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Jump to new posts Re: Missing hiker found from picture by hikermor @ Today at 12:41 PM

A few mor details. The picture he sent with his dying phone was the worst possible- just his dirty feet dangling over a ledge - at least show a sky line and give searchers a chance.... Apparently he entered an area closed to entry because of recent
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Jump to new posts Re: Any shortages where you are? by Phaedrus @ Yesterday at 03:43 AM

As of today 4/21/21 we don't have much for shortages here in Western Montana except for ammunition and lumber. Locally the former is hard to find at any price while the latter is available to a degree albeit at much higher prices.
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Jump to new posts Re: CB Radio. No, really. by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 01:30 AM

No, but I am looking into VHF for the boat and hand held ham units ( Baofeng)
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Jump to new posts Re: Things I have learned recently by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 01:28 AM

added a belt to my edc. Pants staying up turns out to be fairly important.
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Jump to new posts Re: What commercial kits don't include... by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 01:27 AM

note: I use a rubberband under the tab to keep my bic in the off position.
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Jump to new posts Re: Monthly reminder - tech by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 01:26 AM

Order new batteries BEFORE you need them; especially phone, etc.
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Jump to new posts Re: The urban '10 essentials' by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 01:24 AM

4. good shoes
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Jump to new posts Re: Why building your own 72 hour bag is better... by chaosmagnet @ 04/20/21 01:28 PM

Originally Posted By: Herman30But led lights can not be used as Palmer furnace if you are cold and freezing. I do own LED lights that put out a lot of heat. With that said, I do keep a small candle in my hiking bag.
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Jump to new posts Re: Corny Jokes by haertig @ 04/19/21 10:08 PM

I was up all night wondering where the sun went. Then it dawned on me.
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Jump to new posts Re: Far sighted or Foolish?? by brandtb @ 04/18/21 03:27 PM

Like buying fire insurance on your house. Better to have and not need, than need and not have.
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Jump to new posts Re: Tornado season, Tornado preps by pforeman @ 04/18/21 01:22 PM

Being in the middle of the 'Mid-West' Iowa is prone to having these storm events. We've got the flashlights tested and other things in place in case of severe storms. I completed the NWS Storm Spotting course again this year and am in line with the
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Jump to new posts Re: Comfort items in your kit by haertig @ 04/17/21 11:10 PM

A Kindle eBook reader with about a dozen book choices loaded beyond the one being currently read A small, ancient SanDisk SANSA Clip MP3 player with earbuds, loaded with my audiobook du jour A couple of different colored 3 foot pieces of kernmantle
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Jump to new posts Re: Mine vs. theirs - the Get Home Bag by TeacherRO @ 04/17/21 10:43 PM

Mine has funky purple unicorn patches; theirs have moral patches...
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