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    On a recent trip hiking in England my wife used...

    On a recent trip hiking in England my wife used hiking skirts exclusively. One was store bought, one home made. She was thrilled with the comfort. Stylish, too, as she tends to be.
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    1. Doing something stupid. 2. Bad luck. These...

    1. Doing something stupid.
    2. Bad luck.

    These are related.
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    I have done things that stupid at times. Most of...

    I have done things that stupid at times. Most of us probably have. As an old man, I mostly don't anymore. Don't want to push my luck.
  4. If someone can't find a trail by another name,...

    If someone can't find a trail by another name, using maps, they really don't belong out there, especially in the Whites.
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    Hammock, sleeping bag, and tarp. I like my...

    Hammock, sleeping bag, and tarp. I like my snoozing.
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    On talus and scree, I find the ease of foot...

    On talus and scree, I find the ease of foot placement using trail runners outweighs any extra support from boots. As always, YMMV.
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    You would probably be the only ones with...

    You would probably be the only ones with crampons. It's not really technical. You can arrange resupply at Sunrise. Mail or drop off. It needs to be in a plastic bucket with a lid, to keep out...
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    What he said. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    What he said. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
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    Good place to be that day. Better than West...

    Good place to be that day. Better than West Mountain, for sure.
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    All true enough, but depressing the freezing...

    All true enough, but depressing the freezing point a degree or two F has no real value, compared to insulated containers, etc. Some electrolytes for their own sake may be worth it for some.
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    See comment above.

    See comment above.
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    Yep, that's me. I'd rather others not do the...

    Yep, that's me. I'd rather others not do the same.
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    Be aware, ice particles can mess up your bottle's...

    Be aware, ice particles can mess up your bottle's seal. Not good if you sleep with your water bottle. Some care can prevent this though.
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    It is a heavily used trail. You should have no...

    It is a heavily used trail. You should have no problem route finding.
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    . I started with Byers Moskito Teaveler. When it...

    . I started with Byers Moskito Teaveler. When it deposited me on the ground many miles from the nearest road head I upgraded. It was a decent hammock while it lasted, but nowhere near as nice as my...
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    Perhaps he donates to a local animal shelter and...

    Perhaps he donates to a local animal shelter and they return the cans.
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    . Update: Recently used it on a trip. Worked...

    . Update: Recently used it on a trip. Worked like a charm.
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    I believe groups are issued separately, with...

    I believe groups are issued separately, with group sites at most but not all camps. Leaders such as with youth groups may not know who will be with them ahead of time. If they, or anyone gives up...
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    Mostly random.

    Mostly random.
  20. Best guess: Change of fit with weight loss.

    Best guess: Change of fit with weight loss.
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    Sore legs can keep me awake. Ibuprofen fixes it....

    Sore legs can keep me awake. Ibuprofen fixes it. I rarely use it though.
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    Energy IS nutrition. Not all of nutrition., but...

    Energy IS nutrition. Not all of nutrition., but by far the most by mass. The rest of nutrition is far less important for a one day push. For this I would focus on palatability. Dried fruit,...
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    The high country will be snowed in, possibly...

    The high country will be snowed in, possibly beyond safe travel. Contact GNP backcountry desk for current details.
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    Holding people accountable for criminal acts...

    Holding people accountable for criminal acts often makes bad situations worse. What would you do?
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    Zero insulation of heat conducted to the ground. ...

    Zero insulation of heat conducted to the ground. Maybe a useful groundcloth.
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