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  1. I need to try wearing less cloths. Just donít...

    I need to try wearing less cloths. Just donít want to be cold I guess.
  2. I am sweaty when I sleep... am I doing something wrong?

    I notice when I sleep I am sweaty. I donít feel cold or hot, I feel very comfortable. I notice I get clamy or slurpy sweaty.

    If itís 45* or less I sleep in long underwear and long sleeve smart...
  3. How do thru hikes do it, How do they get enough calories?

    Ive never really paid attention to what I pack olong on 1-3 night trips. My most recent trip 3D/2N my food bag was around 5lbs. I wear a Apple Watch so it tells me my calories burnt. For my measly...
  4. Trip Report: Completed the entire Zaleski Backpacking loop.

    I completed the entire backpacking loop at Zaleski State Forrest in Southern Ohio. Its made up of 3 "day loops" that can be linked together for one 28 mile loop. I call it the Zaleski Triple Crown.....
  5. All together, Pot, cup, coozy, stove, wind...

    All together, Pot, cup, coozy, stove, wind screen, and bic mini, measuring cup, and storage sack, I am at 8.65oz
  6. the one you sold me... lol. fancy feast. It...

    the one you sold me... lol. fancy feast. It nests inside the cup perfectly.
  7. Maybe 2g ? my scale will barely pick up the...

    Maybe 2g ? my scale will barely pick up the weight of the small hose pieces. More interesting is removing the handles of the Toaks 450 saved 8g!
  8. Zaleski Backing Loop and Moonville Tunnel, South Ohio

    Ive always heard rumor of a "non official" side trail to the Moonville Tunnel that spurs off of the South Backpaking Loop at Zaleski State Forrest in Ohio. Anyone have any info?
  9. I canít leave things alone...must modify!

    I added silicon fish tank airline to the handles on my Toaks 750. Also made my first coozy for the Toaks 450 that nests inside, and removed the handles.

    It works out great. The Refletex makes it...
  10. Suggest trek pole, cork, tent support, anti shock, flip lock.

    Looking to upgrade my poles. I have some older REI Made by Komperdell.

    Looking for cork handles, anti shock, flip locks, and must be able to use as a tent support.

    What you guys think?
  11. Have you guys tried their Xtreme light jacket? I...

    Have you guys tried their Xtreme light jacket? I one, its only been used as a wind breaker so far... it seems pretty nice.
  12. Critique my setup, First time real world with the Lunar Solo...

    Hows this setup look? I slept with the one vestibule rolled up. condition wasn't a issue. it was certainly there but as long as I didn't brush it everything was good...




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    Incredible! Thank you for sharing!

    Incredible! Thank you for sharing!
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    I hate ticks! I wished we could eradicate them! ...

    I hate ticks! I wished we could eradicate them! I treat shoes, socks, pants, shorts, hats, pack, ... you get the point... with Permethrin. I get the ready to use stuff from Sawyer. Ive read that...
  15. Quick update I ordered a few cables from a...

    Quick update I ordered a few cables from a popular online retailer.

    I now have a shortie C to Lightning, stubby watch charger, and universal C/usb to micro.

    Saved me a bunch of tangled cords...
  16. I think this is how I am going to go... ...

    I think this is how I am going to go...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210306/3851ad5e010370814b0ae854dbc573be.jpg
  17. yea, very true. fast charging the phone isn't as...

    yea, very true. fast charging the phone isn't as important as fast charging the pack.. I might still get a shortie C - Lightning. Just so it will free up the other USB port on my pack. The in...
  18. Thats exactly what I was thinking. use a C - C...

    Thats exactly what I was thinking. use a C - C cord to ensure high speed charging of the pack, since that is probably the most important.

    Nomad makes a .3m (I think that is 12") C-C with adapters...
  19. Ultimate USB Charging cable... Do It All!

    I am not sure how people backpacked without a cellphone! I am only kidding...

    I love my iPhone, It takes amazing photos and is fairly reliable for navigation using off line map apps..

    My...
  20. I just ordered the Ripstop By The Roll...

    I just ordered the Ripstop By The Roll backcountry kit.

    I went with 2.5oz apex. It should weight around 12oz and be good for 50*.
  21. Thats the one! thanks!

    Thats the one! thanks!
  22. Coffee company that supports the trail, for us by us kind of thing..

    I stumbled on a coffee company, probably from a podcast, that the owners are thru hikers.

    Anyhow now that its time for me to order some whole bean coffee I can't remember the site... :eek:

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    She will only be hiking in to drop off our...

    She will only be hiking in to drop off our daughter. She will be leaving that day. She isnít much of a hiker. Lol.

    I could have her bring a day pack and pack out some small stuff from me; trash,...
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    Itís booked!!! Now I am nervous!! [emoji1787] ...

    Itís booked!!! Now I am nervous!! [emoji1787]

    Iíll start at Sand Point Junction. I got sites at Au Stable, Beaver Creek, and Mosquito River.

    Iíll hike out to Sand Point for pick up by my...
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    Let talk chairs. Chair Zero or Ground Chair

    Ok ok. Iíve been brain washed! I am going to start backpacking with a chair.

    My gut says to just get the Chair Zero, but everyone I talk to says the little legs sink into soft ground all the...
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