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#284006 - 03/05/17 04:44 PM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: hikermor]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
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Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 1322
Loc: Ocala FL
Originally Posted By: hikermor
It takes all kinds, and isn't that a wondrous thing?

I was born with concrete under my feet.

Jeanette Isabelle
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#284021 - 03/05/17 11:56 PM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: bacpacjac]
CANOEDOGS Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 02/03/07
Posts: 1802
Loc: MINNESOTA

i added a Mountain Hardware WP bivy bag to my general collection
of survival gear.i got it at a give away price at a canoe club
meeting,used once.

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#284023 - 03/06/17 02:24 PM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: hikermor]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
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Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 1322
Loc: Ocala FL
Originally Posted By: hikermor
"Home is where we are comfortable" - you are so correct!

To illustrate - Dallas, where you are comfortable, was to me a drab, dreary wasteland from which I was thankfully delivered as a teenager, finally finding comfort in the deserts and mountains of Arizona, and still later, California.

I take it you would probably not feel comfortable in environments which fit me like a glove, and vice versa.

It takes all kinds, and isn't that a wondrous thing?

This is one part. The other is identity. "City gal" is one of the things that have defined who I am.

Remove that and I either need to adopt a new identity or I would be miserable. "Small town girl" isn't who I am, never will be.

Jeanette Isabelle
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#284027 - 03/06/17 07:27 PM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
hikermor Offline
Geezer in Chief
Geezer

Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 5642
Loc: southern Cal
https://mg.mail.yahoo.com/neo/launch?.rand=8imf0eb08285n

This thread had veered toward tsunami preparedness a while ago. Here's an example of current training/preparation for such an event in California, where waves are often generated, whether from near or afar...
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#284033 - 03/07/17 07:49 PM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: hikermor]
hikermor Offline
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Geezer

Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 5642
Loc: southern Cal
http://temblor.net/earthquake-insights/m...as-faults-2325/

Temblor is a good source for accurate info regarding EQs....
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#284091 - 03/24/17 03:23 AM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: bacpacjac]
TeacherRO Offline
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Registered: 03/11/05
Posts: 2089
I just picked up a goretex bivy bag...

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#284103 - 03/27/17 10:57 PM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: bacpacjac]
BruceZed Offline
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Registered: 01/06/08
Posts: 288
Loc: Canada
Repacked by Daypack, getting ready for Spring Hiking and I added some improvements to my Standard shelter.
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#284104 - 03/28/17 12:39 PM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: bacpacjac]
wildman800 Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 11/09/06
Posts: 2695
Loc: La-USA
Upgraded my sewage disposal equipment for the camper.

Purchased more emergency rations for the BoB's and GHB's.

Finished putting 4 survival themed geocaches together. We will deploy 1 during each of the next 4 camping trips that we make with the camper.
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#284201 - 04/11/17 10:22 PM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: bacpacjac]
CANOEDOGS Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 02/03/07
Posts: 1802
Loc: MINNESOTA
got a new LED flasher for my PFD.very bright flashes every second.
only problem so far is where to attach it to my new PFD.
i remember seeing those sew on patches with the loops on them
for hiking packs so i'll look for one of those.

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#284202 - 04/12/17 12:37 AM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: CANOEDOGS]
Russ Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/02/06
Posts: 4411
Loc: SOCAL
My vest has a Firefly PRO SOLAS attached. It works fine in testing; fortunately, I've never used it for real.

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