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 Post subject: Re: Camping/Backpacking
PostPosted: Sun October 26, 2014 5:15 am 
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My son and I hiked what's generally considered the toughest trail in PHX today. It's ~7 miles total with ~ 3,500 feet in elevation gain. The upper quarter of the trail (from the saddle to The Valley's only real "flat iron") is not maintained and is pretty difficult. We did the entire trail in just over 2 1/2 hours. My son is a fucking machine. He's already talking about hiking/climbing Denali. :roll:


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 Post subject: Re: Camping/Backpacking
PostPosted: Mon October 27, 2014 6:02 pm 
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My 7-year-old son hiked the long trail (Echo Canyon) at Camelback Mountain with a broken arm in 1:42. I actually had to force him to stop and take breaks and told him he couldn't run because the trail was pretty packed and, you know, the broken arm thing. I'm guessing that if I were to just let him have at it, he'd finish in under an hour.



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lets see some pics!


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 Post subject: Re: Camping/Backpacking
PostPosted: Mon November 17, 2014 3:19 pm 
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My son and I climbed/ran Squaw Peak in 1:42. We probably could have done it in ~1:30 if it wasn't so busy. My son had his first nasty fall, but he just dusted himself off and kept running. I've created a monster.

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 Post subject: Re: Camping/Backpacking
PostPosted: Thu July 23, 2015 4:59 pm 
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Took the day off from work yesterday, drove up to the Catskills and hiked up a mountain. Took this pic on top. Perfect day, amazing views.


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 Post subject: Re: Camping/Backpacking
PostPosted: Thu July 23, 2015 9:27 pm 
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EJ wrote:
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Took the day off from work yesterday, drove up to the Catskills and hiked up a mountain. Took this pic on top. Perfect day, amazing views.



Thats beautiful.


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 Post subject: Re: Camping/Backpacking
PostPosted: Fri July 24, 2015 4:26 pm 
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i wish we had mountains (or even small hills for that matter) like that around here. instead we have a lot of flat farmland.


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 Post subject: Re: Camping/Backpacking
PostPosted: Tue August 25, 2015 5:08 pm 
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An article my friend wrote, on two of my buddies:

http://www.mountainonline.com/hiking-versus-climbing/


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 Post subject: Re: Camping/Backpacking
PostPosted: Wed August 26, 2015 1:55 pm 
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I'm going camping this weekend for the first time in 6 years. Going to float down a river on a canoe too.


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 Post subject: Re: Camping/Backpacking
PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2016 2:02 pm 
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We're opening the camping/hiking season, this weekend. The weather's not really cooperating, but we don't care.


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 Post subject: Re: Camping/Backpacking
PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2016 5:00 pm 
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Going camping this weekend as well! Not super out there camping but options rae limited as its still rainy/snowy. Grand junction here we come


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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2016 5:04 pm 
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Strat wrote:
Going camping this weekend as well! Not super out there camping but options rae limited as its still rainy/snowy. Grand junction here we come

Are you bringing a lady?


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PostPosted: Fri May 12, 2017 11:42 pm 
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I'm in the market for a lightweight tent. 1-person is fine. How does this one look? http://www.ems.com/ems-velocity-1-tent/1307829.html

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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 12:22 am 
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will it fit in your room?


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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 12:42 am 
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doug rr wrote:
will it fit in your room?

Argo and Dev camping in the living room.


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doug rr wrote:
will it fit in your room?

I haven't lived in that room since more than four years ago, doug.

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Get a 2 person. Will allow you to accommodate a friend/gf when needed. The extra space is nice anyway.

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Dev wrote:
Get a 2 person. Will allow you to accommodate a friend/gf when needed. The extra space is nice anyway.

This

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Strat why haven't you given me any tips here
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=8954&hilit=Boulder

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 Post subject: Re: Camping/Backpacking
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E.H. Ruddock wrote:
Dev wrote:
Get a 2 person. Will allow you to accommodate a friend/gf when needed. The extra space is nice anyway.

This

I'll take this advice. Any tips on air vs. foam sleeping pads?

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I have a coleman that works great. But then again I'm a car-camper.


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