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Uinta mountains north east of SLC is a beautiful place too. Carry bear Spray
Make Your Own Gear!
Jump to new posts Re: Sewing Tyvec by WKerber @ Yesterday at 10:43 PM

I've sewn Tyvek with a home sewing machine with Gutermann sew-all thread with good results. It was just a ground cloth with tie outs, but it's still doing strong after 4 years.
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Jump to new posts Re: Is The Sawyer Mini Enough? by WKerber @ Yesterday at 10:34 PM

I've used the Sawyer mini for several years in South Carolina without issue. I just pick up a Katadyn Befree filter to try, but no experience yet. I've seen decent reviews on it so far. I'm optimistic, since the flow appears to be faster.
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Jump to new posts Re: Day pack advise please by WKerber @ Yesterday at 10:30 PM

I'm new here as well, but have been hiking/backpacking for a little while. I just use an REI flash 22 for day hiking. I like side pockets for water bottles and snacks but other than that, I just need a dump bag with straps. It's just me and my dog an
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Jump to new posts Storing water in Copper pots Kills Bacteria... by billstephenson @ Yesterday at 10:23 PM

Found this info linked on the "Hacker News" site and thought I'd share it here for discussion. I don't carry metal water bottles anymore but it's an interesting avenue to explore. For example, a copper flashed cooking pot would work in a
Lite Philosophies & Practices
Jump to new posts Re: efficent computer printing for trail use? by Gershon @ Yesterday at 08:49 PM

Next time, maybe print them single side and take them to Kinkos or someplace like that. They may have a waterproof paper.
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Jump to new posts longevity of freezed dry meals with a twist by the-gr8t-waldo @ Yesterday at 06:34 PM

the twist is I want to open about three to four days worth of meals before hitting the trailhead. the plan is to save weight and still eat well. Reclosing the inner plastic bag with a short section of scotch tape and all packed into a modest size p
Trip Plans, Reports & Inquiries
Jump to new posts Re: Wind River High Route 2017 by pcieluch @ 05/23/17 11:30 AM

Want to go back to the JMT this year but can't find a partner to go. Did the last 60 of the JMT last season. I have two weeks vacation and was planning on a first week of August trip. I could rearrange my time if needed. I live in Duluth MN and c
Backcountry Beginners
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Thanks for the info.
Backcountry Gadgets
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I have an REI 10x -30x monocular. The optics are not stellar and the field of view is very small, but if I brace it on my knee or pole, it is usable. It works well enough for my purposes, which include scanning mountains across a valley to try spotti
Trip Plans, Reports & Inquiries
Jump to new posts Re: Zion Narrows Backup Plan by Nowak1981 @ 05/21/17 12:24 PM

I am heading to Zion myself in a few weeks. This will be my 3rd trip there. Depending on how many days you want to spend hiking/camping. I would recommend the Trans-Zion trek. The entire route can be completed in 5 days, but there are exits each
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