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    Fwiw, I have used my olicamp xts with an eCHS ...

    Fwiw, I have used my olicamp xts with an eCHS alcohol stove with great success. The pot stand is a Aluminum flashing cylinder with air intake holes on the bottom but no vents on the top, so all the...
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    I have a Plastic Fresnel Lens (the size, shape,...

    I have a Plastic Fresnel Lens (the size, shape, and weight of a credit card). Super handy for the tic thing, as well as reading microscopic print on maps. They cost next to nothing. It my case it was...
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    I very much like my REI Magma 850 Down Hoodie...

    I very much like my REI Magma 850 Down Hoodie (women's version also available for Odd Women Out). Nothing really keeps you warm when wet, but the Magma has a better-than-average down loft of 850,...
  4. If you are interested, I moderated a LNT thread a...

    If you are interested, I moderated a LNT thread a number of years ago. Surprisingly, it did not go off the tracks and there was a fair bit of thoughtful discussion on this this issue.
    ...
  5. That's one reason I like Irish films - They never...

    That's one reason I like Irish films - They never let the truth get in the way of a good story.
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    I dont know about the AT, but i do know that ski...

    I dont know about the AT, but i do know that ski lifts are routinely used by trekkers in the Alps. They are lusted in the guide books and on maps as transportation options.
  7. The Gatewood question brings up a bigger issue...

    The Gatewood question brings up a bigger issue worthy of being relegated to the scrap heap. That is, what is or is not a thru hike and why it does or does not matter.
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    On day one, I really like some good summer...

    On day one, I really like some good summer sausage or hard salami. After a few days, not so much. Not sure why that food in particular seems to turn on me.
  9. Just for fun, I looked at the members list and...

    Just for fun, I looked at the members list and found there were 5 people who joined on day 1 (09-03-2002): ez-does-it, attroll, SGT Rock, Kerosene, and jlb2012.
    Of these, atttroll and Kerosene are...
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    Basmati Rice, red lentils, curry, salt, olive...

    Basmati Rice, red lentils, curry, salt, olive oil. (optional meat - chicken, tuna pouch, bacon bits, etc). 125 g of dry ingredients, 2 cups water, and eveything else in pot, boil, put in pot cozy,...
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    There are other canyon hikes. You could d a...

    There are other canyon hikes. You could d a Hermit loop or out and back Hermit with stays at Monument Creek, Hermit Creek, granite rapids, or hermit rapids. These would not be affected by trail...
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    The biggest problem with timing, is the North Rim...

    The biggest problem with timing, is the North Rim facilities are only open from may 15 to oct 15. So your best tomes will be late may or early Oct. But it will likely be very hot at the bottom even...
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    The section south of Daleville is great. The...

    The section south of Daleville is great. The first ridge has Tinkers Cliff and McAfee Knob. The next has Dragon's Tooth. The next has the Audie Murphy Monument. The next is Sinking Creek Ridge with a...
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    I know this is the Woman's Forum but i didn't...

    I know this is the Woman's Forum but i didn't realize it until after i saw the title. Feel free to ignore the Odd Man. But i too don't like men's watches (too big, more features than i want, etc...)...
  15. I have a long list of foreign treks i would like...

    I have a long list of foreign treks i would like to make. But i far exceed the age limit above. I was reading the other day about trekking to the summit of Mt Sinai in Egypt. It is a very popular...
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    Option 1: Tell them that in the eastern US, about...

    Option 1: Tell them that in the eastern US, about one person is killed by a bear every 20 years vs one every 20 seconds in car accidents. By getting off the road, you are much safer.

    Option 2:...
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    My breakfast for my Grand Canyon hike last April...

    My breakfast for my Grand Canyon hike last April was oatmeal (traditional, not qiuck/instant) with powdered buttermilk (from King Arthur), maple suagr, salt, cinnamon. Pretty good. The buttermilk as...
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    My wife is addicted to her Merlin app. And...

    My wife is addicted to her Merlin app.

    And years ago we had a White Throated Sparrow singing right by our cabin every morning at 4AM. Pretty, but impossible to sleep through in case you want to...
  19. For northern UP of MI, i would say through early...

    For northern UP of MI, i would say through early October. Fall colors propably peak in early October. In the fall, that Lake will help moderate temps. By the end of October, it can get wintery.
  20. Pictured rocks NL. Follows the lake Superior...

    Pictured rocks NL. Follows the lake Superior shore, so no big climbs. Getting permits this late could be a challenge. Call them.
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    Red lentils, basmati rice, curry, salt, olive...

    Red lentils, basmati rice, curry, salt, olive oil.

    Because these are raw beans and grain that cook quickly. Also, lentils and rice (dal bhat) is what fuels Nepalese porters.
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    There's always a snipe hunt.

    There's always a snipe hunt.
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    No, it's the waste water treatment system. The...

    No, it's the waste water treatment system. The campground and PR are both running at half capacity. They may close PR completely next year while they use it to house construction workers. They are...
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    This is all good information. But in my case, i...

    This is all good information. But in my case, i did not have flexibility due to work schedule. Plus my narrow window of opportunity was in peak season. Also, the park web page say permits set aside...
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    For most up to date info, use the NP websites....

    For most up to date info, use the NP websites. Each park has its own rules for permits, resevations, etc, and they are often changing. Other on line or printed guides and advice are likely to be out...
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