I'm not running this year but a suggestion for the hefty snowpack would
be a good pair of traction devices for running shoes, such as YaxTrax.
Could keep one from doing an involuntary glissade.
Steve Pero wrote:
> Skis? Snowshoes? Ha! My vote is no...when I first started doing Hardrock
> back in 2001, I carried a ton of stuff (including a tent stake) and never
> used anything but the extra clothing because we ran into storms that year.
> Now I travel much lighter...I will though have some pants in my Telluride
> drop bag to have with me for the guaranteed long glissade down from
> Canteen on Virginius.
> My list of stuff carried all the time is:
> 2 bottle pack
> short sleeve shirt
> long sleeve shirt (heavier one at night)
> Hat for sun
> light (backup during the day, will pick up my nightime light at Ouray)
> hiking certificate
> Some type of small runner's lube
> As i said above, pants will be at Telluride and I'll keep them with me
> then on, probabaly tied around my waist like along with my jacket.
> I do not have or use a crew or pacer, so must be self sufficient and have
> drop bags out there.
> See you all in 5 weeks!
> Steve P.
> On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 12:29 PM, Craig Slagel <cslagel@...
> <mailto:cslagel%40gmail.com>> wrote:
> > I've been reading through the Manual and saw this
> > "Feel free to include any specialized equipment such as ice
> > axes, crampons, snow shoes, or skis that you are willing to carry
> > between drop bag stations as part of your
> > paraphernalia."
> > Do runners or is anyone planning on using any specialized equipment,
> > just wondering how much this can help or do you spend most the time
> > just lugging extra weight.
> > Craig
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