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In a lot of years, the first big winter-type storms will start in late September. These can be multi-day storms with a lot of precipitation. This year, the first storm hit on September 18th a...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Glacier National Park in mid/late September
March 27, 7:30am

The Nature Conservancy
If you're really interested in preserving habitat for animals, as opposed to just preventing development, I would stay away from the Nature Conservancy. Their working model nowadays seems to b...

In Chaff » Looking for a good charity
March 11, 8:54pm

Anyone know what life's like in Fairbanks?
I know there are some folks from Alaska on the board, so I thought I would give this a shot. My wife just got a job offer in Fairbanks that, except for the location, is too good to be true. I wor...

In Chaff » Anyone know what life's like in Fairbanks?
March 11, 6:36pm

Pole found
I found a pole. Thanks to all who responded.

In Gear Swap » WTB or FS: just 1 CF hiking pole
March 10, 10:05am

The carbon fiber poles only had a 1-year warranty on shaft breakage, so I don't think they'll be much help.

In Gear Swap » WTB or FS: just 1 CF hiking pole
March 07, 9:26am

Looking for 1 pole
Just a bump to see if anyone else is out there.

In Gear Swap » WTB or FS: just 1 CF hiking pole
March 07, 8:28am

re: two questions
1) If it helps, we had some cold nights on the CDT but the evenings were usually fine. On the trail, I didn't have any warm layers for my legs. I have light tights that I slept in and rain pan...

In Gear Lists » CDT gear lists
March 06, 8:15pm

WTB or FS: just 1 CF hiking pole
UPDATE: pole located. Thanks. One of my Leki Carbonlite poles snapped in half when a 70 mph gust of wind knocked me over in Glacier NP. So, I'm either looking to buy one carbon fiber pole ...

In Gear Swap » WTB or FS: just 1 CF hiking pole
March 06, 5:10pm

The New England Scenic Trail is around 215 miles long. I haven't done the CT section, but the Mass. section is nice--easier and more scenic than the AT in Mass. Best done in spring (like late...

In Pre-Trip Planning » 150-250 Mile Trails in US?
March 05, 11:42am

Veg meals
We're veggie. Here's what we do: Mac 'n cheese Barilla tortellini (this is awesome--cooks fast, high calorie density) Couscous Knorr's sides (about half of them are veggie) ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » meal ideas with a vegetarian in mind...
March 04, 6:03pm

All Reader Reviews by Scott S

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Mountain Laurel Design FS exodus
I used an Exodus FS for my 5-month CDT thru-hike. The pack was, by far, my least favorite piece of gear. What I didn't like: - The pack squeaked loudly and persistently, with almost every ste...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 23, 5:07pm