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    Zero Gravity Slot Canyon - Questions

    I thought this was the best forum to post this but I also know I might catch some flack as I'm not a canyoneer and I was out of my safe zone with this slot. My question is about the very last part of...
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    Thanks for the reply. Sorry I did not see it...

    Thanks for the reply. Sorry I did not see it until now, notification did not come through. I drove about 10 miles north of where I was before and was able to get in. Only problem... this put me about...
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    Forgotten Canyon / Secret Mesa Canyon

    Anyone ever hike this "slot" canyon? It is just west of Moore, UT. it is about 20 miles west of Moore, down RT 803. It is a part of Eagle Canyon with Eagle being just south, near I-70.

    I attempted...
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    Locomotive Point - Video

    Just wanted to share a video of a recent trip to Locomotive Point in the San Rafael Swell area of Utah. It's near Green River a couple of miles off I-70. Great area for car camping and easy to get...
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    [Album] Canyonlands, Mineral Bottom and Potash Mines

    Took a 3 day trip to the Canyonlands National Park area, Moab and Monument Valley. Here is day 1:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpxKNmDJxnw
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    Rocks? If you are smart and quick you can sneak a...

    Rocks? If you are smart and quick you can sneak a couple of beers in your buddies pack. Only problem is, unless you get them back quick at camp, you buddy will keep them based on the "if you packed...
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    How do you know when you are taking too much...

    How do you know when you are taking too much stuff backpacking? When you need a list. :haha:

    I can understand some people might want to write up a list. Certainly one person's list won't fit...
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    A lot of choices out there meeting your...

    A lot of choices out there meeting your requirments. I think pretty much any inflatable pad with 1 1/2" or more loft is going to keep you off the hard ground. After that, it's weight and insulation...
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    Local Backpack Hike in SLC

    Looknig for a trail to go backpacking over night in the SLC area (not down south). As I understand, things below 7500 feet should be snow free. Just to be more interesting... I'd rather not do a uber...
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    Last year I switched to taking freeze dried...

    Last year I switched to taking freeze dried meals. Very easy and convenient... just add hot water to the bag and wait. But I find that at altitude I loose much of my appetite. Those meals are usually...
  11. Thread: Camp Games

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    Games with several kids? The silence game......

    Games with several kids? The silence game... first one to talk loses.
  12. Thread: Backpacking list

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    I've switched from a light weight tent to a...

    I've switched from a light weight tent to a silicon impregnated tarp. I'll take the tarp every time as long as the weather does not look to bad and if the mosquitoes are not out. After you sleep...
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    I switched from a mummy bag to an Big Agnes Lost...

    I switched from a mummy bag to an Big Agnes Lost Ranger as it was a combo rectangular/mummy (mostly rectangular). It did add a little weight as it should due to it being wider but it was not a lot....
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    Trail suggestions? A place in the SLC area is...

    Trail suggestions? A place in the SLC area is just fine. I don't know of any places not in the mountains.
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    I'd like it to be no less then 35 at night......

    I'd like it to be no less then 35 at night... 40-45 would be just fine. Yup... right now.
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    Good backpacking location in SLC/Central UT

    Looks like I'll have some time on my hands a use of my company car. I'm looking for a good place to get an early start on backpacking and use if my new gear. Any suggestions on a good place that...
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    Received my tarp in the mail today (1 day mailing...

    Received my tarp in the mail today (1 day mailing from from Las Vegas... gotta love it!

    I went with the 8x10' tarp as I did not think the smaller one would be large enough. Man, this 8x10 is...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrzifzpG7jw ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrzifzpG7jw

    This was my first one. I've made a few others (different designs) since.
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    I agree. From what I've hear that only lasts a...

    I agree. From what I've hear that only lasts a few weeks and I've usually just avoided it. If it's close to that time I'll just take the tent but for the other times I'd like to try the tarp.
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    Well, not getting ready for 2010 (though, I think...

    Well, not getting ready for 2010 (though, I think I still need to do that as well)... getting ready for backpacking season for 2010. For me that will start when central Utah starts to warm up at...
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    Getting ready for 2010

    I'm getting geared up for this backpacking season. Every year I get lighter and lighter (read, smarter). This year I'm going to try a soda can alcohol stove. Picked up an REI Ti tea kettle as well....
  22. Thread: REI Discount?

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    Makes sense... I now seem to recall last year...

    Makes sense... I now seem to recall last year that it came right our when divs were paid. REI does not show the amount yet. I don't think I'm getting too much but I do have a $30 GS and need to...
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    REI Discount?

    Does anyone know when REI usually offers their 20% discount coupon next? I am holding out for one in order to pick up the Flash 50 backpack.
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    I can only guess how long it took to put together...

    I can only guess how long it took to put together but let me tell you... very professional and I'm betting its going to get TONS of views! I've already mentioned it to many people. Really well done!
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    Inexpensive Tippet

    Just thought I'd post this here... from Slickdeals:

    Scientific Anglers Tippet for fishing (25yds) - $.40 SHIPPED!
    This deal is for all the fisherman on SD!! STP is offering 25 yards of Scientific...
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