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Re: Re: conditions around 2nd week of June
I tend to agree about the Whitney area. I've checked it off my list and usually avoid it if I can. For this trip, it's just a convenient exit point since I need to keep the trip to 4 days...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Onion Valley to Whitney
March 04, 10:40pm

interesting
Thanks for the info. I'll have to give this a test run at home.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cooking trout with esbit stove?
March 04, 5:21pm

Re: Re: conditions around 2nd week of June
Thanks for the info Bob. Will Forester Pass be any worse than Whitney?

In Pre-Trip Planning » Onion Valley to Whitney
March 04, 4:18pm

conditions around 2nd week of June
So I'm having to reschedule the trip due to family commitments that came up and of course all the Whitney exit permits are mostly gone for when I want to go now. There are some exit permits av...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Onion Valley to Whitney
March 04, 2:43pm

Release date?
A little off topic but does anyone know if there is a hard release date for these pads?

In GEAR » New 2015 Exped Mats (with data table + help me choose)
March 03, 12:04am

Cooking trout with esbit stove?
Has anyone successfully cooked trout in a frying pan with an esbit stove? How difficult was it? I have two 4 day trips planned this summer where I plan to fish and eat it and I'm wondering if ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cooking trout with esbit stove?
March 01, 6:09pm

Sierra Mapper
Hey Adam, I appreciate all the info! It does seem like mapping and calculating distances is more of an art. And looks like Rae Lakes Loop is 42 miles which puts your mapping not that far off -...

In GEAR » Pre trip planning mapping software
March 01, 12:21pm

good find
I just ordered some as well to try out. I've been looking for an alternative to my parachute pants (REI Sahara) - these might fit the bill. I have some Bluff Works pants that are similar but ...

In GEAR » Cheap non-cargo nylon pants?
February 28, 3:06pm

I prefer EE
Both of those companies make great products - I've owned both. I prefer the foot box zip and straps of the EE quilts.

In GEAR » Enlightened Equipment Revelation vs. Hammock Gear Burrow
February 28, 3:04pm

just don't trust the mileage?
Here are two trips I'm working with right now in caltopo: http://caltopo.com/map?id=434F (Rae Lakes Loop - Caltopo drawn) http://caltopo.com/map?id=5P49 (Rae Lakes Loop - via Sierra Mapper)...

In GEAR » Pre trip planning mapping software
February 28, 12:13am

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Vasque Breeze GTX
I bought theses shoes for a day hike of Mt. Whitney. They performed very well. Good traction on wet rock and scree. I also used them for a 5 day backpacking trip of Whitney through the back country...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
February 20, 12:20pm