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Time Sheet and TR
Hello everyone, I've been really busy getting back to LA and dealing with the injury aftermath from the run. I will be working as fast as I can on the TR but unfortunately won't have muc...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
September 08, 11:20pm

Re: Brett has broken both supported and unspported records :)
Just some quick stuff for now I still haven't slept. First, thanks to all for the heartfelt advice given through this forum. They dramatically improved the probability of success (from 0!). ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
September 06, 11:02pm

here we go again!
i will be heading to the sierras in a few hours to begin acclimating for the second attempt and hope to start on wed. sep 2. hopefully this attempt will last longer than the last! my wife will b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 29, 12:04am

Re: Re: Another JMT Record Attempt - Jeff Kozak
If anyone hears how Jeff's attempt turns out please post it here. I will be acclimating when he finishes and would really like to know if he breaks the record before I start!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 20, 11:26pm

Re: Re: Sep, 2nd Effort
Art, yeah I'm planning to try and break both again. I redid my time sheet and slowed the pace 10%. Hopefully this will increase the margin of error and be a sustainable pace. This time though I...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 19, 10:27am

sleep amount
Michael and Aaron, how much total sleep did you plan for? I'm planning (hoping) to sleep twice 4 hours each time but probably will need at least some naps for the final ~1.5 day push. should be...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 18, 2:09pm

Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY – John Muir Trail speed attempt report
Awesome TR and attempt Michael! The hardship you endured is very inspiring and motivational. I hope I will be able to push myself as hard as you did on my next attempt. In the future I'd be hap...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 14, 3:44pm

rocks
I couldn't agree more with Aaron's comments about rocks. During rocky sections virtually all of my concentration is focused on the rocks and optimizing where I put my feet to minimize wear ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT Record Pace and Carbs v.s. Fats
August 13, 3:14pm

JMT fat vs carbs
As I've mentioned in the past, the latter part of my training and JMT recon hikes were done with Hammer gel but I swapped it for a 80% snickers 20% gel diet at the last minute to reduce the pac...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT Record Pace and Carbs v.s. Fats
August 13, 3:02pm

Perpetuem and Elmo vs Cookie Monster
Mark, Tom, (and others) I'm currently planning on taking 18k worth of Perpetuem and 3k of Recoverite for the second attempt. I was worried about the volume, but two of the large Perpetuem ju...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 13, 11:49am

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