Search:

Type: Posts; User: Dogwood; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 400 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.33 seconds.

  1. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,166

    Being out of Vitamin I. Hit by a car. Being...

    Being out of Vitamin I.
    Hit by a car.
    Being run over by Anish because you're too slow.
    Being behind Malto on trail after a three'fer Chipotle black beans and rice burrito gorgefest swigged...
  2. Replies
    20
    Views
    921

    +2......Mandatory read for aspiring LD hikers.

    +2......Mandatory read for aspiring LD hikers.
  3. Is someone gathering info for an article or...

    Is someone gathering info for an article or school report?
  4. Replies
    18
    Views
    621

    Just trail runners on my feet on Hike Naked Day.

    Just trail runners on my feet on Hike Naked Day.
  5. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,166

    Lack of knowledge and wisdom.

    Lack of knowledge and wisdom.
  6. Replies
    10
    Views
    906

    Seek beyond Lville. Bet you could get someone...

    Seek beyond Lville. Bet you could get someone from Breck, Silverthorne, Frisco, etc. Call around to some dispensaries. Someone's always willing to make a buck or take a ride. Or, call other...
  7. Thread: Sleep System

    by Dogwood
    Replies
    15
    Views
    623

    Know cheaper off brand, but also big dept store...

    Know cheaper off brand, but also big dept store brands(Coleman, Aegis, Swiss Army, Slumberjack, Ozark Trail, etc) fudge their bag temp ratings to make them seem warmer and lighter wt(UL...
  8. Thread: Sleep System

    by Dogwood
    Replies
    15
    Views
    623

    You're IMHO stepping on your wt shedding toes if...

    You're IMHO stepping on your wt shedding toes if you rock a 10* bag through a summer AT NOBO no matter how you modularize. It'll be too warm eventually! But if you do the Thermolite wt of a liner for...
  9. Thread: Sleep System

    by Dogwood
    Replies
    15
    Views
    623

    Long story: There are different wt and potential...

    Long story: There are different wt and potential warmth adding categories of silk liners. As Slo go en said, and I assume he's detailing, are the lightest wt silk liners in the 4-5.5 oz range that...
  10. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,207

    What you said is true too. Just offering some...

    What you said is true too. Just offering some DIY contextual details to cumulatively consider. :)
  11. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,207

    You simply don't add that much salt to drinking...

    You simply don't add that much salt to drinking water that makes it undrinkable just as we do in summer STILL enabling hydration...while also reducing or watching Na in food and possibly other...
  12. Thread: Hot, Hot , Hot

    by Dogwood
    Replies
    35
    Views
    2,480

    All, well said! Hiking in the heat is...

    All, well said!

    Hiking in the heat is psychologically similar to hiking in the rain or cold or....
  13. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,207

    1) Add some Na containing electrolyte or other Na...

    1) Add some Na containing electrolyte or other Na containing drink or Na containing food to the water. Salty water is harder to freeze solid as it affects the ability of the molecules to bond. As...
  14. Gatorade Recover Whey Protein and Gatorade...

    Gatorade Recover Whey Protein and Gatorade Endurance Powders === a sugar diet.

    I used to buy into Pepsi Co's - one of the sugar water/sweet drink companies - Gatorade marketing as a drink for...
  15. Thread: Hot, Hot , Hot

    by Dogwood
    Replies
    35
    Views
    2,480

    One can also choose the trails or trail sections ...

    One can also choose the trails or trail sections that are cooler ie; shaded, well watered, higher elev., ridges where more wind is likely, greater latitude, etc. It wouldn't be my preferred choice...
  16. Thread: Hot, Hot , Hot

    by Dogwood
    Replies
    35
    Views
    2,480

    Food and drink choices play a role in cooling us...

    Food and drink choices play a role in cooling us down. Put some lemon and mint/peppermint/cilantro or cucumber slices in water. So many upscale Hawaiian resorts have pitchers of these in their lobby...
  17. The original .34 DCF was too fragile for regular...

    The original .34 DCF was too fragile for regular long term long distance use or anything more than otherwise mundane weather conditions in itself for me. I had been using tarps for many yrs in...
  18. Replies
    9
    Views
    444

    Ha! You wouldn't know how to get to Roswell GA ...

    Ha! You wouldn't know how to get to Roswell GA if not having GPS and a FAK. :D
  19. Thread: Hot, Hot , Hot

    by Dogwood
    Replies
    35
    Views
    2,480

    Some good answers were given. 1) Night hike...

    Some good answers were given.

    1) Night hike
    2) Start early/siesta al mediodia/hike late until around sunset
    3) Pre hike comfort zone expansion as part of the pre hike prep
    a. I turn up the...
  20. Replies
    4
    Views
    486

    Heather "Anish" the Arctic fox.

    Heather "Anish" the Arctic fox.
  21. Replies
    4
    Views
    486

    396 miles in six days @ 66 MPD avg for six...

    396 miles in six days @ 66 MPD avg for six straight days isn't shabby. Did York stop at tea times?
  22. That speaks plainly to me...human behaviors can...

    That speaks plainly to me...human behaviors can create negative consequences. That tells me be mindful of my behavior. It also tells me avoiding established CS's can be a part of avoiding negative...
  23. Replies
    9
    Views
    444

    Watch for poison ivy. I got it real bad one ST...

    Watch for poison ivy. I got it real bad one ST thru. Watch for copperheads especially in BSF and around escarpments. Do tick checks although IMO the ST is NOT a heavy tick pressure thru hike. I did...
  24. Replies
    9
    Views
    444

    I've also thru hiked it 2x. Easy to follow the...

    I've also thru hiked it 2x. Easy to follow the ST. GPX tracks aren't needed. These are very good showing more than GPX tracks will....
  25. Replies
    16
    Views
    10,245

    I'd say more like low 80's to high 70's as day...

    I'd say more like low 80's to high 70's as day time highs.
Results 1 to 25 of 10000
Page 1 of 400 1 2 3 4