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  • roadrunner -

    Replied to the thread Some Extreme Antipollution Measures.

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    Plastics are so useful, just imagine going on a plastic-free hike; however, it infuriates me to no end how irresponsible people are with disposal of their plastics.
  • IMScotty -

    Liked Muddywaters’s post in the thread Let's talk about quilts.

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    I use quilts. Sometimes. Not as warm as a good bag. They're all made by yahoo's just going off of some average amount of loft. when you compare that to a western mountaineering bag there's not nearly the same amount of insulation over the torso and…
  • odd man out -

    Replied to the thread Bear spray?.

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    Yellowstone August visitation was up over last year and close to record levels. nps.gov/yell/learn/news/20038.htm
  • Astro -

    Liked Muddywaters’s post in the thread Bear spray?.

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    Quote from Astro: “Quote from IMScotty: “In NYC I understand that hunger has driven the rats have become a bit more aggressive and fearless of humans when Covid shut some of their restaurant food sources down. I wonder if fewer campers, hikers and…
  • Astro -

    Liked Muddywaters’s post in the thread Let's talk about quilts.

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    I use quilts. Sometimes. Not as warm as a good bag. They're all made by yahoo's just going off of some average amount of loft. when you compare that to a western mountaineering bag there's not nearly the same amount of insulation over the torso and…
  • Muddywaters -

    Replied to the thread Bear spray?.

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    Quote from Astro: “Quote from IMScotty: “In NYC I understand that hunger has driven the rats have become a bit more aggressive and fearless of humans when Covid shut some of their restaurant food sources down. I wonder if fewer campers, hikers and…
  • Muddywaters -

    Replied to the thread Let's talk about quilts.

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    I use quilts. Sometimes. Not as warm as a good bag. They're all made by yahoo's just going off of some average amount of loft. when you compare that to a western mountaineering bag there's not nearly the same amount of insulation over the torso and…
  • IMScotty -

    Liked LIhikers’s post in the thread And In Other News.

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    Unbelievable :( I'm glad he got hired by another company right away.
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked Astro’s post in the thread Hiker Rescues and Fatalities.

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    60 is still young to pass away, and 50 is young for most medical emergencies. I lost my mom at 69, and the last 10-15 years was more grit pushing herself despite health challenges. My dad is still relatively active and will be 87 in a few months (and…
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked Drybones’s post in the thread Hiker Rescues and Fatalities.

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    If you are lost in the woods find a possum and follow it, you'll be in the middle of a road in no time.
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked odd man out’s post in the thread Hiker Rescues and Fatalities.

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    The coronavirus has brought a lot of novices out into wilderness areas who then get themselves in trouble. Take note if the people who buy plastic recreational kayaks and then take their first trip on Lake Superior. Ouch.
  • LIhikers -

    Replied to the thread And In Other News.

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    Unbelievable :( I'm glad he got hired by another company right away.
  • Astro -

    Replied to the thread And In Other News.

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    This getting ridiculous. Lawyers are trying to destroy good behavior and doing the right thing. Stop a purse snatcher from an old lady and .... get fired. :cursing: :thumbdown:
  • IMScotty -

    Replied to the thread Let's talk about quilts.

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    I would add that you will never have a problem 'venting' a quilt, so you will never overheat. The only disadvantage to going with a lower rating for three-seasons is the weight and the cost. I like to be cozy, so I am willing to carry the extra ounces.
  • IMScotty -

    Liked odd man out’s post in the thread Let's talk about quilts.

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    Quote from LIhikers: “I'm hoping to use a quilt for 3 season camping and am wondering about temperature rating. I know that many sleeping bags and quilts list a "survival" number not a comfort number. I find myself gravitating to a 20 degree rating. …
  • IMScotty -

    Liked odd man out’s post in the thread Some Extreme Antipollution Measures.

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    A national park in Thailand mails garbage back to visitors home address. bbc.com/news/amp/world-asia-54200833 Tanzania bans all plastic bags, so if you are planning to climb Kilimanjaro, your pack liner can cost you 7 days in jail. But not to worry.…
  • IMScotty -

    Liked odd man out’s post in the thread whats the weather where you are?.

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    Quote from Traffic Jam: “Wow, sitting outside on my deck this evening, knitting my granddaughter a sweater, and I need a sweater! Welcome fall! ” We have our first frost warning tonight. But the long range forecast is for a warm an dry Oct. No fall…
  • IMScotty -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread whats the weather where you are?.

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    Wow, sitting outside on my deck this evening, knitting my granddaughter a sweater, and I need a sweater! Welcome fall!
  • Astro -

    Liked odd man out’s post in the thread Some Extreme Antipollution Measures.

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    A national park in Thailand mails garbage back to visitors home address. bbc.com/news/amp/world-asia-54200833 Tanzania bans all plastic bags, so if you are planning to climb Kilimanjaro, your pack liner can cost you 7 days in jail. But not to worry.…
  • odd man out -

    Replied to the thread Let's talk about quilts.

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    Quote from LIhikers: “I'm hoping to use a quilt for 3 season camping and am wondering about temperature rating. I know that many sleeping bags and quilts list a "survival" number not a comfort number. I find myself gravitating to a 20 degree rating. …