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Itineraries...
Martin - Thanks for the information. That does make it much harder to choose! I think the best course of action would be to ask the boys what activities they want to do and see if an itinerary ma...

In Philmont » 2012 Itineraries are Posted!
March 05, 7:53am

Itineraries - How to guide the boys in choosing... (?)
So, were going in 2013 and have some time for the boys to decide on the itinerary, but never having been myself, I'd like to have some solid advice for the boys as they winnow down the choices....

In Philmont » 2012 Itineraries are Posted!
March 02, 11:50am

Re: Seeking New Resources
I second the request to have a PowerPoint presentation that we can show our scouts and crew leaders at the beginning of planning a trip. We're going to Philmont in the summer of 2013 and I'...

In Editor's Roundtable » Philmont Scout Ranch: How Light Can You Go?
February 16, 12:47pm

Re: East vs West
Great shots! Very valuable in ascertaining footwear and what we might experience there. Thanks!

In Philmont » A couple questions on Phlmont (tents, gaiters, boots).
February 15, 1:11pm

Boots (East vs. West)
Good point on Philmont being the desert and not full of thickets and brambles, which is exactly the sort of hiking we do on the east coast. I think our (eastern) mind-set is just that: Thick brush,...

In Philmont » A couple questions on Phlmont (tents, gaiters, boots).
February 14, 6:03pm

Tents, Gaiters, and Boots...
Thanks guys. Good comments. The kids don't normally eat in the tents but an occasional Cliff bar or something similar has probably been eaten, so a good washing is warranted. Gaiters sound li...

In Philmont » A couple questions on Phlmont (tents, gaiters, boots).
February 14, 11:43am

A couple questions on Phlmont (tents, gaiters, boots).
We're planning a Philmont trip in 2013 and preparations have begun. The troop went in 2009 so we have some of the logistics worked out but this will be the first trip for many of us. I have a...

In Philmont » A couple questions on Phlmont (tents, gaiters, boots).
February 13, 12:42pm

Re: stuffing
"You don't compare a Ferrari 430 to a Ford Focus do you?" It depends: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Focus_RS#Focus_RS_500 :)

In GEAR » Golite RS1 Quilt?
April 07, 8:43am

Re: Re: DIY Quilt from Sleeping Bag?
Douglas - That's a really good point about cold-weather sleeping and quilt vs. sleeping bag. If I were to try this, I could pickup a 40 degree bag, which would be a lighter starting point, and ...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Quilt from Sleeping Bag?
March 08, 11:04am

DIY quilt from sleeping bag
This particular bag uses Climashield XP, which is a shingled & layered synthetic stuffing, so I think the actual job would be fairly straight-forward.

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Quilt from Sleeping Bag?
March 08, 9:17am

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