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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: "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

Re: Re: How much did childhood experiences influence your interest in backpacking.
I'd say my childhood definitely influenced my love for nature with backpacking being a part of that mix. My parents took my brother and I out camping as young as 2 years old. We managed to scor...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How much did childhood experiences influence your interest in backpacking.
January 11, 6:51pm

"Why do male adventurers not take their female partners along?"
The most challenging hike I've done was a 10 day backcountry trip in Kluane National Park. It was myself and five women on the trip, all of whom were strong, confident, and capable hikers. I...

In Philosophy & Technique » Why do male adventurers not take their female partners along?
January 11, 10:55am

Hmmm, you don't usually hear 'lightweight' and 'ice auger' in the same sentence. In my experience a 'lightweight' auger is one that isn't gas powered. Then again, on...

In Fishing » Augers
January 08, 10:01am

Bacon and butter.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » BEST WINTER FOODS?
January 06, 7:50pm

Re: FINALLY! Snow in my mountains
Snow fall warning in effect for Northern BC and Yukon in the coming days. 10-20 cm's of snow expected. woohoo!

In Winter Hiking » Snow in my mountains!
December 31, 8:05am

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