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Clark Range, YNP 9/20-9/23
Well, this was supposed to have been a 5 day trip, 42 mile loop, but was cut into a 3 day trip, 30 mile out and back by a pretty significant snowstorm. Day one, we headed out of the Quartz Mou...

In Post-Trip Reports » Clark Range, YNP 9/20-9/23
September 24, 10:19am

one more question
One other question: Whats the typical time taken to do this trail? We have 5 days, but the first day would be a late start ( around 11 or so), and the exit day we have a 7 hr drive back to the ba...

In Pre-Trip Planning » North Lake/South Lake loop
September 18, 8:21am

thanks again
Thanks for the feedback guys... I was a bit worried about hitching due to the late season and the fact we will be popping out mid week. Seems like the best alternative.

In Pre-Trip Planning » North Lake/South Lake loop
September 17, 7:53am

North Lake/South Lake loop
Thinking about doing this hike later this month... Problem is, we only have one car. Is there a shuttle service here to get back to the starting point trail head? Or, do most people bring two ca...

In Pre-Trip Planning » North Lake/South Lake loop
September 16, 4:16pm

Any suggestions for a 5 day loop?
I have plans to do the Clark Range loop out of Quartz Mt. trailhead this coming week. I was up at Chain lakes last week, and we had smoke blow in on us the 3rd day. So, I am thinking I should do ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Any suggestions for a 5 day loop?
September 14, 1:53pm

Marmot Plasma 30
I have a marmot pinnacle 15, which is too warm for me most of the time, but well suited for later season trips... I am looking to downsize the weight of my bag, and I am looking at the marmot plas...

In GEAR » Marmot Plasma 30
August 12, 7:56pm

Clark Range
Thanks for the feedback guys... Ryan, really appreciate the beta for getting into the trailhead.. Oakhurst brings back lots of memories of when I was a kid, spending our annual summers in Wawona...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Clark Range Loop in Yosemite
July 25, 6:00pm

Clark Range Loop in Yosemite
I am looking into doing the Clark Range loop in Yosemite in late Sept., starting at the Quartz Mt. trailhead. Looks like an epic 4-5 day trip, and I am wondering if any of you have done it? More ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Clark Range Loop in Yosemite
July 24, 8:26am

Family day hikes in the Whistler area?
So stoked! Heading to Whistler for 2 weeks come late July. Never been before. I am looking for some tips on some great day hikes with my family (wife, 8 and 12 year old boys). Kids are pretty t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Family day hikes in the Whistler area?
June 25, 8:47am

I HATE mosquitos!
My family and I did a 3 day loop in Emigrant Wilderness this past weekend... The first day/night was nearly bug free. Then, on the second day/night, we got eaten alive! It was pretty bad, some o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » This Years Sierra Mosquitos ??
June 24, 3:28pm

All Reader Reviews by Paul Maguire

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Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1
I used this for my JMT hike this summer. I bought it based on its weight, and that it was a double walled, freestanding tent. Initially, its a nice tent. What I liked: Easy to pitch (unl...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
September 07, 11:56am

Exped SynMat UL 7
I just completed the JMT, and this pad worked flawlessly for me. I have always had a hard time sleeping in the back country, but this pad changed that. I looked at this, the Neo Air and the Big ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
September 07, 11:42am