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by FreakShow
Fri Apr 24, 2009 1:10 pm
Forum: How To Hike And Backpack
Topic: NPS Morning Report
Replies: 2
Views: 3007

Agreed. Great site.
by FreakShow
Fri Apr 24, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: Trail Talk
Topic: Backpacking : Why is it Good?
Replies: 1
Views: 2657

It's good because it's simple - food, shelter, water. That's undervalued in this day and age.
by FreakShow
Sun Feb 15, 2009 1:52 pm
Forum: Books/Podcasts/Videos
Topic: A Walk in the Woods....The Movie?
Replies: 17
Views: 12113

Is this for real? Lots of speculation, but I still haven't heard of any firm commitments for this to hit the theater.
by FreakShow
Sun Feb 15, 2009 1:51 pm
Forum: Appalachian Trail
Topic: Dateline
Replies: 2
Views: 5230

Did anyone see the show tonight on Dateline - the A.T. incident near Perisburg, VA?
by FreakShow
Sun Feb 15, 2009 1:50 pm
Forum: Trail Talk
Topic: For overnight winter hikes, I am most likely to do which of the following:
Replies: 6
Views: 5249

I don't camp in the winter without a blazing fire.
by FreakShow
Sun Nov 23, 2008 2:56 pm
Forum: How To Hike And Backpack
Topic: How To Select A Backpack (For Those That Are In The Market)
Replies: 3
Views: 3505

I'm in the market too. Looking for a 3-5 lb, weekend pack. Any suggestions are welcome. Would prefer that it has a decent hip belt and set of shoulder straps and has some outside pockets for easy access to the critical stuff (ie. TP). I'm tired of lugging around a 7 lb pack - although it has been du...
by FreakShow
Tue Jun 03, 2008 2:42 pm
Forum: Books/Podcasts/Videos
Topic: Grizzly Man - The Documentary
Replies: 7
Views: 5710

Dude, that guy was wacked. I'm pretty off the wall myself - and that guy puts me to shame.
by FreakShow
Tue Jun 03, 2008 2:40 pm
Forum: How To Hike And Backpack
Topic: Backpacking Light
Replies: 7
Views: 5434

Just got a rip off pair of crocks at Kroger. They are by far the lightest camp shoe I could ever carry. I am quite curious to see if they don't fall apart after a weekend in the backcountry.
by FreakShow
Mon Jan 07, 2008 5:52 am
Forum: Books/Podcasts/Videos
Topic: Into The Wild ... The Movie
Replies: 36
Views: 19145

The movie still hasn't made it to my humble town - and I doubt it ever will. Guess I'll wait for the DVD. It seems to have limited distribution. You'd expect someone as well known and connected in Hollywood to have better distribution for the movie. It was a best seller for God's sake.
by FreakShow
Tue Nov 20, 2007 1:30 pm
Forum: Books/Podcasts/Videos
Topic: Into The Wild ... The Movie
Replies: 36
Views: 19145

McCandless gets a bad rap. Hell, all the kid did was live life to the max. It's what drove him. What's wrong with that? The fact that he died was an unexpected consequence, but everything I've read about the guy makes me think he knew it was part of the risk and I believe he accepted that.