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Re: Odd numbered crews
Another thing to consider other than tents is food. Philmont will only issue food for even numbers. Each meal is prepackaged in a bag for two people. We had an odd number in our crew and the odd pe...

In Philmont » Odd numbered crews
July 20, 7:39pm

Re: Canisters of Gas
I just returned from Philmont. We used two Jetboil Sumo Ti stoves and only used two 8oz canisters for the entire trek for a crew of 13 using freezer bag cooking. In fact, one canister still has a b...

In Philmont » PHilmont related Questions
July 19, 8:13am

Re: Tarp troubles
We opted for a 10'x14' tarp for our crew of 13. We leave for Philmont today so I can't comment from experience, but from my back of the napkin calculations I couldn't see how we wou...

In Philmont » MYOG- Dinning Tarp Size
July 04, 6:50pm

Re: biners on ground sheet
You can buy the elastic w/cord locks and mitten hooks from Zpacks at the bottom of this page http://www.zpacks.com/shelter/cuben_groundsheet.shtml

In Gear Swap » FS: Zpacks Hexamid Solo **Tent** & Zpacks Cuben Solo Ground Sheet
June 20, 10:47pm

Re: Re: Sun hat (sunday afternoon)
The Sport has a 5" neck drape, while the Adventure has a 7.5" neck drape. The neck drape on the Sport has the option to tuck into the hat crown, while the Adventure has a spot of velcro o...

In GEAR » Sun hat
June 20, 10:16am

Tooth of Time Traders supplies/runs the backcountry stores. I called Philmont about sunscreen in the backcountry and they transfered me to Tooth of Time Traders who verified that sunscreen is avail...

June 13, 6:37pm

Re: Re: type
We decided to go with 20L REI stuff sacks. http://m.rei.com/mt/www.rei.com/product/795017/rei-stuff-sack We considered the pluses of a dry sack that Al points out but found them to be too expen...

In Philmont » Bear Bags and food
June 11, 11:53pm

Re: no bowl?
We're doing freezer bag cooking for all meals and you eat out of the bag so there is no need for a bowl other than the chuckwagon dinner. As it turns out we don't have a chuckwagon dinner o...

In Philmont » Food resupply and Chuck Wagon Meal
June 05, 3:17pm

Re: Re: Chuck Wagon meals
Can you eat a Chuckwagon dinner and breakfast out of a freezer bag or a cup? We will have cups but not bowls.

In Philmont » Food resupply and Chuck Wagon Meal
June 05, 11:13am

Re: personal bear bags
That's our plan too. 20L seems to be the recommended size in several threads.

In Philmont » Bear Bags and food
June 04, 1:36pm

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