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Me, me
I have the flight booked. May be hanging in the rear with Craig, I am doing a pretty aggressive trip in the days after Zion so I can't give it 100%. Either way, stoked about the trip. Just ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual BPL Spring Run -Zion Training Thread
March 10, 8:02pm

No
Pack is light enough it doesn't matter.

In Philosophy & Technique » Do you unbuckle your hip belt when hiking down hill?
March 10, 7:59pm

No
Now go to REI and see if there is anything other than a Neoair and maybe some clothing that you drool over. If no then you get your badge.

In Philosophy & Technique » Does this mean I'm ultralight?
March 09, 2:36pm

Nirvana
I also am in the same state. I know what works and could care less what a scale says. It is actually quite liberating. I am glad to have gone through the gram weenie days. Without it, the extra...

In On the Web » Ultra-light but not ultra-precise
March 07, 3:21pm

Hike
Hike, sleep. Wake up and repeat. Don't want to do the extra miles, adjust your schedule during the day.

In Philosophy & Technique » How Do You Occupy Self during Evening/Downtime when Solo?
March 02, 2:48pm

Eagles are majestic?
David, I had the opportunity to visit Adak back in the '80s. I will never forget the dozen or so bald eagles eating out of the dumpster at the McDonalds on the base. Kat, Keep those pictu...

In Photography » Golden Eagle eating deer that mountain lion killed
March 01, 6:04pm

Single base layer
I wore a single long sleeve base layer the whole PCT. it was at the time the absolutely lightest weight synthetic I could find, Golite BL-1. Thankfully I bought two since they no longer make them....

In GEAR » Base layer recommendations for PCT thru
March 01, 5:51am

Anti inflammatory
An early post talked about no need for ibuprofen or pain killers in general. I would disagree with this. An anti inflammatory could be the difference between being able to hike out quickly vs. ta...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What is your two item first aid kit?
February 27, 9:53am

A humbling day
First.... Eugene, sounds like a great experience. Uber cool picture, shows grit. I am in ATL for work so I left early to pick up a couple of AT sections that I had missed during earlier hikes. ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual BPL Spring Run -Zion Training Thread
February 23, 8:02pm

Ok week but big plans
I got two snowshoe trips in. I wish I could do mIkes mileage. 7 miles in 4 unstop hours. Incredible workout. Two days later shorter trip. Cut short when I hit crotch deep snow even with snowsh...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual BPL Spring Run -Zion Training Thread
February 19, 9:08pm

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