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Re: Show your Can!

Postby rlown » Sat Nov 15, 2014 4:45 pm

wow. now i have to check with 2 others to make sure about double dipping. ;)



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Re: Show your Can!

Postby hikin_jim » Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:35 am

maverick wrote:I too have some extra one's available, PM me.

I'm good for now.

This reminds me that I have a message from you that I haven't responded to yet. :o Scrambling to find work since I get laid off next week, and frankly quite depressed. Thank God for mountains.

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Re: Show your Can!

Postby maverick » Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:38 am

Good luck on the job hunting HJ, keep a positive outlook, you will find something!
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Re: Show your Can!

Postby hikin_jim » Wed Nov 19, 2014 2:15 pm

Thanks man.

Now to get on with it. I *hate* job hunting.

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Re: Show your Can!

Postby fishmonger » Sun Dec 14, 2014 6:01 pm

A double can shot - Senger Creek area

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Camp is set up just before the rain arrives
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Re: Show your Can!

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Re: Show your Can!

Postby gabe&mel » Mon Jun 08, 2015 1:43 pm

Near Saddlerock Lake 6/3/15
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Re: Show your Can!

Postby oldranger » Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:39 am

Wow that is a lot of food storage capacity for a 4 night trip. I also had to chuckle about the battery charger--a real generation gap there--not criticizing just different. In addition to headlamp I carry electric powered camera and Spot but neither requires a charger for even a two week trip. my extra weight is in fishing gear.

Carry on. You two are great additions to the forum!

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Re: Show your Can!

Postby gabe&mel » Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:12 am

oldranger wrote:Wow that is a lot of food storage capacity for a 4 night trip. I also had to chuckle about the battery charger--a real generation gap there--not criticizing just different. In addition to headlamp I carry electric powered camera and Spot but neither requires a charger for even a two week trip. my extra weight is in fishing gear.

Carry on. You two are great additions to the forum!

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I guess I left out a bit of information. We had 10 days of food there. Our permit was for 10 days on the JMT from bishop pass to Kearsarge pass. The decision to stay in Dusy basin was made on the fly on the trail after the first night when we talked about our goals for this trip.

Solar charger is for our Delorme InReach (haven't used it enough to trust its capacity) and our iPhone's which function as our cameras, video recorders, music player, extra maps/GPS, audiobooks etc.
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Re: Show your Can!

Postby ERIC » Sun Jun 21, 2015 8:11 am

Awesome photo, Gabe. Thanks for posting it! I believe you're the first to post a photo of the new(ish) SIERRAPHILE sticker on the trail. :thumbsup:
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