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Anyone know what life's like in Fairbanks?
I know there are some folks from Alaska on the board, so I thought I would give this a shot. My wife just got a job offer in Fairbanks that, except for the location, is too good to be true. I wor...

In Chaff » Anyone know what life's like in Fairbanks?
March 11, 6:36pm

Pole found
I found a pole. Thanks to all who responded.

In Gear Swap » WTB or FS: just 1 CF hiking pole
March 10, 10:05am

The carbon fiber poles only had a 1-year warranty on shaft breakage, so I don't think they'll be much help.

In Gear Swap » WTB or FS: just 1 CF hiking pole
March 07, 9:26am

Looking for 1 pole
Just a bump to see if anyone else is out there.

In Gear Swap » WTB or FS: just 1 CF hiking pole
March 07, 8:28am

re: two questions
1) If it helps, we had some cold nights on the CDT but the evenings were usually fine. On the trail, I didn't have any warm layers for my legs. I have light tights that I slept in and rain pan...

In Gear Lists » CDT gear lists
March 06, 8:15pm

WTB or FS: just 1 CF hiking pole
UPDATE: pole located. Thanks. One of my Leki Carbonlite poles snapped in half when a 70 mph gust of wind knocked me over in Glacier NP. So, I'm either looking to buy one carbon fiber pole ...

In Gear Swap » WTB or FS: just 1 CF hiking pole
March 06, 5:10pm

The New England Scenic Trail is around 215 miles long. I haven't done the CT section, but the Mass. section is nice--easier and more scenic than the AT in Mass. Best done in spring (like late...

In Pre-Trip Planning » 150-250 Mile Trails in US?
March 05, 11:42am

Veg meals
We're veggie. Here's what we do: Mac 'n cheese Barilla tortellini (this is awesome--cooks fast, high calorie density) Couscous Knorr's sides (about half of them are veggie) ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » meal ideas with a vegetarian in mind...
March 04, 6:03pm

Re: CDT gear lists
Are you going north or south? SOBOs get a lot more cold weather. Either way, your list is fine, and you probably don't need to change anything if you don't want to. Some suggestions: ...

In Gear Lists » CDT gear lists
March 03, 3:38pm

On long hikes, I usually carry a spare t-shirt for sleeping in and for town. On the PCT, I actually slept in my hiking short a lot of days. It was dry enough that even if I was sweaty when I got ...

In GEAR » Base layer recommendations for PCT thru
February 28, 7:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Scott S

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Mountain Laurel Design FS exodus
I used an Exodus FS for my 5-month CDT thru-hike. The pack was, by far, my least favorite piece of gear. What I didn't like: - The pack squeaked loudly and persistently, with almost every ste...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 23, 5:07pm