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Hi guys. I need help! We are looking into how much people care about trekking and the great outdoors around the US, but we are not 100% sure what data points to use. So far we are looking at number of campgrounds, amount of protected areas and how
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looks awesome. It might pair nicely with a remote canister stove.
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Jump to new posts Re: Warmer quilt/sleeping bag required? by DavidP2211 @ 01/21/18 08:57 PM

My first post as a member on this board. Glad to see there are a bunch of other creaky old outdoor types here. I am 57 and camped this weekend in Western PA where the temp was about 25. So far - I haven't noticed much difference in my ability t
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Originally Posted By DJ2 Keep on trucken geezers! Yeah, will do. I’m over 80 and planning a solo SOBO of the JMT this coming summer; permitting process willing. “Man proposes, God disposes” they say. I have skin cancer surgery and reconstr
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Jump to new posts Re: Is Colombia still making hiking shoes?? by Glenn Roberts @ 01/19/18 05:11 PM

Ditto - in real estate, it’s Location, Location, Location. In hiking shoes, it’s Fit, Fit, Fit. After that, it’s Fit. (I have a buddy who happily backpacks in bright red trail shoes because they fit him like a really good glove.)
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I am looking for a starting point for a 2 day backpack ending in Elkin, NC in late March. I'm an experienced backpacker and really want to get some trail time in the area. Any suggestions?
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Black. Excellent condition, has been in an Omoton case (which is included) since I bought it. $100 plus shipping.
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Thanks BZH! I won't bother adding grips unless I use them for awhile and think it would really benefit from them. If I decide to add them, tennis racket wrap would be perfect. I am really curious to see how the Shoe Goo holds up. Some testing is in o
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