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CityPasadena
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://mildbunchjmt.blogspot.com/
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Unobtainium
Seriously - this made me laugh for all the wrong reasons... I read Unobtainium as "You Knob Tainium" and it had me in stiches! Like Crocs, the name of this sort of footwear pretty m...

In Gear Swap » wtb ugg boots
September 08, 6:51pm

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Sabine, Thanks for the update! It's good to hear about the crossings being not too bad now. I hope you had a great trip! CMH

In Gear Lists » Truncated JMT Thru Hike List
August 09, 1:18pm

Re: Re: Truncated JMT Thru Hike List
Greg, Indeed the clothing is a bit of a haul right now - this will be my first 'long' trip with a kilt, so I think I am providing options to myself should the boys not like it after a we...

In Gear Lists » Truncated JMT Thru Hike List
August 09, 1:16pm

Truncated JMT Thru Hike List
So, 2 weeks ago I was to put in at Happy Isles for a thru hike of the JMT. Unfortunately the night before we were to leave, my girlfriend was struck by a hit and run driver while riding her bike...

In Gear Lists » Truncated JMT Thru Hike List
August 08, 7:52pm

Re: Re: Kilts!
A fly on that wall? Aye - but me woolies are sprayed with permethrin! I guess for me, the thermal concerns of an enclosed crotch far outweigh the specter of mossies. Now don't get me wro...

In GEAR » Hiking Pants: What do you Wear and why?
August 01, 6:49pm

Kilts!
I prefer a kilt for a number of reasons: - Zero chaffing or monkey butt (Just add a touch of Body Glide!) - Easy to layer with minimal time spent (No need to strip to put long johns on!) - Fas...

In GEAR » Hiking Pants: What do you Wear and why?
August 01, 12:51pm

Opening the Bearikade
Yes, I thought about this quite a bit this afternoon and then realized that my Groundhog stakes would work in a pinch, but the quarter idea is a great one! If I cannot figure a way to get the...

In Gear Swap » Rent a Bearikade????
July 25, 7:58pm

Bearikade rentals
So, I just got in the mail today, 2 days before I put in on a SoBo JMT trip, the Bearikade Weekender. As promised it reached me a day or two before my trip, and I could not be happier with eithe...

In Gear Swap » Rent a Bearikade????
July 25, 7:08pm

Customer Service?
I wonder if Terminex might be willing to send a few out if you come up with a good story... I might actually try and swing by one of their offices to ask about "donations"... Heck, ...

In Gear Swap » WTB: NyloFume Vapor-Proof Bags
July 02, 2:16pm

Useless Lace Hole
"The lacing is designed with two sets of holes at the ankle region: you can see the holes in the first photo. With our high arches, the highest hole - the one nearest the back of the shoe, is ...

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance MR740TR Review
June 29, 9:04pm

All Reader Reviews by Christopher Holly

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Zelph's Stoveworks SS Starlyte Ultralyte Alcohol Stove
edit - double post due to spotty connection. Sorry!

In Stoves - Alcohol
July 01, 9:21pm

Zelph's Stoveworks SS Starlyte Ultralyte Alcohol Stove
So I have not yet used this stove on the trail, but have done a couple 'back stoop' tests with it. Pasadena is about 850 feet above sea level and the boil times I observed are well within the ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
July 01, 8:50pm