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    It depends. Where the beans cooked first before...

    It depends.
    Where 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
  3. From the Western Mountaineering Pricing Page: ...

    From the Western Mountaineering Pricing Page:


    Sleeping Bag Overfills


    MegaLite
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    32.00
  4. Thread: Colorado?

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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...
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    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
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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...
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    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...
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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
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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...
  12. The latest video, #59, is a quantum leap in...

    The latest video, #59, is a quantum leap in production quality. The whole team has learned a lot since leaving the fence in Campo! Gone is the selfie stick and the phone aimed straight at Cory's face...
  13. The JetBoil pots around 800cc - 850cc will hold...

    The JetBoil pots around 800cc - 850cc will hold the small canister just fine. Whatever that inside diameter is would be a good shopping guide.
    Wayne
  14. Carbs got Cory to very nearly 400 pounds. Carbs...

    Carbs got Cory to very nearly 400 pounds.
    Carbs are keeping him where he is.
    My unofficial weight tally based on Coryís account:
    Lost 35 pounds to Warner Springs. Approximately 100 miles.
    Lost...
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    And unbridged streams are lethal. Drownings in...

    And unbridged streams are lethal. Drownings in Glacier are not uncommon.
    Be dry. Be warm. Be safe.
    Wayne
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    Here is the best Backcountry camping information...

    Here is the best Backcountry camping information for Glacier.
    Bookmark this on your phone.
    The list updates daily.
    https://www.nps.gov/applications/glac/bcpermits/bcbull/bcrescgstatus.cfm
    Wayne
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    While youíre waiting you might enjoy the Glacier...

    While youíre waiting you might enjoy the Glacier NP backpacking videos at MyOwnFrontier on YouTube.
    Wayne
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    Glacier NP will decide when and where you can...

    Glacier NP will decide when and where you can hike.
    This map shows Backcountry Campsites, opening dates (maybe-these are snow melt dependent), number of sites, etc. Learn how to read the map....
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    Thanks for the inspiring report. We drove 19E on...

    Thanks for the inspiring report. We drove 19E on our way back west last week. Someday I'll park and hike a bit.
    Seems like bear spray might come in handy up there. I'm kidding of course.
    Wayne
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    The Glacier Park website explains all of the Park...

    The Glacier Park website explains all of the Park Service free bus routes and the fee based private shuttles between the east side hotels.
    If you want to get to the Chief Mountain CDT start...
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    The Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina rain...

    The Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina rain forests will teach you what you need to know.
    Wayne
  22. I spoke too soon! Re: Pea Protein. It seems...

    I spoke too soon!
    Re: Pea Protein.
    It seems that the latest Vegan assault on good eating are meatless imitation burgers, nuggets, etc. at fast food outlets.
    Most of these things are based on Pea...
  23. RockDock, I was hoping that you would find this...

    RockDock,
    I was hoping that you would find this thread.
    I guess I wonít be buying anymore Pea Protein. Shucks. It sure seemed to get me through the Rockies.
    Wayne
  24. Want Protein.... 1 Ziploc snack bag 1 serving...

    Want Protein....
    1 Ziploc snack bag
    1 serving Natureís Plus Pea Protein
    1 serving Nido Powdered WHOLE milk
    1 serving Carnation Breaksat Essentials
    Optional:
    1 serving Cafe Bustelo or...
  25. Wake up! Mountain House #10 cans repacked in...

    Wake up!
    Mountain House #10 cans repacked in Ziploc Pint or Quart Freezer Bags.
    Nut butters. Salami. Pepperoni. Meat sticks. Jerky. Cheese. Tortillas. Repeat.
    I learned a long time ago to avoid...
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