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My Website URLhttp://www.facebook.com/groups/228683055956?ap=1
My PDF Gear ListPecos Wilderness Late May 2015

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Re: Cool clothing for hot, humid weather--Under Armour Iso-Chill shirts, etc
"Never really been in hot and humid." Lets just say that a Patagonia Capaline 2 T Shirt or Mountain Hardwear Wicked T gets soaked from sweat on day 1 and wont dry the entire trip. Sam...

In GEAR » Cool clothing for hot, humid weather--Under Armour Iso-Chill shirts, etc
March 20, 8:21pm

Re: Cool clothing for hot, humid weather--Under Armour Iso-Chill shirts, etc
Interesting… I am not sure I have seen a shirt of this style made of nylon before. I like the durability and the non (less) stinky properties of Nylon. I normally think of nylon as hotter but I...

In GEAR » Cool clothing for hot, humid weather--Under Armour Iso-Chill shirts, etc
March 20, 7:51pm

Re: Best trekking poles for CDT thru hike
I have both the Locus Gear and the Black Diamond UL Distance poles. The Lotus Gear's are slightly stiffer, but my version of the BD is older and I think the new ones are stiffer. I really lik...

In GEAR » Best trekking poles for CDT thru hike
March 20, 7:43pm

Re: Re: Finally need to buy a water filter, have REI dividend, what to get?
Barry is right the First Need is the only one that will help with tannin and perhaps pesticides etc. Depending on how nasty of a place you are going it might be worth the weight and cost. For the...

In GEAR » Finally need to buy a water filter, have REI dividend, what to get?
March 20, 6:42pm

Re: Wind River area?
Wind River is absolutely amazing. I have been there twice, once in 2012 and again last year. In 2012 I did a loop out of Green River going into Titcomb Basin and over Knapsack Col. This past yea...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Trip suggestions for mid August
March 20, 4:02am

Re: own these
There are actually more choices now that I ever remember before. I am sure there are more but here are the ones I know of: Manufacturer Model Weight (oz) Cost (USD) Z-Packs Challenger Rain Mit...

In GEAR » North Face Rain Mitts
March 19, 11:23pm

Re: Dividing gear with significant other
I have a gearlist in my profile for an upcoming trip with my wife that shows how we plan to split up the gear. If in doubt (and you want her to stay your girlfriend) you carry it and be the sherpa...

In GEAR » Dividing gear with significant other
March 19, 8:50pm

Re: Western Mountaineering Caribou Alternatives
This may be stating the obvious but look at the WM Megalight. It is the same girth (the Summerlite is narrower) and is 3oz heavier, but it is rated to 30* vs. 35*. It is pricier too, but there is...

In GEAR » Western Mountaineering Caribou Alternatives
March 19, 8:30pm

Re: Re: Re: considering a windshirt...
"So a windshirt would be useful in this situation: exposed+wind=i'm cold but not in: exposed+sun=i'm burning to a crisp (and not cold)?" Yes, though it can be used some in t...

In GEAR » Softshell as Windshirt substitute
March 19, 8:19pm

Windshell
In my experience a windshell is much more durable than a rain shell. First off on a windshell I am not worried about the DWR wearing off because unlike some folks, I don’t wear a windshell in th...

In GEAR » Softshell as Windshirt substitute
March 19, 6:15pm

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