Ooh, I did forget about the recent abolishing of the Penn State outing club. Evidently an outcome of the many lawsuits related to their football scandal. I have heard, though, that there is an unofficial (i.e. not recognized by the university) g
Originally Posted By GregoryCheveOriginally Posted By Ian CampbellI've always got a flask of whiskey on me - do you bring booze with you on your backpacking trips? What's your go to? Me too. Johnnie Walker Black Label is my best friend during my ba
This older forum was archived and has now been "unveiled" for your viewing pleasure. It is interesting to read older threads from the period when "lightweight" and "ultralight" was evolving into the mainstream, commercia
I try to wear dry fit if i know i have to cross streams, and usually when crossing i takeoff my shoes, and i carry crocks as they are light and rubber so i just use them instead of getting my boots wet and then wait for them to dry.
Wow, I haven't been on here in a long time. My trip last year didn't go as planned, really bad weather. I cut it short. My fault anyhow, I got impatient and went for it with a less than promising forecast and it just rained heavily for days on end. N
Turns out the little dog was attacked by a coyote, not a cougar. The OR Fish and Wildlife folks examined the dog and say the bite marks are far too small for a cougar. There was a cougar reported in the area a few days before. If it was one of tho