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george carr (hammer-one) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Walking With The Son
About Me Enjoy UL backpacking and building stoves.
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My Website URLhttp://www.locolibregear.com

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All Forum Posts by george carr

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Re:A day with Oliver – Bayou Segnette, LA
Cute story. That's where it starts though. Before you know it he'll be ready to tackle bigger things.

In Post-Trip Reports » A day with Oliver – Bayou Segnette, LA
July 25, 6:47am

Re:Overnighter to Spruce Grove in Angeles Forest with Little Buddy (son)
Looks like you guys had a great time! sometimes the most epic adventures are about who you're with, not where you're at (and sometimes a little of both).

In Post-Trip Reports » Overnighter to Spruce Grove in Angeles Forest with Little Buddy (son)
July 22, 11:32am

re:3-season top quilt
Very nice!

In Make Your Own Gear » 3-season top quilt
July 21, 11:49am

RE:Lamarck Lakes TR
Nice country!

In Post-Trip Reports » Lamarck Lakes TR
July 20, 8:24pm

RE:Cotton / Major Creek, Sangre de Cristo Wilderness
What an awesome trip! Very cool. I did the corporate thing a few years back. I so enjoy not doing the corporate thing now, but I get it. Enjoy every bit of precious freedom you can get. Life'...

In Post-Trip Reports » Cotton / Major Creek, Sangre de Cristo Wilderness
July 20, 8:20pm

Re: Re: Loco Libre Gear
The major difference is how much room you wind up with in the foot box. I have size 11 feet and I like the straight taper. If I had bigger feet or wanted more foot room I'd go with the no taper.

In On the Web » Loco Libre Gear
July 15, 9:10pm

Keep it up
I actually saw this blog a little while back and forgot about it. Glad I saw it again. I'll definitely keep following.

In On the Web » PCT Blog
July 15, 11:13am

Re: First MYOG- Summer Quilt
Very nice! There's always something very rewarding about using gear you made yourself.

In Make Your Own Gear » First MYOG- Summer Quilt
July 15, 11:04am

Re: Loco Libre Gear
Thanks Alex! Nothings really changed in quilts in a while and I started thinking about how to set myself apart from the field. I really like the chevron baffles because they do a good job of preven...

In On the Web » Loco Libre Gear
July 14, 10:30pm

Brilliant
I'm like a little kid - the simplest solutions are the ones that get me the most excited (and it's free). I'm gonna mark one pole for the smallest canisters and the other for the next b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Accurately weight the fuel left in a canister — using your hiking pole
July 12, 12:47pm

All Reader Reviews by george carr

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Mountain House Precooked Scrambled Eggs with Bacon
When I decide to pack a hot breakfast I usually either pick up the MH eggs with bacon or ham and peppers. As one reviewer suggested, pour out the water before consuming. I usually prepare this dish as...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:47pm

Mountain House Lasagna with Meat Sauce
When I grab a freeze dried dinner for an overnighter, the MH lasagna is my number one choice. I liked it when I started in '88 and still like it today.

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:40pm

Lightweight Backpacking 101 Ryan Jordan, Alan Dixon + (2001)
When I 1st joined BL.com this was the article that convinced me sub 5 was possible. I think that on the home page there should be a link that says read this first. While the original might use some up...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:34pm

The Ultralight Backpacker by Ryel Kestenbaum
At the time of this books publishing UL backpacking was still relatively new to the general backpacking public, so as the saying goes "you can fool some of the people some of the time...". T...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:28pm

Tarptent Squall
I purchased my Tarptent Squall in 2004 and now consider it my main shelter when I am carrying a tent. Henry Shires was a pleasure to deal with and very helpful. The squall has served me well from my b...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 10, 8:42am

Powerbar Energy Gel Caffinated Gels
I discovered energy gels a few years ago and decided to try the Powerbar brand on an AT hike in 2004. If you've never tried a carbohydrate gel or don't typically take in caffeine all I can say...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 10, 8:31am

Montbell Thermawrap Vest
I've owned the Montbell Thermawrap UL Vest for 3 seasons now, and like many folks I puchased it to save weight. I originally carried a fleece vest that had trustily served me for many years, so I ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 10, 8:12am