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Jump to new posts Re: Fatalities at Sequoia National Park by hikermor @ Today at 12:10 AM

I, too, have done Whitney twice - once up by the MR and down the trail. The second ascent was up the East Face and down the MR, fortunately still in daylight. The best way off the hill from the summit is to follow the north trending ridge down to t
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I did the whole "knot" thing when I got serious about mountain climbing. A long time ago, but I still remember my knots. I only use about 3-4 of them. It's enough to do everything - pretty much. Loop In A Rope - Climbers don't use a nor
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Jump to new posts Re: Fatalities at Sequoia National Park by Pete @ Yesterday at 10:33 PM

Sorry to see that. But very believable. I climbed Whitney twice ... once by the trail .. and the second time by the rock route (SE face)? As you say, there is also a classic route up the couloir - the Mountaineers Route. I still remember - very c
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Jump to new posts Re: Which is the best steel for a cold steel srk? by hikermor @ 04/24/17 10:11 PM

Speaking of edge retention in coastal, wet, or marine environments, let's add knife retention as a worthwhile trait - most likely a wrist lanyard so the knife stays with you. you'll never guess why I consider that to be important.....
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Originally Posted By: UncleGooOriginally Posted By: AKSARVictorinix "Spartan", which costs about $25 at REI. It is on a very short lanyard with a Fenix E01 light, and rides comfortably in my pants pocket at all times. That knife and light g
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