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  • Time Zone -

    Replied to the thread "Near" 4 season tent taking over the market.

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    Below zero or below freezing? 32 degrees would be a huge rise in temperature from an overnight low if it was still morning. In any case, your point stands. I like Snugpak stuff pretty well, but it's not aimed at the UL set.
  • max.patch -

    Replied to the thread the football thread.

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    no time left on clock. trailing 6-4. last play of the game. this is tom bradyesque. twitter.com/i/status/1030276474253783040
  • Astro -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread "Near" 4 season tent taking over the market.

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    thanks for posting, woo -- but i'm gonna judge. :) the tent in the video is a 3 person and weighs 7.5 pounds. i checked the 2 person -- it weighs 5.8 pounds. no thanks. the backpacking first tent i bought back in the mid 70's was a eureka timberline…
  • Wise Old Owl -

    Replied to the thread "Near" 4 season tent taking over the market.

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    Quote from max.patch: “thanks for posting, woo -- but i'm gonna judge. :) the tent in the video is a 3 person and weighs 7.5 pounds. i checked the 2 person -- it weighs 5.8 pounds. no thanks. the backpacking first tent i bought back in the mid 70's…
  • Wise Old Owl -

    Replied to the thread What is your favorite Mac & Cheese for the trail?.

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    Quote from Traffic Jam: “I love lemon juice in my Mac and cheese. Sounds weird but it’s good. ” No doubt adds a refreshing kick - I like to take WAWA lemon packs of real lemon that was destined to go into Tea, and put it in my half and half Ice…
  • max.patch -

    Replied to the thread "Near" 4 season tent taking over the market.

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    thanks for posting, woo -- but i'm gonna judge. :) the tent in the video is a 3 person and weighs 7.5 pounds. i checked the 2 person -- it weighs 5.8 pounds. no thanks. the backpacking first tent i bought back in the mid 70's was a eureka timberline…
  • Wise Old Owl -

    Posted the thread "Near" 4 season tent taking over the market.

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    Don't judge, this is unusual and different SnugPak Scorpion 3 Tent in Olive. It holds up in 50+ MPH winds and rain. youtube.com/watch?v=7GKLeOZYKpQ
  • Astro -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread Baseball Thread.

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    Quote from Astro: “That was even crazier than the one I saw Todd Frazier hit into at Yankee stadium last year. ” the ole 5-4 triple play...i have to admit that i had to watch the video more than once before i was absolutely sure i understood exactly…
  • max.patch -

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    Quote from Astro: “That was even crazier than the one I saw Todd Frazier hit into at Yankee stadium last year. ” the ole 5-4 triple play...i have to admit that i had to watch the video more than once before i was absolutely sure i understood exactly…
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread The National Park Centennial.

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    Visited the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and Kennesaw National Battlefield. I was very moved at the MLK, Jr. site. I really needed to hear his messages of love and service. The battlefield was fun but crowded and I wasn’t able to…
  • Astro -

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    That was even crazier than the one I saw Todd Frazier hit into at Yankee stadium last year.
  • Astro -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread Baseball Thread.

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    here's something that ya only see every 106 years. edit to add: saw this write up on usa today. After a walk and two singles to open the top of the fourth inning against the Rangers on Thursday, the Angels appeared certain to have a run-scoring rally…
  • IMScotty -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread Baseball Thread.

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    here's something that ya only see every 106 years. edit to add: saw this write up on usa today. After a walk and two singles to open the top of the fourth inning against the Rangers on Thursday, the Angels appeared certain to have a run-scoring rally…
  • I'm considering a return in September if I can get a kitchen pass from Mrs. Tortoise. My plan would be to park at the Liberty Springs Trailhead lot, take the AMC shuttle north to the Gale River Trailhead and return to the Galehead Hut for the night. …
  • IMScotty -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread Kathy's most excelent adventure.

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    Kathy is my hero.
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked LDog’s post in the thread What is your favorite Mac & Cheese for the trail?.

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    I carry some good macaroni, King Flour brand powdered cheddar cheese, Nido and olive oil. I boil the macaroni till it's softened, but still not al dente. I pour off most of the water, add olive oil, sprinkle cheese in while stirring, add Nido the same…
  • max.patch -

    Replied to the thread Baseball Thread.

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    here's something that ya only see every 106 years. edit to add: saw this write up on usa today. After a walk and two singles to open the top of the fourth inning against the Rangers on Thursday, the Angels appeared certain to have a run-scoring rally…
  • Astro -

    Replied to the thread Astro on the AT 2018.

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    Quote from StalkingTortoise: “Glad to hear it wasn't any worse than it was. :/ Since I'm also reviewing ways to get back up to Franconia Ridge, may I offer a suggestion? What about taking the Old Bridle Path (shuttle stop) or Greenleaf Trail (both 2.7…
  • LIhikers -

    Replied to the thread Astro on the AT 2018.

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    Quote from Astro: “Had a scare last night. Went out to my garage in the dark to quickly grab something out of a vehicle while wearing Crocs. Did not see a wet spot and slipped/flew through the air and landed on my right side. My knee was bent back,…