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Feb
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comment May hiking in Eastern California
I don't have a positive answer, but the Sierras are usually buried in snow til mid-June. So I would look into your backup areas more closely!
Jan
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comment Rappelling in the Rain
@DavidR - good answer. It rains a lot where I am, and wet ropes haven't made any difference to my rapping experience...
Jan
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comment Can I replace Dish soap?
A handful of sand is amazingly effective :)
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Jul
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revised What equipment do I need as a beginner outdoor rock climber?
reword chalk stuff
Jul
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reviewed Approve Is there a portable / comfortable pillow suitable for camping / backpacking?
Jun
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answered Avoiding compression when packing synthetic sleeping bag
Jun
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comment Avoiding compression when packing synthetic sleeping bag
When you say "extreme", is that the particular synthetic fill?
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reviewed Approve Will boiling be enough to decontaminate standing water from pathogens and toxins?
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reviewed Approve What to look for in a quality tarp?
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reviewed Approve How is “pack weight” measured
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comment If I have to cross an icy, flowing river, what are some ways I can cross safely?
@Vorac - I almost always hike in trail runners, which drain immediately.