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by Chazz
August 13th, 2019, 10:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ran Wildwood! (Supported)
Replies: 7
Views: 726

Re: Ran Wildwood! (Supported)

You might next consider running/hiking what are known as the Forest Park Nasties. There are four of them and vary between 11 and 13 miles in length but also include 2800-3000 ft of elevation gain. https://sites.google.com/site/runs4cache/areas/forest-park Those are perfect for distance hike or ultra...
by Chazz
February 15th, 2019, 2:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: TARPTENT "RAINBOW" FOR SALE
Replies: 2
Views: 827

Re: TARPTENT "RAINBOW" FOR SALE

That's a really good deal. Do you know how many nights you have in it? What's been the usage pattern?
by Chazz
February 15th, 2019, 2:26 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Excellent deal today on a Precip rain jacket
Replies: 3
Views: 841

Re: Excellent deal today on a Precip rain jacket

Yep, but it was the Precip that make me post the deal. I needed another light shell for ultra training in the rain so I bought a new Precip for that purpose.

Excellent deal on several Marmot products.
by Chazz
February 15th, 2019, 7:14 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Excellent deal today on a Precip rain jacket
Replies: 3
Views: 841

Excellent deal today on a Precip rain jacket

Hate to link to another site but this deal was posted there. https://slickdeals.net/f/12843217-marmot-up-to-50-off-sale-extra-20-off-men-s-or-women-s-precip-jacket-40-more-free-s-h?src=frontpage $40 with the 20% off code. That's a really great deal on a lightweight rain shell. Not sure how long it w...
by Chazz
February 5th, 2019, 9:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: New Zealand: Tongoriro Northern Crossing (Dec 2018)
Replies: 3
Views: 769

Re: New Zealand: Tongoriro Northern Crossing (Dec 2018)

Great trip report. NZ and the volcanic areas there is a dream trip for me.
by Chazz
February 4th, 2019, 3:12 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: disappointing lifespan for shoes
Replies: 30
Views: 4685

Re: disappointing lifespan for shoes

I just complained to Columbia about a pair of Bajada trail running shoes that I bought in 2015. I had been extremely careful to wear them only for PCT section hiking. My intention was to finish all of Oregon in one pair of shoes. However, after 12 days of wearing them and 250 miles (all spread acros...
by Chazz
January 25th, 2019, 8:20 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Idea for Trailhead Parking App
Replies: 18
Views: 2078

Re: Idea for Trailhead Parking App

Looking forward to the Android version!
by Chazz
November 6th, 2018, 10:44 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Hike conditioning: do lots of short hikes prepare you for long ones?
Replies: 38
Views: 2615

Re: Hike conditioning: do lots of short hikes prepare you for long ones?

If you want to take this from an ultra training perspective, you need the weekday hikes to keep your body active and put stress on the muscles and joints. You also need at least one long hike a week to progress your fitness and keep your body adapting to longer and longer distances. You can do your ...
by Chazz
October 15th, 2018, 6:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Coldwater Lake to Johnston Ridge Run/Hike October 11 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 690

Re: Coldwater Lake to Johnston Ridge Run/Hike October 11 2018

Nice workout! I need a break from doing Nasties in the Forest Park area and this would be an excellent alternative.

https://sites.google.com/site/runs4cach ... orest-park
by Chazz
October 8th, 2018, 7:36 am
Forum: Off-trail Trip Reports & Lost Trails
Topic: The GoalTech Mt Hood High Route - 360 Loop
Replies: 40
Views: 3518

Re: The GoalTech Mt Hood High Route - 360 Loop

Mega trip report, Mike! Wow, congratulations on completing a passion project. Those are always satisfying and worthwhile.