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updated compilation
Here's an updated compilation of people's data from this thread. Ben: 15-18, 135 Chris: 16-24, 143 Brian Senez, 26-47, 149 John Vance, 15-23, 150 Derek: 22, 154 Jamie Shortt: 16, 16...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » how many calories per pound per day do you eat?
August 05, 3:54pm

bottles
+1 on bottles The impression I get is that a lot of people have bought into the urban folktales about hydration (e.g., that "thirst is too late"). Because their fear of dehydration is ...

In GEAR » Hate to sound like an idiot but...
August 05, 3:48pm

Re: Re: Re: SoCal
"You're just down the road! I live near Rosecrans and Biola!" Cool! Want to do a day-hike in the San Gabriels sometime?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Southern California
August 05, 10:30am

weights
Paul, you'll get more helpful responses if you weigh all the items and post their weights. Looking at your list, I really can't tell where the 29 lb base weight is coming from. Where do ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New pack please help new to UL
August 05, 8:51am

Re: hiking partner for long hike not too far away from Vancouver, BC, in about 2 weeks
"As this park is grizzly habitat I do not want to go alone." That's awfully big-hearted of you, but feeding a griz two hairless primates instead of one just makes it twice as habitua...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » hiking partner for long hike not too far away from Vancouver, BC, in about 2 weeks
August 04, 9:46pm

Re: SoCal
Hey, grampa -- looks like we're neighbors. I live in Fullerton, near Gilbert and Rosecrans (a couple of blocks north of Amerige Heights).

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Southern California
August 04, 8:10pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Chris and water
Tom, you're right that I didn't read carefully enough, and that 88 oz/8 hrs isn't a possible literal interpretation of what Chris wrote. On the other hand, I refuse to believe that Chri...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » how many calories per pound per day do you eat?
August 04, 6:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Chris and water
Chris wrote: "On the hydration thing, I drink up to 88 oz an hour for the first 8 or so hours of my day during the work week and have no issues. Yes, I pee a lot. No, I don't get hyponatre...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » how many calories per pound per day do you eat?
August 04, 4:44pm

Re: Quinoa for Protein
"Is it a more protein-dense source than say beef or chicken?" The most protein-dense backpacking food I know of, other than things like protein powders, etc., is beef jerky. This site ht...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Quinoa for Protein
August 04, 3:18pm

updated list; no-cook; proportionality to body weight
Here's an updated listing of the data, again in a format with name, cal/lb/day, and body weight in lb: Ben: 15-18, 135 Chris: 16-24, 143 Brian Senez, 26-47, 149 Derek: 22, 154 James MacDia...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » how many calories per pound per day do you eat?
August 03, 1:37pm

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