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  1. Several different names. Clarification: This is...

    Several different names. Clarification:
    This is a Versalite. A 2 pound 10 degree F bag. The interior dimensions are larger than the Ultralite and smaller than the Alipinlite.
    Wayne
  2. Thread: dry milk

    by Venchka
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    Pay attention to the Nido label. You want WHOLE...

    Pay attention to the Nido label.
    You want WHOLE MILK. In the Hispanic section.
    Avoid the infant formula skim milk version.
    Wayne
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    I think I have posted up my instant Breakfast...

    I think I have posted up my instant Breakfast concoction several times. Even got a few thanks.
    I hope I helped a little.
    BTW. One of those snack bags in the morning keeps me going until noon. And...
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    Yes. Yes. With a twist. Dry measures...

    Yes.
    Yes.
    With a twist.
    Dry measures according to the package directions. I buy in bulk.
    I serving Carnation Essentials
    1 serving Nido Whole Milk
    1 serving Pea Protein
    1 serving Cafe...
  5. The simple solution. Wayne

    The simple solution.
    Wayne
  6. TarpTent and Lightheart Gear sell collapsing...

    TarpTent and Lightheart Gear sell collapsing poles for their trekking pole tents.
    Wayne
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    On a trip to North Carolina I misplaced my Apple...

    On a trip to North Carolina I misplaced my Apple charger. I found a double outlet charger at the register line in Walmart. Less than $10. Handles the iPhone and a 10k external battery OR two 10k...
  8. Thatís what I thought. Although Loweís, Home...

    Thatís what I thought. Although Loweís, Home Depot, etc. sell 3 gallon paint cans and lids that should suffice for 4-5 days of food.
    A BV500 is 3 gallons.
    Wayne
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    For the unprepared? Georgia. Wayne

    For the unprepared?
    Georgia.
    Wayne
  10. Megapixel: I havenít looked at the NPS rules for...

    Megapixel:
    I havenít looked at the NPS rules for food caches in awhile. So check the current rules.
    If you drop off food in person, I saw no mention of what type of container you planned to use. ...
  11. Thread: Colorado?

    by Venchka
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    Rob, I was using Google Maps. On highway 82...

    Rob,
    I was using Google Maps. On highway 82 between Twin Lakes and Aspen. A red dot near the high point said Independence Pass Closed. Verified and the date on that occasion. I qualified my warning...
  12. He was dead when he left the pickup truck and...

    He was dead when he left the pickup truck and walked into the Alaskan bush. In winter.
    Wayne
    PS: The Lewis and Clark expedition members suffered from a steady diet of elk and bison. Even after the...
  13. Possibly tainted moose meat may also have...

    Possibly tainted moose meat may also have contributed to his demise.
    His gas station map didnít help much. He apparently didnít find the hand powered overhead cable basket across the river about...
  14. Hello! Iím in East Texas. Can you move your...

    Hello! Iím in East Texas.
    Can you move your trip a bit earlier? Say the second week in September?
    New Mexico is next door. The Pecos Wilderness is north of Santa Fe, NM. Numerous YouTube videos...
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    It depends. Were the beans cooked first before...

    It depends.
    Were the beans cooked first before being dried?
    My wife buys raw dried beans. Soaks them for 24 hours. Then cooks them for 3-4 hours.
    The best red beans and rice ever! But Iím...
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    A zillion YouTube videos of folks crossing...

    A zillion YouTube videos of folks crossing Colorado on the CDT in trail runners should be proof enough.
    Wayne
  17. From the Western Mountaineering Pricing Page: ...

    From the Western Mountaineering Pricing Page:


    Sleeping Bag Overfills


    MegaLite
    2 oz
    32.00
  18. Thread: Colorado?

    by Venchka
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    This is probably a false alarm & I apologize....

    This is probably a false alarm & I apologize. Google didn't get the opening dates? It can't hurt to check.

    Rob & JNI64: Y'all need to check with the Colorado Highway folks. According to the...
  19. Thread: Colorado?

    by Venchka
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    No worries mate. I know how to go around. Wayne

    No worries mate. I know how to go around.
    Wayne
  20. Thread: Colorado?

    by Venchka
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    No grizzlies in Colorado. Grizzlies are Brown...

    No grizzlies in Colorado. Grizzlies are Brown bears. Black bears in Colorado.
    Give moose a wide berth. They kill more folks in Alaska than the Grizzlies.
    It would be very beneficial to get to the...
  21. You need to think in terms of a Sleep System. ...

    You need to think in terms of a Sleep System.
    Starting with ground insulation, R-5 would be appropriate for 15 degrees F. Sleeping clothes kept scrupulously dry. Coverage from head to toe should be...
  22. Thread: Colorado?

    by Venchka
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    Unfortunately, too many people have seen the...

    Unfortunately, too many people have seen the videos.
    Get there early. 2-3 days hiking at or above 10,000í will help a lot.
    Wayne
  23. Thread: Colorado?

    by Venchka
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    Go to the governing National Forest web pages....

    Go to the governing National Forest web pages. White River NF is one. The current rules & regulations are there.
    Joey at MyOwnFrontier and David Gray have videos on YouTube.
    You will need a bear...
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    Iím not exactly sure what the need for two...

    Iím not exactly sure what the need for two decimal places accuracy is.
    I find the free version of Runkeeper on my iPhone 5s suits my needs for walking my neighborhood. I intentionally walk a...
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    Are the San Juans in similar conditions? If not,...

    Are the San Juans in similar conditions? If not, get a one way rental to Pagosa Springs or Durango. Hit the CDT through the Weminuche Wildnerss.
    If Colorado is totally snowed in...
    Go to New...
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