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Carbohydrate supplement source
I use powdered carbohydrate supplements a lot when hiking; I was treated for throat cancer a few years ago and it is a relatively easy way to get nutrition into my system. As I prepare for a PCT...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Carbohydrate supplement source
October 12, 11:53am

"PCT Southern California - early start" DM
DM That is really useful information - thanks very much; the idea of six litre carry's is fun... I'll be gone from the trail for 10-14 days after about 600-700 miles/Mojave (depends o...

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT Southern California - early start
August 01, 12:24am

Re. PCT Southern California - early start. Water, San Jacinto snow pack...?
HK - the ethics don't bother me....I'm 53 and don't give a damn :-D The water more so, thanks Valerie - and getting over the San Jacinto Mountains with an early start...although last...

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT Southern California - early start
July 31, 12:32pm

PCT Southern California - early start
I'm most of the way to getting time off from work to do the PCT - but have to be back in the UK for 10 days or so from the 3rd May. So my plan is to start early April - 4th or so and walk fo...

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT Southern California - early start
July 31, 1:49am

WTB: Western Mountaineering Highlite

In Gear Swap » WTB: Western Mountaineering Highlite
July 16, 1:22pm

Arc Slim
Interesting... I was considering the above for the PCT next season. Hiked the CT last year with a 33 litre Talon, carrying 6 days food at one point. So the Slim seems about right capacity-wise..?

In GEAR » Arc Blast 52L vs. 60L: quick question
June 22, 12:31am

Re: Torso vs. full length pad
Like others I've moved the other way - for the comfort/sleep factor - the over-arching thing being better sleep. Used a TAR short for a few seasons (incl. some quite long trails - CT). Us...

In GEAR » Torso vs. full length pad
June 20, 2:03pm

You won't do much better than this...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Haute Route Pyrenees Hike
May 27, 12:39pm

Go to Scotland...
If you really want to get a taste of UK mountains head for Scotland - easy enough to fly or advance book on train. Still quite low but I think you'll find the hills challenging enough. My...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Recommended walks near London UK
May 27, 9:03am

Multimat insulation
Yes I have got one. It is colder to sleep on than my Neoair - I've just cut a space blanket up to insulate it - will see if that makes a difference. I might just go with the womens X-lit...

In GEAR » What is the lightest full bodied air matrass available
May 24, 8:29am

All Reader Reviews by ed hyatt

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Montrail Hardrock
I wore these this summer over the very rocky GR20 (Corsica) and the GR5 Alpine (Geneva towards Nice). The pair I used on the GR20 (120 miles) are well worn and cut up; they would probably do the ro...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 12, 2:27am

MoonTrail Customer Service
Very good service and advice from Dan at Moontrail; I was ordering from overseas yet picking up in the USA and Moontrail were really helpful with that. Website is good too - especially the use of e...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 20, 8:04am