretty large, so I'd ...

In GEAR » Quality straw hat?
March 21, 12:13am

Black bear poop has berries and fur. Brown bear poop has berries, fur, and bear bells in it.
Don't you hate it when they find your Sat phone in a big pile of Spinosaurus poop? They worry about every trip after that happens just once.

In GEAR » Spot Satellite GPS Messenger
March 18, 5:27pm

Re: Spot Satellite GPS Messenger
>"I just told my wife that if she didn't get a message one night to look for one the next night " Or as I put it, Good news ("OK") is good news. No news is just no n...

In GEAR » Spot Satellite GPS Messenger
March 18, 5:25pm

Re: Alaska Packrafting When and Where?
Sorry, I haven't explored the Talkeetna Mountians yet. If you're looking for something really studly, here's Manfred & Sons' trip report from last summer. I hiked in the fir...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Alaska Packrafting When and Where?
March 16, 10:52pm

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