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    +1 on the Nido and instant pudding. when I’ve...

    +1 on the Nido and instant pudding.

    when I’ve carried Cheerios for breakfast I mix the Nido separately and pour into the Cheerios. I cannot even imagine mixing the Cheerios and Nido and then...
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    Mickledore. Absolutely satisfied with them.

    Mickledore. Absolutely satisfied with them.
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    Well, it took three years, but my wife and I...

    Well, it took three years, but my wife and I walked Hadrian’s Wall Path in mid May.


    It was my wife’s style of hiking – B&B to B&B, showers every night, pub dinners, luggage advanced for us...
  4. Thread: Trail Magic?

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    I agree with the spontaneity and the serendipity...

    I agree with the spontaneity and the serendipity of trail magic.

    I remember sitting on a rock at ST John ledges (?) eating my SPAM tortilla when two day hikers came up. We talked for a while and...
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    Camillus ‘demo’ knife that I’ve carried for 49...

    Camillus ‘demo’ knife that I’ve carried for 49 years now. Small Swiss Army knife in my FAK.
  6. Poll: This could be more important than the boots vs...

    This could be more important than the boots vs shoes debate.
  7. Poll: I put mine in my tent at the foot of my sleeping...

    I put mine in my tent at the foot of my sleeping bag in a plastic grocery bag to keep everything clean. I loosen up the laces and pull up the insoles si that the boots air out and dry.

    I...
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    Resoled, damn autocorrect.

    Resoled, damn autocorrect.
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    I’m hard on heels. I had a pair of my Lowa’s...

    I’m hard on heels. I had a pair of my Lowa’s reheeled and wear them around but not hiking. They squeak some and I sound like a one man band walking.
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    I wore jungle boots some in the Army but they...

    I wore jungle boots some in the Army but they were too narrow to suit me. I agree the soles were good in mud. I mostly wore the issue leg boots in the field. Jump boots, unless you got them resolved,...
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    I’ve told this before here … one of the...

    I’ve told this before here …

    one of the zippers on my Atmos 65 separated from the pack material. I sent in some pictures to get a repair time and cost estimate. They sent me a new pack.
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    Exactly, the flat shape fits well in a side...

    Exactly, the flat shape fits well in a side pocket of my pack.

    I market it in ounces on one side for buying fuel and “burns” on the other side.
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    I use a 375 ml Jack Daniels bottle for my fuel. ...

    I use a 375 ml Jack Daniels bottle for my fuel. Somehow it seems appropriate.
  14. My professional engineering advice: See a doctor...

    My professional engineering advice: See a doctor - don’t take medical ( or professional engineering ) advice from the internet.
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    You never realize how much you miss...

    You never realize how much you miss something:banana
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    Taking out the hearing aids works also.

    Taking out the hearing aids works also.
  17. Thread: Darn Tough

    by RangerZ
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    I went to the Darn Tough rep at Trail Days. I...

    I went to the Darn Tough rep at Trail Days. I showed him the dirty, wet socks with a hole on my feet. He didn’t have the same size/color/style on hand but mailed a pair to my house. He didn’t ask for...
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    I have one and use it on the trail. When you soak...

    I have one and use it on the trail. When you soak it it really absorbs the water and swells up. It doesn’t drip badly after the outside dries, mine came with an outer cover. If it’s newly wet I put...
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    Consider a Frio wallet ...

    Consider a Frio wallet

    https://www.frioinsulincoolingcase.com/
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    I’m not afraid of heights … but I respect edges. ...

    I’m not afraid of heights … but I respect edges.


    AATW
  21. Thread: Slab walkin'

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    Roots - snake root, slider, tripper, hooker aka...

    Roots - snake root, slider, tripper, hooker aka snake head
  22. Thread: Slab walkin'

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    Like I wrote to my engineer friends at the time...

    Like I wrote to my engineer friends at the time “what are the coefficients of static and dynamic friction for wet and dry vibram and rock?”
  23. Thread: Slab walkin'

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    They fit well and felt fine. I’d be afraid of...

    They fit well and felt fine. I’d be afraid of slipping on wet sloping rock slabs, I’m thinking north out of the Mohican Outdoor Center in NJ.

    They maybe fine in the desert. Indiana Jones would...
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    Lowa Renegades not oboz

    Lowa Renegades

    not oboz
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    I do the same thing but I use the inner seal from...

    I do the same thing but I use the inner seal from a can of NIDO.
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