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Don't fear.
You have an order of magnitude more experience than most of those going through. Also, I have seen the pictures, it is hardly chocked full of snow. Surprise, surprise, there is snow on the Sierra...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Leaving for a section hike on the PCT/JMT soon and feeling nervous
June 02, 5:11pm

Why?
Why does a thread have to get hijacked just because it is a different kind of activity than some like or are capable of doing? If you aren't interested then don't post. I look forward t...

In Philosophy & Technique » JMT Record Attempts - 2014
June 01, 6:38pm

Re: Anyone (else) remember camping in the 1960s?
First, in my case late '60s..... I can still remember the smell of the heavy canvas tent and the clank of the 123 color coded poles. Hmmmm..

In On the Web » Anyone (else) remember camping in the 1960s?
May 05, 7:25pm

Re: Re: Rock Climbing Bears!
Wasn't there some suggestion on placing food on a steep ledge to protect from bears. That myth is debunked.

In On the Web » Rock Climbing Bears!
April 29, 5:44pm

Nearly impossible
On the Burn but I have my water in hipbelt pouches which in my view is better since it take many lbs off the back and transfers to hips. The burn is a much narrower pack than some of the others wh...

In GEAR » MLD Packs and side pockets
April 28, 8:08am

Bad TENT conditions
Whether or not the conditions were bad for you or anyone else, that doesn't impact what the tent sees. You had a hard rain, no wind, temperature wasn't an issue (for your tent). I would b...

In GEAR » A tent's ability to withstand heavy rain
April 28, 5:26am

Re: Re: thanks so much
Aaron, Do you use an umbrella with that bivy? I recently heard of some hiker that did that. I drew up some similar designs but couldn't imagine crawling in that if it were raining.

In GEAR » Bivy or Duomid for speed treks
April 27, 12:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Would a simple A-frame tarp provide suitable weather protection for a PCT thru hike?
I don't view this as a weight question. If your wife insists on bug protection then ask yourself if you want to be in a fully enclosed tent every night. I view a bug tent as being a much bett...

In GEAR » Would a simple A-frame tarp provide suitable weather protection for a PCT thru hike?
April 27, 11:25am

Re: My 1st Pack Almost Done
Love the reuse of components. Likely cut the work down significantly.

In Make Your Own Gear » My 1st Pack Almost Done
April 26, 7:08pm

Re: Would a simple A-frame tarp provide suitable weather protection for a PCT thru hike?
I used a catenary cut tarp, BPL stealth nano, on my PCT thru hike. I set her up a total of three nights and was rained on once and had everything from rain through snow the other night. The plain...

In GEAR » Would a simple A-frame tarp provide suitable weather protection for a PCT thru hike?
April 26, 5:59am

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