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If you like it, keep it. You will have ample opportunities to swap. Its not your gear that will get you to Maine. Its your head.

In GEAR » BA Fly Creek on AT- keep or swap now that I use trekking poles
June 08, 10:52pm

Mine averages about 10-15 ft. With rocks stacked on it. Mr. or Mrs. Bear knows exactly where you are, how many of you there are, what you ate for dinner, and how long its been since you bathed...

In Philosophy & Technique » Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
June 06, 12:59pm

There is no way to say. Whats dry one week, can gush the next after a little rain. A dry winter, does not mean a dry summer. Last year seemed it rained more days than not the second half of july.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water conditions on the JMT this year
June 02, 9:04pm

morning excercise
the reason you want to do cardio excercise first thing in the morning on an empty stomach, is because you havent eaten for 12 hrs or so and your bodys glycogen stores are low. Excercising this w...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » caffeine pills instead of coffee?
June 01, 7:20pm

Caffeine pills
Theres more to coffee than caffeine. If you are addicted to caffeine and get headaches without it, take some pills. Otherwise its just being silly imo. Some like chocolate coated coffee be...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » caffeine pills instead of coffee?
May 31, 11:22am

You can get dumped on at any time Only difference is how long it sticks around Last yr 1st week aug had good snowfall on south end. I think whitney got 2'

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT Start in Mid September? Lyell Canyon?
May 31, 9:23am

I dont. My body stays pretty clean under long sleeves and pants. Short sleeves leave your legs coated with a layer of grime. My clothes after 5 days on trail in sierra.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How do you rinse out clothes? Wash off body?
May 31, 8:43am

"The thing with the Sunday Afternoon hat is that it looks really good, dashing even, on some people and really dorky and girly on others." Might not be the hat.

In GEAR » Closest to a Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat without being a Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat?
May 30, 8:34am

not a sunday afternoon
Patagonia vented spoonbill is similar but a bit smaller, less coverage Its cape doesnt touch neck, kind of suspends in mid air back there.

In GEAR » Closest to a Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat without being a Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat?
May 30, 5:48am

rocks and sticks
The movement of a guyline against a rock in high winds will cut it two. I have had it happen. I usually put my guyline around a stick, and pile rocks o the stick so that the moving/vibrating gu...

In GEAR » 'Mids in Wind, Storms
May 28, 5:55pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm