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Thanks everyone! Doug, your idea about the double sleeping bag is great... I've read about the "pea pod" but didn't know I could 'do it myself' in this way. I'll give it a try. At any rate, I am...

In GEAR » hammock tips for cold weather?
May 04, 7:10am

hammock tips for cold weather?
Hi guys. OK, the short story is that the loaner tent I had coming is not coming anymore, and I am heading to north Ontario for 4 nights over this weekend. Forecast is for nightly lows of -1 to -2...

In GEAR » hammock tips for cold weather?
May 03, 2:22pm

way to go eric!
Firstly, this thread is refreshing. Second, way to go Eric. As a vegan who tries to go 'raw' as much as possible, I was glad to read your first ever post which was great. I try to dehydrate stuff...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Backpacking Food List: Vegetarian
April 25, 7:06pm

thanks
Thanks, guys. All of your insight is helpful. AFter reading and considering, I think I'll just use a garbage bag as a pack liner, then the usual stuff sacks of plastic and wetbags. I always have...

In GEAR » Water proof treating a pack?
April 25, 6:45pm

Water proof treating a pack?
Ok out there- I just got a new pack - a really nice and light external frame thing from Jansport. Anyhow, I was wondering, how many out there use some kind of water proof treatment on new packs? ...

In GEAR » Water proof treating a pack?
April 25, 6:11am

Hmm
Thanks, Guys. Well, I am looking at north Ontario in few weeks- the temp. will be around 40's, and loads of muck. I am thinking trail runners or even light day hikers - but I need that water resi...

In GEAR » Gore Tex Socks - any comments/ review?
April 16, 11:08am

Gore Tex Socks - any comments/ review?
I am looking at some Rocky Stretch G-Tex socks. it looks like a good idea... but I wonder. Anyone used or familiar with this type of thing that can give some feedback? Thanks.

In GEAR » Gore Tex Socks - any comments/ review?
April 16, 9:58am

Ontario Hiker seeks same
Hello. My camping buddy just moved to Japan, and I am looking for someone interested in doing some UBP trips this summer to do the Bruce Trail, or even Algonquin. I am an experienced backpacker, ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Ontario Hiker seeks same
April 15, 6:31am

BIG trees
Yes, yes, I've heard- I am so excited to see them enormous branches. And thanks about the tip about Mariposa Grove, it is closer for sure, but I am already keen on getting right into the official ...

In Post-Trip Reports » going to see Sequoia's - anyone?
September 21, 5:30pm

sequioa lodging
Well, I have just found on the net a new (1999) hotel-type place right inside the area of the Giant Forest of the Sequioa national park! It is called Wuksachi Lodge. It actually looks nice. Entran...

In Post-Trip Reports » going to see Sequoia's - anyone?
September 18, 4:55pm

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