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AM is all I ever use. I use lower dose than label

In GEAR » Aquamira water treatment drops and long dstances
May 06, 7:49pm

scout wakeup
At philmont our scouts were up generally at 4:15 am. Packed up, camp policed, and on trail at 5:30 just as it was starting to lighten up in the sky. We stopped to eat breakfast after about an hou...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Scouts on Mount Langley
May 05, 8:08pm

air ambulance
Generally speaking, if youve got good health insurance it will be covered if it was medically necessary. For something not immediately life threatening, like a broken ankle, the copter needs t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The Air Ambulance Story Continues
May 05, 6:10pm

I recall their ropes weighing about 1.5 or 1.75 lbs each. Not a big deal really weight wise. We did not take an oops rope. We carried an amsteel as a backup in case our main rope got tangled. ...

In Philmont » Bear Ropes Redux
May 05, 5:56pm

crew gear
Like someone elses said. If crew gear is more than 3 lb person, your doing something wrong. Its really not a big deal. Its not going to make or break anyone, no matter how small they are Most...

In Philmont » Speading out the crew gear
May 05, 1:57am

On your phone

In GEAR » Chess in the Backcountry
May 03, 1:23pm

eco mesh
Interesting I find the eco mesh pants very roomy cut isnt greatest I wear a medium pant, mostly, but can wear a small eco mesh due to roominess. The waist on the med is too big for 31&qu...

In GEAR » Hot Weather Pants
April 30, 7:13am

backpack for philmont.
It all depends on your gear. And your crew gear and your trek If you do a good job minimizing crew gear, it will be 2-3 lb per person. If you do a good job with your baseweight, it can be un...

In Philmont » Is my Backpack ok for Philmont?
April 27, 7:19pm

shoes vs boots
Fact that he choose people with 1000 miles + skews it toward that group. Of the probably 800 alone that didnt make it out of GA, the vast majority were probably wearing boots. (And carrying too ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » AT Thru-Hikers Footwear by the Numbers
April 18, 7:25pm

For sure take pictures of the water board. But.....dont trust it either. If it says ample, your good. If it says trickle, well, it might be bone dry. It might have trickled last week. H...

In Philmont » What 2015 Itinerary Did You Get?
April 14, 12:21am

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm