What NOT to have in your pack as you HIKE.

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What NOT to have in your pack as you HIKE.

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Post by hikehunter » Fri Jan 01, 2016 10:06 pm

Just a short clip of things that you may not want while on the trai


The youtube channel of "Hikehunter"

have some fun and hike on.

The you tube direct is buggered up I will see if I can fix it.

https://youtu.be/ClFqDFRflVU


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Post by sarge » Sat Jan 02, 2016 8:41 am

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Post by sarge » Sat Jan 02, 2016 8:45 am

I think if you just copy and past the URL that has the " /watch" in it, you'll be able to get these your vids to show up:

https://www.youtube.com (space made by me so it wouldn't show up as a real video) /watch?v=CIFqDFRflVU
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Post by hikehunter » Sat Jan 02, 2016 1:07 pm

thanks Sarge. I must have grabbedmthe wrong tag and moved it.
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Post by Mophead » Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:30 pm

Why would you need more than one square of TP? I mean... If you're only out for a week or so. AmIright?

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Post by Polkster13 » Thu Feb 11, 2016 7:57 pm

Funny video. I thought he was going to say don't carry the large plastic chair. :lol: I have seen people taking some pretty ridiculous stuff while camping; I can only imagine some of the stuff people take while trying to thru-hike. I am sure most of this is just ignorance on their part and they will learn the hard way, but they will learn (or they will quit because it is too painful). Pain is a great teacher and we all learn from our own mistakes (and sometimes from other's mistakes).

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Post by Rick TDBT » Fri Feb 12, 2016 8:16 am

I guess I have to go put my coleman lantern back now.. :?
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Post by TXyakr » Mon Feb 15, 2016 11:07 pm

Everyone has their pet peeves and personal luxury items I suppose. One guy I occasionally camp with who I'll admit gets on my nerves a little due to his gadget obsession and general ADHD behavior was showing me a small LED lantern at a canoe camping trip. I told him it was "neat". But thought to myself well thanks for attacting insects from thousands of yards around and ruining our night vision, just a low lemens red or green LED head light would have been more than enough if the moon was not out. Some folks bring iPads and solar chargers, just whatever makes you happy or rich. This one guy (a expat Canadian) was a day trader and frequently getting online with a mobile or satellite signal to make trade or check with his trading partners. I was like "relax and take a few real vacation days dude."

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Post by Mophead » Wed Feb 17, 2016 11:50 pm

Technology (phones, MP3 players, kindles) is one of those things I can see is as a luxury.

Some things I wonder who even buys them when I see them in a camping store
Top of my list things I find really unnecessary: pillows.

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Post by sarge » Thu Feb 18, 2016 7:32 am

I take the phone, but turn it off. Most of the rescue stories I read have some variation of the phrase "He was able to dial 911, but his battery died before they could determine his location."

I carry a pillow in winter to insulate the back of my head.
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Post by Rick TDBT » Thu Feb 18, 2016 8:19 am

Mophead wrote:Technology (phones, MP3 players, kindles) is one of those things I can see is as a luxury.

Some things I wonder who even buys them when I see them in a camping store
Top of my list things I find really unnecessary: pillows.
I have to have a pillow, won't get one wink of sleep without one. It's my grown man woobie.. :roll:
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Post by Polkster13 » Thu Feb 18, 2016 11:32 am

I too have to have a pillow. If I don't, I won't get a good night's sleep. When on the trail for multiple days, a good nights rest is essential.

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Post by Mophead » Thu Feb 18, 2016 11:53 am

sarge wrote:I take the phone, but turn it off. Most of the rescue stories I read have some variation of the phrase "He was able to dial 911, but his battery died before they could determine his location."

I carry a pillow in winter to insulate the back of my head.
I bring one as well it mostly in case of an emergency. I'm kind of trying to get away from screens and gadgets when I'm out, but it doesn't bother me if others use it.

I just find something like folded up extra clothes are as comfortable as anything. To each his own though.
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Mophead wrote:Technology (phones, MP3 players, kindles) is one of those things I can see is as a luxury.

Some things I wonder who even buys them when I see them in a camping store
Top of my list things I find really unnecessary: pillows.
I have to have a pillow, won't get one wink of sleep without one. It's my grown man woobie.. :roll:
Had to look up woobie on urban dictionary because I've only known it as a poncho liner. I get it now. :)

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Post by sarge » Thu Feb 18, 2016 12:31 pm

Mophead wrote: I bring one as well it mostly in case of an emergency. I'm kind of trying to get away from screens and gadgets when I'm out, but it doesn't bother me if others use it.

I just find something like folded up extra clothes are as comfortable as anything. To each his own though.


Had to look up woobie on urban dictionary because I've only known it as a poncho liner. I get it now. :)
That's what I do if I feel like I need a pillow most of the time. But when its really cold, I'm wearing all my extra clothes and feel like I need more insulation---mostly under my neck. I've got a small pillow I made of scraps left over from a Costco blanket project I sewed into a stuff sack for that purpose.
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