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Re: Bishop Pass South-North Lake Loop 9/17-21/2012
Those passing, middle of the night rainstorms are what make me reluctant to camp sans-shelter, using my tarp, ala Mike C! as a pillow. I make end up bringing the down quilt since I do have my synt...

In Gear Lists » Bishop Pass South-North Lake Loop 9/17-21/2012
September 13, 7:56am

Re: Re: All very helpful
Casey, those pictures are great. On one hand they make me really want to go into Ionian Basin, on the other, they bring home the reality of the cross-country travel, which I understood in my head, ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bishop Pass South-North Lake Loop ideas
September 13, 7:26am

All very helpful
All great suggestions and I’m printing out this thread to take on my lunch hour with my Harrison map to see what’s doable. I should have asked this question two weeks ago so I’d have more th...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bishop Pass South-North Lake Loop ideas
September 12, 10:24am

Re: Re: Bishop Pass South-North Lake Loop ideas
Not too bad, despite living on the East Coast the last 3 years. 2 years ago, I did sections of the TRT at that 24 mile a day pace and felt fine. Last year I did a Tuolumne Meadows-Vogelsang HST-T...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bishop Pass South-North Lake Loop ideas
September 11, 5:01pm

Bishop Pass South-North Lake Loop 9/17-21/2012
Gear List Probably staying every night between 10,000'-11,500', and current conditions are for overnight lows in the low 30s at those elevations, day time highs in the 50s and 60s. Too ...

In Gear Lists » Bishop Pass South-North Lake Loop 9/17-21/2012
September 11, 2:28pm

Bishop Pass South-North Lake Loop ideas
I'm doing 5 days, 4 nights, starting and ending at the overnight parking along the road near Parcher's Resort. I've read the treks in Backpacking California and Sierra South relating t...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bishop Pass South-North Lake Loop ideas
September 11, 2:11pm

Re: Suggestions for 4 day, 3 night hike in southern catskills
You should check out the ADK High Peaks forums for Catskills trips. There's a couple Catskills specific forums.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Suggestions for 4 day, 3 night hike in southern catskills
February 01, 8:03pm

Carpools and Rental Gear
@Bryce, Matthew and Jeremy - Thanks for the offers of possible rides. Right now I'm not sure if I'm in for both nights, or just Saturday night. Both nights would make the 5 hr trip more p...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » New England-area GTG #2: Winter Wonderland
December 14, 4:35am

Re: gear
I really want to say I'm in for this, as I didn't go winter camping at all last year. I just have to talk myself up for the 5 hr drive from Manhattan. Also presuming no setbacks with my...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » New England-area GTG #2: Winter Wonderland
December 13, 1:25pm

Re: Re: Electrolyte intake
I now bring Hammer Nutrition Endurolyte capsules and pop one per hour. I estimate 9hrs a day of hiking, and that weighs .28oz on my scale. That's about .03oz per pill. So throw in a couple f...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Get over elevation sickness?
October 12, 9:24pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim MacDiarmid

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Gossamer Gear
I ordered a Gorilla backpack from Gossamer Gear. It's my first venture into UL packs. I ordered a medium, and after trying it on for a few days and not finding it completely comfortable, I worri...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 15, 5:39pm