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Around Juneau
Hi there Two summer ago, I was asking the exact same question on here. With the research I did, there is not a whole lot of options around that area for multi-day hikes. One option would be to...

In Pre-Trip Planning » 9 days in / near Juneau - Early August
June 06, 10:11pm

Keep us posted
Please keep us posted on where you end up going and how your daughter did

In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggestions for first backpack trip with 7 year old (SoCal)?
June 05, 3:15am

John Muir Wilderness
What about heading up into the John Muir Wilderness.....its a bit of a drive from SD...about 7 hours, but some great easy trips. You could drive to Florence Lake, take the ferry (which would be a ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggestions for first backpack trip with 7 year old (SoCal)?
June 01, 5:43am

saving lives
I cant say that I have undoubtedly saved anyone's life in the backcountry. I have provided water to a man that appeared severely dehydrated and provided warm clothes and built a fire for a per...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Have you ever saved someone's life?
May 29, 5:37am

line locks
Its really interesting to read everyone's reasoning for or against linelocks and/or taughtline hitches. I have never used a linelock...I am just so used to tieing a taughtline hitch. I can ...

In GEAR » Why use line locks on a guylines?
May 26, 12:27am

quinoa
if regualtions allow you to have a fire, I often cook my quiona (and most dinners) directly on the fire. I get a nice bed of coals, and just put my pot directly on them. Eliminates a lot of fuel ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Quinoa
May 24, 10:17pm

Why use line locks on a guylines?
Hey all Maybe there is an obvious answer I am not seeing. But I am wondering why people use line locks on guylines? I feel like a taughtline hitch works just as well, if not better, and you do...

In GEAR » Why use line locks on a guylines?
May 24, 10:04pm

rainbow in snow
I have a double Rainbow and have had a few situations where I have woken up with 6-10 inches of new snow that dumbed over night. Never had any problems....

In GEAR » Anyone used the TT Rainbow in snow (even inedvertantly)
May 24, 10:03pm

Re: First aid kit contents
To each there own I guess. Just be careful with abx use, and I would be a little curious/ cautious as to why a provider would not culture wound infection. Obviously respiratory and GI issues wont...

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 13, 1:37am

first aid
I will agree that hydrogen peroxide is no longer recommended for wound care. Its kills off any living cells. This means it will kill off any bacteria in a wound, but it also means it will kill of...

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 13, 12:09am

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