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Re: Re: Supply at VVR or MTR
There is no "typical". It depends on the time of year - Thin in June, abundance in late July, August, September. The last time I was through in September I had my pick of ProBar Mea...

In Gear Lists » RE Supply at VVR or MTR
July 27, 2:08pm

Re: Probars
Just a FYI - Advantage Nutrition is selling them at $25.99/ box of Meal bars. Free shipping over $100. (no vested interest here...)

In Gear Swap » FS Probars & Core bars
July 27, 1:32pm

Re: Re: RE Supply at VVR or MTR
After MTR, and aside from the safety and hanging issues, you don't need to get everything in the canister until your first night south Pinchot Pass. Until then you can hang what doesn't fit...

In Gear Lists » RE Supply at VVR or MTR
July 27, 8:51am

Re: Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
Erik Skaggs ‏@theskaggs "@SheltonJenn finished the JMT at 4:36 this afternoon." By my unofficial, hasty, SPOT/Local/PCT time calculation - (start: Whitney Portal - 7:11 am o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 27, 7:09am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Record attempt
Edit: The last point at 11:30 PT showed a GOOD battery state. at 11:30 she had ~ 12 miles to go, maybe 6 hours ? SPOT should show up again, I would hope.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 26, 3:53pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Record attempt
Well, regardless of the clock rate, it has now been stalled for over 3 hours.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 26, 3:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Record attempt
"Spot tracking points were at ten minute intervals on the eighth minute. Then all of a sudden, they are on the fourth minute. " Interesting. Same thing occurred here. 8th minute , t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 26, 3:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Record attempt
"There is a strange part of GPS reception. It is called a GPS blunder." So in this case there were 4 consecutive "blunders" - 6:48, 6:54, 7:04 and 7:14 ? (at 7:24 SPOT was...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 26, 2:59pm

Re: Record attempt
^^^^ "Spot reception is funny." Yep. Hard to figure out how it can be off by so much. Edit: This view is towards the southeast.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 26, 1:46pm

Re: Re: Re: New, clearer stove regulations are out for Yosemite and SEKI!
Just to stir the pot a bit... from the Inyo National Forest Fire Restrictions page – "Beginning June 27, and until further notice, the following restrictions will be in effect:...."...

In GEAR » New, clearer stove regulations are out for Yosemite and SEKI!
July 25, 8:46pm

All Reader Reviews by Greg Mihalik

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Therm-a-Rest Neoair
This rating reflects use below 40° F. For summer use it could go much higher. I have wanted to try the Therm-A-Rest Neoair (72"), hoping it would be both light and warm. I've been thr...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 18, 10:35am

Petzl e+LITE
Just to get my experience into this thread here is a ...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
December 02, 7:00pm

Alpkit CarbonLite
Poor packing on my part resulted in a TD 12-10 stove getting a little squashed. I straightened it out as best possible and continued to use it for 8 more days, with no discernable loss of functionali...

In Trekking Poles
June 09, 6:23pm