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It's in the works and will be posted after the NoCal GGG event takes place. Tentatively scheduled for Apr 10,11,12. Probable location is Crystal Lake.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Southern California GGG 2015?
January 21, 11:18pm

Food question
There is no right answer to this one. Sure, there are studies, formulas etc. that show what you should eat to get the desired results but in the end its going to depend on your personal psyche/phys...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Basic food question
January 16, 12:47pm

Bear Canister Opener
I never hit the trail without this set of tools in my pocket and attached via the lanyard looped through a belt loop on my pants/shorts. With age I've developed a propensity for losing things w...

January 07, 12:17pm

Sit Pad
Along the same lines is this sit pad:

In GEAR » IKEA sit pad
January 06, 4:20pm

Yosemite Trip
I don't know if you've already researched your transportation plans or not. I assume you're planning to leave it in Yosemite. That would work but might be a bit pricey. I would sug...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Yosemite Trip
December 17, 12:50pm

GGG #7
Regarding a sign up list, I used Google Docs last year for the So. Cal. GGG and it worked out well for my purposes. Easy to create and maintain. Here is a link to that list:

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » California GGG #7 - Jan 29 to Feb 1, 2015
November 08, 12:44pm

Odd wear on shoes-Mystery solved
I know everyone has been on pins and needles waiting for a further report on my shoe wear issue. Your wait is now over and you can all go on to more exciting issues. I put some effort into analy...

In GEAR » Odd wear on shoes
September 01, 10:12am

Re: Where do you find UL products?
"Do you just have to order a pack, try it on, then send it back if you don't like it?" That's about the size of it. It's advisable to check on the return policy-who pays fo...

In GEAR » Where do you find UL products?
July 29, 1:04pm

You might check the Whitney forum for more information. I'm thinking (with no backup evidence) that the problem up there is somewhat less than it used to be. I know a...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Lone Pine parking?
June 26, 4:14pm

Odd wear on shoes
Hummm. I don't know Daryl. Maybe the prize will be one of my latest and greatest hexamine stoves. You do bring up a point. I hike in shorts more often than not but I'll put on my long ...

In GEAR » Odd wear on shoes
June 14, 3:20pm

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