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Stake Thread
Having gone through the stake process I've settled on Ti wire stakes. I've done a couple of JMT thru's plus various shorter hikes in the Sierra and have found the wire stakes the best s...

In GEAR » Yet another stake (not steak) thread
February 18, 3:03pm

Announcing the GGG/SOCAL 2015!! When: April 10, 11, 12 Where: Crystal Lake Campground Map: Crystal Lake Campground Map Last years event worked out well enough to have another go a...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG/SOCAL 2015
February 11, 11:51am

Gelatin capsules
It's hard to imagine difficulty in getting a creamy substance out of a sealed straw. Try using the large bubble tea straws. I carry a single use shot of neosporin in my kit and have had no tro...

In GEAR » Gelatin capsules
February 03, 3:17pm

Jacket Repair
I burned a hole in my Montebell EX jacket and did a field repair using Tenacious Tape. It's lasted for 2 years.

In GEAR » Down Jacket repair help!!
February 02, 5:38pm

Re: Re: GGG/SOCAL 2015
Sorry to hear that Stephen.. We'll miss you.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Southern California GGG 2015?
January 22, 9:43pm

It's in the works and will be posted after the NoCal GGG event takes place. Tentatively scheduled for Apr 10,11,12. Probable location is Crystal Lake.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Southern California GGG 2015?
January 21, 11:18pm

Food question
There is no right answer to this one. Sure, there are studies, formulas etc. that show what you should eat to get the desired results but in the end its going to depend on your personal psyche/phys...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Basic food question
January 16, 12:47pm

Bear Canister Opener
I never hit the trail without this set of tools in my pocket and attached via the lanyard looped through a belt loop on my pants/shorts. With age I've developed a propensity for losing things w...

January 07, 12:17pm

Sit Pad
Along the same lines is this sit pad:

In GEAR » IKEA sit pad
January 06, 4:20pm

Yosemite Trip
I don't know if you've already researched your transportation plans or not. I assume you're planning to leave it in Yosemite. That would work but might be a bit pricey. I would sug...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Yosemite Trip
December 17, 12:50pm

All Reader Reviews by Don A.

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Borah UL Gear
I recently contacted John at Borah Gear about repairing my Stealth Pack that I've had for a number of years and has more than 1,000 miles on it. He immediately responded and said just mail it to ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 18, 2:40pm