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Re: White Mts, NH, 3/9-10
Nice!. Those last .3 to the top are pretty steep and exposed so you probably made a good call. Moriah is a bit of a hidden gem. most don't talk about it other than tagging it for anot...

In Post-Trip Reports » White Mts, NH, 3/9-10
March 12, 7:27pm

Re: Mt Moriah (NH) trail conditions that is from the other day.. Looks like most go in Stoney brook trail. I would do Snowshoe and microspikes. There ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Mt Moriah (NH) trail conditions
March 07, 3:40pm

Re: RE: Blade
Know the length? likely a 12" bow saw blade. I tried one of those for trail clearing but quickly exchanged it for a Corona folding limb saw. Faster, smoother cutting.

In GEAR » knife vs saw vs hatchet vs axe!
March 05, 9:05pm

Re: knife vs saw vs hatchet vs axe!
12" Stihl climbing saw is probably around 6lb with gas.

In GEAR » knife vs saw vs hatchet vs axe!
March 05, 6:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: hmmm...
10mi isn't bad before lunch.. you could do more with the rest of your day if you weren't exhausted from carrying all that crap and chopping down trees lol probably repeating one of my 3...

In GEAR » knife vs saw vs hatchet vs axe!
March 05, 4:58pm

Re: Re: Starting from scratch, suggestions welcome!
take the sharpening stone out of the Mora, ditch the leatherman. Get some Dyneema woopie slings for the hammock. (man hammocks are heavy). ridgerest type pad.. since you're off the ground ...

In Gear Lists » Starting from scratch, suggestions welcome!
March 04, 9:20pm

Re: trip photo
What happen Mags did you lose your Tauntaun? got the whole Jedi on Hoth look going on ;)

In GEAR » Skurka and Sierra Designs team up for gear
March 03, 8:55pm

Re: Quilt making
Getting good use out of my pic these days ;) I sewed mine M90-M90-Apex- newspaper strips making sure to have the correct sides oriented so it would work out once turned right side out. I sk...

In Make Your Own Gear » Could use a little help on a quilt I am making.
March 03, 6:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Suggestions for First Summer Quilt
I made close to what you are thinking. I'm 5'7 125, so similar. I used the SIN50 design with M90 and came to 13oz so with slightly lighter fabric you could get near 10oz. Only neede...

In Make Your Own Gear » Suggestions for First Summer Quilt
March 02, 2:38pm

Re: Hiking pace
Yes.. i treat hiking like mtn biking or moguls.. avoid the big bumps, rocks, roots. don't go over if you can go around. I do use my poles on flats and downhills if unless it is empty trail...

In Philosophy & Technique » hiking cadence
March 02, 2:22pm

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