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About Me 51 year old, new to backpacking, with a pair of 18 year old boys to set the pace. Ugh.
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Trekking Poles?
Matthew - great observation: "Instead of perhaps slowing down and carefully choosing my footing on trail that was very rocky I'd just clumsily blow thru it relying on the poles the whole w...

In GEAR » Trekking poles ?
April 05, 10:18am

WTB stuff for men & women--on a (tight) budget
Sent you an email to contact member Barbara - she has Thermorest Prolites - not too much different specs and a great price.

In Gear Swap » WTB stuff for men & women--on a (tight) budget
April 05, 1:36am

Trekking poles?
Here are my preferences: For me dual poles work well when: 1-hiking with groups that go faster than I can with a single staff. 2-rough terrain, shallow streams, helping a lot on tough hills ...

In GEAR » Trekking poles ?
April 04, 11:41pm

The Duomid...
Douglas - that looks to be best-of-both worlds between tent and a tarp with one end completely open for the view. Something for me to think about for next year's UL shelter. This should han...

In GEAR » The Duomid......
April 04, 11:19pm

Thermarest Prolite - PM sent
PM Sent if the Thermorest's are still avail, and just responed back with my email. (edited to be more clear - Thermarest, and response)

In Gear Swap » FS. Thermarest Prolite 3 regular and small, Vapor Ki Women's pack
April 04, 10:55pm

Lightweight Backpacking should gol metric
Maybe. But it's more encouraging for me to lose 10 lbs to an ideal 155 lbs, then only 4.5 Kg. :-) I'm just say'in...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Lightweight backpacking should go metric!
April 03, 12:15pm

Bean Dip, Cans, and ... Freedom?
No food cans or glass in BWCAW. I do appreciate the guidelines and rules though that preserve the area as much of a wilderness as possible. Won’t argue with that.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » UL Bean dip?
March 31, 7:31pm

Dear Milkman Devotee - I found Nedo
Good grief. Found it at Walmart, a mile from where I have worked for 3 years. Pretty good - way past my expectations and I mixed it to taste - about 1/3 to 1/2 strength. My Milkman sample should...

In GEAR » Dear Milkman Devotee
March 31, 6:59pm

Where's the Nido - Walmart
I just found it here in Mpls - go to the walmart web site, search NIDO, and check availability at the store closest to you. Worked for me .... for once. 1st impression is pretty good. I had low exp...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Where's the Nido?
March 31, 6:53pm

Non-Spider Spider-Bites?
"...based on findings...the vast majority of diagnosed "...bites,"...are just necrotic skin infections with no relation to spiders. A little splinter...with the right bacteria... and...

In GEAR » Tarps and . . . snakes? Please enlighten the noob
March 30, 9:37pm

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