Torpedo, he's a kid. Guess you missed that post.
And he's asking perfectly (intelligent, actually) legitimate questions, as JeffreyCH pointed out.
If only people twice his age had the foresight to ask a question about how to be prepared, they wouldn't be all gloveless, soaked, cold, and miserable their first time out.
I enjoy seeing the posts by kids like AntiLame and Backcountry. Their contributions have been refreshing.
But I am a bit biased (and probably have my back up about it) because I have a nephew their age whom I adore.
Anyway. AntiLame, have fun out there! Welcome.
And, I thought your avatar was funny.
wow.you actually defended me.you're one of the nicest person I've met on the internet.Thanks for that.