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    I’ve had them get wet and rust, which causes them...

    I’ve had them get wet and rust, which causes them to gall on the aluminum threads of the stove. Now I give them a light coat of grease and use the plastic cover they are sold with. Gives some...
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    That’s a good idea. A light grease like Vaseline...

    That’s a good idea. A light grease like Vaseline might be even better.
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    I ended up buying an Osprey Volt 75 based on...

    I ended up buying an Osprey Volt 75 based on these replies. It seems like it's going to be a good fit, so thanks for the recommendation.
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    Thanks. I think I知 going to give that one a try....

    Thanks. I think I知 going to give that one a try. The backcountry.com 20% new customer discount made it an easy decision.
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    Pack for a fat person?

    I知 going to hike the Sheltowee Trace starting in November and I want to upgrade to a better pack. Because I reached my ideal weight before I reached my ideal height (my dumb way of saying I知 fat) I...
  6. ^^^^^ Thanks for this. Any particular preference...

    ^^^^^ Thanks for this. Any particular preference for doing it nobo vs sobo?
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    Edit to add: I’m interested in actual tents with...

    Edit to add: I’m interested in actual tents with floors, not tarps, at least for the two person. No way my wife is going to agree to sleep in a floorless tent and she would be the second person in a...
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    Trekking pole tent recommendations?

    Anyone care to point me in the direction of some good one and two person tents that pitch with trekking poles? Recommendations and critiques appreciated.
  9. The plan is to start at a spot and go to another...

    The plan is to start at a spot and go to another spot with the hope it will take around a month to get there. If it takes an extra week it won’t be the end of the world. I won’t really know how many...
  10. I'm figuring 10 miles/day, so 300 miles in month....

    I'm figuring 10 miles/day, so 300 miles in month.

    My concern about transportation isn't about money, it's about not having to hassle family members or add hundreds of extra road miles. Paying for...
  11. Thanks for all the replies so far. My experience...

    Thanks for all the replies so far. My experience haas been that I don't soften up very much in a month, so that's not something I think will be an issue. I don't want to be away from home form more...
  12. Section hike segments to maximize easy trail access/exit?

    I recently retired and am (for the first time ever) giving some serious consideration to my longtime fantasy of hiking the AT. I have no illusion that I could ever do a thru hike, so I知 trying to...
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    I bought a pair for my wife because she isn’t...

    I bought a pair for my wife because she isn’t very stable in the mud. They were on sale from STP so I threw in a pair for myself with the intent of carrying them so she wouldnt feel silly using them....
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