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LCW
Looks like a fun trip Randy. I did that loop the first time I ever went to LCW but I went counter clockwise. That rock formation in the early photo is "The Castle". Did you need the nest ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Lost Creek Wilderness - Windy Peak 23 Mile Loop
June 07, 10:59am

Re: Have you ever saved someone's life?
I gave a guy CPR on a golf course but he didn't make it. Golfers love golf courses like hikers love the backcountry. I've had multiple people say something similar to this to me while playi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Have you ever saved someone's life?
May 20, 5:23pm

Re: stoves
"I asked the question earlier in this thread about what really might be the safest stove - not the ones necessarily that are allowed in fire bans, but for real, which are the safest stoves. ...

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
May 14, 9:46pm

Re: LCW
Can you postpone it a week or two? We live near LCW and got 12". Some areas around here got up to 2'. And it's not melting fast due to continued cool temps. I'd wait if you could. ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Lost Creek Wilderness 5/6-8/2014
May 13, 6:46pm

Re: LCW
Glad you had fun Gordon. (Except for those blisters, ouch!) Did you see many, if any, other hikers/backpackers? I wouldn't expect so once you got past the Shaft House area this early in the sea...

In Post-Trip Reports » Lost Creek Wilderness 5/6-8/2014
May 10, 11:17am

Re: Fire Bans
"Randy, don't forget about "homemade exploding targets." You're right Gary. That is what they were saying started the Springer Fire near Lake George a couple of years ago...

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
May 06, 2:01pm

Re: Fire bans
"I live in the mountains, stay home if you wanna bring your city attitude and ignorance to my backyard. If you don't live here, you are unaware of conditions." Yeah, stay out of Du...

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
May 06, 9:45am

Re: Fire bans
"As an Australian, reading here about people's objections to being told what to do with regard to fire safety/fire bans is hilarious" Who are you referring to? I didn't see any...

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
May 05, 7:27pm

Re: How many states ban them?
Colorado does not ban alky stoves. They are banned, along with esbit, wood, etc, when fire bans are in place. Generally it's anything without an off switch. Personally, I feel that alky, and ce...

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
May 03, 10:25am

Re:On the subject of winter huts / cabins
What? No pictures of me?!!! :) Guess I'll have to post my own. I'm coming back to the hut after practicing digging a snow trench. Tim and his friends are hanging out on the deck. It ...

In Post-Trip Reports » On the subject of winter huts / cabins
May 02, 12:49pm

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