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Hk Newman (hknewman) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western US
About Me Mostly 2 to 3 day loops, with a couple weeklong trips too, ... thinking about multi-week.

I'll update my gear list tomorrow ...
CityThe Gila
StateNM
CountryUSA
My PDF Gear ListEver changing gear list

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No longer wanted..
Related - thought of this thread : http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/boomers-unwanted-inheritance/2015/03/27/0e75ff6e-45c4-11e4-b437-1a7368204804_story.html?tid=pm_local_pop_b Good news fo...

In Chaff » Less is more...but is it enough?
April 03, 11:15am

Re: Re: Solo
Solo is simpler logistically. Maybe a cpl days in warmer weather (no real rain forecast) is fine with acquaintances.

In Philosophy & Technique » Solo.
April 03, 9:53am

Strenous trails
Try summitpost.org too. Climber oriented but they seem to have a lot of tough hikes too. ... (hiking) In terms of generally wanting to go regular hiking (no snow stuff), usually the high mou...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Any websites for trip ideas?
April 02, 9:29pm

Public land (USFS, BLM) sales clear Senate - NY Times
Under this proposal that passed the Senate (nonbinding), looking like the U.S. Congress wants to sell everything but the National Parks. There is a lot more to it if you care to read the link deep...

In Chaff » Public land (USFS, BLM) sales clear Senate - NY Times
April 02, 3:49pm

Re: Progress ...
On call is nothing new. I've known college buddies who have been on call and within a short drive about every other wkd for the past 25 years (getting relatively well paid for it). More jobs ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Iridium GO! First Look
April 02, 12:51pm

Re: Trail names
TJ and Woody's Corral are the trailheads (equestrian-equipped) between the Gila Cliff Dwellings Visitor Center and the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument (almost 1 mile). Little Bear leads...

In Pre-Trip Planning » New Mexico
April 01, 5:40pm

Re: Any websites for trip ideas?
Gorp.com still has some articles specific to certain regions. Here is a family guide to Yellowstone trails (not a link, just copy and paste): http://www.gorp.com/parks-guide/travel-ta-family-da...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Any websites for trip ideas?
April 01, 5:37pm

Low mileage : Re
I'd say the Magdelenas or better yet the Gila with a rental car. The nearest option would be driving ~ 90 minutes or so into Water Canyon southwest of Socorro NM on 60 (a bit of a gravel road ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » New Mexico
March 30, 10:00pm

Re: New Mexico
Snow or no snow? South ~ 4hrs towards the Gila visitor center (a trip all ashalpt I-25 south to NM 152 -> 35) is currently only lingering north slope snow.

In Pre-Trip Planning » New Mexico
March 30, 9:18pm

Re: difference
It's the same with pockets on a jacket. Pockets on a jacket were considered passé, then an article here a cpl yrs ago suggested foregoing waterproof glove/mitten shells since you can use your...

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
March 30, 4:20pm

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