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Ultra Raptor
Worn out. The outsole wore smooth on the forefoot and the midsole split. I agree that you aren't likely to find a trail running shoe that will reliably last 2000 miles.

In GEAR » HELP with new trail shoe choice.
April 24, 9:45pm

Ultra Raptor
I love the Ultra Raptor & it is now my go-to shoe for backpacking, particularly because my trips usually involve some scrambling/rock hopping. But, for your purposes I'd be a little concern...

In GEAR » HELP with new trail shoe choice.
April 24, 7:16pm

Desert ideas
Be aware that by later May it will probably be real hot in the desert SW, so slot canyons & places with water would be preferred. Buckskin-Paria canyons would be a nice option. Trans-Zion would...

In Pre-Trip Planning » 20-23 Days/Nights to Backpack...
April 23, 8:24pm

Mmmm .... Beer
"Louisville". When there check out Gravity Brewing.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Attn: Boulder, CO area people!
April 08, 10:08pm

Zpacks
Great info everyone, thx. Michelle - have you carried a bear can in your Arc Blast?

In GEAR » packs for small women?
April 08, 7:12am

packs for small women?
Wife wishes to upgrade from her Golite Jam to something with a bit of suspension. She is petite (5'1") and short torso - I measure 16" from the bottom of the hip belt to the top of t...

In GEAR » packs for small women?
April 07, 4:57pm

Helios
I find the Helios fits true to size. Excellent outsole traction & durability. The upper is also durable. The wavy outsole pattern provides good cushion while remaining very light (8oz in size 9...

In GEAR » Trail Runner Recommendations: generous toe box, midfoot not too narrow, preferably low drop, good cushion and grip
April 06, 9:46pm

Sportiva Helios
Try the Helios. Minimal but not too. 4mm drop, rock plate, great traction, super durable.

In GEAR » Trail Runner Recommendations: generous toe box, midfoot not too narrow, preferably low drop, good cushion and grip
April 06, 5:22pm

Twin Lakes
Was early Aug, I think late morning. Traffic was light.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Extended JMT logistics
March 29, 2:30pm

Twin Lakes
We thumbed the other direction - Twin Lakes to Bridgeport - last year. Two dirty male backpackers. Got a ride reasonably quick.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Extended JMT logistics
March 28, 4:34pm

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