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    Joe Brewer--You may find these prior threads...

    Joe Brewer--You may find these prior threads helpful:

    https://whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/137824-Cpap

    https://whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/136157-cpap-question<!--[if gte mso...
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    I like the approach ULA takes to pack design. I...

    I like the approach ULA takes to pack design. I am very satisfied with the Catalyst that I purchased from them. It's designed to carry a bit more volume and weight than their slightly lighter (and...
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    Your question suggests that if a pack simply has...

    Your question suggests that if a pack simply has a frame (and presumably also a hip belt) then you will inevitably find it comfortable, completely compensating for your back problems. But, framed...
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    Removed duplicate post

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    "Canít imagine why anyone would ever buy a 1P...

    "Canít imagine why anyone would ever buy a 1P tent, but thatís just me..."

    Like Deadeye I find the regular Rainbow quite roomy. And, I often camp in locations where it...
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    I bought a Rainbow (1 person version) about 12...

    I bought a Rainbow (1 person version) about 12 years ago, shortly after they first appeared on the market. I like it a lot and have used it without problems many, many times, usually doing so here...
  7. Is "socializing" along trails and at shelters a...

    Is "socializing" along trails and at shelters a good idea during the continuing Covid epidemic? This thread may illustrate one reason the ATC has requested that people not do section hikes or thru...
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    Ohio Hiker -- Because you live within two hours...

    Ohio Hiker -- Because you live within two hours of it, the Buckeye Trail could lend itself especially well to you for day trips, weekends, or slightly longer ventures, taken for example in the...
  9. If driving, you'll spend an awful lot of hours on...

    If driving, you'll spend an awful lot of hours on the road in order to get in just 3 or 4 days and nights backpacking. And, if you're like me, you enjoy hiking and back country camping much more...
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    Obviously, you're planning to take the "never...

    Obviously, you're planning to take the "never cook' approach to food. Have you thought through what foods you will carry and what (if any) cold preparation of these you will do? Will you be needing...
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    Whether you amble through the Mount Rogers crest...

    Whether you amble through the Mount Rogers crest zone in a leisurely fashion or hike quickly through it hurrying towards Marion, Damascus, or Hampton, be aware that extensive nuisance bear activity...
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    "I prefer tent camping, I know it isn't allowed...

    "I prefer tent camping, I know it isn't allowed in the park. Also, how long does it take to get get through the park using the trail? What do you think about the scenery once you leave Grayson?"
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  13. " I think the biggest issue is logistics of...

    " I think the biggest issue is logistics of getting a ride pack to the truck a t this point lol im convinced to go solo which is what i really wanted to do to start with"

    So, why not do loop...
  14. Why Limit Yourself Only to Instant Foods?

    I agree with those who have suggested Knorrs sides and separately "Old Fashioned Oat Meal". These days most Knorrs "rice" items are actually a blend of rice and pasta. Typically their directions...
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    Northern Hiker -- I'/m guessing your club may be...

    Northern Hiker -- I'/m guessing your club may be located at a particular college or university, rather than simply being something "virtual" . Montana is a large state. In what town is your new...
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    These items are listed within your...

    These items are listed within your "Medical/Edmergency" category:

    SOL Bivvy
    Medical Gloves

    I understand why professional first responders carry medical gloves with them and it may be...
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    Every ounce adds up, so I'll question taking two...

    Every ounce adds up, so I'll question taking two Sham Wows. One is listed under "Shelter" and the other one as "Packed Clothes". For me one of them would serve both purposes. And, those, like the...
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    Ssveral years ago I purified with Aquamira drops....

    Ssveral years ago I purified with Aquamira drops. But, for a while those became temporarily unavailable in stores so I instead purchased some Aqua Tabs, chlorine dioxide tablets. I now prefer to...
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    I like this recipe. To make it I use Santa Fe...

    I like this recipe. To make it I use Santa Fe brand dehydrated (pre-cooked) beans purchased over the Internet.

    http://andrewskurka.com/backpacking-dinner-recipe-beans-rice-with-fritos-cheese/
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    For me "lunch" while hiking is simply a series of...

    For me "lunch" while hiking is simply a series of snacks.
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    "SOBO- gravity works with versus against" What...

    "SOBO- gravity works with versus against"
    What does gravity have to do with going south bound? Are you simply alluding to the fact that "south" is located on the lower part of most maps?
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    I do not cook lunches but simply snack during the...

    I do not cook lunches but simply snack during the day. And, I rarely eat freeze dried dinners such as those by Mountain House, often opting instead for grocery-sourced dinners prepared using Knorr...
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    delete duplicate post

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    The credit union to which I belong will accept...

    The credit union to which I belong will accept deposits from members via a coin counting machine. No fee is charged for that convenient service.
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    "I use a 750 ml pot currently. How much bigger a...

    "I use a 750 ml pot currently. How much bigger a pot would you need to cook in the pot? Seems like I'd need one about twice the size, and wider, rather than tall? Then how about my beloved ...
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