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  1. Thread: Camp shoes?

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    I'm amazed that they're so much lighter than a...

    I'm amazed that they're so much lighter than a stripped down alternative like the Trail Glove. I'd love to get a close look at a pair of flats just to get my head wrapped around them. Sounds...
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    Sounds like our trajectories have gone in...

    Sounds like our trajectories have gone in opposite directions. I started as a backpacker and added trail running as a great way to stay in shape for backpacking without the monotony of running on...
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    What was it like doing one on the track? All of...

    What was it like doing one on the track? All of mine have been trail events. Hard to get my head wrapped around a short course ultra.
  4. Thread: Rain Pants

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    Interesting. That's honestly not a feature I've...

    Interesting. That's honestly not a feature I've ever wanted, but I'm curious to hear more responses about this.
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    Last year on the traverse, one guy in our group...

    Last year on the traverse, one guy in our group brought an anemometer. We were up around 60 sustained during last hour or two of climbing up Mt Washington, with stronger gusts. It was definitely...
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    This. Wild that the myth persists.

    This. Wild that the myth persists.
  7. Thread: Camp shoes?

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    This may seem like a minor inconvenience if...

    This may seem like a minor inconvenience if you've never experienced it, but it's infuriating trying to get your foot into a frozen shoe or boot that absolutely, positively will not flex or allow you...
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    Was this their catalog complete with bare skin? ...

    Was this their catalog complete with bare skin? They're a super weird company...
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    Cascade Mountain Tech may be cheap, but they're...

    Cascade Mountain Tech may be cheap, but they're well made poles that have been used by a lot of us. I have no concerns about their quality.
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    Paypal Goods and Services is probably the most...

    Paypal Goods and Services is probably the most common one that provides a bit of protection on both ends. Don't use friends and family unless it's someone you absolutely trust - it eliminates the...
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    Seems like an awfully strong statement given the...

    Seems like an awfully strong statement given the number of people in this thread alone that have used it for decades with no such results.
  12. Thread: Shoe Spikes

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    The Hillsound trail crampons work almost exactly...

    The Hillsound trail crampons work almost exactly like the Kahtoola's. I've got a pair of each. The only significant thing I noticed is that the Hillsounds are a bit more aggressive for steep ice. ...
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    Anyone have an educated opinion on the various...

    Anyone have an educated opinion on the various options (Sno Seal, Nikwax, Nature Seal, etc)? I've used all of them in the past, mostly based on what happened to be on the shelf in the closest decent...
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    I'll throw out that there a few brands where the...

    I'll throw out that there a few brands where the temperature ratings have always seemed to be reasonable to me. Western Mountaineering and Feathered Friends in particular. In both cases, I've been...
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    He encouraged you to do you (aside from the part...

    He encouraged you to do you (aside from the part where you made up nonsense, that is).
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    12-18 inches? Good grief. We went from 5-8...

    12-18 inches? Good grief. We went from 5-8 predicted as of Monday down to a tiny, tiny bit of nothingness when it actually hit. Ugh!
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    It was just curiosity - I've got a good...

    It was just curiosity - I've got a good dehydrator that I rarely use. If this were easy to dump on a tray and get something useful out of, I might give it a shot. I figured somebody might have gone...
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    Anyone try dehydrating it?

    Anyone try dehydrating it?
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    Good job on the tent repair! Considering the...

    Good job on the tent repair! Considering the size of the hole that patch seems to have worked well.
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    Man, I'm going to miss getting up there this...

    Man, I'm going to miss getting up there this winter! Enjoy it as much as you can.
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    As I recall, my older Black Diamond headlamp...

    As I recall, my older Black Diamond headlamp slowly adjusts brightness while you hold down the button. Not step by step, but a progressive adjustment like spinning a dimmer switch. I think it's a...
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    I haven't noticed it, but my understanding is...

    I haven't noticed it, but my understanding is that's reasonable for an LED in general. Slow decay rather than sudden burnout, especially when they're driven hard.
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    Yep, there were various workarounds. Bite tips,...

    Yep, there were various workarounds. Bite tips, even clunky straps to hold the light next to your head. Headlamps were a huge improvement (especially LED so you got improved durability and battery...
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    So many memories of drooling on a Mini Mag. I'm...

    So many memories of drooling on a Mini Mag. I'm glad to have moved on!
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    If you click the meeting link, it comes up as...

    If you click the meeting link, it comes up as being scheduled for 12/6 at 4pm (EST), so it's definitely on Sunday.
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