Advice for first Sierra backpacking trip (Mineral King)

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Re: Advice for first Sierra backpacking trip (Mineral King)

Post by Lumbergh21 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:04 pm

I'll second just about everything SSSDave said except I prefer my full length lightweight hiking pants, as they are much lighter and dry fast enough to rinse them out every other day or more frequently. I would never go backacking without a rain jacket (or poncho). I just got back from a 7-day trip and was rained on a little each of the first 4 days.

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