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“sa-sa-sa-sa samantha fox.
naughty girls need love too, ya know”
“speaking of blisters...”
“Ouch! Where's the lotion?”
“has anyone/can you really get blisters from that ?
i'm no rookie chicken choker, but i've never actually gotten blisters.
“Carpet burns are like blisters...sort of..they are just as painful...so I've heard.”
“i've had the kneecap carpet burns you speak of. but i never incurred any alone.”
“If you do it enough you can get blisters. I mean, thats what someone told me.....I mean , anything that experiences too much friction would......
Excuse me, I need to use the restroom and....comb my hair...”
“To truly bring this thread full circle . ..can we therefore conclude that the proper lubricant will prevent Flamegirl from getting blisters . . .
Sacco . . any recommmendations?? Jerkins lotion??
“PS: I had Cheryl Ladd on the back of my door. But CherlyTiegs was first. I clipped the picture of the fishnet from the library's Sports Illustrated and hid it in my bureau.
Also . . .I had an apartment years ago that had a long (20 feet or so) carpeted hallway . . . .
That was a fun night.”
“lee - the 20' carpet ? ouch.
as far as the lotion - i dunno - have to ask BM. baby oil's not bad though.”
“"has anyone/can you really get blisters from that ?
i'm no rookie chicken choker, but i've never actually gotten blisters.
Dont worry about blisters on your hands, it is when you have to start shaving your palms is when your in trouble!”
“never understood the hairy palm thing either.
why would hair grow on my palms?”
“Rug burns? Knee pads.
I do know a guy who took his girlfriend out on a golf course one night and she got Grass Burns on her butt....
Don't know what to tell you about your hairy palm problem, LOL --- get a girlfriend?
First cassette: Born To Be Wild
First CD: Sgt. Pepper's
First LP: My grandmother gave me an ARCHIES album for my birthday and I exchanged it for Hey Jude.
Polypro liners? I tossed them after I started wearing Thorlos. Fresh socks are a must. Clean feet help, too.
And you've gotta stop and address that blister problem the Instant you feel a hot spot beginning. None of that "I'll take care of it in a few minutes" crap! <G>
Thank God For Moleskin.
The Lacing Thing is another matter. Hmmm... that link at Vasque isn't there anymore... and neither is the one at Montrail...
In general, tight laces across the toes help me more with avoiding the 'toes jammed in the front on the down-hills' black toenail routine... <G>”
“I tend not to use lotion, that's why I get blisters.
The hairy palms was a scare tactic like the going blind/insane and extra pimple thing.
I remember one amazing incident in college that lead to knee burns. I walked around in shorts for a long time, showed off those wounds like badges of honor!”
“Better than lotion: Astroglide
And having met Flamegirl, I can vouch for her non-trollness.”
“If she's pretty enough, I'll suck the blister puss right off her heel. Then I'll throw both her and her pack over my shoulder and keep on hikin'. Then when we made it to camp, I'd cook her dinner AND do the dishes AND give her the Luxury Edition Therm-a-Rest and profusely apologize each time I farted. But that's just me.”
“ROTFLMFAO @ BUCK...
Dewd you crack me up!”
Ok; I get it!!!
“You guys are crazy!! Thanks for the entertainment and the great advice too. By the way, what do you think about hiking boots made of reharvested moon rocks??? Luv to hear your thoughts, LOL!!!!”
“A little heavy, but the wear and tear life is REAL good. :-)”
“Ok; I get it!!!
"You guys are crazy!! Thanks for the entertainment and the great advice too. By the way, what do you think about hiking boots made of reharvested moon rocks??? Luv to hear your thoughts, LOL!!!!"
that's just stupid. what do moonrock boots have to do with jerking off, lubrication, or rug burns ?
let's try to stay on topic, hmmmm flamegirl.”
“Too the moon!!!!”
“It's fun being stupid :-)”
“Who she callin crazy?”
“who knows. she's the nutcase talking about moonboots.”
“Moonboots? Aren't those strictly for snow?”
“ya, and she wants to use them hiking.
“That's pitiful. I got blisters from my moonboots just shoveling the driveway and traction was zero. Maybe they would work with crampons?”
“maybe with crampons the traction would be better, but i don't think it'd help with the blisters.”
“maybe... throw in a pair of liners and you've got yerself a deal.”
“OK. Flamegirl - get some liners, moonboots, duct tape, & crampons and your feet should be all right.
Also, please model this gear ASAP. We need to make sure it......fits.”
“Ruby has a fairly impressive knowledge base here guys....
“people are passing my office wondering why I'm laughing.
“Flamegirl: on the assumption that you are a real person and asked a question in good faith, here is my advice:
To avoid blisters, see above: thin nylon sock inside thick wool, use anti perspirant on foot, lace boots to eliminate up and down slip, use athletic tape or duct tape.
To treat a blister you get: slap a large band aid blister patch on it. This is a rubbery patch the size of a 50 cent piece, and pretty thick. It is adhesive on one side, and covers up the forming blister and protects that spot from rubbing. It is basically an artificial callous. Once on, you leave it on until you can soak it off. If you peel it off, you peel off the top of the blister.
Another tool to use is the Spenco Blister kit, which has moleskin, patches of get, and little doughnuts, with instructions for how to use them.”
“What Chili said!”
can't belive I missed a flamegirl thread....
“flamegirl is real. Met her where? frozen head? Yeah, I think that was it. AND climbed with her this month in TN.
hey flame how are you? Can't make it to roan, sorry..but it's fathersday”
“Thank you, Roam. You're right. You know of what I speak?”
“Is definitely for real and she does get blisters. She went on the Frozen Head trip with us and is also a member of Tenn Trail Assoc. She still has a blister problem that needs to be solved. I just talked to her and she is really enjoying this thread. I advised her to cover any blisters she has before hiking and before her feet get sweaty. Then use the liners and change socks as often as she can. We will test this out on Roan. Thanks for all the advise and laughs. I read this thread over lunch and had everyone at work wondering. I also couldn't get that Devo song out of my head!”
Gotta luv ya!
“You folks are hilarious! Hey Gemini, we are gonna miss you this week end. Better get together soon. Hey there, Ruby hope to see you again soon, too! I know I have much to learn and fun in the process. See ya at Roan!!”
“BTW, last weekend I found those famous little oil candles at Wal-Mart and bought a bunch. I can't believe we all actually hovered around them that night. Well, we sure imagined the heat.”
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