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The only reason that the definition becomes important is in the requirements of the pack. (Do you approach the problem from a BPing or running standpoint.) If this is multiday then you essentially...

In GEAR » a good fastpack?
September 01, 9:31am

Let you?
Really?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tips to convince wife to let me go solo and still be around when I come back...
August 31, 8:21pm

Re: a good fastpack?
I would disagree with your definition of a fast pack. I doubt many run significant miles. However having said that..... I have used an MLD Burn for my fast packing (either definition) and have be...

In GEAR » a good fastpack?
August 31, 1:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: re: food planning
" I have omitted the trace amount of lecithin and all the micro ingredients" +1. Lecithin is yucky!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » How Much Extra Food? If Any?
August 28, 6:16pm

Seasonal
Bivy when cold, bug net with bathtub floor when not cold.

In GEAR » Bivy inside a Mid Shelter or Ground Sheet?
August 27, 4:21pm

Extra food
If you miss a meal, or two or three, will you be seriously hurt or die? That answers your question. People run marathons without eating every other mile.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » How Much Extra Food? If Any?
August 27, 4:15pm

Sore feet
1) Your feet are probably sore because you hiked a hundred miles and your feet aren't properly conditioned to do that. 2) one thing to help prevent sire feet is to not walk on pointy rocks. S...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Unsure about this conversion from boots to trail shoes
August 27, 3:39pm

Hiking food data
You ask some great questions. Unfortunately, there is very little real data (a whole lot of opinion.) dealing with backpacking nutrition especially the particular angle that you are interested in. ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » in defense of fresh foods?
August 26, 1:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Fire
"so, if in the 25 yrs since it last burned, and that 1987 was FAR to long in coming and it killed a lot of the trees, then what else will be there besides "undergrowth". it can't...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » California Rim Fire is getting BIG!
August 25, 3:17pm

Fire
Isnt this the same general area that burned in 1987? If so then how did the undergrowth get so bad to allow this fire to take place? If fire is needed to stop big fires then why didn't it work?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » California Rim Fire is getting BIG!
August 25, 12:07pm

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