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Camino de Santiago
I will try to get him in touch with you. He is in Iceland now, but I'll see what I can do.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Camino de Santiago
October 28, 1:13pm

Camino de Santiago
Newton, my 19 year old son did it this past summer. He was on the trail in less than 2 months. He really liked the trail but, honestly, thought the hiking was quite easy. I think mileage was ver...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Camino de Santiago
October 28, 12:49pm

S. California - Where to go this weekend?
I was in your quandry in July and someone directed me to the Palisade area. Its pretty easy access; Big Pine up Glacier Lodge Road. The scenery was spectacular and backcountry access was a breeze...

In Pre-Trip Planning » S. California - Where to go this weekend?
October 22, 1:43pm

What kind of container
I have been present 3x when rodents ate through a backpack. One of them was my son's GoLite Pinnacle, which is a fairly hefty fabric. The other was my lighter REI UL bag. The third was a pre...

In GEAR » Does slick Spectra bear bag line deter rodents climbing down it?
October 21, 1:03pm

Does slick Spectra bear bag line deter rodents climbing down it?
}Do people have experience with rodents climbing down line and getting into their food? I have been raided several times. They are either climbing down the line or jumping from the tree. Since...

In GEAR » Does slick Spectra bear bag line deter rodents climbing down it?
October 21, 11:36am

Bug Out Bag / Prepper Setup / Survival-based UL kit and philosophy
Don't shoot when I come by once it all hits the fan. I'll be the guy with the little cuben backpack and a bottle of bourbon.

In GEAR » Bug Out Bag / Prepper Setup / Survival-based UL kit and philosophy
October 08, 1:57pm

Whoa
The sudden drop in swimming times had nothing to do with compression causing better performance. It had to do with improved streamlining of the athletes in the water because of the fabric. Bounda...

In GEAR » Compresion Leg Sleeves... like <> no like ?
October 08, 1:27pm

Finally making the jump to a tarp/bivy set up
Sounds like a good option to me. If you want to do your due diligence, you might look at the offerings from Zpacks in cuben. Plenty of good reasons to go either direction. Good luck.

In GEAR » Finally making the jump to a tarp/bivy set up
October 07, 1:27pm

Clothing / Sleeping help for Tennessee in October
+1 on what Jake said. I would cut your extra clothing out. It weighs a lot. And avoid cotton on this trip. I would not carry that heavy tent if I planned sleeping in shelters. The AWOL book wi...

In Gear Lists » Clothing / Sleeping help for Tennessee in October
October 03, 10:00am

Site selection
I think site selection is really important regardless of whether you have a floor or not. I generally look at the debris around a site to see if it looks like water has been pooling in or flowing ...

In GEAR » Wet Weather Shelter Philosophy
October 01, 11:37am

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