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Re: reports and summaries
An old anecdote: Two of us were skiing up Lassen Peak. We saw some clouds in the west, but we were skiing up the southeastern ridge, so we couldn't pay close attention. The clouds got worse, bu...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thunder: How close is too close?
August 12, 1:23pm

Re: Re: "Light" weight backpack to carry 40-50 lbs
"Dont sacrifice 0.5-1 lb for the sake of being able to carry those loads more comfortably" The original poster didn't state anything about comfort. --B.G.--

In GEAR » "Light" weight backpack to carry 40-50 lbs
August 12, 1:08pm

Re: Wow!
"2 of the bars I tried had bone fragments...." Those are your mineral supplements. --B.G.--

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Tiny dense calorie brick
August 12, 12:51am

Re: Best rainwear for a month in monsoonal summer on JMT
Remember that California is experiencing the third year of an extreme drought. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Best rainwear for a month in monsoonal summer on JMT
August 11, 9:35pm

Re: Water bottles and boiling water
If you like stainless steel, I latched onto some SS water bottles with hard plastic screw cap. The volume is 24 ounces. They were at the Dollar Store, so $1 each. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Water bottles and boiling water
August 11, 6:00pm

Re: Re: photos
The solution is to use a calibrator on each monitor, especially the one where photo editing is performed. I use a Spyder, but there are others. --B.G.--

In Post-Trip Reports » North Lake Loop via Piute Pass and Lamarck Col
August 11, 1:57pm

Re: What is the best way to have Map handy"
"Saturday morning the 17th" Uhhh, which month is that? The 17th of August is a Sunday. --B.G.--

In GEAR » What is the best way to have Map handy
August 10, 11:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Yes
As long as you are stuck with normal consumer-type GPS receivers, you are sort of stuck with the normal file formats that they generate. As soon as you move up in the market, there are some special...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
August 10, 9:38pm

Re: Family visits on JMT?
Devils Postpile is accessible by car, and there are many lodging options from there out to Mammoth Lakes. VVR is accessible by car, but VVR is several miles away from the main trail. --B.G.--

In Pre-Trip Planning » Family visits on JMT?
August 10, 8:29pm

Re: If small, cargo pocket of pants; if big such as my TH JMT map, side pocket along with water bottle.
"Keith, I am starting my JMT at July 18th SOBO, same day as you." Do you have a time machine? --B.G.--

In GEAR » What is the best way to have Map handy
August 10, 8:26pm

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