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Approach shoes for Mt. Rainier

I have climbed Mt Rainier, via Camp Muir and the Disappointment Cleaver Route. There is absolutely no need for approach shoes on the route. The same mountaineering boots that you will wear on summit ...
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Approach shoes for Mt. Rainier

Note: I am not from North America, have never been to Mt Rainier, and have no experience on the terrain or local conditions at any time of year in the vicinity. So, take advice with a grain of salt ...
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What material for long sleeve hiking shirt in hot summer days?

As the old saying goes: 'In the cold, cotton kills'. As others have stated in this discussion, when cotton gets wet, it retains its moisture. When the temperature drops, it will freeze. Wool may be ...
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