Search:

Type: Posts; User: Pringles; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 24 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.62 seconds.

  1. Replies
    7
    Views
    593

    Thanks to all for your service.

    Thanks to all for your service.
  2. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,688

    The lion’s head, on the left shoulder is supposed...

    The lion’s head, on the left shoulder is supposed to indicate the 106th infantry division, the Golden Lion Division. The red ribbon with the little white stripes is apparently an army good conduct...
  3. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,688

    The metal insignia on the left collar indicates...

    The metal insignia on the left collar indicates he was in the signal corps. I think the metal insignia that is orange and white indicates a sub element of the signal corps, but I haven’t found that...
  4. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,688

    According to our “friends” at Wikipedia, the gold...

    According to our “friends” at Wikipedia, the gold bars on the sleeve are “Overseas service bars,” and you got one for each six months you spent overseas. I don’t always trust Wikipedia with details,...
  5. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,688

    I found a page about the third army, and that...

    I found a page about the third army, and that shows the blue and white patch as indicating he was in the 35th infantry division. I found that here... ...
  6. Replies
    2
    Views
    898

    Congratulations on your first section hike! ...

    Congratulations on your first section hike! Beware, it’s very addictive.
  7. Great pictures. Your companion is beautiful.

    Great pictures. Your companion is beautiful.
  8. Replies
    24
    Views
    3,171

    I have a fear of snakes. It’s an irrational fear....

    I have a fear of snakes. It’s an irrational fear. It doesn’t really matter if it’s a garter snake, a cottonmouth, or a rubber snake. All the lights go off in my brain (though I’m much better about...
  9. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,684

    This is the backpacking light thread about making...

    This is the backpacking light thread about making a tarp tent out of Cryo stuff.

    https://backpackinglight.com/forums/topic/how-to-make-a-polycryo-a-frame-tarp/
  10. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,255

    That’s really nice of you ChrisMek.

    That’s really nice of you ChrisMek.
  11. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,684

    If memory serves me, there’s a post over on...

    If memory serves me, there’s a post over on Backpackinglight where a guy describes (with pictures) modifications he did to the window stuff—cryo-whatever. He used some packing tape to reinforce a few...
  12. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,941

    I live by Yellowstone, so get information about...

    I live by Yellowstone, so get information about this sort of thing in the local news. This event was on trails in the Old Faithful area. When bison get in the way of travel at the thermal areas,...
  13. Replies
    59
    Views
    5,457

    Taking a different approach... could you talk to...

    Taking a different approach... could you talk to your doctor about a better pain killer for two or three nights, so you could legally stay in the shelters, and not have the horrible pain? I’m not...
  14. Replies
    2
    Views
    846

    Well, if you aren’t going to do your thru until...

    Well, if you aren’t going to do your thru until next year, you have time to test a few different packs. I assume you know some other hikers, who might let her test their packs on day hikes or...
  15. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,285

    It’s been a long time since I was there, but it...

    It’s been a long time since I was there, but it was quite obvious. Plus, I had stayed in the shelter, and before dawn, there was a parade of flashlights going to Myrtle Point as people from the lodge...
  16. Replies
    23
    Views
    3,275

    I had used an inflatable U shaped pillow, from...

    I had used an inflatable U shaped pillow, from Walmart, that had a removable fleece outside. I could wrap it around my neck and it wouldn’t move around, like other inflatables I had used. Stuffing...
  17. I don’t remember what it’s called, but there’s...

    I don’t remember what it’s called, but there’s some stuff that scouts use to attach patches. I asked at Hobby Lobby, a nice lady ushered me to the fabric area, and handed me a packet about 6 inches...
  18. Replies
    38
    Views
    3,986

    I like the title “Thru Lurker.” Can I be one of...

    I like the title “Thru Lurker.” Can I be one of those, too?

    Pringles
  19. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,268

    I’ll take them. I’ll send you a PM.

    I’ll take them. I’ll send you a PM.
  20. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,268

    ARe these add water, or do you have to cook any?

    ARe these add water, or do you have to cook any?
  21. Replies
    30
    Views
    3,179

    I have a few of those old catalogs. They’re still...

    I have a few of those old catalogs. They’re still fun to look at, and I look longingly at the old prices. Remember when almost everyone had a light blue Goretex rain suit from Campmor?
  22. I'm sorry CalebJ. I didn't read carefully...

    I'm sorry CalebJ. I didn't read carefully enough. Oops.
  23. Gambit, It's been so long since I lived near the...

    Gambit, It's been so long since I lived near the Smokys, I doubt I'll ever be staying there again.

    CalebJ, It's the legality I was wondering about. It sounds like the official answer is no.
  24. Thanks Gambit. I thought that was the case, but...

    Thanks Gambit. I thought that was the case, but wasn't sure. It would be a nice place to spend an evening and a morning, but there are other nice places that are legal.

    Pringles
  25. Smokey Mountains, Camerer Fire Tower question

    I was watching a VLOG, and the person said they might stay at the fire tower on Mt. Camerer. Sorry if I spelled that wrong. Itís the one on the north east side of GSMNP. Over the years, Iíve heard...
Results 1 to 25 of 577
Page 1 of 24 1 2 3 4