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individual preferences
The problem with trying to answer this is that different people have wildly different preferences about how much water to drink. One guy recently posted on BPL saying that in everyday life (not whi...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Hydration Advice.
August 06, 7:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Healthy diet, body fat, etc.
Tom wrote: "I would monitor this very carefully on longer trips, Ben. Depending on your amount of body fat, you could get away with this for awhile, but on longer trips I suspect you will find...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » how many calories per pound per day do you eat?
August 06, 7:45pm

Re: Re: Re: Hydration: How Much is Enough?
Jim Barbour wrote: "The ideal I've heard about is "normal volume, normal color, and normal frequency."" The paper by Valtin gives this as #2 on his list of myths: http://aj...

In GEAR » Hate to sound like an idiot but...
August 06, 5:38pm

Re: Teachers paid well
I teach physics at a community college. I don't make nearly as much as the person Frank mentioned, but since my wife and I both work, we're really pretty affluent by any reasonable standard...

In Chaff » How do you save money and live a simple life?
August 06, 3:46pm

pack weight; fat; AT data
It sounds like several people here are interested in seeing what the numbers look like when expressed as calories per total weight rather than just calories per unit body weight (what I referred to...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » how many calories per pound per day do you eat?
August 06, 12:39pm

speed
I like my oware tarp for hiking in the Sierra, but in my experience coping with a sudden, intense storm is not really the strong point of a tarp. I'm sure it's possible to practice with a t...

In GEAR » Protective Tarp for NM Rockies
August 06, 9:59am

Re: Fruit and nuts, just like we were brought up on
Zachary Zrull wrote: "Calories are what's most important when backpacking, and as long as you eat enough calories so as not to lose weight, you will probably absorb enough protein." ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Quinoa for Protein
August 06, 9:52am

no need
I was in that area a few weeks ago, and I had no need for a down jacket. In the evening in camp, I usually wore a long-sleeve synthetic shirt with a lightweight wool sweater over it, and I was fine...

In Gear Lists » John Muir Wilderness
August 05, 8:14pm

Re: Hydration: How Much is Enough?
Jim Barbour wrote: "Ben, could you say more about this? What is your standard for how much you carry?" My standard is that I trust my body to tell me whether it needs water. If I can man...

In GEAR » Hate to sound like an idiot but...
August 05, 8:10pm

Re: Re: Healthy diet, body fat, etc.
I wrote: "Forcing myself to do that significantly lowered the energy density of my food, from about 2100 cal/lb to about 1800 cal/lb." Tom wrote: "I would monitor this very careful...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » how many calories per pound per day do you eat?
August 05, 7:58pm

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