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Re: turned 59 yesterday and headed to Philmont to day
Fantastic, have a great trip. Nothing like an upcoming backpacking trip to help motivate us to stay in shape as we get older!

In Philmont » turned 59 yesterday and headed to Philmont to day
June 28, 7:38am

Hexamid in wind
I recently used a Hexamid duo for 10 nights at Philmont where we had a couple of nights of very gusty winds. I was also concerned about the tie outs, but mine survived very well and I had no issues...

In GEAR » Hexamid Rides Out the Storm
June 26, 2:00pm

Philmont - turkey bag method update
3 - Turkey bag method - Pro - Simple, Measure cold water (safe), Everyone eats the same meal (could also be a con), Large pot w/cozy (for rehydrating) is on ground (not on small stove), Water ...

In Philmont » Philmont cooking
June 25, 11:20am

Philmont shoes/socks/gaiters
"John -Question on trail runners - Since Philmont suggests you pack another shoe to change into from your boots...did this mean you did not take another pair of shoes..i.e. the only shoe you h...

In Philmont » A couple questions on Phlmont (tents, gaiters, boots).
June 24, 6:26pm

626-A's
Mark, Have a great trek. See you when you get back. 3 days to get there? What are you doing on the way?

In Philmont » So long... and thanks for all the fish!
June 24, 2:00pm

Philmont footwear - revisited
I know this thread is a little old and I already posted once, but since I just got back I wanted to weigh in on the footwear issue again. I went in 2008 with some reasonably lightweight boots (V...

In Philmont » A couple questions on Phlmont (tents, gaiters, boots).
June 22, 1:37pm

Back in base camp
Just arrived back in base camp. Trek was awesome, will post details in a couple of days. The new cowboy action shooting event is going to be a big hit. The boys really enjoyed it. John

In Philmont » Philmont Departure
June 20, 5:18pm

Philmont Departure
Well, the last shakedown has been done, all equipment checked and re-checked, troop gear assembled, health forms collected, paperwork done, travel plans made, fees paid. Guess there is nothing ...

In Philmont » Philmont Departure
June 07, 8:30am

no bowl?
Maybe I'm missing something, but I'm curious as to why they won't have bowls. My traditional Lexan bowl weighs 2.2 ounces and it's nearly unbreakable, so it doesn't seem like a...

In Philmont » Food resupply and Chuck Wagon Meal
June 05, 2:56pm

Re: Chuck Wagon meals
They should be able to use the same bowl they use for all their other dinners.

In Philmont » Food resupply and Chuck Wagon Meal
June 05, 9:54am

All Reader Reviews by John Myers

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Zpacks Exo with external stays
I recently returned from a 10 day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch and took a ZPack Exo external frame pack. My base weight was 10 pounds but I wanted a pack that could handle the extra weight and volu...

In Backpacks - External Frame
June 26, 1:55pm