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Recent content by Swift3

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    Liner versus sleeping bag

    Here is 50 degree down bag that opens up and can be used as a blanket. Weight is a shade over a pound. So, versatile, light weight. Add a silk liner for chillier nights. Carrying a few extra ounces to ensure a solid night sleep or save a few ounces and be restless and chilly all night...
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    All About Osprey

    You can get aftermarket shoulder strap plastic clips for attaching a chest pack. For example, here: https://zpacks.com/products/multi-pack
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    All About Osprey

    - click fastener attachment points for a chest pack option on each shoulder strap. Agree!
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    Sandals with or without socks or trail runners?

    Choprock shandal? Choprock strap? Which model?
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    When Two Hyperlight Backpackers Meet

    George Kennedy, Clint Eastwood - "Eiger Sanction" One of the best climbing sequences, not a documentary, from Hollywood ever!
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    Plantar Fasciitis

    I had PF years ago. I searched all the solutions, including surgery. What ended up working, on my internists advice, was incredibly inexpensive and effective. I got a few pair of Dr. Scholl's gel heel cup shoe inserts and wore them all the time. After a week or so, no more PF. I continued...
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    Ultralight rain kilt for ultracheap tip

    What about these? Would they work? Over the calf might be what you're looking for. https://zpacks.com/products/calf-gaiters Particularly, see the reviews. Sounds like what you're are after.
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    Join the quest for the perfect panel loading camino pack?

    So, inquiring minds want to know... what did you think of the Z-Pack Arc Haul Zip in comparison? Both seem like great packs. Very different sizes and features. What extras did you add to the Z-Pack Zip, if any? Thanks.
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    New Ultralight Rain Jacket

    Many thanks. Just recently ordered and have now received my FT poncho, and have plenty of Tenacious Tape, which I agree, should always be in my pack, and is. Looking forward to putting the poncho through its paces. I'd been considering the Z-Pack. It still may be the ticket. Like the...
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    New Ultralight Rain Jacket

    Well, my interest has been piqued. What make/model poncho do you use? I currently use a jacket/pants setup, but have been increasingly convinced that a poncho/skirt set up might be far better, but just can't find a poncho that seems versatile enough/light enough/offers enough actual protection...
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    Waterproof pants

    I used 2 layer rain pants (Marmot Precips), and they were fine. But were I to do it again, I'd go with my silnylon rainskirt that I have since purchased, as many others have mentioned. But, on our CP, my daughter and I became friends with a young woman who was traveling very light. She had a...
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    Crocs

    Here is a decent trick for smoothing shoe goo. I've also wrapped my shoe, before the goo dries, tightly in plastic wrap, like Saran Wrap, as a sort of flexible vice, a way to keep the bonded pieces together. Here's a link to the product. It comes in clear, black and maybe a few other colors...
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    The Unlikely Rise of the Pastel de Nata, and Why It’s Suddenly Everywhere

    Good luck with it. Hope it meets your expectations and beyond.
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    The Unlikely Rise of the Pastel de Nata, and Why It’s Suddenly Everywhere

    I ran across this article and thought I'd pass it on. But I confess, my first thought, as I read the headline was: "What do you MEAN? UNLIKELY?? Hardly!!! More like 'Inevitable' " Anyway, it brought back fond memories of morning stops. bloomberg.com The Unlikely Rise of the Pastel de Nata...
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    End of the day sandals

    Awesome. Thanks for the tip. I checked them out and bought a pair. Terrific. Light weight, mesh top, arch strap makes a secure fit, great sole and footbed, and they pack almost flat.

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