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Travis Bernard (DispatchesfromtheNorth) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Ross River
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StateThe Yukon

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Re: Re: "Best snow-shoeing boots?"
I generally use mid-weight wool socks. Nothing too thick. I've found that if my feet ever get cold in the winter the two main culprits are moisture or circulation. I learned ice fishing with bi...

In GEAR » Best snow-shoeing boots?
October 03, 10:12am

Re: Re: "Best snow-shoeing boots?"
Yeah, she was cold. Needless to say, I wasn't wearing trail runners. A lot of the racers were, though, and there were a lot of cases of frost bite last year. We had to get air-support for a guy...

In GEAR » Best snow-shoeing boots?
October 02, 8:41pm

"Best snow-shoeing boots?"
+1 on the oversized goretex trail runners with full length gaiters. For what it's worth, I live in the Yukon and have seen some pretty cold temperatures. Volunteered as snowmobile crew on the A...

In GEAR » Best snow-shoeing boots?
October 02, 7:33pm

Re: Long underwear?
I'm a big fan of the MEC T2 and T3 long underwear. Polar Powerdry Grid fleece. In the great white north here I generally am wearing either the T2 or T3's everyday from October to April. And...

In GEAR » Long underwear?
September 07, 8:47am

Ahh yes, the Loon.

In The Natural Environment » Favorite Birds!
September 06, 9:48pm

Re: "natural" trail foods
Hey Mike, The best sweet potato recipe that we found was on Sweet potato, apple juice, maple syrup, and cinnamon all mixed together in a blender and then dehydrated. Tasted ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » need ideas- going "natural" on my long runs/hikes
July 05, 3:35pm

Re: Coffee
Best method I've found is cowboy coffee but I could never stand even the slightest amount of grinds. Picked up a msg mug mate and no more issues with grinds and it weighs an ounce. I just pour ...

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 07, 11:58pm

Re: Re: Just got laid off and it stinks.
Never been laid off, but have quit a few jobs in my day. Remember that you WILL have another job again and don't spend your time off worrying or stressing about it. As soon as you are back work...

In Chaff » Just got laid off and it stinks.
May 22, 8:33am

Re: Bears in Canada
"I felt confident I could deter an attack, which helped me to remain (relatively) calm and reassuring to the bear." Perfect summary of exactly why I believe bear spray to be the most e...

In GEAR » Another bear attack. Should I get some spray?
May 13, 10:48pm

Four Dog
I ordered one of the Mors pots from his site and had no issues. Just keep in mind that despite the technological age we live in, not everyone spends every waking hour of the day 'accessible'...

January 11, 7:13pm

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