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david edelstein (dedelstein) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale texas gulf coast
About Me Assistant Scoutmaster, Eagle Scout, Orthopedic Surgeon, leading a Scout crew to Philmont summer 2008

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oven roasting bags
Phil, I've used them as "freezer bag cooking" just as you explained. What I was wondering is if you could for example heat up chili in a pot with them to avoid getting baked on crud...

In Philmont » Backpacking Light @ Philmont
January 14, 9:57pm

oven cooking bags
Does anyone know if you can use these bags to cook in a pot? Would they melt if put into the pot and heated with a stove? They are supposed to tolerate up to 350 degree ovens. I know there are s...

In Philmont » Backpacking Light @ Philmont
January 13, 11:47am

philmont gear
We ended up using the Philmont bear bags and rope not knowing how much stuff you needed to hang. With all the food plus all the smellables and trash we were regularly hanging six bags initally aft...

In Gear Lists » Philmont gear selection..
August 11, 7:17pm

pack weight
my gear included: Gossamer gear mariposa pack, Big Agnes Horse Thief with Air Core pad, REI Down pillow, Dri Ducks rain suit (used it once for 30 minutes) Big Agnes Cyclone SL (6 oz) chair (used a...

In Gear Lists » Philmont gear selection..
August 04, 9:25pm

Have a great time--I thought I was doing well at 35# fully loaded with food and 4 L of water, and 2 1/2 # of fly fishing gear. Did you give all the crew gear to the kids? Looking forward to your...

In Gear Lists » Philmont gear selection..
August 02, 7:43pm

gear question
Just got back from a High Adventure program hiking/biking/flyfishing at Camp Whitsett California/ Sequoia National Forest/Kern River Golden Trout Wilderness. It was a fabulous experience and proba...

In Gear Lists » Philmont gear selection..
July 30, 9:13pm

philmont equipment
I have another equipment question. Philmont supplies the crews with relatively heavy 6-8 qt. and a 4 qt. pots. What are people using these days? Any alternatives? Also, the MSR simmerlite is th...

In Gear Lists » Philmont gear selection..
June 17, 8:51pm

ultralight gear
There have been a few comments that Scouts may not be capable of properly handling/protecting ultralight gear such as tents, backpacks and sleeping bags. Before committing our troop to this type o...

In Gear Lists » Philmont gear selection..
May 28, 9:41pm

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