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Heya Ken, Sorry I don't have any tips, but I'm guessing this is in the Evolution area. Can you post some pics and a trip report when ya get back? I'm especially interested in the wea...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Emigrant Wilderness Piute Lake Question
September 04, 1:00am

It's better than nothing.
I agree it's far from perfect. I scared my wife pretty bad on a recent 7 day solo trip. I told her I'd check in at least once a day, and I actually checked in 2 to 3 times each day. It ...

In GEAR » My Spot Connect really let me down!
September 04, 12:49am

Camping near trailhead at South Lake?
From google earth I can see tons of parking at South lake near the trailhead. Is there plentiful camping as well near the parking lot or up the trail a little? I'm spending a night there to...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Help me plan a loop in Evolution area
September 01, 3:06am

Search on Lamarck?
Yipes! I hope that missing woman was found safe?

In GEAR » Lightest functional compass?
September 01, 2:03am

Not sure what I need.
I've always relied on gps. I've researched how to use it, and I understand declination and such. But since I've never used a compass in the field so I don't know what I need and ...

In GEAR » Lightest functional compass?
August 31, 5:29pm

Lightest functional compass?
Hi all, I'll need to go off trail a bit for my next trip. So I thought it's about time I learn to use a compass as my primary means of navigation. (gps will be my backup) I'm lo...

In GEAR » Lightest functional compass?
August 31, 5:06pm

Thx guys. I'm sold. Just picked up an HD2 at REI on sale. :)

In Photography » What camera took these videos?
August 29, 11:50pm

Any other camera like this?
I recently heard that the gopro doesn't have a replaceable battery and doesn't work well in low light. I may get it anyway, but are there any alternatives I should be considering instead? ...

In Photography » What camera took these videos?
August 29, 12:48am

I'm no camera expert, but I'm starting to think it's a gopro too. In the beginning you can see a shadow that looks like it's a head mounted gopro. I'm considering buying on...

In Photography » What camera took these videos?
August 27, 5:12pm

I dropped by packpack off a cliff once.
In big sur. Never did find it. Was only wearing a thin baselayer. Others shared clothing but I still had mild hypothermia by morning. Really sucked.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Near death experiences (or close calls) on the trail?
August 27, 3:28pm

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