Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

Terry Sparks (Firebug) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Santa Barbara, CA
About Me Hike On!

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Terry Sparks

Showing 1 - 10 of 72 | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
 

Post

Forum » Thread

Re: Drying packets of tuna or salmon?
I haven't tried drying the packets of tuna or salmon but what I did find to work for me was, to dehydrate fresh Sockeye Salmon, vacuum bag seal it and had no problems eating it while in Washing...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Drying packets of tuna or salmon?
April 16, 4:38pm

Re: Re: 2015 SOBO
I thru-hiked the trail last year NoBo and will SoBo next year. If you are thinking of Hiking SoBo this year, the big problem you will need to figure out will be knowing your water sources from Ken...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 2015 PCT NOBO Limit
April 16, 9:30am

Re: Re: John Muir Trail
Another option to consider if you want to do a SOBO Donahue Pass to Whitney would be to summit Whitney then hike back down to the PCT south bound to the New Army Pass Trail (PCT mile 759.28 on Half...

In Pre-Trip Planning » John Muir Trail
April 15, 10:12pm

Re: Any good recipes with coconut cream powder?
One of my favorite deserts on the PCT last year was one I adapted from home and thought I was going to either be killed and have it stolen on the trail or, just have it ripped from my hand with the...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Any good recipes with coconut cream powder?
April 15, 12:12am

Re: Cowboy camping and the bivy
During my PCT thru-hike last year I cowboy camped quite a lot and if it looked like possible rain during the night, I had the tent lying right next to me in it's stuff sack. And if it did star...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cowboy camping and the bivy
April 13, 10:48pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Hayduke Trail (Terry)
Michael, I heard Wired's name come up a few times last year while thru-hiking the PCT, now I can put it all in context as I begin reading her blog. Another great thing about this is, I mentio...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Help narrow focus for Southern Utah trip?
April 13, 10:24pm

Re: Re: Hayduke Trail (Terry)
Michael, Thank you for the heads up and the link, I hadn't known about her blog and I'm sure this will be another gold mine of information about the Hayduke Trail. I am excited to start...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Help narrow focus for Southern Utah trip?
April 13, 4:11pm

Re: Crossings
You probably won't like my style of crossing small streams, I just walk through them, regardless of rock outcroppings, logs or whatever. I know I'm different than most but, its not worth th...

In Philosophy & Technique » Crossings
April 13, 2:35pm

Re: Bug predictions
A few other things to consider with mosquitoes; 1. Permethrin woks well to keep them off of you without smearing DEET on your body. 2. When hiking through swarms of the buggers, have your hikin...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bug Forecasting
April 12, 10:40pm

Section hike the Hayduke Trail
From what you describe, hiking a section of the Hayduke trail is a perfect fit for you in almost every way. I have started researching this 800 mile trail to do a thru hike either next year or ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Help narrow focus for Southern Utah trip?
April 12, 9:46pm

All Reader Reviews by Terry Sparks

Terry Sparks has posted no reviews.