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rent gear? where?
Seriously? You can rent gear? From where - somewhere in Fresno, perhaps? That would be great. Sleeping amongst the giants would far outweigh a bed in a hotel. If you know any more about this, l...

In Post-Trip Reports » going to see Sequoia's - anyone?
September 18, 1:04pm

thanks ken
There are some lodings available, as I see on the net. but i can't tell where exactly they are in relation to day hike routes that will take me into the big trees. I wish i could camp out, but i ...

In Post-Trip Reports » going to see Sequoia's - anyone?
September 18, 11:20am

going to see Sequoia's - anyone?
Hey, I am eager to see the giant trees at Sequoia when I visit California in the first week of october. Can anyone refer me to how to get there from Sacramento, or a good place to stay when I am t...

In Post-Trip Reports » going to see Sequoia's - anyone?
September 18, 10:45am

miguel- dehydrator
Miguel, anyone in the industry of dehydrating will tell you that by far the best quality product is the Excalibur dehydrators. They are pricey, but they simply make the best end product - far and ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Best Dehydrator?
August 31, 7:30am

thanks, and what about San Fran?
Yes, all valid points, guys. Thanks for your input. Places like ebay may be a good option. I am not the type to try to make stuff myself, so I will have to be content with what I've got availabl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » new and needing guidance
August 31, 7:21am

thanks Ron!
Thanks for the great post, Ron. I have saved it for future reference. I don't think that I'll be buying a scale (they are rather pricey, no?) but I will try to do my best anyway. I work at a hos...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » new and needing guidance
August 28, 6:23pm

new and needing guidance
OK. I've been reading and responding to some threads for a few weeks, trying to learn. But I have to admit at this point that I am LOST!!! I am new to UL, though not to camping, but it really is...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » new and needing guidance
August 27, 12:40pm

tasty, healthy oil
Alan, you may want to look into unrefined, cold pressed coconut oil. Against popular belief, this is a highly assimilable oil that is very healthy, and is saturated, which means among other things...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » No carb electrolyte powder
August 27, 12:27pm

trail sprouting
Just noticed this thread- I have sprouted food on the trail = mostly for nutritional purposes. Mung is easy if kept cool and dark. Yes it needs lots of rinces. Lentils are better protein and afte...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Growing Food on the Trail?
August 26, 8:16am

grains
I have tried this too- i think the solution is to mash the rice first before dehydrating.. this allows the cooking time at camp to be much more effective with just boiling water. If you try this, ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dehydrating Brown Rice
August 26, 8:04am

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