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Re: Feeding KIDS on the trail
My kids (son 14 and daughter 10) are not picky eaters so it is pretty easy for me. I've been trying to simplify my own backpacking main meals, and I've found that my children enjoy wha...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Feeding KIDS on the trail
September 03, 7:17am

Re: How important is pack weight to your overall experience?
Dave - you are certifiable! - just kidding. "L/UL/SUL community are so obsessed with weight that they lose sight ..." I would tend disagree with this statement. I can't speak for t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How important is pack weight to your overall experience?
August 31, 4:48am

Re: Re: Re: Bad Benightings
My son and I found ourselves in this situation this last spring near Loch Moran. We have been out hiking for 3 days in steady mist and rain. On the second to last planned day of travel, he weathe...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bad benightings
August 30, 7:35am

Re: two paddles?
Treking poles that don't lock - I have this problem as well (purchased the wrong poles). Mine are three part poles, and I can use the two lower sections to attached to the blades and connect t...

In Packrafting » canoe paddle
August 24, 4:16am

Re: Mike C!
I've seen his name a few times in Backpacker magazine. Now working for the 'man'?

In Chaff » The I used to be a member but now I'm not celebration thread.
August 21, 6:27am

Packraft Trip Planning
Two part question, one general and one more specific for anyone who knows the River Spey. 1. What type of speeds do any of you use when planning a multi day packrafting trip? Obviously there...

In Packrafting » Packraft Trip Planning
August 21, 3:01am

Re: Backpacking in winter and being bored?
Bring an Ice Box (http://www.grandshelters.com/) and build an igloo to sleep in. That will kill time and give you a cosy shelter to sleep in.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking in winter and being bored?
August 20, 1:51am

Re: Re: : Ultralight Hunting - is it ethical
Randy, Lynn, and Hamish I guess the title was a little misleading. I started thread as a companion to the Ultralight Hunting thread (http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight...

In Chaff » Ultralight Hunting - is it ethical
August 19, 1:45pm

Re: HELP! Can't decipher GPS Coordinates in Falcon's Hiking Colorado's Summit Area book
I'm not familiar with your gps device, and you probably already know this - but make sure you have the correct datum selected in the gps device so it matches your map.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » HELP! Can't decipher GPS Coordinates in Falcon's Hiking Colorado's Summit Area book
August 16, 5:36am

Re: How would you have done this differently (I was too cold)?
I find that a pee bottle when it is cold helps a lot. If I have to get out of my quilt and tarp / tent to do the business, I always find that I'm fighting to get warm when back in the quilt. ...

In GEAR » How would you have done this differently (I was too cold)?
August 16, 5:07am

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