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Re: quick lunches
I also use Hammer resources. I use Sustained Energy & Gel, bar mixing. Work with about 250-270Kcal per hour. Though their Perp. is liked by many, I never used it. I use their Recoveri...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Anyone recommend two simple, no-cook lunches?
August 17, 11:21am

Re: curries and ME!
Heck with the bear! I savor currie dishes almost every meal, even breakfast! I also put on salads! So, if your camping any distance near me, and start cooking a currie dish, I bet I'll b...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » curries and attracting bears?
February 21, 10:38am

Re:The socks
My wife steals my warm socks, even at home she loves wearing them in bed! Very light & warm! Acorn (poly-fleese). Very compactable, can even wear in hiking shoes if needed. I had to b...

In Multiple Use Gear » Popsicle Toes
January 21, 5:59pm

History spork users
And the tragic end for many of them? If they had a spoon & knife, they could have lived a long and happy life! For many of them, did they use tent, tarp, or hammock?

In GEAR » Sporks SUCK!!!
December 27, 10:24am

Re: Silva Ranger
I own both the full-size and mini Ranger. Sweeden version. Taken every trip. The mini is in my emgergency kit in my pants cargo pocket, along with the other 10-essentials

In GEAR » Dependable, light base-plate compass
December 27, 9:07am

Knife & spoon
Which movie was it? . . . Stalingrad or Cross of Iron? A female Russian fighter reaches for her boot, but as the german figher points his rifle at her, she says "my spoon" and pulls ...

In GEAR » Sporks SUCK!!!
December 27, 8:58am

Re: Hammer
I also use Hammer products for my only fuel on hikes. I do 15-25 miles per day. Nice to just pump or Steripen water, pour powder, shake . . . go! I only put a "little" dribble of g...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Info on Fastpacking / Ultra Running Self-Supported Fueling Favorites
October 06, 6:06pm

Penut butter & Wasabe powder
A new twist is to mix some wasabe into your penut butter. There's wasabe green peas. almonds, chips, etc. I use lbs. of wasabe powder a month. Here bear, here bear, try some nice p...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » backpacking food
September 25, 8:53am

Re: choice
"as much?" I'd take my Katadyn Pocket & Steripen Opti

In GEAR » Which Water Filter (miniworks vs sawyer) + Steripen?
August 24, 1:35pm

Re: Ireland-Scotland
I may have mis-represented my wife's family. She is Scot, I am Irish. Luckily, the clan gatherings, festive music, food, drink, and games include the U.K. Yes, even English are allowed t...

In Chaff » Scots/Celtic music loving ultralighters.
August 24, 1:31pm

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