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Mark, Have a great trek. See you when you get back. 3 days to get there? What are you doing on the way?

In Philmont » So long... and thanks for all the fish!
June 24, 2:00pm

Philmont footwear - revisited
I know this thread is a little old and I already posted once, but since I just got back I wanted to weigh in on the footwear issue again. I went in 2008 with some reasonably lightweight boots (V...

In Philmont » A couple questions on Phlmont (tents, gaiters, boots).
June 22, 1:37pm

Back in base camp
Just arrived back in base camp. Trek was awesome, will post details in a couple of days. The new cowboy action shooting event is going to be a big hit. The boys really enjoyed it. John

In Philmont » Philmont Departure
June 20, 5:18pm

Philmont Departure
Well, the last shakedown has been done, all equipment checked and re-checked, troop gear assembled, health forms collected, paperwork done, travel plans made, fees paid. Guess there is nothing ...

In Philmont » Philmont Departure
June 07, 8:30am

no bowl?
Maybe I'm missing something, but I'm curious as to why they won't have bowls. My traditional Lexan bowl weighs 2.2 ounces and it's nearly unbreakable, so it doesn't seem like a...

In Philmont » Food resupply and Chuck Wagon Meal
June 05, 2:56pm

Re: Chuck Wagon meals
They should be able to use the same bowl they use for all their other dinners.

In Philmont » Food resupply and Chuck Wagon Meal
June 05, 9:54am

Ouch - stove safety
"I can tell you from personal experience that 2 qts of boiling water dumped on a foot wearing socks and "camp shoes" results in a world of hurt followed by 4 weeks with the foot elev...

In Philmont » Philmont cooking
June 05, 9:42am

Using the PhilFood bags
a thread (circa 2009) about rehydrating PhilFood in the bags it comes in ... I don't recall much of the details That's what we did last trek and it worked fine. No extra bags. But watch...

In Philmont » Philmont cooking
June 05, 9:35am

Evazote & duct tape shoe
Jack, Those look pretty cool, but I have to agree that they look like they won't hold up. I like seeing different ideas on how to do things so please keep us posted after you have used them....

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Camp shoe
June 05, 9:28am

silk liner
warmth -comfort -keeping sleepingbag clean My silk liner weighs 4.3 oz. I expect a fleece liner would weigh significantly more but it would be warmer. I'm not sure how much warmth the silk...

In GEAR » silk liner or fleece?!
June 05, 9:03am

All Reader Reviews by John Myers

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Zpacks Exo with external stays
I recently returned from a 10 day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch and took a ZPack Exo external frame pack. My base weight was 10 pounds but I wanted a pack that could handle the extra weight and volu...

In Backpacks - External Frame
June 26, 1:55pm