topshot wrote:I'm finishing up my dissertation on lightweight backpacking for my Council's University of Scouting. Any suggestions for improvement? Thanks.
Never even heard of such a thing. Seems reviews are mixed. It wasn't clear if you could extinguish it either (short of smothering it).AquilaNegra2 wrote:Chapter 6: Don't forget the FlameDisk option.
Essential #10.Also, no emergency blanket listed? (Did I miss it?)
topshot wrote:Since everyone’s feet are different and every shoe is made from a different last (template), the model that works great for your buddy may be terrible for you....
topshot wrote:For Scouts with rapidly growing feet, stick with cheap running or trail shoes with lots of mesh. They likely won't last more than a season, but you'll be buying another larger pair soon enough. The author used cheap running shoes from Walmart (sic) for his first major trek of 100 miles on mostly decent trails. Once foot growth has slowed down you can look at some of the nicer brands.
I guess I should have said inexpensive and stressed they still need to fit well and give proper support.RWSmith wrote:*Cheap* shoes for kids because "you'll be buying another larger pair soon enough" is, IMO, not a good idea.
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