Larry Mackay From CA gsp.
These kinds of posts have completely flipped my perspective on backcountry organization. What kind is it and how do you like it? Reply Andrew Skurka August 22, at Like with some of the other links I provided, the Goal Zero Flip 10 was offered as a worthy example, but not necessarily exactly what I have.
So a battery charger with mah capacity can fully recharge the first two items once, and my watch about 5x. Vadim Fedorovsky August 23, at James Taylor August 22, at 9: Meds always seem to be worth whatever they weigh.
Melissa August 22, at 9: We used the coupon code too. The blood clotter will be added to our bag, we live in Pinedale near the Winds and went backpacking a couple weeks ago when one of our dogs was injured and had a pretty bloody wound on her leg. We compromised with gauze and duct tape and neosporen but having a blood clotter would have been very helpful.
It was the first time we had to use anything in our first aid kit besides the pain relievers and stuff for foot care! It may be a good webinar as you already did the food one.
We take a PLB McMurdo Fast Find with us when we are backpacking, as there is no on going fee and it would only be for dire circumstances.
We bought it 5 years ago and have not paid any service fees. Pretty soon we will have to send it in and get the battery changed but it definitely is a cheaper solution if you do not care about messaging.
If you find yourself in Pinedale we would love to meet you!
The dog is fine now and hobbled out of the Winds wagging her tale! RenegadePilgrim August 23, at Great to see what other people pack. Reply Dana August 23, at 8: Reply Andrew Skurka August 23, at 8: Plus, I have found the battery life to be sufficient on wee-long trips for occasional use as a GPS, which thus saves me the weight of that device.
Reply Mindy March 21, at 7: Cell phones are a great tool to have if needed in an emergency. Reply Sean September 6, at 3: Which is way, way, WAY faster than using the little cursor arrows on a tiny text keyboard on the delorme.
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