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Sierra Couloir report

California

Sierra Couloir report

as of Sep 19:
North couloir of Humphreys: melted out at the bottom and another melted out section higher up. Did not look worth doing.
Checkered Demon: melted out
Kindergaten Chute: Looked like continuous snow
North couloir of Gilbert: Two very short melted out section (middle and ...

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on Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:50 am
 

Maximizing stove efficiency

Gear



Maximizing stove efficiency

Anyone have any tricks of the trade for boosting the performance of canister stoves? I currently use an old and simple honey bird stove with remote canister fuel line. I have a windscreen homemade from an oven tray and aluminum pot. I dislike the spill potential of ...

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on Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:42 am
 

When to rope up on steep snow

Technique and Training



When to rope up on steep snow

I've tried to find a good answer for this online, but so far no luck. At what angle do most people start considering roping up to belay on steep snow? (Note: Obviously on glaciers of any incline you should rope up, but I'm ...

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on Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:45 pm
 

Mt Manaslu records year’s first autumn summit

General

Mt Manaslu records year’s first autumn summit

At least five rope-fixing Sherpas successfully stood atop Mt Manaslu on Monday morning becoming the first team to climb the world’s eighth highest peak in the autumn season, according to expedition organiser.

More at: The Himalayan Times

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on Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:26 pm
 

best GPS apps for a phone

Gear



best GPS apps for a phone

Now that apps & phone batteries are better, what's the best GPS phone app for tracking while hiking? Are phones and phone apps catching up to independent GPS devices made by Garmin and others?

Thanks in advance.

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on Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:09 pm
 

Conditions in the Collegiate Peaks

Colorado

Conditions in the Collegiate Peaks

I hope to come in from out of state to go up some collegiate peaks (Yale, Harvard, Columbia, Oxford, Belford, Missouri). Is there snow on the trails and summits already? If so, how deep.

I've never hiked in Colorado late in September like this. Are ...

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on Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:00 pm
 

Whitney MR

California



Whitney MR

Anyone been up the Whitney Mountaineer's Route lately? I'm planning on heading up next week and was wondering what gear might still be necessary as far as boot type/crampons/etc. I feel like wearing my Mont Blancs might be overkill. Thanks!

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on Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:15 am
 

HTTPS/SSL

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HTTPS/SSL

summitpost.org does not have HTTPS/SSL support. https://www.summitpost.org
Please change this soon as we login with passwords which should be transferred over an encrypted connection.

To implement this change and enforce HTTPS is really easy and with letsencrypt certificates it does not cost anything. ...

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on Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:25 pm
 

Auto play video pop up ads

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Auto play video pop up ads

I've noticed auto play video pop up ads on the site lately. I must say these really grate my nerves. Are these going to become the norm? Hate to say it, but it's already becoming a deterrent to using the site. ...

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on Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:19 pm
 

Fall Colors in Washington State Album

Pacific Northwest (WA, OR)

Fall Colors in Washington State Album

The highly popular album is back for year and is off to a good start. Feel free to add as many pictures as you like. :D :D ...

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on Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:03 pm
 
 

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