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by rcorfman
Jun 04 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Looking for a Hike
Topic: overnight kayak Lake Powell?
Replies: 10
Views: 1511

Re: overnight kayak Lake Powell?

@mfox
I'd love to see a trip report :)
by rcorfman
May 23 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Why I Bag Peaks - NOT!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 525

Re: Why I Bag Peaks - NOT!!!!!

Don't forget your boots from the outlet store.
by rcorfman
May 23 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Cookware & Stoves
Topic: Mess Kit
Replies: 5
Views: 555

Re: Mess Kit

I use a Talenti Gelato jar and a wooden spoon. The same jar and spoon lasted throughout my PCT hike last year and the few times I've been out this year.
by rcorfman
May 20 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: USGS Survey Markers??
Replies: 33
Views: 3158

Re: USGS Survey Markers??

@mozdzen The data sheet has the information for the mark and the reference marks. They're all set at the same time. DU2086| CH5529 SUPERSTITION RM NE 1.760 METERS 04312 | DU2086| CH5531 SUPERSTITION RM 3 6.053 METERS 17914 | DU2086| CH5528 SUPERSTITION RM CROSS 2.267 METERS 29025 | These are a bit ...
by rcorfman
May 19 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Overheard at the Outlet Shoe Store
Replies: 10
Views: 815

Re: Overheard at the Outlet Shoe Store

big_load wrote:
May 19 2019 8:36 pm
RowdyandMe wrote:
May 19 2019 5:04 pm
@Hansenaz
Must be doing k-9
Do they sell k-9 shoes?
That's a good question. Also, isn't it K2. I'm almost certain the mountain is named after the skis...
by rcorfman
May 12 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless chit chat
Replies: 6217
Views: 217987

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

It’s May 12 and raining in many locations. I won’t complain. A few stations broke their all time rainfall records for the entire month of May with the single day of rain yesterday. Hopefully It will help keep fires at bay this spring/summer. On May 6th, the NE side of Deem Hills burned. The next da...
by rcorfman
May 02 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Fatalities
Topic: 16 y.o. Boy Scout Dies on Picacho Peak
Replies: 6
Views: 830

Re: 16 y.o. Boy Scout Dies on Picacho Peak

LosDosSloFolks wrote:
May 02 2019 6:35 pm
As an Eagle Scout and former Troop Leader...
Fixed it.

Yeah, this is just bizarre. I'm completely baffled how everyone in the group ran out of water by the top. Very strange, very sad.
by rcorfman
Apr 26 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Accessing trail by car for sister of Army vet hiker
Replies: 7
Views: 617

Re: Accessing trail by car for sister of Army vet hiker

Isn't Pine to Washington Park about 17 miles? I don't think there's a good 10 mile or less stretch for you to join your brother on with ride service except maybe up near Flagstaff. So I think meeting him and walking a few miles or staying with him on an off day would be best.
by rcorfman
Apr 26 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Cabin Loop
Replies: 19
Views: 896

Re: Cabin Loop

joebartels wrote:Does one know south when they're lost?
If you're on the rim around Cabin Loop, just go uphill.
by rcorfman
Apr 25 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Cabin Loop
Replies: 19
Views: 896

Re: Cabin Loop

@Tough_Boots
Well there really is no tread from General Springs cabin east. I think most just follow FR300, but that's not the trail now is it? Following the blazes (diamond metal on trees) is not easy.
by rcorfman
Mar 19 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: GPS & Electronic
Topic: Annoying Garmin problem
Replies: 17
Views: 963

Re: Annoying Garmin problem

DixieFlyer brings up a good point. For the eTrex 20x, the limit is 200 tracks, 10,000 track points. eTrex 20x specs
by rcorfman
Mar 19 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: GPS & Electronic
Topic: Annoying Garmin problem
Replies: 17
Views: 963

Re: Annoying Garmin problem

I've heard of problems with Garmin seeing files if the file date is earlier than the previous time the Garmin unit noticed files (read, earlier than the last time it was turned on.) You may just try touching the file to up the date.
by rcorfman
Dec 23 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: HAZ Apps
Topic: Route Scout app question
Replies: 25
Views: 1486

Re: Route Scout app question

It would just be so much easier if RouteScout would let you load a gpx file without having to deal with RouteCloud. For example, on my PCT hike, a gpx file was available for one of the fire reroutes. I wanted to just load it into route scout but really couldn't hassle with figuring out how to get it...
by rcorfman
Dec 13 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: delorme inreach
Replies: 84
Views: 5956

Re: delorme inreach

@CannondaleKid
Yeah, @chumley confused me (don't go there...). I read "two satellites are at the same altitude," as to each other, not to the Direct TV satellite as I believe he meant. I thought the Iridium satellites were geostationary but maybe I'm mixing that up with GPS which I know are.
by rcorfman
Dec 13 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Fauna
Topic: Bobcat sighting
Replies: 25
Views: 1297

Re: Bobcat sighting

Hmm, I haven't been able to spot the bobcat. Actually, I haven't been able to spot the picture or a link to it. :(
by rcorfman
Dec 13 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: delorme inreach
Replies: 84
Views: 5956

Re: delorme inreach

chumley wrote:Since these two satellites are at the same altitude (that's what makes it geostationary)
Really, what does altitude have to do with making a satellite's orbit geostationary?
by rcorfman
Dec 12 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: delorme inreach
Replies: 84
Views: 5956

Re: delorme inreach

@azbackpackr
Do you mean a Garmin InReach? As far as I know, Spot's don't have two-way communication, though there may be a Sat phone model.
by rcorfman
Dec 07 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: AZT Hiking
Topic: Wood Burning Stove
Replies: 11
Views: 984

Re: Wood Burning Stove

Or just don't use a stove... That worked for me for 132 days on the PCT.
by rcorfman
Dec 06 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Arizona National Scenic Trail
Topic: New Singletrack To Be Built Across Babbitt Ranch
Replies: 25
Views: 1476

Re: New Singletrack To Be Built Across Babbitt Ranch

@chumley
Nice! That was my thoughts exactly though the thought was lost from my dearth of spelling prowess. :?
by rcorfman
Dec 06 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Arizona National Scenic Trail
Topic: New Singletrack To Be Built Across Babbitt Ranch
Replies: 25
Views: 1476

Re: New Singletrack To Be Built Across Babbitt Ranch

BobP wrote:That section was one on my least favorite.
Because of the dirth of water or because it is two track? Will moving from the road really make much of a difference out there?

Oh pumpkin, why is "dirth," being marked by the spell checker?

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