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Re: "...got your EXOS yet?"
ha.. shoulda got a diesel TDI or something with some zip AND better fuel economy. :D my backpack gear is pretty much at homeostasis so i have to acquire things vicariously though others :) ie...

In GEAR » Exos 58 + Mora
May 11, 9:11pm

Re: FOOD
I'm hoping to one day do this in conjunction with the northern most 300mi of the AT.. starting at my "highpoint" in NH and finishing at Katadin. I really want to do Mahoosuc notch. ...

In Editor's Roundtable » 100 Mile Wilderness
May 10, 3:21pm

Re: Re: Re: Training Thoughts- Approaching First Long Hike
not really prep. but during the hike you will need to keep up with body maintenance. Start each day a bit slow until you warm up.. stretch at the end of the day. Keep on top of foot issues befo...

In Philosophy & Technique » Training Thoughts- Approaching First Long Hike
May 09, 1:20pm

Re: Re: 130 miles in two days?
60km is a nice few hours... the OP stated that he was using the bike to get to and from a destination so the roses were at the end.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » 130 miles in two days?
May 08, 2:00pm

Re: Re: Technique: Trimming Toenails Mid Hike?
you could splurge 21g or probably less for a smaller version of Nailclippers? being a rock climber i have a set in my car and in most of my backpacks. for anything over a week i'd probably...

In Philosophy & Technique » Technique: Trimming Toenails Mid Hike?
May 07, 9:57pm

Re: Bikepacking
For a cheaper cargo system google Kitty Litter Panniers.. if you know someone with cats it should be done pretty cheap and holds a fair amount of stuff.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » 130 miles in two days?
May 07, 9:32pm

Re: Re: Re: Update
have any friends in western CT? doing the AT from Jug End Rd in MA down south a few days is nice but you need to get picked up and it's a lot of driving. i mostly do NH stuff so i tend t...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Help planning beginners New England trip
May 06, 10:14pm

Re: Update
It is still VERY early to do a presi trip of any type. The trails are still covered in ice http://www.newenglandtrailconditions.com/nh/ I would not suggest the Presi range for a beginner ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Help planning beginners New England trip
May 06, 9:42pm

Re: Liner Socks?
always gone with single socks. Smartwool PhD and this year i have a pair of Darn Toughs too. 2 pair alternating days to let them air out. Long day hikes i'll change mid day. if line...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Liner Socks?
May 06, 8:17pm

Re: Uncertainty
yea... snowshoes add weight but will be a lot less energy used than postholing. snowshoes with heel lifts are quite nice on climbs too. your calves will thank you.

In GEAR » microspikes, crampons, snow shoes, oh my!
May 05, 8:17pm

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