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Re: Re: Rae Lakes loop
I think the permit station at Road's End opens at 7:00 or 7:30. They usually start giving out permits at 11AM the day before. There are a number of first-come, first-served campgrounds near Roa...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rae Lakes loop
August 06, 2:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Bobwhite Packraft Loop
That shot of the crystal blue water of the South Fork is like river porn. Dave, you still insist on having a sign-in to comment on Wordpress? I've gone to comment a few times but the Faceboo...

In Post-Trip Reports » Bobwhite Packraft Loop
August 06, 2:10pm

Re: to bring water shoes or not to bring water shoes on the jmt
Definitely not necessary.

In GEAR » to bring water shoes or not to bring water shoes on the jmt
August 06, 10:04am

Re: Re: Re: Death by...

In GEAR » Time to panic
August 06, 12:48am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Tenkara vs Golden Trout
Hey Justin, Marko gave some good answers to your questions. Sounds like all you need is some 5X tippet and a few flies - try flyshack.com or theflystop.com. I use an 11' rod. I bring a 1...

In Fishing » Tenkara vs Golden Trout
August 06, 12:46am

Re: Re: Re: Tenkara vs Golden Trout
Yes, the lemon tree was also very useful for the margaritas that went along with the trout.

In Fishing » Tenkara vs Golden Trout
August 05, 9:25pm

Re: Tenkara vs Golden Trout

In Fishing » Tenkara vs Golden Trout
August 05, 9:12pm

Re: Tenkara vs Golden Trout
I almost always fish dry flies these days. Good flies to use are elk hair caddis, Adams, mosquitoes, grasshoppers and ants. Size 12 works great, makes catch and release easy and the tiny fish won&#...

In Fishing » Tenkara vs Golden Trout
August 05, 9:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Best Food Storage Bag
Not in my pack, but at night I double bag it with an OPsack and nylofume bag from LiteTrail.

In GEAR » Best Food Storage Bag
August 05, 6:54pm

Re: Tenkara vs Golden Trout
Nice. After about a year I still am in love with Tenkara. I just got back from a 4-day trip in Kings Canyon and did just as well as my buddy who had a western fly rod. I caught 10-12 rainbows, abou...

In Fishing » Tenkara vs Golden Trout
August 05, 4:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Andrew F

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zpacks Company
I had the same experience as everyone else here. Joe got me a customized piece of gear on time and was very responsive to my questions and requests. Can't do much better than that.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 30, 10:01am

ULA Ohm
The Ohm is my go-to pack for trips that don't require a bear can. You can fit a Bearikade in it, but it's not very comfortable because it bulges into your back. I put a plastic frame sheet fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
November 15, 2:15pm

Katabatic Gear Alsek
See thread with pictures and comments here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=48962 I've used this quilt for about 20 nights no...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
November 15, 2:08pm