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books
Almost somewhere isnt bad. Its a book, as opposed to a trail journal. The Cactus Eaters is good. Skywalker on the at or pct is ok. Becoming odyssa is good. Things you find on the AT is...

In GEAR » Recommendations for a JMT or thru-hike book...
December 07, 10:03pm

solo
Solo is the best way most of the time. I like hiking with my son Not so much with other people.Always waiting on them.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking Solo?
December 07, 9:53pm

Duh
just look at weightlifting records: 56kg weight class: clean and jerk 165 kg snatch 135 kg total 296 kg or 5.285 X body weight. 105 kg weight class: clean and jerk 236 kg snatch 200 k...

In Philosophy & Technique » When backpacking, it pays to be small
December 06, 6:40pm

arc blast
One of my stays put a few pinholes thru my arc blast. Nothing a little cuben tape couldnt fix. 250 miles with a bearikade weekender did some interior damage with a few pinholes but nothing cube...

In Gear Lists » pct thru hike
December 03, 10:13pm

raingear
Ive used driduck jacket, and pants when i have them, under xlite for countless nights. No problems. Id rather have a pinhole in raingear than xlite. Im always soaked inside raingear anyway.

In GEAR » Foam Pad in the Winter?
December 03, 10:02pm

JMT
There are only a few places where the JMT is difficult to follow, but you can figure it out easily. For the most part getting lost would be quite difficult. You would have to get on wrong trail, an...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT
December 03, 8:30pm

aqua mira
You really dont need to treat most sources. I use less than reccomended. How long lasts depends on how much you use. At 4L per day, technically the 1 oz bottles would last 30 days or 120 L. The...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Availability of Aquamira along AT
December 03, 8:18pm

adjustable.
My son used the small circuit with adjustable shoulder straps. Outgrew the entire adjustable range in a year. So got him a medium, outgrew it in a year as well. Kids grow fast.

In Gear Swap » WTB (or recommendations): Backpack for 12 yo daughter...
December 02, 7:24pm

denatured
Alcohol is denatured.....only so it cannot be consumed as a drink. The sole reason, is that it is not taxed like alcoholic drinks are. Your government openly will poison you, before it allows ...

In GEAR » Ever wonder why there isn't an aluminum Trangia alcohol burner?
December 02, 6:09pm

CO
Good that your OK and found the problem. Ive used this topic for safety meetings at work several times. My employer even gave out free CO monitors to all employees one year. I put mine in my tra...

In GEAR » Don't forget gear for the house.
December 01, 12:14am

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