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Re: Re: Ultra Runners know nothing about Fastpacking.
"Does anyone ever use a combination of a waist/lumbar pack with one of these upper body running vests? Perhaps that would not provide enough volume for anything overnight. But in theory it...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultra Runners know nothing about Fastpacking.
October 24, 12:45pm

Malto 101
malto will have varying degree of sweetness based on its DE number. Also, not all Malto is the same. I have used both agglomerate and powder and will never use powder again. See http://www.ba...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Carbohydrate supplement source
October 19, 6:46pm

Full circle
I saw my weight go up by a few ounces from my low in 2011. I think we tend to over/sub optimize for weight and then with more experience we find the optimum for our style of hiking.

In Philosophy & Technique » Creeping Weight.
October 19, 6:41pm

Absolutely bluebird nice
Without a doubt sunny and seventy all week long. has to be because I'm an optimist. planning to hit the WT starting at Longmire Sunday going CCW. We will be the two ugly mugs carrying tiny l...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Wonderland trail conditions this October
September 22, 5:39pm

Wonderland
I will be doing a three day hike on the wonderland in about a month following ALDHA west, can't wait. I will be carrying about the weights gear as your list but I will be using my little Burn ...

In Gear Lists » 2-3 day run/fastpack- help trim the fat! :)
August 26, 8:10am

Re: Re: HMHDI
I did the Huntington and tuckerman ravine loop last summer. It was one heck of a trail run, if you can call running on four appendages running. Maybe I did it wrong.... Oh well, it was a load of ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New PCT record, again
August 20, 8:17pm

He and other are wrong
What's the point, speed hiking and running........ They should put speed limit signs on the PCT at 1mph so that people could really experience it. It's about time for mags to come along ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New PCT record, again
August 20, 7:59pm

Re: Some questions about winter camping in the Sierras.
Justin, I used to do a lot of winter snowshoe trips in the Sierra and I would expect to have temperatures at zero or below, especially if you get into higher elevations. If I were doing it today ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Some questions about winter camping in the Sierras.
August 13, 6:05am

Re: Re: using my stored energy
"What's the limit for estimated calorie deficit for shorter trips?" I don't think there is an exact answer to this question. I have seen that my body has adapted and can mor...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Tiny dense calorie brick
August 13, 5:35am

Re: Wow!
"Wow Pecans are 196 calories per oz? Wholly crap!!! Sounds like a great way to fill the voids in my bear can." NOOOOOOO!!!! There are two major potential issues with this aproach. ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Tiny dense calorie brick
August 12, 11:03am

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