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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Another weight consideration...
You need to be careful when dealing with Death Valley water. In some places, there is water present, but it is heavily laden with mineral salts. Some of those are bad for you. Also, they will screw...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Another weight consideration...
February 20, 9:36am

Re: Crater Lake winter trip
I've skied around there, once. It took us exactly 48 hours from start to finish. On a normal year, the snow can pile up moderately. Some of the areas are avalanche prone. So, if this year's...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Crater Lake winter trip
February 20, 8:51am

Re: Honeymoon Lakes (Inyo NF) -- which one to honeymoon at?
Going up the Pine Creek Trail is a bit steep and sunny, so I would recommend an early start to get up to Honeymoon Lake. --B.G.--

In Pre-Trip Planning » Honeymoon Lakes (Inyo NF) -- which one to honeymoon at?
February 20, 2:27am

Re: Re: Re: What happens when you corner a moose while snow hiking
"Many of Mike Blarowki's posts are commercial links designed to get traffic at Backcountry's website. Moderator Roger has noticed and is deleting that portion of some of the posts. ...

In Winter Hiking » What happens when you corner a moose while snow hiking
February 19, 9:35pm

Re: Tracks
Doesn't anybody go up Tuckerman Ravine anymore? When I first went up there (16? years ago), Tuckerman Ravine was the only trail that I had ever heard of, but I came down the Lion Head trail....

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Weather Guidelines for Mount Washington?
February 19, 9:00pm

Re: Re: Re: Cairns
I guess that means that the unplowed road is off to the photographer's right. --B.G.--

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Weather Guidelines for Mount Washington?
February 19, 8:04pm

FireDragon
If a new product sounds too good to be true, it probably is. --B.G.--

In Gear Deals » FireDragon is a waterproof and environmentally friendly fire-lighting fuel.
February 19, 7:58pm

Re: Cairns
That last photo looks like a nice winter day, and the trail is easy. Which way is the photo aimed? I can see the summit tower. --B.G.--

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Weather Guidelines for Mount Washington?
February 19, 7:56pm

Re: Temp rating for two person quilt for sierras
I wanted to be able to squeeze an additional ten degrees (F) of warmth out of my primary lightweight sleeping bag. So, I did a DIY down blanket using the sheerest of nylon fabric and a few ounces o...

In GEAR » Temp rating for two person quilt for sierras
February 19, 7:19pm

Re: Re: Weather Guidelines for Mount Washington?
"Cairns every 10 feet" I sure do not remember that. When I went up the first time, there was a foot or two of snow covering a pile of rocks that were a foot or two in diameter. Therefo...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Weather Guidelines for Mount Washington?
February 19, 7:12pm

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