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    RiverbirchHiker

    Experience with freeze-dried food?

    Thread Starter: RiverbirchHiker

    Do any of you purchase bulk freeze-dried ingredients to prepare your own backpacking meals? This is getting past buying prepared meals from places like

    Last Post By: blackmagic Today, 01:10 Go to last post
    Coffee

    DCF vs X-PAC vs Gridstop vs Robic?

    Thread Starter: Coffee

    I've been a little out of the loop on developments in gear over the past couple of years and have noticed that there are now "waterproof" backpacks

    Last Post By: Coffee Today, 00:18 Go to last post
    theinfamousj

    Aluminum Beer Bottles 4 U

    Thread Starter: theinfamousj

    I have been collecting aluminum beer bottles in hopes that I would teach children how to make alcohol stoves.

    Well, I have come to terms

    Last Post By: JNI64 Yesterday, 23:58 Go to last post
    Coffee

    Sky Meadows State Park

    Thread Starter: Coffee

    I'm a proponent of getting off main trails when opportunities arise for great scenery or just a less crowded alternative. In my view, "purity"

    Last Post By: Coffee Yesterday, 23:57 Go to last post
    Coffee

    zPacks Carbon Fiber Staff - First Impressions

    Thread Starter: Coffee

    I ordered a zPacks Carbon Fiber Staff during their December sale and finally got a chance to test it out on a short hike this weekend. Here are some

    Last Post By: Coffee Yesterday, 23:43 Go to last post
    jimqpublic

    When to thru the AT? In 2 years or wait 7 for retirement at 62?

    Thread Starter: jimqpublic

    My story is certainly not unique. In my teens and 20's I was all about backpacking and bicycle touring in summer, alpine and nordic skiing in winter.

    Last Post By: RockDoc Yesterday, 23:39 Go to last post