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All Forum Posts by george carr

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re:first solo
Your first solo is always epic. I'm glad you decided to go when no one else could. I really enjoyed the write up. Probably 80% of my hikes over the years have been solo, and I still have to smi...

In Post-Trip Reports » first solo mult-day backpack: Timberline Trail
August 17, 7:16am

re:perfect days
Good stuff!

In Post-Trip Reports » Perfect Days.
August 17, 7:04am

re:JMT FKT attempt Trip Report
I normally don't read FKT reports, but for some reason I was riveted by yours. Even if you didn't make it, it's still pretty extraordinary. My legs hurt just reading it, lol. Nice write...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT FKT attempt Trip Report
August 17, 7:01am

re:Upper Kern Basin, 2015.
Thanks for sharing your journey as well as your trip, Craig. Glad you were able to get back out to such a special place.

In Post-Trip Reports » Upper Kern Basin, 2015.
August 08, 5:18pm

re:Devil's Postpile to Yosemite Valley via SHR July 24-29
Great write up. I never get tired of reading about JMT/Yosemite hikes.

In Post-Trip Reports » Devil's Postpile to Yosemite Valley via SHR July 24-29
August 08, 5:11pm

Re:Superfeet Green insoles?
I used to use the green superfeet. The past few years I've been using the SOLE insoles and like them much better. I was starting to have problems with plantar while using the superfeet, but sin...

In GEAR » Superfeet Green insoles?
August 08, 5:00pm

Re:My first SUL trip
Cool trip! I've been laid up for the past 3 months so I'm living vicariously through others. Congrats on a successful SUL solo!

In Post-Trip Reports » My first SUL trip
August 07, 6:46am

Re:3-season top quilt
Beautiful country! I look forward to the rest of your trip report.

In Make Your Own Gear » 3-season top quilt
August 03, 1:41pm

Re:Vidette Lakes-Center Basin via Kearsarge Pass 7/21-25
Great write up Tom. I've never been hiking out west so I've never had to deal with issues like unstable scree slopes and the like, so that was fascinating to me.I guess it's old hat to ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Vidette Lakes-Center Basin via Kearsarge Pass 7/21-25
August 01, 7:52am

Loco Libre Gear Free Multicam
I just got in a shipment of Multicam fabric, so I decided what the heck, for this weekend only, Saturday August 1st and Sunday August 2nd, anyone who orders any LLG quilt with a Multicam outer will...

In Gear Deals » Loco Libre Gear Free Multicam
July 31, 3:53pm

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 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