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tips
1. Learn to use a compass. I know its not really a specific tip....but GPS fails, batteries die....its a life skill to use a compass. learn to take a bearing and reverse bearing, learn to triangu...

In Philosophy & Technique » Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
October 31, 12:51am

Foil Packet Meals
Anyone ever make foil packet dinners? Put veggies, meat and seasonings together, double wrap in foil and then freeze. By the time you get to your first night camp spot it should be close to defro...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Fun and fancy food ideas?
October 30, 12:41am

Fun and fancy food ideas?
I am taking my girlfriend on a quick one nighter with dogs this weekend. Since its only one night and low miles, we will have plenty of space, weight and time for some fun fancy cooking. Open to ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Fun and fancy food ideas?
October 29, 9:24pm

wow...thanks for all the great suggestions!
Thanks for all the great input everyone! I am gonna try the "old school" rolled oats with some things added to it and I am gonna look at Pack It Gourmet as well. Thanks!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cant stand oatmet for breakfast anymore...ideas?
October 29, 8:51pm

Cant stand oatmet for breakfast anymore...ideas?
Hey all SO my #1 go to breakfast when on the trail is instant oatmeal packets. Sometimes I spice it up with granola, dried fruit and berries, muscle milk, nuts...but, in the end, its still oatm...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cant stand oatmet for breakfast anymore...ideas?
October 27, 3:51am

down v synthetic
Is it worth looking into synthetic jackets? I know down is lighter and packs smaller, but doesn't hold any warmth if wet. Synthetic is heaver, packs larger but holds warmth if wet. Any other...

In GEAR » Montbell Down Jacket
October 26, 9:51pm

Down jackets
Is the difference between a jacket and a Parka just the hood? The Alpine light weighing 11.6oz and the UL Down Jacket weighing 7.6oz is quite a difference...is there a substantial difference in wa...

In GEAR » Montbell Down Jacket
October 26, 8:37pm

temps
I think those would be the extremes of temps. I would expect more mild temps for a majority of the time. In the really cold stuff, I would expect to layer. I should also mention I run very warm ...

In GEAR » Montbell Down Jacket
October 26, 7:58pm

Montbell Down Jacket
Looking at getting a down Jacket from Montbell....wondering what ya'll would recommend. It would be used primarily for 3 season backpacking in higher elevations.....temps maybe getting down in...

In GEAR » Montbell Down Jacket
October 26, 7:37pm

az trips
Ya....I have found lots of cool places, but most dont allow dogs. A few places I was thinking was up to Rainbow Bridge or maybe down into the Blue Range Primative Area....

In Pre-Trip Planning » Trip recommendations around Arizona in Mid October
September 18, 2:11am

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