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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-12-2004, 06:53 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 55,888
Posted By jcmpt
Don't forget that we burn calories with...

Don't forget that we burn calories with everything we do.
Basal metabolic rate (yes, even when we do fun things, like eat and sleep), based on body mass (the bigger you are the more cals you burn)....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-09-2004, 09:40 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 55,888
Posted By jcmpt
I can sum up that answer in 1 word: drugs!!!

I can sum up that answer in 1 word: drugs!!!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-08-2004, 11:35 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 55,888
Posted By jcmpt
not meaning to press the snooze button,...

not meaning to press the snooze button, but.......

it is the anaerobic threshold that needs to be elevated, which requires us to train more in that 70% of max heart rate area (go out and get a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-08-2004, 07:28 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 55,888
Posted By jcmpt
Kevin if you buy the supersize (Costco version)...

Kevin
if you buy the supersize (Costco version) dorito bag, you will definitely burn more cals; although a heavy ceramic bowl can even things out.

outside of running a billion miles a week (off...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-30-2004, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,801
Posted By jcmpt
I posted this question on a different thread, but...

I posted this question on a different thread, but now I see I should do it here.
I've got racing snowshoes, and from what I figure, they're just a bit smaller length and width, they have the spring...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-28-2004, 07:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,003
Posted By jcmpt
For those that read about my dumb ass 5 Dix...

For those that read about my dumb ass 5 Dix mishap in trail discussion 2 weeks ago, I can actually top that.
Climbing up to Pikes Peak on the trailless side from Cripple Creek and hitting a major...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-19-2004, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,311
Posted By jcmpt
Kevin, I wanted to congratulate you but I...

Kevin,
I wanted to congratulate you but I forgot in my last reply!
Now I can call on you as a "pro" for future advice!
Forum: Trip Reports 10-19-2004, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,311
Posted By jcmpt
Mike, you were my inspiration for doing this...

Mike,
you were my inspiration for doing this hike based on the trail report you submitted!!
I only wish it were a month earlier for me!
Forum: Trip Reports 10-19-2004, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,311
Posted By jcmpt
rick and chris, thanks for the comments. ...

rick and chris,
thanks for the comments.
rick, I did have a compass and map, but my hands were useless!! I'm not sure I could've gotten any of that stuff out!! Lesson learned - take care of hands...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-18-2004, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,311
Posted By jcmpt
neil, nah, I don't think so. the snow was...

neil,

nah, I don't think so.
the snow was like powdery detergent - too light and fine to get crampons into, and the ice was a film on everything - also too thin to "grab onto" with anything. The...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-18-2004, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,311
Posted By jcmpt
Unhappy 5 Dix attempt...

After coming in a disappointing 2d in a 5k XC race at saratoga spgs. on sunday, I decided to further punish myself by staying overnight and attempting the Dix traverse today (mind you, my 1st foray...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-11-2004, 07:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,104
Posted By jcmpt
according to merriam-webster: idle chatter: and I...

according to merriam-webster: idle chatter: and I quote: "lacking worth or basis"
ok, maybe that was a bit harsh...........
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-10-2004, 08:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,104
Posted By jcmpt
good lord, I had no idea my asking a neophyte...

good lord, I had no idea my asking a neophyte question would spur on such idle chatter!!
No Dick, it takes more than a few 46ers to scare me!
thanks Neil for stating the obvious. I tend to first...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-09-2004, 06:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,104
Posted By jcmpt
you guys are the best! I'm up for long and...

you guys are the best!
I'm up for long and straight or short and steep. Just keep me posted!!\
I don't mean to sound like it's all about speed; believe me I get enough of that with the running....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-09-2004, 08:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,104
Posted By jcmpt
thanks, Mavs00 and again Dick for the really...

thanks, Mavs00 and again Dick for the really helpful info.
Giant sounds like a great idea; I think I'll tackle that (I've been doing enough hill/mountain training and I just got back from pacific...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-07-2004, 05:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,104
Posted By jcmpt
hey, thanks, dick. believe me, I'd rather start...

hey, thanks, dick.
believe me, I'd rather start from a different area, but I'll be running a race in saratoga springs the day before, and that seems to be the closest to get to from there. If I'm...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 09-07-2004, 05:21 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 327,082
Posted By jcmpt
I was scanning the web for advice on high peak...

I was scanning the web for advice on high peak trails, and I came across you nutty bunch! A sense of humor is always welcome... I'm Janice, a physical therapist (ortho and sports) from the hudson...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-05-2004, 02:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,104
Posted By jcmpt
Question help!

I am a newbie to adirondack high peak hiking, and I need the infinite wisdom of anyone who fits this description.
What would be the "easiest" for a first hike from the elk lake trailhead? I am in...
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