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Re: [hr100] specialized equipment

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  • Jennifer Roach
    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
    Message 1 of 12 , May 28, 2008
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      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.

      Jennifer Roach
      Boulder

      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
      > Kroger's
      > 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)
      > shorts
      > Hat for sun
      > jacket
      > 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
      > from
      > 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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