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About Me Originally from Louisiana, I enjoyed camping in my Boy Scouting days and eventually became an Eagle Scout. Many years later (2002), I discovered backpacking after going on an REI multisport trip to Alaska. My first backpack was to Grand Canyon, and I was hooked!
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Re: New Six Moon Designs "Refuge"
Another variation of the A frame. Dancing Light had the Arapaho which is similar. The wings will catch wind though huh?

In GEAR » New Six Moon Designs "Refuge"
November 07, 12:19pm

Re: GoLite Jackets 33% of MSRP
The rust red is not the current Ether model; it should be port red? Make sure of what year you are buying. If they are the current year model, I'd like an Ether, size large Caspian blue.

In Gear Deals » GoLite Jackets 33% of MSRP
November 06, 11:01pm

Re: Arkansas Hike.....Questions
I've done the Buckeye Trail/Caney Creek Trail and the waterfall their is nice, not spectacular. Great for a beginner trip. The water crossings are no big deal to me. The Dallas Sierra Club take...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Arkansas Hike.....Questions
November 06, 6:31pm

Re: Nunatak Down hood
replied to your PM Brett.

In GEAR » Online Sources of Down Hoods
November 06, 10:56am

Re: Re: Re: Avoiding altitude sickness
Another paper about the fitness question... It seems there was one paper in 1978 (Indian journal) with anecdotal cases suggesting ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Altitude Sickness
November 05, 7:55pm

Re: Re: Re: "Online Sources of Down Hoods"
I've got a Nunatak Down balaclava that I am not using these days and need to sell...

In GEAR » Online Sources of Down Hoods
November 04, 9:48pm

Re: HACE? HIGH-ALTITUDE CEREBRAL EDEMA (HACE) The majority of cases of HACE occur because they continued to ascend while they still had the symptoms of Acute Mountain Sickness. ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Altitude Sickness
November 04, 1:54am

Re: Altitude Sickness- one simple preventative measure
Hi Brett. That difficulty talking and performing simple tasks would have cause me to take that person down. Interesting about the breathing and that person then summiting though. I don't fo...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Altitude Sickness
November 03, 10:22am

Re: South Pass-Old Faithful.
The first thing that strikes me is, the daily mileage seems unrealistic. Maybe I'm jealous?...nah ; P Only taking non-waterproof matches for a firestarter seems a bad idea. I realize you hav...

In Gear Lists » South Pass-Old Faithful.
November 03, 9:59am

Re: Avoiding altitude sickness
Whether high-altitude illness occurs is determined by: 1. rate of ascent 2. altitude reached 3. altitude at which an affected person sleeps (referred to as the sleeping altitude) 4. individual ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Altitude Sickness
November 03, 4:53am

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GoLite Dawn
I have had this pack for several years and have taken it on multiple backpacks ranging from 2 days to 6 days. My pack weights have been over 15 pounds a few times with no problems. The materials and w...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 09, 12:05pm