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    what are you using the bag for? i have a FF...

    what are you using the bag for?
    i have a FF raven with 2oz overfill and eVent fabric. I got it for winter use in the Pacific NW volcanoes and mountains, and for use in snowcaves/bivys, or shoulder...
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    will 2nd/3rd both of these responses. I have not...

    will 2nd/3rd both of these responses. I have not interacted with Casey but in 2007 when I bought a like new catalyst from someone on whiteblaze, Brian was awesome in helping me with making sure it...
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    was hiking in Tall Trees Grove in redwood...

    was hiking in Tall Trees Grove in redwood national park this summer. saw a few widow makers speared into the ground. some were thigh to waist sized diameter where they entered the ground. They...
  4. it happens. more often in town. occasionally on...

    it happens. more often in town. occasionally on the trail. often energy can be lacking for one or both parties, and that can be enough to prevent it. Full-on intercourse doesn't have to happen for...
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    I would chime full support of doing a hike. You...

    I would chime full support of doing a hike. You said you have the finances setup and the planning geared up. IF you are leaving behind a family with increased responsibilities in your absence, maybe...
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    used a squall 2 for 1500 AT miles and it was...

    used a squall 2 for 1500 AT miles and it was absolutely great. Like others have said, put the tail end into the wind if possible, and be mindful about site selection (under trees is best for...
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    okay so i am planning on shooting a filament of...

    okay so i am planning on shooting a filament of spider web thick steel wire from the summit of Mt. Adams here in Washington, down to Mt. Hood's summit in oregon, then back lower still to the summit...
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    i will use a women's product if it is superior to...

    i will use a women's product if it is superior to what is available in 'mens', when it comes to any outdoor pursuit when it makes a difference. plain and simple, no debate. just, any clothing or...
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    my comments should not be taken as an analysis or...

    my comments should not be taken as an analysis or critique of you, her, or your relationships. only perspectives from my experience to consider/view/rule out/look more into if applicable. sorry if it...
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    praise the lord and count my blessings. if I...

    praise the lord and count my blessings. if I didn't meet my girlfriend i would have never done 1500miles on the AT or been jazzed for the PCT and gotten into mountain climbing.. ..she will mnt. hike...
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    -from the baxter st. website this is true, it...

    -from the baxter st. website

    this is true, it doesn't close. But then I think you have to hike from abol bridge and back in 1 day (someone correct me) -- you can take the blueberry ledges (i...
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    a 20lb pack is way too heavy. what is the...

    a 20lb pack is way too heavy. what is the internal suspension made of cast iron?? and the buckles and snaps and zippers all steel? you want your pack to weight 3lbs max.. and thats really not too...
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    i can't help but feel like some of you are not...

    i can't help but feel like some of you are not taking this seriously enough. I really do just need something that I don't have to worry about when undertaking my superior trekking. When I am going...
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    oregon is melting dang fast right now......could...

    oregon is melting dang fast right now......could be clear in 2 weeks i swear. summer has turned on here with an intensity equal to the 'its always rainy in the winter' sentiment.. sun sun sun sun...
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    where can i get the archwood 37 trillion?

    hey all I am looking to only get the best backpack I can find since I do pretty extreme adventures and demand the best. Where can I find this pack and what trail people can I incessantly talk gear...
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    we have a double rainbow and contrail, and used a...

    we have a double rainbow and contrail, and used a squall II for the AT. The Squall II is my favorite - easy to get taught/setup..room, etc. But it was borrowed from a friend so not ours to keep.
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    worked one summer up dere in rhinelander at an...

    worked one summer up dere in rhinelander at an experimental forest run by the department of energy http://aspenface.mtu.edu/ and heard plenty about the hodag. Was actually the research assistant...
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    www.katahdincam.com

    www.katahdincam.com
  19. ben, experiences were as many, and more, than...

    ben,

    experiences were as many, and more, than the amount of questions you could ask about the trail. meet lots and lots of very friendly people, you feel like you're in a club/group -- but not so...
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    peter, not to be a downer on this forum, but try...

    peter, not to be a downer on this forum, but try www . nwhikers . net
    they are much more expertised in WA hiking.. esp. west side of the state.
    you will probably get some more specific, direct...
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    have you worried about the a$$ index? from my...

    have you worried about the a$$ index? from my reading, you're about in the middle of the chart, sidewinder. seriously is this a humor thread or do you have diminished mental capacity?
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    yo i heard gatorgump put his butt on the springer...

    yo i heard gatorgump put his butt on the springer plaque.
    i have my pitch fork sharpened like a new pair of mountaineering crampons!

    actually when we finally caught up to gatorgump in virginia i...
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    Okay there are certainly masters programs in...

    Okay there are certainly masters programs in 'wilderness instruction', I think you want to look at "environmental education" masters - which can be geared from anything from being a NOLS instructor...
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    this is not an issue unless you are trying to...

    this is not an issue unless you are trying to cook in the dead of winter in maine, possibly above treeline, or in the presidentials (above treeline) during a monster storm (which can occur in any...
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    p.s.: i have two friends who have done NOLS...

    p.s.: i have two friends who have done NOLS courses spending a month or so on the glaciated volcanoes of washington state. one has been to denali 3 times and elebrus and is quite a climber (though...
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