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Re: East Access to JMT
Dunno exactly when yet, depends on the doc's orders. Each day later puts them further south to meet the exit dates at Whitney. I'm just trying to get recommendations on trail quality. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » East Access to JMT?
July 08, 7:32pm

East Access to JMT?
I had to pull the party out at Florence Lake for a medical issue and will be reinserting them in a few days. We are thinking of an eastern trailhead, but have only been on Bishop Pass which is a b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » East Access to JMT?
July 08, 5:21pm

On 6/29, between Gladys Lake and Johnston Meadow, lots of trees down, many walks arounds and climb overs. Many hikers going on through, not taking PCT bypass. South through to Florence Lake by 7/...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT blowdown updates
July 08, 5:10pm

Cottage Wars
And the OP?

In Make Your Own Gear » M50 MyoQuilt air vents
July 08, 4:59pm

Days per cannister
Oh it so much depends on what you are bringing for food. Take along capellini or orzo for your carbs and you can put 25 lbs (40,000 kcals) in one BV500. Flavor with carmelized onions and tomato p...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Yet more bear canister questions/discussions...
July 05, 10:06pm

Re Wagner
Once on Lake Geneva (Switzerland, not WI) I witnessed the most intense lighting striking horizontal from mountain to mountain. No way that wasn't Wotan and Siegfried f'n each other up.

In Chaff » Classical Music Lovin' Ultralighters
July 05, 9:22pm

Any time you are hiking and sudden upon a vista, or break into a jog down a slope, or happen upon a bear, Wagner will have some massive swell right on time.

In Chaff » Classical Music Lovin' Ultralighters
July 05, 8:46pm

Drying Sawyer filter
I'm not sure that it is a good idea to dry a microtube filter. Any scum on the surface would jut get hard and be more difficult to get off later. I've found that you can't blow air ...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Storage
July 05, 3:16pm

Bladder replaces squeeze bag
Not sure how the Sawyer Squeeze fittings are done, but I bought a 3-way inline Sawyer, cut my hydration bladder hose, and inserted the filter. The bladder works as both a squeeze for cooking water...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Filter Bag Failure
July 05, 3:10pm

Interesting ideas
I like how you've attacked the factory designs to build what you want. The heat capture looks good. It would be very informative for you to measure how much fuel and time it takes to bring 1/...

In Make Your Own Gear » Mini Trangia remote canister stove
July 05, 2:32pm

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