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Educating Philmont and Troop Scouts
Buy a scale!!!! One of the simpliest and most 'in your face' ways to look at packing. You can pick up a digital postal scale for about $30 at Staples or similar place. A 5 pound scale is ...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Suggestions for ways to teach a ul course for scouts ?
October 11, 8:15am

Re: Re: Differences between Standard and Ki Granite Gear packs?
"I emailed them to ask about the Escape 40 and was told they were identical except for the color. That may not be true for all models though. Edited by Jon on 10/10/2011 08:00:21 MDT." ...

In GEAR » Differences between Standard and Ki Granite Gear packs?
October 10, 10:47am

Possibly more stealth like????
My daughter is my hiking partner - at 13yo she's the one looking for open weekends, between her soccer & my son's football, that we can get out. We have a great time together. My son en...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Any other moms out there that take their kids backpacking?
October 03, 10:02am

Alps Mountaineering & Scouts
You have to LOVE the deals offered by Alps Mountaineering and the gear is EXCEPTIONAL for the investment!!! Love their Zephyr tents - work great for cubs or boys even taken them to Philmont. Th...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Backpacking...well kinda...
September 19, 8:50am

Tents for scouts
Still have to say for tents the Alps Mountaineering/Scout Direct Zephyr 2 or 3 is one of the best deals out there..... at 4lbs 12oz & 5lbs 7oz, virtually freestanding (need 2 stakes for vestibu...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Recommend Big 3 as "loaners" for Scouts
November 11, 8:32am

Western PA in late Nov
Western PA in late November has the potential to be TOO cold for a first timer unless you are in the extreme southern portion.... Like others said, wait till spring. I question if your Lafuma ba...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Planning my lady's introduction to backpacking
October 22, 8:17am

Wilderness First Aid
Do a little research before you sign up for a class. I recently took the Red Cross version of this course and while the class provided me the 'certification' I needed, it didn't provide...

In Philosophy & Technique » wilderness first-aid class?
October 14, 7:22am

UL Philmont
Sean - We borrowed our CS Packs Pinewood Derby scale and weighed EVERYTHING. Making a spreadsheet and having to fill in all the weights really put it out there in their faces to see how it all add...

In Philmont » Pilmont 2011 8/1/11--8/13/11
September 24, 8:25am

Stripping meals/Swap box
While I completely understand the desire to carry less weight... the practice of stripping meals should only be left to an experienced crew. We witnessed an advisor for a VERY young crew strip all ...

In Philmont » Philmont Food
August 12, 11:42am

Backpacking with OTHERS
Robert - Best piece of advice is a few intro hikes and a pack shakedown... don't put yourself (or others) at risk simply out of desire to do a 'big' hike. Like others have said perhap...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » backpacking with non ULers/newbs
July 15, 12:25pm

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Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've purchased from Lawson Equipment several times. Items always as described. Very prompt shipping and replies to all inquiries! Bends over backwards to help customer out!!! ( I placed large ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 20, 10:01am