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    Barring a historically low snow year, the Winds...

    Barring a historically low snow year, the Winds will be quite snowy in June. I used microspikes and an ice axe on the Wind River High Route this past Labor Day
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    Hey Birthday Bear- If you go out to the...

    Hey Birthday Bear-

    If you go out to the terminus alone, you will easily be able to fall into a group that matches your hiking pace and personality. Especially if you stay at a trail angel's place...
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    Yeah I agree with you and the ranger that leaving...

    Yeah I agree with you and the ranger that leaving a stick poking out of the ground isn't very LNT. I think the short stick idea would work. Be careful if you snap the mixing stick though, don't want...
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    Ah I see now. My bad

    Ah I see now. My bad
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    Huh, that's interesting. I've actually debated...

    Huh, that's interesting. I've actually debated that internally for a while, and I settled on the stick in the hole method. That's mostly because the soil is what filters the poo and keeps that bad...
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    I once was going up Mt Whitney from the west...

    I once was going up Mt Whitney from the west side, picked up a wag bag from the ranger station, and went up to Guitar Lake to camp. I had been in a extremely consistent 1-poop-per-day schedule, right...
  7. Thread: Cooking.

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    Not sure about freeze dried meals, but this past...

    Not sure about freeze dried meals, but this past year I went "stoveless" probably for 80% of nights even though I carried a stove the whole way. Just soaked the meals I dehydrated in a freezer bag...
  8. Thread: Danger Hype

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    I think it's a sort of Catch-22, in that if you...

    I think it's a sort of Catch-22, in that if you are at least a little bit worried about bad things happening, they're much less likely to happen. If you're sure that nothing bad will ever happen to...
  9. You do make good points. I agree that a wheeled...

    You do make good points. I agree that a wheeled backpack could not have anywhere near the amount of impact that pack animals do, the animals weigh an order of magnitude more.

    That being said,...
  10. It's a cool idea but before anyone goes out and...

    It's a cool idea but before anyone goes out and makes or buys one- it wouldn't be allowed in a designated wilderness: see this link from a game cart maker:...
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    Be careful with cotton in the desert. It may not...

    Be careful with cotton in the desert. It may not feel so desert-like when you're getting snowed on at 9000' in the San Jacintos
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    I used pants in 2016, most people around me used...

    I used pants in 2016, most people around me used shorts. I'm not sure about their sunscreen habits, but for me a lot of the time it was so hot that it didn't matter what was or wasn't on my legs, so...
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    While this is technically true, dogs are not...

    While this is technically true, dogs are not allowed on the Rim Trail of Crater Lake NP, which has become the de-facto PCT, and many (including myself) would argue this is one of the most spectacular...
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    I went in early June in 2016, and I was fine with...

    I went in early June in 2016, and I was fine with Kahtoola Microspikes which I think are a bit more aggressive than Yaktrax. A lot of people didn't have any, and I think I would've been fine without,...
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    Also take into consideration that dogs aren't...

    Also take into consideration that dogs aren't allowed on the rim trail in Crater Lake NP, and potentially some wilderness areas
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    Definitely not too late. I started on April 26th...

    Definitely not too late. I started on April 26th this year, took many, many zeros, and finished on September 23rd. There were quite a few people who started in early-mid May finishing around the same...
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    Everyone who already posted pretty much has you...

    Everyone who already posted pretty much has you covered. But for some commentary:

    1. I was also thinking about skipping the trail angels in San Diego, but I am so glad I didn't. I got to meet...
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    San Diego- Scout and Frodo

    I emailed Scout and Frodo at [email protected] on Tuesday about potentially staying with them, and I still haven't heard anything back. Does anyone know if it usually takes them a while to...
  19. This year it seemed to me that if you apply...

    This year it seemed to me that if you apply within a couple hours of the permits opening on PCTAs website you could have your pick of nearly any day. People tended to cluster around nice round...
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    Ok I figured I probably would not need them in...

    Ok I figured I probably would not need them in that area, considering how late I'm starting. Thanks!
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    Microspikes/ice axe for San Jacinto area?

    If I'm leaving April 27th of this year from Campo, should I send my microspikes and ice axe to Paradise cafe? Or would that be overkill?
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    Which camera to take

    I'm heading out on a thru-hike on 4/27, and my old camera crapped out on me, so I need to get a new one.

    I don't think I want to use my iPhone because of (1) battery life and (2) I just don't want...
  23. Used Halfmille Maps ~OR~ Chicago Hikers- Halfmile PCT Maps Bulk Order

    Does anyone have a complete set halfmile PCT maps they're willing to sell?
    Or, alternatively, any Chicago area hikers want to organize and get a bulk deal on printing?
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    I can't say enough for having fluid plans. My JMT...

    I can't say enough for having fluid plans. My JMT thru-hike, which was my first hike over a weeklong was meticulously planned. I was nervous and excited, and I wanted everything to be perfect, so I...
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    I totally agree. It seems like you have the time....

    I totally agree. It seems like you have the time. You should be in great shape by then. At least give yourself the option, maybe prepare a couple resupply boxes and call your wife if you decide to...
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