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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

Two answers
Too much and more than I will during the next five years.

In GEAR » How much money have you spent in the last 5 years on gear?
August 18, 5:48pm

Re: Re: Re: Where Did Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Go?
"The constant snacking is probably completely unnecessary for most, but we've trained our bodies (and/or our brains) to think we need it...and possibly even require it." I would ev...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Where Did Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Go?
August 17, 11:16am

Re: Where Did Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Go?
Craig, I think you are comparing apples and oranges. Most of the threads regarding nutrition are in the context of 1) people that are doing high mile days. 2) people that are bonk while doing ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Where Did Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Go?
August 17, 5:58am

CCF for sore hips?
I went away from CCF to a Neoair precisely because of this. I find it hard to believe that moving to a CCF will be an improvement for sore hips but try it out. I personally would be looking at in...

In GEAR » Switching to a foam pad?
August 15, 8:19am

Re: Re: Re: Tales of 20 miles days... or how to do 20 miles and make it effortless.
Kevin, Your calories were not high enough. Try doing 250 calories, high carbs per hour. I bet you won't Bonk.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tales of 20 miles days... or how to do 20 miles and make it effortless.
August 13, 9:08pm

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