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Re Updates to Gear List
I don't run or workout and managed 20+ mile days. The fire ban this year prohibited alcohol stoves..... not that I saw any rangers. Wish I'd taken my tri-ti, not a great fan of canisters.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Colorado Trail Thru-Hike Summer 2014 - Input needed!
September 15, 3:23am

Colorado Trail Thru-Hike
I finished the CT a few weeks ago. A bit of Denver time was useful for me (to visit REI :-) and also get used to the altitude. I averaged about 17-18 miles a day 'easily' enough although...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Colorado Trail Thru-Hike Summer 2014 - Input needed!
September 08, 2:10am

Resupply food - from supermarkets, a redcoat needs help...
Everyone - thanks for the input, really useful; delayed reply as I have been in the hills :-) Anna - the book looks good but at $27 postage I think I'll pass and stick with Mags guide.. D...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Resupply food - from supermarkets, a redcoat needs help...
June 07, 12:10am

Resupply food - from supermarkets, a redcoat needs help...
So I'm thinking of hitting the Colorado Trail this summer (a concept that does not exist in the UK). I'd like to resupply from supermarkets as far as possible - the whole 'mail ah...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Resupply food - from supermarkets, a redcoat needs help...
May 31, 12:44pm

...stream crossing
I've crossed my fair share - normally solo in Scotland, generally in summer so pretty do-able. Last October a few of us were in the Cairngorms though, heading up to a camping spot we met a g...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Stream crossing horror stories
April 19, 12:20am

Re: Escalante and the Waterpocket Fold
Looks great. Must read up on this area and techniques needed to exploit it. And I thought the Sierras were a serious contrast to backpacking in Scotland and Europe....

In Post-Trip Reports » Escalante and the Waterpocket Fold
April 18, 12:12am

Moment DW; How much does it weigh?
I'll try again.... Henry "The interior is 10 oz (10.1 actually), the fly + stakes + stuffsack is 34-10 = 20 oz. Of the 20 oz, the included arch pole is 6.5 ounces. The "crossing...

In GEAR » New 2013 Tarptent Models
March 06, 3:51pm

Zpack Cloud Kilt Issues?
What are you doing Friday night ;-) ?

In GEAR » Zpack Cloud Kilt Issues?
March 05, 1:19pm

Unna vestibule
The Unna is as tough a tent as I have used; in 60mph + winds and driven rain in Scotland it has been like a limpet for me. With regard to 'views when raining' - who could say, possible b...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
March 04, 3:56pm

Moment DW weight
So what's the all-up weight Alex? Henry "The interior is 10 oz (10.1 actually), the fly + stakes + stuffsack is 34-10 = 20 oz. Of the 20 oz, the included arch pole is 6.5 ounces. T...

In GEAR » New 2013 Tarptent Models
March 04, 12:34am

All Reader Reviews by ed hyatt

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Montrail Hardrock
I wore these this summer over the very rocky GR20 (Corsica) and the GR5 Alpine (Geneva towards Nice). The pair I used on the GR20 (120 miles) are well worn and cut up; they would probably do the ro...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 12, 2:27am

MoonTrail Customer Service
Very good service and advice from Dan at Moontrail; I was ordering from overseas yet picking up in the USA and Moontrail were really helpful with that. Website is good too - especially the use of e...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 20, 8:04am