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  1. Here are my 2 cents on this old dude. I don't...

    Here are my 2 cents on this old dude. I don't care if groups split up, I solo. To say a group must stay together is a saying I never understood. I do think he was under prepared and for that reason...
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    Climbing at altitude is not all training either....

    Climbing at altitude is not all training either. Some people are better at it then others, simply by luck. I've never been that high, but I've been over 14,000 ft. more then 50 times. I always have...
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    CaptCaper, A real good backpack if your...

    CaptCaper, A real good backpack if your interested, Nancy Pond trail. You can camp at Stillwater Junction, then head up the Shoal Pond trail to Ethan Pond shelter for night two. Then out via the...
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    I have no idea if this story is true or not. That...

    I have no idea if this story is true or not. That being said, if it is, staying alive in a situation like that is no easy task. If the story is true, I give her a lot of credit.
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    I had a close encounter with a Fisher, he was...

    I had a close encounter with a Fisher, he was pissed and I thought he was going to attack me. Makes a lynx sound like a lullaby.
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    Conrad Anker has suggested that they need to stop...

    Conrad Anker has suggested that they need to stop inexperienced climbers from attempting Everest. Not sure how they would enforce that.
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    I'm not missing that point, I just think we have...

    I'm not missing that point, I just think we have got to the point where that is not the end all here. There are many beautiful places in the Sierra Range and Yosemite. People travel there from all...
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    As opposed to a thousand cars lining the highway?...

    As opposed to a thousand cars lining the highway? Those aesthetics? I don't care what they do, so long as they do something. Not many things bother me, but the assault on that ridge has been one of...
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    I may be dreaming, but I hope it cuts down on the...

    I may be dreaming, but I hope it cuts down on the number of hikers assaulting the ridge.
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    When I did backpack, I fished. Before you...

    When I did backpack, I fished. Before you discount this, I assure you, Its both easy and rewarding. A small pack rod and some powerbait or locally dug bugs or worms can yield a lot of small fish. Dry...
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    I estimate that 3500 kittens will perish on...

    I estimate that 3500 kittens will perish on Memorial Day weekend. I'm being conservative.
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    This is great advice. Once up on Pierce, I wanted...

    This is great advice. Once up on Pierce, I wanted to get a photo of a Grey jay. Its impossible with my dog Bud, he will not let a Jay near me. So I tie him to my pack and wander off about 50 yards to...
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    I think many group hikes thrown together on...

    I think many group hikes thrown together on Social Media are accidents waiting to happen. I'm of the thought, that no matter what group you join, you need to have the skillset to survive on your own....
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    Is that the guy with the really nice dog?::p

    Is that the guy with the really nice dog?::p
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    You make a great point. Whenever there is a Mass...

    You make a great point. Whenever there is a Mass shooting, guns are the headline. Just once, I would like to see mental status as the headline. I once lived with a girl who was bipolar. Didn't really...
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    Some years it does seem like the snowpack will...

    Some years it does seem like the snowpack will last into June. But from what I have seen, you get into May and the temps go up fast. What really kicks the melt into high gear is the nighttime temps...
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    The locations of the Huts is well thought out....

    The locations of the Huts is well thought out. They allow one to travel a long distance with a day pack. I accept that the WMNF is multiuse and while I do not care for the huts, I'm not self...
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    I've been saying this all along. I think the...

    I've been saying this all along. I think the hotel should be approved, what's good for the goose is good for the gander. Either let him have his hotel, or take the down Huts. All the excuses that the...
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    A girl I know was turned back climbing Jackson at...

    A girl I know was turned back climbing Jackson at Silver brook, ( feeds into Silver Cascade), I saw a picture, it was cooking!! The route up North Twin should be impossible right now.
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    I have never done the AT but as stated above,...

    I have never done the AT but as stated above, staying focused and avoiding side trips must be key. I have driven across country a few times. I learned early on, that to many side trips can turn it...
  21. I think Ty did an outstanding job in his book,...

    I think Ty did an outstanding job in his book, explaining why she might not have turned around. My take away was that while she was a good climber, she was not seasoned in decision making largely due...
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    I hear you on being claustrophobic, I as well,...

    I hear you on being claustrophobic, I as well, never cared for the bivi bags for that reason. When I camped in the backcountry in the winter by myself. I used the Sierra Designs Tiros 1. A bit heavy...
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    Your post got me thinking, as I also like to...

    Your post got me thinking, as I also like to tinker with gear. Have you looked at the REI Bug Out Bivi? All you would have to do, is set up your tarp over it. The only question with this option would...
  24. That is a very good point.

    That is a very good point.
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    It was a fascinating read and worth reposting for...

    It was a fascinating read and worth reposting for those who missed it.
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