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    Thank you TDawg, I appreciate it.

    Thank you TDawg, I appreciate it.
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    Garfield parking?

    Can anyone tell me if the road to the Garfield Trail is open? I am hoping to be able to park at the trailhead. Last time I was there the bridges were out. Thanks for any info.
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    Check out : http://www.backpacking.net/ ...

    Check out :
    http://www.backpacking.net/

    Practical tips /suggestions etc on reducing gear weight and volume. You don't need to spend a lot of money to shed some weight. There is a forum also w/...
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    For problem # 2. I tied a 7-8 inch piece of...

    For problem # 2. I tied a 7-8 inch piece of parachute cord to each televator. Pulling them up is easy just pull towards you. Putting them down, just pull back and away from your body. The cord...
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    So dr Wu are you calling anyone here on the board...

    So dr Wu are you calling anyone here on the board that doesn't have a problem w/ cop busting mooners Irrational, Illogical, Irresponsible. If it is such a dumb issue why are you even writing in...
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    First of all a mountain lion attack would get a...

    First of all a mountain lion attack would get a lot of people all nerved up, and people would panic. Also if there is confirmed mountain lions in the state.. they would have to devote resources to...
  7. I understand too many people are willing to let...

    I understand too many people are willing to let things go. Knowing how to use force also comes with the burden of knowing when to use force. Not kicking thier butts doesn't make someone a coward,...
  8. Saying americans are cowards is a is an unfair...

    Saying americans are cowards is a is an unfair statement. Maybe certain groups of americans are cowards but to use a blanket statement like that is uncalled for. Most of the cowards who don't say...
  9. Thread: Air mattresses?

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    3/4 thermarest. Use your pack to put under your...

    3/4 thermarest. Use your pack to put under your lower legs, keeps warm. If you do some winter over nighters you can always place a full length closed cell foam pad under the self inflatable. I...
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    I just place my bladder in an air tight type...

    I just place my bladder in an air tight type container w/ a dissicant. Next morning dry as a bone and no worries.
  11. Thread: Got fish?

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    Brook trout in the pemi streams/rivers... ...

    Brook trout in the pemi streams/rivers... ssshhhhhhhhh.... don't tell everyone.
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    Mattl, Are you just speculating, or is what...

    Mattl,
    Are you just speculating, or is what you are saying based on some science/study? The first half of winter was pretty light, which gave animals more time to forage to build up reserves,...
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    I have two pair that I really like. I find...

    I have two pair that I really like. I find myself generally taking off the pant section once the day warms up, and ofcourse putting them back in the evening.. Help keep the bugs off too. One pair...
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    If you email MSR they will send you a few pins. ...

    If you email MSR they will send you a few pins. When I first got my denali snowshoes I emailed them and ask for extras just incase. They said no problem. MSR has great customer service.
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    I don't know much about it.. but I have read that...

    I don't know much about it.. but I have read that some of the peer reviewed scientifc journals refuse to review some studies/papers that go against the "99.75 %" thoughts on man made warming. Could...
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    My GSP had TPLO surgery on both hind legs. 6...

    My GSP had TPLO surgery on both hind legs. 6 months recovery time before he was back in action. Had his first knee done, and the vet told us 75% come back in 6 months for the next. My little...
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    You can grow your own chicken of the woods, and...

    You can grow your own chicken of the woods, and many others. There is a company that sells the spores. Once you inoculate logs and stumps w/ the spores, you get shrooms for years. I have...
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    Ditto what KenC wrote about the I.D. tarp. I use...

    Ditto what KenC wrote about the I.D. tarp. I use the Integral Design's 5x8 trap w/ my bivy. Plenty of sewn in tie out points. I have no personal experience w/ gromet tie outs, but have heard...
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    I have a kershaw assisted opening knife. I can...

    I have a kershaw assisted opening knife. I can open my spyderco that is not "assisted" just as fast w/ the thumb hole. I also have the Swiss army one handed trekker, that can easliy open w/ one...
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    Comin down from Galehead to 13 Falls, there was...

    Comin down from Galehead to 13 Falls, there was one last year.
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    jessbee, Sleeping Giant state park in CT has a...

    jessbee,

    Sleeping Giant state park in CT has a rather large population of timber rattlers. I got the chance to check them out in a herpetology class I was taking. Can't tell you exactly where,...
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    Spring time 2 years ago... the trail was tuff to...

    Spring time 2 years ago... the trail was tuff to follow. Lost the trail for awhile in a wet area and had to back track to pick up the trail. It was doable, just had to pay more attention to the...
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    Tell that to the all of thru hikers that use...

    Tell that to the all of thru hikers that use them, from start to finish. Check whitebaze.com or backpacking.net. Many people have turned in thier heavy gortex and have gone to frogg togg or...
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    I found that Frogg Toggs work well for me. I...

    I found that Frogg Toggs work well for me. I don't think any rain gear breaths as much water out as the body produces, but the frogg toggs breath much better then my gortex. Gortex is more hype...
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    Check out the Mountainsmith Specter. Light...

    Check out the Mountainsmith Specter. Light weight, strong material (spectra nylon), life time warranty, hold big loads (weight and volume), and as waterproof as they get. You can find them for...
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