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Q Smith (neotech@ktc.com) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Texas Hill Country
About Me Folks call me Q. My major hikes include Weminuche Wilderness, Wind River Mountains, Aldo Leopold Wilderness, Guadalupe Mountains, and Big Bend. All I have to hike locally is Enchanted Rock and Lost Maples. My base weight is 9.5 lbs.
CitySan Antonio, Austin
StateTexas
CountryUSA

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you've been busy
vice nice photos. motivating!

In Post-Trip Reports » 2011-2012 in review
November 23, 1:52pm

It has been a week!!
Well? How did it go? Any photos? Talk to us please!!! q

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Guadalupe Mountains NP - November
November 18, 11:15am

proposed trails
Guys, I've been all the trails and places noted, and a few more. Those are some tough hikes (of course i'm 56). Also, check the wind forecast. It can blow you off the mountain! -...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Guadalupe Mountains NP - November
November 03, 8:42am

You are welcome
Luke, I posted this because I had the same experience. The rangers weren't even much help. Couldn't tell us for sure if we would find water. I like rangers that know their stuff from ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Aldo Leopold Wilderness
October 28, 12:42pm

Aldo Leopold Wilderness
Aldo Leopold Wilderness - Aspen Trail and Black Canyon Trail I just returned from the Gila Mountains in southwestern New Mexico and wanted to share what we experienced. Executive Summary ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Aldo Leopold Wilderness
October 28, 11:57am

Thanks Paul and Ken
Paul thanks for the lead... Ken, I have packed/hiked Guadalupe Mountains a lot. What do you want to know? Q

In Pre-Trip Planning » Disappointment :-(
August 22, 1:43pm

Disappointment :-(
I'm disappointed. I asked this huge crowd of backpacking knowledge for information about packing in Gila, east of Silver City, and HK is the only person that shared. This site is at its bes...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Disappointment :-(
August 21, 1:03pm

Thanks HK
Thank you. It is nice to know it hasn't burned. I arrived at Ruidoso the day their fire started - arrrrg. Carrying water is ok with me since all the hikes in Tx require that you carr...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Gila east of Silver City
August 16, 12:32pm

Gila east of Silver City
want to hike east of silver city in october. proposed loop route: start at emory pass and take #79 north to hillsboro peak and catch #117 take #117 to granite peak, to east curtis spring to ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Gila east of Silver City
August 15, 11:31am

goal based - using altitude
goal: be able to handle most single trails (2,500') my workouts: - job 4 to 5 miles daily (cardio), 1 hour - climb 150 stair master floors M,W,F with 40 lb vest (trunk,leg power), 50 minut...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Physical Training
July 25, 12:38pm

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