[pct-l] Hiking the PCT wihout a shelter?
msaenz at mve-architects.com
Tue Nov 28 17:58:10 CST 2006
Just one word: MOSQUITOS
But I suppose you could just keep hiking through these too.
Tarps come in some remarkably light weights...
Super-dooper-ultra-light (read: open trash bag) can weigh in at about 2
to 3 ounces.
But after it all is debated, a good night's sleep is worth the 24 ounces
a decent UL tent weighs.
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From: pct-l-bounces at backcountry.net
[mailto:pct-l-bounces at backcountry.net] On Behalf Of Scott Polewach
Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2006 3:49 PM
To: pct-l at backcountry.net
Subject: [pct-l] Hiking the PCT wihout a shelter?
Many PCT thru-hikers said that they needed a shelter less than 10 times
thier thru-hike. how bad of an idea is it to attempt a thru-hike
shelter? If it were raining, the shelterless hiker would probably have
hike until it dried out, to keep body temperature up until the rain
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