Re: BWCA trip question
Rick Touchette (rct@PCLINK.COM)
Thu, 3 Apr 1997 23:28:39 -0800
Jonathan Dixon wrote:
> Our troop is going to Sommers high adventure base this coming summer,
> and one of the things they recommend strongly is wearing long pants. I
> wondered if those on the list who have done this before (or done similar
> things before) could give any recommendation on what type of pants work
> well. Would nylon (eg supplex) pants work well for the week, or would
> poly/cotton or even straight cotton be better?
I like to bring both! But if I had to choose I'd take the long pants.
depending when you go it's bugs or cold. The best type to bring is
anything that air drys quickly.
> Any other advise people have on things to take to make the trip more
> enjoyable would also be appreciated.
Extra cord/rope is always useful. I also like backpaking hammocks ( you
the ones they recently recalled for safty reasons). A light weight tarp
(nylon) is nice over your meal prep/eating area for rain or sun
Whatever you bring you'll wish you had less on the portage, and more
your in camp. You may be surprized how little you miss some of the
> Jon Dixon
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