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Don A. (amrowinc) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Southern California
About Me I backpack.
CityPasadena
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.trailjournals.com/don

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All Forum Posts by Don A.

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Re: Re: White Mt., CA
I guess I still fantasize about Mrs. Robinson after all these years. Thanks for the correction Mike. Regarding the road to the trailhead (the locked gate and the Barcroft Research Station), it wa...

In Post-Trip Reports » White Mt., CA
July 31, 2:51pm

White Mt., CA
Over the years of hiking in the Sierra I've paid little attention to the nearby White Mountain range. Last weekend I was invited to join a couple of friends to go into the Whites to climb White...

In Post-Trip Reports » White Mt., CA
July 29, 4:15pm

Re: Windproof lighter wanted
I'm always on the hunt for the perfect lighter, particularly for esbit. Torch lighters are great. Totally windproof, good up to about 8000ft, cheap and refillable. At higher elevations I use a...

In GEAR » Windproof lighter wanted
July 22, 2:33pm

Re: Re: Dry baked lasagna on the the Laugavegur trail
I dry baked some lasagna last night using my kit with the Coghlans hexamine tabs. I must say the results were great. I had a hard time keeping it away from my wife who often rolls here eyes when ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Field Testing Dry Baking
July 21, 11:53am

Re: Re: Air Pillows
The large size height is approx. 7 1/2" and the small 6 1/4" (that's fully inflated. Full enough to bounce a quarter off of. The sleeping height for me is between 3 and 4 inches.

In Make Your Own Gear » Ideas for tall and light pillow?
July 20, 4:37pm

Air Pillows
The head rolling issue can be controlled by partially filling the pillow. I usually inflate my FlexAir's about half way for sleeping and full for reading when I want my head elevated. I also ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ideas for tall and light pillow?
July 20, 2:11pm

Re: Dry baked lasagna on the the Laugavegur trail
That looks yummy! I'm going to have to see about what can be done with my little solo system. Regarding my question I should have checked your online cookbook. For those that are interested...

In Philosophy & Technique » Field Testing Dry Baking
July 16, 2:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Dry baking
No, I haven't tried steam baking. I once looked into it but found the process a bit to futzy for my hiking style. This utube by Jon Fong is a great comparison of the two types of baking and a...

In Philosophy & Technique » Field Testing Dry Baking
July 14, 10:53pm

Re: Dry baking
Remember Jon, I have sampled some of your gourmet creations. Lasagna however was not one of them. I'm looking forward to a picture of that and the recipe. I may have to get a bigger pot or do ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Field Testing Dry Baking
July 14, 6:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Cool!
The Fat Daddio pans do a pretty good job of distributing the heat evenly and combined with the simmer ring the temperature is lower than when boiling water without the ring. Under certain circumsta...

In Philosophy & Technique » Field Testing Dry Baking
July 14, 2:06pm

All Reader Reviews by Don A.

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Borah UL Gear http://ulgear.blogspot.com/
I recently contacted John at Borah Gear about repairing my Stealth Pack that I've had for a number of years and has more than 1,000 miles on it. He immediately responded and said just mail it to ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 18, 2:40pm