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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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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
  4. 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 Cory’s 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 you’re waiting you might enjoy the Glacier...

    While you’re 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
  12. 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...
  13. RockDock, I was hoping that you would find this...

    RockDock,
    I was hoping that you would find this thread.
    I guess I won’t be buying anymore Pea Protein. Shucks. It sure seemed to get me through the Rockies.
    Wayne
  14. Want Protein.... 1 Ziploc snack bag 1 serving...

    Want Protein....
    1 Ziploc snack bag
    1 serving Nature’s Plus Pea Protein
    1 serving Nido Powdered WHOLE milk
    1 serving Carnation Breaksat Essentials
    Optional:
    1 serving Cafe Bustelo or...
  15. 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...
  16. Where there is a will, There is a way! They are...

    Where there is a will,
    There is a way!
    They are definitely Bad Ass!
    Wayne
  17. From the Yosemite web page. The closure of...

    From the Yosemite web page. The closure of Backcountry Camps might pose a problem for PCT hikers. Only the NPS Rangers can answer that question.
    “Since there are only a few designated campgrounds,...
  18. What does this mean? The part about not opening...

    What does this mean? The part about not opening high Sierra camps? Are they different from Backcountry campsites like those in Yellowstone, Glacier, etc. ?
    “Yosemite announced they will not be...
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    In the grand scheme of human powered long...

    In the grand scheme of human powered long distance races, the person who spends the least amount of time sleeping usually wins.
    Wayne
  20. Meanwhile.... Little Skittles and friends...

    Meanwhile....
    Little Skittles and friends reached Mammoth Lakes recently.
    Day 59. Mile 903.3.
    https://youtu.be/MfnQrs0V-nY
    I wonder if the folks at Yosemite National Park will allow them to use...
  21. Thread: Jetboil stove

    by Venchka
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    The medium and large canisters fit in all of my...

    The medium and large canisters fit in all of my backpacks.
    A “Worst Case” spare small canister fits in the SOL JetBoil pot. If I’m carrying the JetBoil and I feel like I might need a spare canister....
  22. Thread: Jetboil stove

    by Venchka
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    A note about fuel: I was in Dick’s Sporting...

    A note about fuel:
    I was in Dick’s Sporting Goods last week.
    110 gram canisters = $5.00
    230 gram canisters = $6.00
    Even the New Math can figure out that the 230 gram canisters are a NO BRAINER!...
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    Ditto. I’m partial to the Exped Air Pillow RED!...

    Ditto. I’m partial to the Exped Air Pillow RED! Medium. Not the UL Yellow Air Pillow.
    Wayne
  24. Thread: Section Advice

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    “Breckinridge Area” = Summit County. If you are...

    “Breckinridge Area” = Summit County. If you are flying home from Denver International Airport, there are several shuttle services that provide direct service from several locations in Summit County...
  25. Thread: Section Advice

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    The “bus” from the Breckinridge area is actually...

    The “bus” from the Breckinridge area is actually a direct airport shuttle. $55 the last time I checked.
    The bus to-from Leadville runs several times a day. The schedule is online. Cost is minimal. ...
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