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  1. Thread: Permethrin

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    This is straight off the Sawyer webpage. Clothing...

    This is straight off the Sawyer webpage. Clothing to me would include a t-shirt and running/hiking shorts. A t-shirt lays against the skin so it seems to me that you can use it on fabric that will...
  2. Thread: Permethrin

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    Permethrin

    Are there any chemists out here who know wether 1) if you can spray it on a nylon type rain jacket or rain pants, 2) if you do spray it on, does it work on repelling ticks, and 3) does spraying it on...
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    Front Royal and North

    I have a few vacation days to kill before the end of the year so I am looking to get a few days in November. I live in Northern NJ and don't feel like sleeping in below freezing temps so does anyone...
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    Hilleberg Akto

    Anyone use this tent? Likes...dislikes?

    Thx
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    Bao Feng UV-82HP

    Bao Feng UV-82HP
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    That's a good thought but I will have a radio...

    That's a good thought but I will have a radio harness on the front of my chest and I wouldn't want to cover that up.
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    Adding a Lid to a Pack

    Does anyone make a lid (like say the one on the Gregory Baltoro) that can be attached to say a Hyperlite or ULA or Zpacks pack?

    Thx
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    Gregory Baltoro 65

    I am considering buying this pack - not really for multi-day hiking but for search and rescue application. I currently have a Hyperlite 2400 so am used to a UL pack. The Baltoro is over 5lbs but I...
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    Tarp Recommendations

    Looking for recommendations for a fully waterproof, lightweight sil nylon tarp. It needs to have many grommet holes, not just four. 10x10 size. Will be used for search and rescue applications.
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    The bag isn't WP. The "best practices" use of the...

    The bag isn't WP. The "best practices" use of the bag is put all of your stuff in WP/odor proof bags. I guess the point of seam sealing is to reduce the amount of water that would get in the bag if...
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    Ursack AllMitey

    Has anyone seamed sealed their AllMitey? If so, how and with what product?

    Thx
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    Thx. I did the presi traverse in 11.5 hours a few...

    Thx. I did the presi traverse in 11.5 hours a few years back but am fatter, older and slower now :)
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    Thanks Is there room for tents to be put on...

    Thanks

    Is there room for tents to be put on the ground or do all tents need to go on a platform? What if you get to the shelter and there is no space left? Can u stealth without getting grief from...
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    Start at I93, walk north hopefully 10-13 miles...

    Start at I93, walk north hopefully 10-13 miles and look to set up a tent, go to bed, wake up and turn around the next day and walk south back to car.
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    Camping In the Whites

    If I start on the AT going north near I93, where can one legally put up a tent? I am looking at doing a 10-13 mile out and back.

    Thx
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    Did you buy it? If so, when? Thx

    Did you buy it? If so, when?

    Thx
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    I recommend that you learn a bit more about all...

    I recommend that you learn a bit more about all this before you set off with a bag full of top ramen and pop tarts..

    Quote of the month!
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    I remember reading about that situation.

    I remember reading about that situation.
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    Interesting. I'm actually in the process of...

    Interesting. I'm actually in the process of becoming involved in SAR. When you say they carry hot water with jello...is that while they are moving and the bottle is carried outside the pack? Moving...
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    Why is it not good to sleep with a water bottle...

    Why is it not good to sleep with a water bottle to keep if from freezing? Don't many people put their water filter in their sleeping bag at night?
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    Thanks. I looked at Hoyt Road on Google maps and...

    Thanks. I looked at Hoyt Road on Google maps and I can't make out a parking lot anywhere near the border of NY/CT. What am I missing?
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    NY/CT Section Hike

    Planning on starting at the border and shuttling north to hike back to car. 35ish total miles. Anyone know if it's ok to leave a car for two nights at the Hoyt Road parking lot?

    Also looking for...
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    Thanks. Can you carry the bottle outside your...

    Thanks. Can you carry the bottle outside your pack of does it need to be inside the pack?
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    Carrying Water in Winter

    What is the pro way to keep your water from freezing while hiking in the winter?

    Thanks
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    I did the traverse a few years ago in under 12...

    I did the traverse a few years ago in under 12 hours. I ate carbs the night before. Carried some hamburger buns with peanut butter, fritos, pro meal bar and some gatorade and water. Don't forget you...
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