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"it came up in conversation that it's human nature to remember the good and play down the rough times. Similar to the behavior of taking photos of weddings and babies, but nobody is posing...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Advice from long distance walkers....
December 19, 3:07pm

Re: Advice from long distance walkers....
I took a leave of absence from a well established career. My advise is to maintain as much flexibility post hike as far as a career goes. often you will see a post saying "I hate my job, I w...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Advice from long distance walkers....
December 18, 10:47am

Not for me
Unless you are planning to mostly stay in shelters then I would do a bit more than a poncho tarp. Would work on the PCT but not AT IMHO. Also, is that pad really how you want to spend several mon...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL List - Thru Hike Capable?
December 17, 6:58pm

Pre-BPL
Before becoming enlightened I carried an old Alice pack and strapped on a 12" usmc Kabar. I will have to hunt that down in the attic to see just how much that weighed. Interesting thing is t...

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 13, 7:02pm

Liner vs. Clothes
The big disadvantage to a liner is the inability to wear insulting layers so your clothing in Essenes is not multiuse. With clothing such as a cuben fiber rain suit, you can wear clothing as neede...

In GEAR » VBL question
December 13, 6:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Don't think I could go pure Carb/Protein
"Malto - Half of your calories from malto? What sort of ratios do you typically mix it, and do you have any suggestions for a good brand? All I've ever used was Hammer products from my cyc...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 10, 5:24pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Volumetrically Dense Food?
"Oreos are ~ 35% fat, original Pringles ~ 60% fat,chocolate covered donuts typically ~ 50% fat, little Debbie's ~ 40% fat. Sounds as if mixed macronutrient sources with good amount of fat ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 10, 9:44am

Another approach
Unless you are running on single digit body fat I would literally take as little fat as possible and lean more on carbs with some protein and use your body for fat. Said another way, use your body...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 09, 7:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
">> I drink from a 1 liter bottle carried in a side pocket. Bottle comes out, poles go into my armpit, I un-cap, drink, re-cap, grab poles, stuff bottle, and continue on. All while walki...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
December 08, 4:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: mt biking in wilderness history
"Maybe better to discuss why MTB's should, or should not be permitted in wilderness areas, NP's, NRA's, etc., or perhaps how and where their access might be permitted, i.e. shared ...

In Philosophy & Technique » The inevitable bike legalization of the JMT
December 03, 8:11am

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