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    Yeah, that doesn’t sound practical or pleasant

    Yeah, that doesn’t sound practical or pleasant
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    I’m taking Section Hiker and Surka’s lead and...

    I’m taking Section Hiker and Surka’s lead and going Ursack, on he AT. They have new, lighter Almightys. Hanging is a pain, canisters do seem heavier and bulky. And it will give me more confidence...
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    Has anyone ever made a titanium canister? I’m...

    Has anyone ever made a titanium canister? I’m sure it would be Uber pricey.
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    Now we just need a alcohol microwave.

    Now we just need a alcohol microwave.
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    And, Rickb, in1983 there was much lower human...

    And, Rickb, in1983 there was much lower human density on the AT.
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    Took the train from Chicago to Harpers Ferry...

    Took the train from Chicago to Harpers Ferry summer of 2019, arrived 3 hours late, about 3. Was about 95F. Ed Garvey was a site for sore eyes. Water shuffle left a bit to be desired. Glad they...
  7. Thread: Power Banks

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    I know I need to get one of these, the swag bag...

    I know I need to get one of these, the swag bag solar one I got at a conf a few years ago with 5k won’t cut it.

    So appreciate the thread and the comments. I notice the Nitecore and a couple of...
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    Why is the Federal Reserve so against us?

    I heard Federal Reserve chairman William Powell say the Fed was against hiking this year.

    As if we donít have enough problems with COVID, bears and a declining supply of heavy leather boots!
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    Any word on them being open this season?

    Any word on them being open this season?
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    And thanks to Slow Trek and Drop Dead Fred for...

    And thanks to Slow Trek and Drop Dead Fred for adding the counter factuals, both financial and otherwise. The more ways you look at something the better your odds of good decisions. Thanks.
  11. Thread: MiniMo vs Zip

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    See Jetboil Stash thread for weight savings.

    See Jetboil Stash thread for weight savings.
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    100% agree. I like (relatively empty) shelters,...

    100% agree. I like (relatively empty) shelters, dislike wet tents. But I would never hit the trail without a tent.
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    I should have added that I don’t use hiking poles...

    I should have added that I don’t use hiking poles either, so the weight savings from dual use aren’t there for me.
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    I know there are shelters that are problematic...

    I know there are shelters that are problematic from a vagrancy standpoint. But to me there is such a great feeling going to sleep in a shelter on a rainy night knowing that you won’t have to pack up...
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    Mama always said boring is as boring does....

    Mama always said boring is as boring does....
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    Although I think NSherry was using a bit of...

    Although I think NSherry was using a bit of hyperbole, another reason is—I don’t feel like learning all that, the spatial and insectorial issues to account for...screw it, I’m going to carry a light...
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    https://thetrek.co/nature-immersion-improves-physi...

    https://thetrek.co/nature-immersion-improves-physical-mental-health/

    Not sure the scientific rigor behind some of these claims, but the gist holds true for me. But you have to be open to it.
  18. Thread: how to hike

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    I did too.

    I did too.
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    I 100% agree, but OP doesn’t get much from it

    I 100% agree, but OP doesn’t get much from it
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    Lil bit of this and lil bit of that

    Lil bit of this and lil bit of that
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    I am considering one and would be interested as...

    I am considering one and would be interested as well.

    I did use a lighter weight one a couple summers ago. Worked to keep bag clean, and was nice on a couple of warmer nights when even my 50F...
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    Clearly your question is pretty much a metabolism...

    Clearly your question is pretty much a metabolism one. One aspect people have been getting at is the energy your body “uses up” warming up cold food. That seems valid. I’ve not used it, but perhaps...
  23. Poll: Mandatory issuance now!

    Mandatory issuance now!
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    No coffee, no poopie. Must have stovie.

    No coffee, no poopie. Must have stovie.
  25. Thread: Shelters

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    I like Slo-go’en’s version!

    I like Slo-go’en’s version!
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