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Death Valley
Look at the Cottonwood/marble Canyon Loop. If you take it pay attention when crossing over into Marble, its a bit trick to navigate.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Death Valley, Panamint City via Surprise Canyon
December 01, 3:01pm

Re: Wet boots...on the inside
No, VBL and Goretex are the complete opposite. VBL keeps moisture from being transmitted through the membrane. Goretex is design TO transmit moisture through the membrane. Said another way. Gor...

In GEAR » Socks - neoprene or goretex?
December 01, 8:23am

Re: noob layering
"Not everyone hikes at 4mph Malto. ;)" I only wish! But actually you do have a point. I have been teased for starting out a cold morning without extra layers and hiking warmth in m...

In GEAR » Layer education for novice
November 30, 7:25pm

A better vest?
It's funny, while hiking yesterday I was thinking about how inefficient vests are when hiking in terms of warmth per weight. At least a third of the insulation is on your back, virtually usele...

In GEAR » Vests?
November 30, 6:39pm

Down to 20
I was out hiking a part of the AT in NY yesterday. Temperature was 24 deg. I was wearing thin base layer and windshirt and was toasty.

In GEAR » Layer education for novice
November 30, 4:41pm

Bob Open
Adan, Here is last year trip report at the bottom of the page. Here is...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual BPL Spring Run -Zion Training Thread
November 30, 9:12am

For temperatures above 20 I have two layers. A VERY lightweight long sleeve short. mine is Golite but it could be anything like Cap 1. Windshirt... For temperatures below freezing or in the 30s ...

In GEAR » Layer education for novice
November 30, 7:55am

Week 1 Training
week 1 S. - 17 TR, S - weights, M. -TM(65,13,5.5), T-weights, W - TM(65,13,5.4), H - Eating plus 5 recovery walk, F - 35 fast hike TR - Trail run TM - Treadmill(minutes, max incline at 4.5mph, ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual BPL Spring Run -Zion Training Thread
November 30, 7:10am

Couple comments
1) I would suggest 4 liter water capacity in SoCal. 2) have you worn the trail gloves for extended multiday hikes. Read this. 3) I woul...

In Gear Lists » 2014 PCT Nobo
November 30, 6:25am

Re: Simple.
"Just run a long line of windmills all along the Pacific Crest Trail(it's on the crest, right? it must get a lot of wind!), and then you can just plug in your little immersion heaters when...

In GEAR » Electric cooking in the wilderness – a rough analysis
November 28, 5:37am

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