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View Poll Results: Do you carry (use) sunscreen on your backpacking trips?
Yes 12 80.00%
No 3 20.00%
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Old 02-17-2013, 01:53 PM
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Do you carry sunscreen on your backpacking trips?

Do you carry (use) sunscreen on your backpacking trips?

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Old 02-17-2013, 06:11 PM
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Although I prefer covering up to applying goop, I nearly always carry sunscreen.

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Old 02-17-2013, 08:56 PM
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I have some 1 oz. tubes I bought from Gossamer Gear. I take one along with me. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-18-2013, 12:59 AM
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No. I cover up pretty well. I've gotten a little "tinge" of a burn, when riding my Harle NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-18-2013, 01:05 AM
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Always. Without fail. And... well... er... most of the time I remember to use it. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-18-2013, 02:35 AM
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I carry a small amount of unscented sunscreen that's potentially sufficient for the trip.

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Old 02-18-2013, 05:10 AM
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:08 PM
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I always carry sunscreen. I don't use it unless covering up proves to be inadequate. At the first si NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-20-2013, 12:08 PM
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Yes. I repackage it into a small container, but I do carry sunscreen- SPF 30 or better. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I do not carry sunscreen. I do wear long pants, long sleeve shirts and wear a broad brimmed hat to k NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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