weight saving tip: carry map OR compass

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Re: weight saving tip: carry map OR compass

Post by Aimless » December 23rd, 2021, 10:54 am

Well, this list does contain recommendations made by a licensed physician, so it must be good advice. ;)

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Re: weight saving tip: carry map OR compass

Post by Chip Down » December 26th, 2021, 3:34 pm

mjirving wrote:
December 23rd, 2021, 10:29 am
I liked the tips about never hiking alone or off trail…no problem, right Chip? :D
The two times I hiked with a partner in the last four decades, I practically had to carry them out. :roll:

The notion that a partner could help me if I needed it? Fat chance.

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Re: weight saving tip: carry map OR compass

Post by retired jerry » December 26th, 2021, 4:35 pm

I think when I hike by myself (which is almost always) I'm a little more careful because there's no one else to bail me out

So, I'm actually safer by myself

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Re: weight saving tip: carry map OR compass

Post by wildcat » January 9th, 2022, 8:02 pm

Don't forget to bring a towel!
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Re: weight saving tip: carry map OR compass

Post by Charley » January 9th, 2022, 8:52 pm

wildcat wrote:
January 9th, 2022, 8:02 pm
Don't forget to bring a towel!
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Ha! That's what I though of, too.

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Re: weight saving tip: carry map OR compass

Post by drm » January 10th, 2022, 10:48 am

A partner can call, or go get, help if you need it (and are unable to make that call yourself).

My favorite weight-saving tip is to not carry water unless you are actually on a dry hike.

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