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protein powder
You might consider buying your choice of protein powder in a small quantity at first. Give it a trial run before you go to ensure your system is happy with it. Perhaps try a few different ones. B...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Looking to add protein to my backpacking diet
August 05, 11:59am

You could include a protein powder. The one I just bought (North Coast Naturals Iso Protein) gives me 24g of protein from 29g of powder mixed with 150 to 250 ml of water. Makes a reasonably tasty...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Looking to add protein to my backpacking diet
August 04, 10:26am

Re: Best backup light source
I hang one of these off the outside of my pack and from the ceiling of my tent. Only 10g, $4.75 CDN and supposed to last a 100 hours.

In GEAR » Best backup light source
July 27, 7:37am

Re: The Osprey All Mighty Guarantee... not So Almighty

In GEAR » The Osprey All Mighty Guarantee... not So Almighty
July 20, 8:36pm

Re: Low volume breakfast
Granola isn't hard to make and IMO you'll end up with something waaay better than what you can typically buy in a store. I mix a cup of granola with a 1/3 cup dried skim milk. Packs very e...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Low volume breakfast
July 18, 8:51am

Re: Findings on going solo
I did three solo trips last year and have done two so far this year. I like hiking with the right partner, but I find it a rewarding personal challenge to venture out alone, especially on a trail ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Findings on going solo
July 17, 12:27pm

Perhaps she has a new fawn. Here's a photo at my house a couple weeks ago...

In Photo Gallery » A dear attacked my cat
June 19, 6:14pm

Osprey Talon 44
I backpack with an Osprey Talon 44 . Comfortable, good features, reasonable weight (2 lb, 6 oz) and a great warranty. I quite like it.

In GEAR » Advice for a 45L/2800 ci backpack - packload never above 26 lbs/12kg
June 17, 6:31pm

Re: Re: Old school
+1 on Staples and regular paper and Ziplocks. I take a credit card and flash drive with .pdf maps to my local Staples and print 11 x 17, 2-sided color copies on their do-it-yourself laser printer ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Anyone Use Rite-In-The-Rain "DuraCopy" for Laser Printers
June 12, 11:07am

Re: caffeine pills instead of coffee?
For the last few trips I have been using these for cold coffee. Reasonably tasty combo and a decent amount of caffeine. Mix together one packet of each at home. On the trail, put about two moderat...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » caffeine pills instead of coffee?
May 31, 10:30am

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