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#288308 - 03/03/18 04:25 PM Re: the 10 essentials...prep for camping/hiking [Re: TeacherRO]
unimogbert Offline
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Registered: 08/10/06
Posts: 857
Loc: Colorado
Was the guy really carrying a tent?
Or was that journalistic license for a poncho shelter?

Was he really lost or did he actually just go backpacking in the park w/o a permit?

Then again, I've seen people on trail backpacking to a campsite carrying suitcases. And I've seen a guy on the trail dressed in grandpa cap, sport coat and loafers far above timberline.....

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#288309 - 03/03/18 05:30 PM Re: the 10 essentials...prep for camping/hiking [Re: unimogbert]
hikermor Offline
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Registered: 08/26/06
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I'll bet that if he was permitless, it would have been mentioned in the article...naughty, naughty!
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#288560 - 03/30/18 04:25 PM Re: the 10 essentials...prep for camping/hiking [Re: Montanero]
WesleyH Offline
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Registered: 05/26/16
Posts: 82
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Definitely need to see more of those stories!

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#288794 - 04/23/18 11:58 PM Re: the 10 essentials...prep for camping/hiking [Re: TeacherRO]
TeacherRO Offline
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Registered: 03/11/05
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I'd say a hat/sunglasses/sunscreen are essential in Summer

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#288804 - 04/24/18 12:21 PM Re: the 10 essentials...prep for camping/hiking [Re: TeacherRO]
brandtb Offline
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Registered: 11/26/04
Posts: 289
Loc: S.E. Pennsylvania
In the event of a coronal mass ejection or EMP what would be the effect upon an LED bulb?
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#289692 - 06/29/18 09:04 PM Re: the 10 essentials...prep for camping/hiking [Re: brandtb]
TeacherRO Offline
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I tend not to worry about extreme events like an EMP. Focusing instead on smaller, frequently occurring events -- Storms, traffic jams, etc.

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#290227 - 08/15/18 10:54 PM Re: the 10 essentials...prep for camping/hiking [Re: TeacherRO]
TeacherRO Offline
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As a frequent hiker, I am amazed at how many people I see with no gear at all. A cell phone I assume, but no water bottle, pack, jacket...

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#291306 - 12/05/18 06:38 PM Re: the 10 essentials...prep for camping/hiking [Re: TeacherRO]
TeacherRO Offline
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And always leave a note. Specify where you are going, how you are equipped and what to do if you don't return on time. A text is good too. <This make you so much easier to find.>

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#291313 - 12/05/18 11:45 PM Re: the 10 essentials...prep for camping/hiking [Re: brandtb]
Ors Offline
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Registered: 09/16/05
Posts: 663
Loc: Florida, USA
My understanding, which may be off, that with a CME, or localized EMP, all electronic reliant components, including LED bulbs, would be fried.
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#291317 - 12/06/18 01:37 AM Re: the 10 essentials...prep for camping/hiking [Re: TeacherRO]
clearwater Offline
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Registered: 03/19/05
Posts: 1090
Loc: Channeled Scablands
"And always leave a note. Specify where you are going, how you are equipped and what to do if you don't return on time. A text is good too. <This make you so much easier to find.>"

Like the kind my father in law leaves on the dash of the car at the trailhead to reduce break-ins.

"Bob and Frank, sighting in. the new rifle, back soon."

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