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JMT permit
Wow, Robert, thanks for your local knowledge and lateral thinking there! I've just rung the permit office with your idea of Illilouette first night, and I'm ON! Start at Glacier, exit WP. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT reasonable time needed
February 13, 5:22pm

JMT permits
I have just had my first three start dates for the JMT refused by Yosemite, and I offered three options for each. I had intended to climb Half Dome and Clouds Rest on the way, but if all else fails...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT reasonable time needed
February 13, 3:14pm

JMT permits
I have just had my first three start dates for the JMT refused by Yosemite, and I offered three options for each, HI thru, HI-LYV,and Glacier Point_LYV. I had intended to climb Half Dome and Clouds...

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT/JMT NOBO permit Q's
February 13, 3:03pm

GR20
Over the years I have done the GR20 six times, N-S, S-N, climbing peaks, sleeping on peaks, slight variations each year. Last year I did the JMT. Each time I went in June (not JMT): main advantage ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » GR-20 Questions
February 05, 5:52pm

600ml Evernew
I should have said " I need the pan for a 2-cup brew OR a meal ". Having just gone and measured what I do, 1 brew vol = 1 meal vol, and this is nearer 3/4 pint = 425 ml, so that would ma...

In GEAR » Bushbuddy -vs- Ti-Tri Inferno
February 05, 2:00pm

Sidewinder with small pan
I have had a Al Classic for a some time, and get on fine with an AGG 710 ml pan, but am considering getting a Sidewinder Inferno with the Evernew 600 ml pan for solo use to save an ounce or so and ...

In GEAR » Bushbuddy -vs- Ti-Tri Inferno
February 05, 7:06am

Bushbuddy
Oh, and the Bushbuddy makes a perfect toaster. For a winter's day out, I pre-toast and butter a few crumpets at home, and once on the trail get enough embers in the stove and put the crumpet on...

In GEAR » The Ti-Tri Caldera Cone -- The Ultimate Ultralight Stove System?
February 04, 4:35am

Bushbuddy
Sorry, not paying attention. I really enjoy the Bushbuddy. I bought a Tibetan 1100, 5 oz, to go with it , and the stove fits inside perfectly and doesn't have the big lid like the Snow Peak...

In GEAR » The Ti-Tri Caldera Cone -- The Ultimate Ultralight Stove System?
February 02, 4:03pm

Thanks from John
Amy, You must be a fast typer! Thanks so much for all that information. I shall have a go ASAP, fingers crossed. John.

In Post-Trip Reports » Turkey's Lycian Way and Saint Paul Trail
February 02, 2:31pm

Question for Amy...
1. We were using written directions and Kate's map. It was not unusual to be "temporarily uncertain of position" after directions like " turn right after the second tree after th...

In Post-Trip Reports » Turkey's Lycian Way and Saint Paul Trail
February 02, 10:30am

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