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About Me To paraphrase Pulp Fiction- I'm a dyneema grid man. Are you a dyneema grid man, Jimmy?
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Learn to enjoy...
I'm usually out there to hike and camping only meant I need not hurry to return to civilization with a daypack. That said, camping requires a lot of skills and I'm thinking now,that wildfi...

In Philosophy & Technique » People who don't enjoy camping
July 17, 11:15am

Re: Re: What shelter am I looking for?
Yep, I knew it'd come down to these two unless I want to do the whole myog thing. It may come down to material (sil vs. cuben) and whether this shelter would need to stand up to cold/snow. The...

In GEAR » What shelter am I looking for?
July 17, 9:11am

Re: Connected on the trail
It is a more connected world and there's nothing to be done about it, ... except maybe camp in a valley with no reception while sharing ridge-line photos with the world once there's recepti...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 17, 8:57am

Re: Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
Soloing cross-country will always be more risky than a trail in the middle if tourist season (summer). That said, I know of a few acquaintances who might have made that climb more risky ("hey...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
July 17, 8:40am

Avoiding the drought at Pt Reyes
Image shows clouds dipping into the Pacific momentarily ... - bring yer moisture-resistant stuff folks. Sure is pretty but can you hike it? .... to paraphrase the movie "the Dirty Dozen"....

In Post-Trip Reports » Avoiding the drought at Pt Reyes
July 14, 8:58am

Re: sleeping, in the woods?
Sleeping in the city or town isn't a picnic either. Had my share of loud, rude people with kids or pets inside decent medium priced hotels or even hostels. Schizoids in the hallway reading b...

In Philosophy & Technique » People who don't enjoy camping
July 14, 8:41am

What shelter am I looking for?
Been on the trail (couple backpack trips) for awhile and trying Outdoor Research bug bivy/S2S poncho tarp ... and just plain WP/B bivy combos (had a couple other smaller shops wares but returned un...

In GEAR » What shelter am I looking for?
July 12, 12:24pm

Re: Re: How One High Sierra Trip Turned Into Permanent Nomadic Travel
Great story and would love to do something like this May thru Sept, maybe October in a normal ,non-drought year .... but begs the question about reintegrating back into the wonderful world of work ...

In Editor's Roundtable » How One High Sierra Trip Turned Into Permanent Nomadic Travel
July 12, 12:19pm

Re: Rodents attack tent!
Yes I've heard of it both when the tent was empty and when occupied. Maybe an irresistible scent in there?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Rodents attack tent!
July 09, 12:40pm

Re: Proposed Grand Canyon development
Ah, the smell of free enterprise in the morning. Smells like tourists with bags of chips, a Pepsi, and flip flops, ... traveling in 4 minutes what used to take adventurers a couple days of sweat. ...

In On the Web » Proposed Grand Canyon development
July 08, 3:46pm

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