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    I hiked through there this August on a Monday...

    I hiked through there this August on a Monday morning around 9AM. There was very little traffic on the road, but the TH was pretty active. I went into Creede instead of Lake City, but I don't think...
  2. I agree with most everything already stated...

    I agree with most everything already stated above, but I'll throw in my two cents.

    The first time I started SOBO was in 1998 on June 1st. The Black Flies quite literally drove me mad, and the...
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    Hi - updating the list. The BA Copper Spur...

    Hi - updating the list. The BA Copper Spur Platinum 2P below is back on the market if anyone is interested. Thanks!

    Hi!

    Most of the gear below has very little use and is in excellent...
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    Hi - updating the list. Hi! Most of the...

    Hi - updating the list.

    Hi!

    Most of the gear below has very little use and is in excellent condition. I'm happy to send any pictures if interested. Shipping Included. Paypal. Thanks!

    SOLD -...
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    Good to hear! I hope you get to enjoy the...

    Good to hear! I hope you get to enjoy the Altaplex on many hikes! Thank you
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    Hi I'm female but use the 10 degree FF Lark...

    Hi

    I'm female but use the 10 degree FF Lark since I'm tall. It's one of my favorite sleeping bags. I always get a bag that is ten degrees less than what I expect the coldest temps to be since I...
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    Gear For Sale - Updated List

    Hi!

    Most of the gear below has very little use and is in excellent condition. I'm happy to send any pictures if interested. Shipping Included. Paypal. Thanks!

    SOLD - Zpacks Altaplex- $399 -...
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    I have a used Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2 and a UL1...

    I have a used Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2 and a UL1 for sale. The UL1 is like new and has only been used 5 nights. The UL2 has been used 10 nights. If you are interested, feel free to DM me. Thanks!
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    I think I have tried most every puffy out there. ...

    I think I have tried most every puffy out there. There are a lot of good ones. It is expensive, but I currently wear a Feathered Friends EOS. Although pricey, my last FF Helio that I bought in...
  10. I've worn a ULA Catalyst, Circuit, and Ohm 2.0. ...

    I've worn a ULA Catalyst, Circuit, and Ohm 2.0. I recently used an Arc Haul on my Colorado Trail Hike. It did not fit me well at all, but that may just be my frame. Many hikers swear by them. My...
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    Hi FamilyGuy What year did you purchase the...

    Hi FamilyGuy

    What year did you purchase the quilt? Thanks
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    I have an Arc Haul, and it is water-resistant, as...

    I have an Arc Haul, and it is water-resistant, as Zpacks states. It is not waterproof. I use a compactor bag in all of my packs since I hike long distances. I have not used a pack cover in years. ...
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    I wear a pair of OR Melody Sensor Gloves and then...

    I wear a pair of OR Melody Sensor Gloves and then layer over those, but don't really need to put anything over them unless it's really cold or raining. If raining, I have a pair of MLD Event mitts I...
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    In addition to the 3 items above, I have added a...

    In addition to the 3 items above, I have added a Granite Gear Backpack. I can't figure out how to edit the original post so I've updated it and pasted it below.

    Hi

    I have four items for sale....
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    I've been carrying them on my hikes for years. ...

    I've been carrying them on my hikes for years. They regularly last me a week with no issues. I love to cut them up in my Idahoan Potatoes. I also double bag them because of the smell someone...
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    I love dogs, but no longer have any real desire...

    I love dogs, but no longer have any real desire to see them on trails.

    I always keep my dog on a leash, but she no longer hikes with me because of being attacked by unleashed dogs on multiple...
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    I've hiked a lot of miles and also can't imagine...

    I've hiked a lot of miles and also can't imagine not using a food bag, if for no other reason than to ensure nothing breaks open and spreads a lot of food smells throughout my pack. I use a...
  18. I have done both. The AT is pretty easy to do...

    I have done both. The AT is pretty easy to do mostly "buy as you go" resupplies. As others in this thread have said, there are a few stops that would probably benefit from a drop box.
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    Lightly Used Gear For Sale

    Hi

    I have three items for sale. They are all in very good shape. If interested, I'm happy to send pictures. Please PM me if interested, and I'll sell to the first PM that requests to purchase...
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    Ditto what a couple of others said. I purchased...

    Ditto what a couple of others said. I purchased my Neoair X-lite in 2013 and it is still going strong. It now has close to 2,000 miles on it. I use it in 3 seasons and it has kept me warm and...
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    I have one of the original Hexamids with a...

    I have one of the original Hexamids with a bathtub floor. It has been a good, dependable shelter. I recently switched to an Altaplex because I'm tall and got tired of condensation always getting my...
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    It is tough to stay in "hiking shape," and as...

    It is tough to stay in "hiking shape," and as I've gotten older I have stopped running. I'm hoping that helps preserve my "hiking joints" a little longer. I use my treadmill, hiking at maximum...
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    Interesting question. The only real disadvantage...

    Interesting question. The only real disadvantage for me is really just the weight of the electronics. The Anker battery pack I carry is heavy. I keep my base weight for 3 season hiking around 13...
  24. I've used trail runners during desert hiking for...

    I've used trail runners during desert hiking for years - CA, AZ, NM. I also use gaiters which helps a lot. I had one issue due to sand, on the PCT in CA. I was wearing a pair of Asic trail runners...
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    I don't mind the heat too much, but then I grew...

    I don't mind the heat too much, but then I grew up in South Carolina. When I'm hiking during the day I usually wear a very thin, button up, long sleeve shirt. Over the years I have found I stay...
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