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great Run
thanks for the Writeup. Couple questions. 1) are you thinking the respiratory issues were caused but the Reds dust, exertion, or combination? one thing I have noticed on some of my more aggressi...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » JMT speed record attempt
July 17, 5:19am

I have a problem
I recognized this when I completely cut up a brand new pair of hiking pants before I ever wore them. I knew I had a sickness. I think there is one huge advantage of making your own gear ie, she...

In GEAR » Do You Have a Gear Modding "Magnificent Obsession"?
July 16, 7:45pm

A completely counter view
First, I do a caffeine pill every four hours while hiking. I did it on my thru and have continued since. While I do have some of the concerns that Art mentioned regarding "performance enhanc...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » caffeine pills instead of coffee?
July 16, 10:09am

Couple thoughts
1) are you overheating when you go to bed, causing you to sweat and get cold later? 2) you may try VBL. That has done wonders for me allowing me to stretch 3 season gear down well below its typic...

In GEAR » Please give suggestions to help solve waking up from cold
July 15, 5:45pm

Little pump
In spite of catching quite of bit of crap from some of my fellow UL hikers, I often carry the little pump that Thermorest makes. I HATE blowing up a pad at the end of a long day.

In GEAR » ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matrass please
July 05, 7:26pm

Re: Re: Lions and tigers and bears, oh my
"Skurka no no longer teaches food hanging techniques and focuses on canisters for their ease of use and time saving." And the chances of skurka taking a bear canister if he hiked the A...

In GEAR » Lions and tigers and bears, oh my
July 04, 9:08am

Re: Re: Re: AT supported record attempt - Scott Jurek
"So does he have a van that follows him the whole time? And he gets to camp at the end of the day and someone walks up to him and cooks his dinner and fills his water and stuff? That would sur...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » AT supported record attempt - Scott Jurek
July 03, 5:18am

Re: Re: High likely hood of rain. What rain shell would you carry?
Shorts no shirt and truck along. fewer item to dry later. In those temperatures you are going to get wet either from rain or sweat. Embrace the wetness but limit what gets wet. Too cold then ad...

In GEAR » High likely hood of rain. What rain shell would you carry?
July 01, 8:25pm

I never ceases to amaze me how creative some folk can be. So simple and doesn't require an expensive backer packer magazine recommended gizmo.

In Make Your Own Gear » Accurately weight the fuel left in a canister — using your hiking pole
June 27, 6:42pm

A couple options
On the PCT I used hundreds of bags of Malto powder. 8 found it very easy to pout into a 32oz gatoraid bottle. You can also use Doug's method but I generally tried to keep the bags intact for ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Is there a better way to get powder into a drinking container?
June 27, 6:40pm

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