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  1. Thread: Slab walkin'

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    Traction metrics are not all the same for...

    Traction metrics are not all the same for different conditions. Your boot traction excels on dirt, mixed slop, and in snow with the deep lugs. They were not designed for slabs specifically although...
  2. This comes down to not fences or more extinctions...

    This comes down to not fences or more extinctions but knowledable responsible human behavior. Humans are not the only Earthlings. We must share the planet.
  3. The onus of separating wildlife and humans is on...

    The onus of separating wildlife and humans is on humanity not wildlife since after all humans are supposedly the most intelligent species on Earth.
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    For those with attention deficits wanting a hand...

    For those with attention deficits wanting a hand held terse "quick and dirty" preparatory approach few do it as well as Paul. https://pmags.com/a-quick-and-dirty-guide-to-the-appalachian-trail...
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    WB is no longer as useful as it might have once...

    WB is no longer as useful as it might have once been. There are a plethora of other sites better geared to current hikers than WB.
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    WB has become unnecessary.

    WB has become unnecessary.
  7. Thread: Buckwheat

    by Dogwood
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    Buckwheat is an anti inflammatory(good for...

    Buckwheat is an anti inflammatory(good for reducing inflammation), addressing the cause of pain than merely masking the symptoms of it such as what NSAIDs do, GF, rather fast cooking/soaking,...
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    I trust my usage of inflatable sleeping pads. I'm...

    I trust my usage of inflatable sleeping pads. I'm not going to join a naysayer crowd that blames gear for my poor choice of gear for the conditions or my rough handling of the lightest wt and...
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    It makes no sense wearing full zip rain pants...

    It makes no sense wearing full zip rain pants with the zips open when it's raining or else umm ahem you get wet.
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    The only way I'd want full zips is in mixed...

    The only way I'd want full zips is in mixed conditions with the rain starting and stopping often. It makes no sense having full zips wearing rain pants when it's not raining IMO or else umm ahem you...
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    56,000+ g/m^2/24hr is pretty high breathability...

    56,000+ g/m^2/24hr is pretty high breathability for rain pants. Zpacks Vertices.

    https://zpacks.com/products/vertice-rain-pants

    Vapor Transfer (JIS L 1099 Method B1): 56,000+ g/m^2/24hr
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    BTW, always ask your Physicians to define or...

    BTW, always ask your Physicians to define or explain that which you are vague in layman's terms. That's part of the goods and services you're paying. ;)
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    A contusion is a hematoma, the medical term for a...

    A contusion is a hematoma, the medical term for a bruise. Bone contusions are bruises on or inside the bone. The Doc ordered an X-ray to look for and rule out breaks or fractures. Bone contusions...
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    Woman thru hikes the IAT in winter.

    https://www.outsideonline.com/2422540/emily-ford-hiked-ice-age-trail-winter?utm_source=pocket-newtab

    Kudos to Emily Ford for thru hiking the IAT in winter bringing attention to the fortitude and ...
  15. Living a connected life.

    Living a connected life.
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    How does the Ignore tab work to stop seeing a...

    How does the Ignore tab work to stop seeing a member's thread's or posts?
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    As Deacon stated. Being cordial, non arrogant non...

    As Deacon stated. Being cordial, non arrogant non snobbish - humble- unpretentious - patient, indiscriminately inquiring, communicating I was on a thru hike or different LASHes they have generously...
  18. I wanted more red gummy bears and less Maruchuan...

    I wanted more red gummy bears and less Maruchuan Chicken Flavored Ramen.
  19. Have you considered nut and seeds and their...

    Have you considered nut and seeds and their butters, avos, tofu/tempeh/seitan, EVOO, coconut oil/unsweetened coconut milk, edamame/black bean/chickpea/mushroom pasta. If after low carbs choose...
  20. Some have circulation problems or disorders like...

    Some have circulation problems or disorders like Raynauds that may affect extremities/and digits the most. For example, Anish or myself may benefit from wearing beanie/hood, warm dry socks and...
  21. Try covering your extremities: gloves,...

    Try covering your extremities: gloves, beanie/hood, down or oppossum wool socks.
  22. Dont buy into hype BS that excuses problematic...

    Dont buy into hype BS that excuses problematic health consequences of the SAD, junk food binging, or the common AT dietary modality. They are excuses to further poor unhealthy off trail dietary...
  23. I concur. My rant to your rant. It was men...

    I concur. My rant to your rant.

    It was men that did most of the animal hunting. It was mostly the woman, elderly, infirm and children especially the young women/girls who tended the crops and...
  24. The conditions of the trail miles, intensity or...

    The conditions of the trail miles, intensity or strenuousness of those miles, and how one constantly adapts to those conditions play significant roles in the calories expended to cover them. ...
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    Andes mints repel mice? 100% essential...

    Andes mints repel mice?

    100% essential peppermint oil with strong menthol compounds that lingers is said to irritate mouse' nasal cavities. Maybe it can be a black bear odor attractant but so many...
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