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About Me Grew up in the PNW loving the Oregon Cascades and High Desert. Too many years in the Army "hiking" mountains in Afghanistan.
Settled down and getting back to my backpacking roots.
CityRaleigh
StateNorth Carolina
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Green Thumb

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FYI
For general information, I got word from the Carolina Mountain Club about that area of the Mountains to Sea Trail. After reaching Green Knob continue on the MST until until it crosses the BRP a...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Camping at Pigeon Gap near Blue Ridge Parkway MP 412.5
December 06, 4:42pm

Camping at Pigeon Gap near Blue Ridge Parkway MP 412.5
I'm planning on stopping here for night 3 of a 4 day trip. Does anyone know if the nearby area is suitable for camping? Water? If not, I may cache a gallon near the road. If anyone can let ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Camping at Pigeon Gap near Blue Ridge Parkway MP 412.5
December 05, 4:49am

Update on trip plans
I settled on a route for this winter trip. I hiked a small section of the Art Loeb Trail a few months ago with my two year old son. We did a short overnight loop over Black Balsam Knob to Ivestor G...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Winter Carolina/Virginia Appalachian
December 04, 4:07pm

Winter Trip N. Carolina/Virginia
I'm short of backpacking partners with fortitude. I'd really like to get out over my winter vacation for a 3-4 day trip. I'm targeting the week prior to Christmas. I'm in Raleigh,NC...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Winter Carolina/Virginia Appalachian
November 19, 10:36am

I like those D-ringsy
I'm digging those D-rings. Thanks for the tip. I added linelocs last weekend. I'm heading out for a short trip just after Thanksgiving. I'll snap some pictures and give a report on how ...

In Make Your Own Gear » To D ring or Not to D ring
November 12, 5:48pm

Upholstery
It looks sort of like the piping that they put in the trim of upholstery.

In Make Your Own Gear » Can you id this?
November 08, 7:50am

Loop
Newton, I originally planned to sew in a tie off loop inside the ridge for my bivy tie out. I forgot to place it as I was sewing the ridge line. Up til now, I have just tied it off with 1.5mm c...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Bivy
November 06, 7:06pm

Thanks!
I wish my son only weighed a quarter pound, especially near the end of a trip and he only wants to ride on my shoulders. It makes me especially grateful that I cut my base weight to 8 pounds. T...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Bivy
November 05, 4:18pm

Thanks!
It didn't even occur to me to use LineLocs. It should have been a no brainer. Way easier than the tautline hitch i've been using.

In Make Your Own Gear » To D ring or Not to D ring
October 27, 5:47pm

MYOG Bivy
I've been meaning to get these pictures posted for awhile. Like a few others, I used Jamie Shortt's bivy at www.lytw8.com as a reference. Jamie was great with pointers and advice. I used...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Bivy
October 27, 5:44pm

All Reader Reviews by Green Thumb

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MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
I really tried to like this filter. It is awesome for the first 10 gallons or so. After a couple months of light use(about one overnighter a month), the original filter element crapped out and the uni...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 17, 3:57pm