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CityFort Collins
StateColorado
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.swabconcrete.com
My PDF Gear ListColorado Rockies 3 Season

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All Forum Posts by Eric Swab

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Lost Creek: Box Canyon
Thanks for the insight Dondo, as I look at all the every item I carry, I always wonder if the bear spray is necessary in the Colorado Rockies. I began carrying it when I first started backpacking ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Lost Creek: Box Canyon
July 13, 9:27pm

Single Pole Shelter for 1 + Dog
John, How is the shelter working out? Big enough? Condensation with two bodies?

In GEAR » Single Pole Shelter for 1 + Dog
July 12, 10:30pm

Lost Creek: Box Canyon
Dondo, Do you carry bear spray when hiking in the LCW? or in any other parts of the front range for that matter? Thanks

In Post-Trip Reports » Lost Creek: Box Canyon
July 12, 9:30pm

Colorado Trail Footwear
Allen, I can't speak for the areas you are heading but I just got back from hiking in Commanche Peak Wilderness, there was still quite a bit of snow above 10,500', more than I anticipate...

In Gear Lists » Colorado Trail Footwear
July 04, 1:19pm

"Snowshoes on the CDT section? 19.July Steamboat Springs Northbound"
This link may help: http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/snotel/Colorado/colorado.html

In GEAR » Snowshoes on the CDT section? 19.July Steamboat Springs Northbound
June 23, 10:08pm

Single Pole Shelter for 1 + Dog
John, Do a search on Google Images for the Gatewood Cape or the Wild Oasis, it might help you decide if there is enough room. Even though there may be enough floor room the wall angles and he...

In GEAR » Single Pole Shelter for 1 + Dog
June 16, 10:03pm

Help me decide b/w Jam & Gorilla
TJ, Just tried the Jam last weekend on a day hike with the back panel removed and a 3/4 ridgerest rolled, loaded to 24 pounds to simulate a week long trip, carried okay for 12 miles but I though...

In GEAR » Help me decide b/w Jam & Gorilla
May 30, 11:59am

Moving away from the spreadsheet side of life
William, It's not the spreadsheet itself, it's that the over analysis is now taking away from your outdoor experience. In the end it's about walking and being outdoors, when constan...

In Philosophy & Technique » Moving away from the spreadsheet side of life
May 29, 12:52pm

Goose Creek TH Loop Map
Thanks for the photos link and trail info.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Goose Creek TH Loop Map
May 23, 6:09am

Goose Creek TH Loop Map
Thanks for the update Lars, plan to head down there Memorial Day weekend myself. If the Lake Park Trail was not open would it be safe to say that Brookside McCurdy going passed McCurdy Mountai...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Goose Creek TH Loop Map
May 22, 9:03pm

All Reader Reviews by Eric Swab

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GSI Minimalist
This economical cook set doesn't seem to get much press, probably because it is not titanium. The 20oz. (600ml) size works out perfect for most dehydrated meals. In the morning it is enough ...

In Cookware - Other
March 08, 9:40pm