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PolyPro allergy

Purchased a new Terramar Polypro base layer and after wearing it for a couple of hours I break out in a rash. Washed it a few more times and get the same result. Anyone else experience this? I've worn polypro before with no issues.
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Tent Fabric Suppliers-help needed

Hi All
I really would like to draw upon the expertise and contacts of all forum members.
I want to fabricate my own tents for my trekking company in Tanzania, East Africa. In addition I want to make our own porter uniforms (we have the fundi's here well competent to do this).
I want a two tone tent and uniform for the porters, red/lime green and lime green/red. I may also incorporate the grey as ...
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Documentary about older Rock climbers

Hi Guys,

I'm new to the forum, and was directed here to do some research.

I am making a short documentary in the UK about rock climbers and mountaineers and their stories. I'm looking for people with amazing stories, and preferably older people as I think this would be an interesting angle ( we see so much about young people ).

The documentary will be entered into festivals, its mainly a bit of fun but ...
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New here

Heys guys(and girls), im new here and just wanted to say hello to my fellow hikers and climbers. Im happy to be here and hopefully will meet some of you out on the trails :mrgreen:
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The Climbers Cycle

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Centennial Trail

I was thinking of a North - South traverse of the Black Hills in mid March.....has anyone done this in early season? Any info would be appreciated. Planning on doing the 105 miles in 3 days.....conditions permitting if course.
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Snow and Glacier Conditions in NE Andes?

Does anyone have any up to date information on snow/glacial conditions on peaks in Venezuela or Colombia? I have read conflicting reports. I am particularly interested in Cristobal Colon, Pico Humboldt, Pico Bolivar and Bonpland (Venez.) and Nevados de Ruiz, Tolima and Santa Isabel (Col.)

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Looking for Female Participants for Research Survey

Looking For Female Participants For a Research Survey on Pregnancy, Exercise and High Altitude Exposure

Very little is known about the safety of travel and exercise at high altitude during pregnancy. Furthermore, although exercise is considered safe during pregnancy some activities, such as downhill skiing, are discouraged and many women modify their exercise regimes during pregnancy

We are conducting a research project to study what kind of exercise women participate in during pregnancy and whether ...
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Trekker3D USGS Edition


i have built a new version of Trekker3D (3D maps Gps navigator).
This version create 3D maps from USA USGS maps (in the public domain) with a few clicks of mouse.

The terrain creator for Windows is free and can be downloaded at http://www.trekker3d.com

The App for Android is available on GooglePlay with a free lite version and a paid version:
free lite: https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... ker3d.lite
paid: ...
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Does lightning shape mountain tops?

Apparently more than was previously thought.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news ... gn=Content
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