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Jump to new posts bad idea taking a newbie into the backcountry? by toddfw2003 @ 08/11/18 11:23 PM

I am spending the summer in Central Idaho backpacking. I have a buddy that I car camp with that has 0 experience backpacking. He decided to drive up and backpack with me. We checked out his gear and it was horrible. He probably has a base weight
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Jump to new posts Re: Band Aid Hydro Seal bandages by Glenn Roberts @ 08/11/18 03:30 PM

I’m a bit skeptical, too - but the tester at SectionHiker said they do last (he was using them to treat a bad blister of his own.) However, he didn’t say if his several days were trail days or town days. I’ll let you know what I find out. (The
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Jump to new posts Re: Band Aid Hydro Seal bandages by aimless @ 08/11/18 12:20 PM

Although you say they are specifically designed for use on feet I would be surprised if they stood up well to the sort of battering they'd get over the course of a day's trail hiking. Compared to the amount and type of walking the average American do
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