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Re: above
In reference to the above, skip the chuckwagon dinner. I would describe it as ......pretty bad. Seriously. They should be embarrassed.

In Philmont » Purifying water (with dead things in it)
June 17, 6:46am

Tnf
$20 is pretty high price for a real thrift store, at least near me.

In GEAR » Is this North Face jacket worth $20?
June 15, 10:32pm

Bivy
You dont need the bivy For your use its just dead weight Sounds like you just want to experiment with one to me, but you have a good shelter that doesnt require it. Set your hexamid up Cowboy...

In GEAR » About to order Borah CF bivy to pair with tarp for JMT/SHR: questions and expectations
June 13, 8:56am

Tent
If you like it, keep it. You will have ample opportunities to swap. Its not your gear that will get you to Maine. Its your head.

In GEAR » BA Fly Creek on AT- keep or swap now that I use trekking poles
June 08, 10:52pm

Cannister
Mine averages about 10-15 ft. With rocks stacked on it. Mr. or Mrs. Bear knows exactly where you are, how many of you there are, what you ate for dinner, and how long its been since you bathed...

In Philosophy & Technique » Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
June 06, 12:59pm

Water
There is no way to say. Whats dry one week, can gush the next after a little rain. A dry winter, does not mean a dry summer. Last year seemed it rained more days than not the second half of july.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water conditions on the JMT this year
June 02, 9:04pm

morning excercise
the reason you want to do cardio excercise first thing in the morning on an empty stomach, is because you havent eaten for 12 hrs or so and your bodys glycogen stores are low. Excercising this w...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » caffeine pills instead of coffee?
June 01, 7:20pm

Caffeine pills
Theres more to coffee than caffeine. If you are addicted to caffeine and get headaches without it, take some pills. Otherwise its just being silly imo. Some like chocolate coated coffee be...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » caffeine pills instead of coffee?
May 31, 11:22am

Snow
You can get dumped on at any time Only difference is how long it sticks around Last yr 1st week aug had good snowfall on south end. I think whitney got 2'

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT Start in Mid September? Lyell Canyon?
May 31, 9:23am

clothes
I dont. My body stays pretty clean under long sleeves and pants. Short sleeves leave your legs coated with a layer of grime. My clothes after 5 days on trail in sierra.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How do you rinse out clothes? Wash off body?
May 31, 8:43am

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm