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The Route through GCNP...
How the heck do you cross the Colorado after the descent from Nankoweap? Wait for a nice raft party?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Skurka from the Hayduke Trail
February 27, 9:31am

In the Grand Canyon...
several years ago on a solo hike, I was permitted to camp in Cottonwood Creak use area on the last night of a 6 day trip. I arrived a bit before dusk and saw another couple camped there and asked i...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » It's really cool when others do this in the backcountry!
February 27, 9:23am

for the feedback. I use poles and heavily so both up and down. I will try these suggestions. Happy trails one and all!

In GEAR » Knee wrap
February 27, 9:11am

Re: Aquamira Questions
"The instructions say to pre-mix A and B for 5 minutes. Does everyone do this or just dump it into the water?" Must pre mix the two. That is required for the generation of the ClO2 &q...

In GEAR » Aquamira Questions
February 27, 8:54am

Re: trekking pole question
I am on my second set of REI CF Compact poles. I am 5-8ish and they are long enough. They go high enough for my SMD Luna Solo. After setting them down to demonstrate route finding skills on the t...

In GEAR » trekking pole question
February 27, 8:33am

Re: Re: Is it ok to reuse plastic water bottles?
"These are the BPL forums right? GET A PLATY!" Do they degrade and leach? I have had a few of mine since late '04.

In GEAR » Is it ok to reuse plastic water bottles?
February 25, 8:25pm

Atmos, from an owner of one
I like mine (4 years old). I have back I use a frame pack to put 99% of the weight on my hips. I keep a 3 L bladder in the space between the bag and the mesh. I fill it by syphening wa...

In GEAR » I thought I was finished with this finding a pack thing..
February 25, 1:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Back sweat not required
"I have hiked in the desert and Rockies and find minimal sweaty back." ...compared to the rest of me. The gist of the OP was discomfort/annoyance at a too sweaty back caused by the po...

In GEAR » Wet Back of Shirt
February 25, 1:23pm

Re: knees
¿¿¿"walking backwards down slight hills"??? Is that a technique or an exercise?

In GEAR » Knee wrap
February 25, 10:54am

Re: Back sweat not required
"The only reason Roger etal say that it is the "real world" and you must live with that somewhere down the line everybody convinced themselves that internal frame packs are...

In GEAR » Wet Back of Shirt
February 25, 9:46am

All Reader Reviews by Michael Landman

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AlpinLite Bug Tent
I think this is the correct category... The tent is a No-See-Um mesh tent over a SylNyl bathtub floor. It has a solid foot wall and a single zippered door. The specs are as follows: Materials: 1 ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
May 22, 8:40am

Thermarest Neo-Air
I got back from 7 days in the Grand Canyon three weeks ago. I had a regular sized NeoAir under my Montbel UL SS #3 down bag inside a Alpinlite Bug bivy and a GG Spinshelter 2. Cottonwood ...</td>          
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In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 11, 5:49pm

REI REI Peak UL Compact Hiking Poles
I got these to replace my heaver AL. poles. I have done 2 five day Grand Canyon hikes and am quite satisfied. I use them heavily for support on the descents and as a boost on the ascents. Stepping dow...

In Trekking Poles
January 27, 10:51am