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Re: DeLorme inReach SE
The product manager came alive, but there is still no resolution. Edit: Now Customer Service has found a billing error, and now they need to look for more. For those of you who pay for the in...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE
July 23, 12:42pm

Re: quilt for Whitney in Sept
"Bob do you think the 20* would be sufficient then?" I would think that is a practical target. My normal summer sleeping bag is rated for 30*F. Instead of having a different 20*F ba...

In GEAR » Quilt for Mt. Whitney high camp
July 23, 12:35pm

Re: Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
They emerged from that stall and are continuing up toward Glen Pass. The trail is a bit rough in there, so I hope that they have powerful headlamps for the night. --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 23, 12:12am

DeLorme inReach SE
We've had some good discussions about this satellite communicator and its plusses and minuses. One word of warning that I have to add. Do not expect to get your inquiries to the main office ...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE
July 22, 11:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: See Krissy and Jen Run
Interesting, isn't it? There are several criss-crossing trails around there. They might have misnavigated in the dark. Or, they may have had to duck off to Charlotte Lake to pick up a food p...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 22, 11:24pm

Re: Re: Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
"SPOT took a break." It kind of makes you wonder, doesn't it? I could understand if that terrain had lots of heavy tree cover, but it doesn't. --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 22, 6:24pm

Re: Re: Favorite Powdered Electrolyte Drinks?
For those of us who tend toward a potassium deficiency, substitute dieter's salt. It is mostly potassium chloride instead of sodium chloride. --B.G.--

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Favorite Powdered Electrolyte Drinks?
July 22, 5:33pm

Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
The Spot device sampling rate seems to be once every ten minutes, so it is missing a few of the twists and turns of the trail. For example, it seems to have missed the bottom 150 yards of the trail...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 22, 5:26pm

Re: Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
Why did they spend four hours getting from Whitney Portal to the summit of Mount Whitney? The John Muir Trail connects Happy Isles in Yosemite with the Mount Whitney summit, not with Whitney Por...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 22, 4:46pm

Re: WTB: Film Canisters
We probably agree that plastic film canisters are strong, the caps are good, and they are air-tight. One small problem is that they are not very tall. For some items, you would like a taller can or...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Film Canisters
July 22, 4:36pm

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