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by retired jerry
June 15th, 2021, 5:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mill Creek Wilderness 5/28-31/2021 (and lessons in getting lost)
Replies: 9
Views: 323

Re: Mill Creek Wilderness 5/28-31/2021 (and lessons in getting lost)

I don't think you'll ever again get lost going to poop

Hopefully, some people have read this and won't have to learn this lesson the hard way
by retired jerry
June 14th, 2021, 5:58 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mill Creek Wilderness 5/28-31/2021 (and lessons in getting lost)
Replies: 9
Views: 323

Re: Mill Creek Wilderness 5/28-31/2021 (and lessons in getting lost)

Thanks for the report and the lesson learned. That area gets pretty hot in the summer. I was there a couple months ago and it was cold. Nice of those people to help you, good it ended well Maybe a lesson that you have now well learned is to keep looking back where you came from. Keep in mind where y...
by retired jerry
June 13th, 2021, 8:33 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: disappointing lifespan for shoes
Replies: 64
Views: 11611

Re: disappointing lifespan for shoes

yeah, mesh shoes let sand and grit inside

I have switched to leather boots. Danner Mountain 600. 22 ounces for one size 12 shoe, so a bit heavy. They have a GoreTex like lining. They weren't very breathable until I prayed them with Danner waterproofing spray.
by retired jerry
June 12th, 2021, 2:37 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum Support and General Site Questions/Comments
Topic: How do I remove a post?
Replies: 5
Views: 50

Re: How do I remove a post?

ahhh... I just answered my own question. I logged out and then I could only see the "quote" ikon

I guess I'm special
by retired jerry
June 12th, 2021, 2:34 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum Support and General Site Questions/Comments
Topic: How do I remove a post?
Replies: 5
Views: 50

Re: How do I remove a post?

for each post there are ikons to the right, and above. One for "edit", one for "delete", one for "report", one for "warn user", one for "information", and one for "quote" Do you see all of those or am I special so the only one that sees them? I just clicked the "delete" ikon. It asked me if I was su...
by retired jerry
June 12th, 2021, 1:16 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum Support and General Site Questions/Comments
Topic: How do I remove a post?
Replies: 5
Views: 50

Re: How do I remove a post?

you mean the question about spotted owls? I think I can delete it
by retired jerry
June 12th, 2021, 12:15 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Strange experience at Frog Lake Day Use area
Replies: 13
Views: 606

Re: Strange experience at Frog Lake Day Use area

Maybe that's why the fee for wilderness permits in Three Sisters/Jefferson is zero

There's only a fee for administrative costs

In Olympic National Park they charge $8 per person per night
by retired jerry
June 11th, 2021, 2:02 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Portable Trail Maintenance Equipment
Replies: 18
Views: 888

Re: Portable Trail Maintenance Equipment

Good to keep possible covid people socially distanced from you ;)
by retired jerry
June 8th, 2021, 4:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ramona/PCT/Timberline loop -- 05/31/2021
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Ramona/PCT/Timberline loop -- 05/31/2021

Deja vu - this is like a few years ago when it was closed due to landslides. Several SAR rescues.