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Just did that.
My 9-year-old daughter and I hiked up the Narrows about 45 minutes (after the end of the trail) and returned to the car. It is about 70% walking in ankle- to calf-deep water if you pick the right ...

In GEAR » What footwear for The Narrows Zion?
April 03, 11:22am

Re: Re: Geigerrig water from air
>"to produce electricity using cold fusion" I just rub two University of Utah researchers together whenever I need to heat something up. (A quarter-century old reference to Fleis...

In GEAR » Geigerrig water from air
April 02, 7:55pm

Re: Malto is the man
>"and be VERY ORGANIZED in your resupply strategies" and/or have a super-dedicated team of support folks tweaking the contents and timing of your mail drops.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » nutrition on the pct
April 02, 7:51pm

Re: nutrition on the pct
I'll let someone who does that themselves answer your main Q, but a tip I've learned from switching diets for myself, the kids, the dog, etc: Do it gradually! Transition over a few days f...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » nutrition on the pct
April 02, 4:43pm

Outing Clubs
Rishi: What school will you be attending? As many have said, "Get thee to the University Outing Club!" Like you, the other members will be poor, need to schedule around classes, ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » How to start mountaineering?
April 02, 4:30pm

Re: inside color for bag/quilt
Black is black in the visible spectrum. White is white in the visible spectrum. Alas, there is not much visible light at night, inside your quilt. When I've done timed experiments on diffe...

In GEAR » inside color for bag/quilt
April 01, 11:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: What Do You Do with Almost-Empty Fuel Canisters?
>"Also for those so inclined, Brunton made the "Fuel tool" for refilling some of their lanterns and stuff from a canister. It has a pipe fitting." I've got one of thos...

In Philosophy & Technique » What Do You Do with Almost-Empty Fuel Canisters?
April 01, 4:15pm

Re: old canisters
>"now you know why I have never used a canister stove. The expense, waste and disposal of old canisters is a drag." I felt that way for a decade until I took the plunge. It wasn...

In Philosophy & Technique » What Do You Do with Almost-Empty Fuel Canisters?
March 31, 9:09pm

REI dividends
After literally catching my mother-in-law a few times on slippery, muddy trails on Kauai last weekend, I ordered her Black Diamond trekking poles - the ones she planned to get BEFORE the trip, but ...

In GEAR » Rei dividends are here =)
March 31, 9:04pm

Re: Re: Possibly unusual headlamp question
I don't know if it would work for you, but using a Zebralight on a single AA and then doing it again with a second AA, would give you two batteries to recharge at a time. Personally, I went wi...

In GEAR » Possibly unusual headlamp question
March 31, 2:02pm

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