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Re: Re: Re: Zion Traverse
So is it safe to assume that if water was scarce this spring that it will be scarce in the fall, even after the rainy season? I would think conditions could be different. Will still check with the ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Zion Traverse
September 03, 10:19pm

Possibly WTB: Hexamid Solo Tent
Anyone want to part with a Hexamid solo tent? Figured I would check the used market vs getting a new one for an upcoming trip. Looking for like new, gently used, olive drab or white.

In Gear Swap » Possibly WTB: Hexamid Solo Tent
September 02, 9:27pm

Re: Zion Traverse
Thanks for the suggestions. I figured on carrying at least 4L at a time but will plan to have up to 6L capacity if needed. The Skurka Databook is very handy and I am surprised I did not find it ear...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Zion Traverse
September 02, 8:07pm

Zion Traverse
Heading out to Zion NP in early October. A friend and I are planning to do the Zion Traverse from North to South. He has already made the reservations. Day 1: Lee Pass TH to La Verkin Creek near...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Zion Traverse
September 02, 3:12pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: .
@Christopher: I considered doing the Kearsarge Pass resupply last year but we planned on going all the way through (I had to leave the trail at VVR). If I end up going this year, I will probably be...

In GEAR » ULA Circuit and Bear Canisters
June 04, 9:41pm

Re: Re: .
Thanks for the suggestions. I don't know why carrying a can vertically in the Circuit bothers me compared to others. Replaced the thin foam back panel with some Ridgerest foam and will try it o...

In GEAR » ULA Circuit and Bear Canisters
June 03, 9:49pm

ULA Circuit and Bear Canisters
Bear Canisters fit vertically in a Circuit. I tried carrying my BV500 this way and cannot stand the bulge of the round canister against my back, even with padding items. I really don't want to ...

In GEAR » ULA Circuit and Bear Canisters
June 01, 10:26pm

Re: JMT this year?
Hope this is not considered thread hijacking as this topic concerns me as well. I did Yosemite Valley to Edison Lake last year in mid August. The stretch between Red's Meadow and VVR seemed...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT this year?
May 30, 8:30pm

Re: Favorite pants?
Favorite pants? Locally, ones that are Permethrin treated, such as RailRiders Eco-Mesh. Other places, I am becoming a fan of Arcteryx pants, even though they have a much trimmer athletic fit than a...

In GEAR » Favorite pants?
April 25, 9:25pm

Re: check this...
That post you reference is what made me begin to question the Duomid vs Notch again. I am 175cm (5'9") tall and the Moment is perfect. I probably should have just purchased the Notch wh...

In GEAR » Duomid + Inner or Notch for AK or...
April 14, 7:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Ryan C

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DeLorme inReach SE
On many trips I used to carry a 406MHz PLB. For some activities I still do. But for everything else I have found the inReach SE fits the bill nicely. But realize that no matter what kind of electr...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
June 06, 12:04am