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Jump to new posts Re: Delorme InReach SE owners - beware by Pika @ Today at 08:51 PM

Nice to know. Thanks. But still, forevermore why?
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Jump to new posts Re: In tent entertainment by Jeffrey @ Today at 12:17 PM

Usually, I take crosswords or sudoku to make my leisure less boring. It may kill some time during short hikes.
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Jump to new posts Re: Searching for a hammock... by 4evrplan @ 09/20/17 12:53 PM

Originally Posted By orclwzrdTry a vendor like Dutchwaregear. if you email them your issue, you will likely get a response from Dutch himself and likely find a answer to your problem. I've found many of the cottage vendors are very knowledgeable and
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When I toured the Jack Daniels Distillery 20+ years ago they talked about the wood they charred and used for filtering and how they didn't know how why this made a better whiskey. My friend and I, both chemists, laughed and offered to explain it to
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Jump to new posts Re: Excellent article on backcountry navigation by JustWalking @ 09/19/17 03:56 PM

I agree with the importance of using (and knowing how to use) a map and compass. That said, I still bring an InReach on every backpacking trip, for a few reasons. -- If I get truly lost, since I always have tracking on, I can follow 'breadcrumbs' ba
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Jump to new posts Re: nuts only for food by Dryer @ 09/19/17 08:06 AM

I've survived a few nights on homemade trail mix, which besides nuts included M&M's, raisins, and sunflower seeds. It was fast, allowed me to ditch cooking stuff, but it got boring real quick. We found ourselves picking out the M&M's and ra
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Jump to new posts Re: Hiking: Solo vs. group. by aimless @ 09/17/17 03:38 PM

I appreciate that different areas present different levels of risk. Around here, the mountains can definitely kill you if you don't respect them. But there are other places that are harsher and more demanding than OR and WA, which make our mountains
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Jump to new posts Re: What are my options for personal locators?? by OregonMouse @ 09/16/17 11:24 AM

There was an interesting article on BackpackingLight some years ago (before I stopped following that site) about two experienced hikers who were so busy talking with each other that they missed a turn and ended up going the wrong way, not realizing i
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