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Re: What tire shops do
>"And by partner, I don't mean the guy from the tire shop." I mean, unless you're into that.

In GEAR » Tiny, tiny hole in Exped Downmat UL7.
March 01, 11:55pm

What tire shops do
If you paint / spray your pad with a dish soap & water solution, little, small holes will inflate a bubble over time to something noticeable. Without soap, a small hole on a high spot can'...

In GEAR » Tiny, tiny hole in Exped Downmat UL7.
March 01, 11:54pm

Re: Big Bend with a 13-year old
Fires. Burning your own food. Throwing rocks in the river. Stuff like that is appealing even to kids that age. >"a trip across the border if my sister gets him an ID card" And ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Big Bend with a 13-year old
March 01, 5:55pm

Re: what about heat exchangers?
When I've run the numbers for myself and my family, over about 10 person-days, the heat-exchanger pots come out ahead. More pot weight, but less fuel weight. Family of 4 for a 3-day trip? I ...

In GEAR » Help with titanium pots
March 01, 3:27pm

Re: Carrying Olive Oil
I like name-brand water bottles in a case of 12 or 24 or 30. They are a little more for the water inside (1.5-2 cents/ounce versus 1 cent/ounce) than the really cheap, no-name or house-brand water...

In GEAR » Carrying Olive Oil
March 01, 3:13pm

Re: Re: Re: Hitchhiking at Grand Canyon
Oh, on March 7th? I'll be 25 minutes away in Tusayan. You want some trail magic? We could just make it a date - 8 am at Grandview Point, Saturday morning. I'll set an alarm for 7 am. ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Hitchhiking at Grand Canyon
March 01, 3:02pm

Re: Hitchhiking at Grand Canyon
I'm not sure about that particular trailhead, but in general, you'll get a ride sooner if: You're one person. Female. Smiling. No sunglasses. With a sign clearly stating...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Hitchhiking at Grand Canyon
March 01, 1:05am

Re: Re: Crampons for the Grand Canyon
John, Nice links on the instructables website. They remind me of how people used to do tire chains - you wrapped a long length of chain around the rim, between the spokes, of a model-T's ti...

In GEAR » Crampons for the Grand Canyon
February 28, 7:45pm

PMs flying around
So I'm getting PMs from Kenneth and Becky about sending them trail condition reports before they leave for GCNP and possibly borrowing ice creepers from me. I PM'ed Ken, "I knew an...

In GEAR » Crampons for the Grand Canyon
February 28, 6:02pm

Re: Crampons for the Grand Canyon
When, exactly, are you going? I get there March 7th and could update you on trail conditions. And/or handoff slip-on creepers if you want. PM me with specifics if an email or text update would be ...

In GEAR » Crampons for the Grand Canyon
February 28, 1:16am

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