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Jackets
I am looking for a lw wind shirt with some insualting qualities. Pretty much a shell I guess. Good for dry and wet conditons down to almost freezing, part of a layered system. And I am looking a...

In GEAR » Looking for lighweight jackets
November 02, 12:58pm

Looking for lighweight jackets
I am looking for a recent post (past 2 weeks) which linked a review on a 4 oz jacket for roughly 100.00, but I cannot seem to find the post. Regardless, I am fairly competent with general lightwei...

In GEAR » Looking for lighweight jackets
November 02, 12:39pm

Brave!
>>>Came back to camp to find it riddled with holes from a squirrel or chipmunk. I still ate it. While wondering just how much rodent slobber was in there......<<< You are a bra...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Worst backcountry meal ever?
October 27, 12:35pm

A tale of a misguided scout
Personally, I love to cook, and I cannot say that I have ever had a bad backcountry meal (what happend as a youth may have been blocked from memory, I can' remember) ;) I had one scout on a...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Worst backcountry meal ever?
October 26, 3:19pm

Philmont Crew Tents list
Thanks, Jim, I had overlooked that one. So to sum up, looking at multi-man pyramid tents in the 5 lbs or less range, thus far I have 3 options: Black Diamond Megamid Mountain Hardware Kiva ...

In Philmont » Philmont Crew Tents
October 26, 8:57am

Philmont Crew Tents
I am looking for some suggestions for 3 or 4 man tents for Philmont Scouts. Doug Prosser's crew back in 2006 used MH Kiva tents, which, weight wise, works out nicely. I was fortunate enough...

In Philmont » Philmont Crew Tents
October 25, 8:52am

Boudreaux's Butt Paste
This really is the most amazing product you can use. Simply unbelievable! Sorry, I just can't go into all the details, but suffice it to say that my wife owns a preschool, though our experien...

In GEAR » butt cream?
October 24, 2:40pm

Third time's a charm!
Worst backpack trip? Sorry but we had to bail on this one, when we took the scouts up to Pine Mountain, GA, FDR State Park back in 2008. We drove up on Friday night, set up a temporary base camp ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Your Worst Trip
October 24, 2:31pm

Still many unknowns.
"He said he saw rescuers looking for him and could hear them, but that they couldn’t hear him." It was also said that he was halucinating after the third day. He may have been imagi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Man missing for 10 days found on Grouse Mountain
October 24, 11:32am

Seasonal considerations
Some folks overlook the temperature. If you are out in 40° weather, it will keep longer than if you are hiking in the 70s. And of course, avoid it being in the direct sun. Many of the bacon bit ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » How stable is shelf stable bacon
October 20, 10:32am

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