Search:

Type: Posts; User: martinb; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 26 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.16 seconds.

  1. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,028

    General gun season ends 1/24 in zone c where you...

    General gun season ends 1/24 in zone c where you are doing most of the hike. I hike frequently in this zone. Wear orange and stick to established campsites. There are more hunters this year than in...
  2. FYI, my past couple of weekends have been nearly...

    FYI, my past couple of weekends have been nearly mosquito-free in Juniper Wilderness. A hard freeze is expected in this area Christmas night so bugs will be minimal for a while.
  3. Replies
    31
    Views
    2,006

    Duh, I completely forgot about the second pic...

    Duh, I completely forgot about the second pic which makes more sense.
  4. Replies
    31
    Views
    2,006

    Tree limbs, bears the berg is taking a beating....

    Tree limbs, bears the berg is taking a beating. John camping in right off the trail. That's the one leading out to the fir grove (54A)?
  5. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,007

    Check out the Durston X-Mid 2. I have the X-Mid...

    Check out the Durston X-Mid 2. I have the X-Mid one and it's a great tent for the money. The two seems to have the same great reviews.
  6. http://www.exped.com/usa/en/product-category/mats/...

    http://www.exped.com/usa/en/product-category/mats/megamat-lite-12-lxw-ruby-red

    just 3oz more than the LW 3D pad. I have both and use the mega for car camping or short overnighters. Beware, in some...
  7. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,397

    300ish is about right for these carrying under...

    300ish is about right for these carrying under 30lb loads. FWIW, I switched to the the "pro XA" shoe with "3D" chassis and they last a bit longer and feel more stable under load.
  8. Replies
    11
    Views
    925

    Rolling it forward creates drag. It'll take at...

    Rolling it forward creates drag. It'll take at least a 10th of a second off your top speed.
  9. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,572

    A snowed-in fir grove is something I gotta do....

    A snowed-in fir grove is something I gotta do. Quite a get together at hangover, must have been fun.
  10. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,243

    a spring chicken trying to put a chicken in the...

    a spring chicken trying to put a chicken in the spring.
  11. Has this guy been caught? ...

    Has this guy been caught?

    https://whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/136884-SC-Murder-Suspect

    Never had a problem is GSMNP backcountry, except for the odd camp bear.
  12. Absolutely correct. If I'm not mistaken there...

    Absolutely correct. If I'm not mistaken there have been a couple of members here that have become despondent enough to end their lives in the wilderness. These are very tough times for quite a few...
  13. Thread: Durston X-mid

    by martinb
    Replies
    10
    Views
    3,195

    This is a short review of my experiences with the...

    This is a short review of my experiences with the X-mid. I stumbled across this tent on Drop and was intrigued by its features and price. As a dedicated trekking pole user, I own a Notch and am...
  14. Replies
    42
    Views
    4,776

    Did not know him but enjoyed his posts here....

    Did not know him but enjoyed his posts here. Condolences to his family and friends.
  15. Thread: Durston X-mid

    by martinb
    Replies
    10
    Views
    3,195

    Have you looked at the Tarptent double rainbow? ...

    Have you looked at the Tarptent double rainbow?

    I've had the X-mid 1P out for a week in some wet conditions. I'll do a review soon.
  16. Thread: Coffee

    by martinb
    Replies
    41
    Views
    4,570

    Bustello in a ziplock bag.

    Bustello in a ziplock bag.
  17. Replies
    76
    Views
    6,006

    I see bears on about 75% of my smokies hikes. The...

    I see bears on about 75% of my smokies hikes. The most important thing is to remain calm. I know this will be difficult. The bear can most definitely sense your anxiety so it is important to minimize...
  18. Thread: Hiker shape

    by martinb
    Replies
    64
    Views
    7,427

    What really helped me for mountain hiking was...

    What really helped me for mountain hiking was adding weighted step-ups to my workout. Grab a dining room chair and two 25lb dumbbells. Place the chair against the wall and, holding the dumbbells...
  19. I'm a little more than half way there with the...

    I'm a little more than half way there with the Allak. I've been seeing other tents on some trips (please don't tell her) so it'll be a while before I'll get to 700.
  20. Walter, my pic is in the fir grove as you were...

    Walter, my pic is in the fir grove as you were coming from "butt" rock. BTW, the all mesh inner option makes a big difference in warmer temps. With both doors tied back and the large half-moon vents,...
  21. My Hilleberg Allak (2p) is 13 years old. It is as...

    My Hilleberg Allak (2p) is 13 years old. It is as weatherproof as it was on day one. I have used it hundreds of nights and ridden out some mind-boggling weather in it without any water getting...
  22. I use the Gorilla for three season trips and...

    I use the Gorilla for three season trips and couldn't be happier. It even swallows my bareboxer can. Oh and have have a red bandana tied on the outside for color.

    :sun
  23. I do not carry merino bottoms unless daytime...

    I do not carry merino bottoms unless daytime temps are going to be lower than 40. Once you get to camp and get the tent up, get a fire going, and have everything ready for sleep then just crawl in...
  24. Replies
    24
    Views
    4,971

    Poll: Correct. Comes with numbered snozzles to prevent...

    Correct. Comes with numbered snozzles to prevent cross-contamination.
  25. Replies
    45
    Views
    5,609

    In the vestibule. Tap them out in the morning to...

    In the vestibule. Tap them out in the morning to see if something crawled in. Never had a problem.
Results 1 to 25 of 650
Page 1 of 26 1 2 3 4