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Re: Connected on the trail
"Where the hell are you guys backpacking where you can download netflix and text people???? Central Park????" That's what I keep thinking! I'm sure conditions vary based on whe...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 18, 9:05am

Re: connected
"Hmm, well, I don't typically hike in places with cell reception. Even my local state park, which borders right up to suburbs, only has cell service up above on the ridges." +1. I ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 14, 10:06am

Re: Connected on the trail
"Sometimes you have to 'just say no' to other people's addictions..." And sometime you just have to say HYOH and stop worrying about what others do.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 13, 9:55am

Re: lash tabs
I think Ken has the right idea. Keep it simple and use the flat webbing. You can easily sew it by hand, and I've used the Speedy Sticher awl and thread to re-attach my lash tabs, but you can ea...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » attaching pad to dog pack
July 08, 11:56pm

Re:attaching pad to dog pack
I have an older REI pack and it came with strap attachment things sewn on. I'm sure you could find some and sew them on the pack. They work great for holding the pad. I use Musher's Sec...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » attaching pad to dog pack
July 07, 12:58pm

Re: LCW
Stuart, sounds like you and Stephen had a great time. The Wigwan trail does get pretty busy. Mainly because it is relatively flat and very easy to hike. Tends to be higher in the yahoo factor. Like...

In Post-Trip Reports » Lost Creek WIlderness Loop with a full moon on Bison Peak
July 07, 9:02am

Re: PLB
"I'm not saying anything negative about PLBs, they are an excellent choice for those looking for that functionality. But for others, SPOT and inReach are better for the functionality they ...

In Gear Lists » Spot?
July 02, 9:13pm

Re: inreach
James, I meant just like you would send a text message or email. Doug, This is from the link I sent in my first post: The inReach address will only work for inReach-to-inReach communication,...

In Gear Lists » Spot?
July 02, 10:29am

Re: Resqlink
"If you're not addicted to being able to keep your twitter itch scratched, you are much better off purchasing a "real" emergency locator beacon." Great start to a condesc...

In Gear Lists » Spot?
July 01, 11:25pm

Re: inReach
Two things about inReach (I just switched from a SPOT to an inReach this year.) Someone can't just send you a message from any device. They have to reply to a message you sent. This is a PITA a...

In Gear Lists » Spot?
July 01, 9:04pm

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