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wool socks
I prefer lightweight wool socks, but do mid-weight in the winter for added warmth. They are much more comfy to me when wet and I run where there are a good amount of stream crossings. I also don...

In GEAR » The Trail Runner Thread
March 25, 9:11pm

Just say no... to motion control!
(beware: rant) It's what I did for both road and trail running after years of being told I needed motion control and routinely having injuries, etc. I've since dropped to pretty minimal sho...

In GEAR » The Trail Runner Thread
March 25, 8:01pm

montane featherlite's?
linky

In GEAR » ultra light rain pants for ultra running/fastpacking
March 25, 2:13pm

New Balance MT101 - Size 12 $45
** UPDATE: Shoes are SOLD ** Bought these on the forum recently. Used them for one 12 mile trail run and decided to stick with the inov-8 x-talon line. Run was on hardpack so shoes are practica...

In Gear Swap » New Balance MT101 - Size 12 $45
March 25, 6:00am

try this...
I don't know of a simple way, but this worked for me: On the sidebar, under Places... - drill down in the "oli_v_ier-Islande2008_(Nyidalur-Ingolfsskali)" folder to the last item...

In Philosophy & Technique » Help with Google, Please
March 24, 8:31pm

uh...
"Can I be so petty as to wonder who is donating to Japan during this crisis and didn't donate to the U.S. during the Katrina disaster? I don't remember Sandra Bullock donating 1,000,00...

In Gear Deals » Black Diamond Helping Japan
March 24, 7:02pm

Google and date ranges
While the pre-set date searches in Google are sometimes useful, custom date range searching with Google seems to be a pain. You can use "daterange:startdate-enddate" in your search, but ...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Search this site with Google
March 24, 1:21pm

Permatex windshield sealant
John's suggestion is a good one. That windshield sealant is what I used for my GG The One. Cheap, easy to get (my local autozone), and easy to work with. It's held up well over the last yea...

In GEAR » Just bought a Gossamer Gear The One Tent need tips on seam sealing.
March 23, 2:56pm

some more info...
This webpage has a nice list of some "calorie-dense food items".

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Most calories, least volume/weight?
March 23, 2:22pm

Welcome...
Ahren, take some time to follow this forum. You'll probably find the experience level at which one might still be considered a relative noob (regarding just about any backpacking-related topic)...

In GEAR » Friendly expertise on camping. Please READ!!
March 22, 6:00pm

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