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  1. no disagreement on what it takes for mass market...

    no disagreement on what it takes for mass market sales.

    But this book? Not so gripping. More samples.


    “Upon arriving at Lance Creek, all six tent sites were being used already and many...
  2. Huh. Realized I’d picked it up a long time ago...

    Huh. Realized I’d picked it up a long time ago and deleted it off my phone.

    Here are some samples:

    ””So, let’s start with what I started out carrying for an adventure of a lifetime. ACR...
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    ive used a ratsack which has a good volume/weight...

    ive used a ratsack which has a good volume/weight ratio.

    My wife and I each own one. But we’ve quit carrying them.

    Had good luck with good hangs.


    On Amazon https://amzn.to/34fFjWF or...
  4. Seems like the second post about this book. The...

    Seems like the second post about this book. The first had a sample and ended up with a lot of criticism.
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    My wife loves hers (REI garage sale purchase)....

    My wife loves hers (REI garage sale purchase). From March To October on the AT.

    Part of the use of a puffy is that you aren’t wearing it while hiking.

    I use an REI puffy I got for $49.99. It...
  6. exactly. So .9 ought to be enough.

    exactly.

    So .9 ought to be enough.
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    At this his point I found myself hoping for bad...

    At this his point I found myself hoping for bad things to happen to HR and no interest in his story at all.

    Quit reading.
  8. Well. I always use polycro instead. It doesn’t...

    Well. I always use polycro instead. It doesn’t absorb any water and is light, cheap, and available everywhere.

    https://www.trailjournals.com/journal/entry/596227

    examples of DIY and how.
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    This year there was a guy who got at least to...

    This year there was a guy who got at least to Shaws with a gladius.

    Though to be fair, he slack packed almost the entire trail, so his gladius wasn't actually with him while he was hiking.
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    Neat. I used to tutor advanced statistics. ...

    Neat. I used to tutor advanced statistics.

    I'm glad someone else has the duty to try to explain where some of the calculations have gone wrong in this thread.
  11. Well said about what cooking on the trail is...

    Well said about what cooking on the trail is usually like.
  12. My wife and I use a 1.7 liter pot but we cook a...

    My wife and I use a 1.7 liter pot but we cook a meal for both of us. Half of that would be more than .9, so for one person ...

    But seriously, lots of people do just fine with a 1 liter or less...
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    One thing that really helped me, though we ended...

    One thing that really helped me, though we ended up 756 miles short of finishing due to some family matters that took us off the trail long enough that the weather caught up with us after we flipped,...
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    Well, the pot may not get clean enough, but...

    Well, the pot may not get clean enough, but otherwise this is nicely said. And there is real time savings with a canister. I can't believe this is happening, but when we go back out, we are taking...
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    deleted post.
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    They had a washing machine when I passed through...

    They had a washing machine when I passed through earlier this year. Glad they had it rather than the washboard.
  17. Dang, I was too late, price is now up to $2.99.

    Dang, I was too late, price is now up to $2.99.
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    We shipped a box there, it was there when we...

    We shipped a box there, it was there when we arrived this spring.

    Shuttles for slackpacking were driven by drivers who were not intoxicated or under the influence (and who were courteous and who...
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    I've used a Rat Sack. For the volume it is...

    I've used a Rat Sack. For the volume it is lighter than many other options, but the things are large. We have two (my wife has one as well) but haven't used them for the past 700 miles or so of our...
  20. Best sort of thing I could find were articles...

    Best sort of thing I could find were articles like this: https://www.outsideonline.com/2176107/how-sell-your-used-gear

    or this: https://www.geartrade.com/

    But I'm not sure about them for...
  21. Is this a good place to sell a pair of like new women's hiking boots?

    My wife has a pair that is a half size too small. I've sold a tent and a sleeping bag, but haven't the slightest idea of the best way or place to sell boots.

    Thanks for any suggestions or advice.
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    Well, turns out that through the smokies in the...

    Well, turns out that through the smokies in the twenties, I was fine with my Packa as a wind shirt and not using the puffy, just the fleece.


    I've been more than happy with the $49.00 REI down...
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    I also like the Whiteblaze guide. Just bought...

    I also like the Whiteblaze guide. Just bought two (one for me, one for family while my wife and I are on the AT. She talked me into retiring this March 15 and we will hit the trail thereafter).
  24. Thank you!

    Thank you!
  25. Thread: Gear theft

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    Exactly. Anything they steal they have to carry...

    Exactly. Anything they steal they have to carry out themselves.
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