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Reginald Donaldson (worth) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Wind River Range
About Me I am a wilderness canoeist with a preference for paddling Northern Ontario.
CityPlainfield
StateIN
My Website URLhttp://worthdonaldson.weebly.com/
My PDF Gear List2 Weeks in the Mountains

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It gets easier
The more familiar you are with the type if surroundings, habitat and animals the easier it becomes. A few years ago on a canoe trip in the swamp we had a difficult time finding a place to sleep du...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Do you get used to animal noises? What about scaredy cats?
January 14, 5:01pm

Thank you.
I too was in Kotzebue this summer. A group of us paddled the Kokolik River with high hopes of seeing lots of caribou and muskox. Hiking across the tussocks well pass midnight planted the seed of ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Thru-Hiking Alaska’s Arctic: A 1,000 Mile Solo Traverse
October 30, 9:28pm

Same problem
I have the same problem. After I blew it the third time I had to receive injections to walk. I now go to the chiro, gym and have lost 60 lbs. By the end of the day I can feel the slight burn in m...

In GEAR » Bad Back
October 10, 10:52pm

Eskers
From the Northwest Territories to Nunavut, all 800 kilometers, on the Thelon esker.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What would be your ultimate backpacking adventure?
September 24, 11:08pm

Re: Re: Landjaeger, Who's?
Oh yeah! I like the Pepper Landjager. I buy it in bulk when passing through Wisconsin and store it in the freezer. Two weeks prior to a trip I take out what I need and allow it air dry. I blot ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Landjaeger, Who's?
August 28, 12:26pm

Water bottles
I lose a bottle about every 3 trips. I have been known to lose 2 bottles in a single trip. I now carry a 1 liter platy as a backup on all trips.

In GEAR » What piece of gear do you lose most often?
August 22, 10:39pm

Freeze Dried Meats
http://beprepared.com/category.asp?c=66

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Source for freeze-dried HUNKS of meat?
August 27, 10:08pm

My progression
LL Beans are too hot and will take forever to dry if you get water in them. They have poor traction on wet granite. Jungle Boots dry fast but have poor traction on wet granite. You will be slipp...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Footwear Options for Canoeing the Boundry Waters
March 27, 8:12pm

Landjager Sausage or Peppered Landjager
I obtain it when I pass through Wisconsin and store it in the freezer until needed. Two weeks prior to a trip I take it out and hang it at room temperature to slowly air dry. After two weeks it w...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Carrying cured meats?
March 27, 7:43pm

Just Do It
I have long come to the conclusion that my wife and her family are incapable of understanding why and unfortunately will never fully support my endeavors. They tolerate it but do not condone it. T...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How do you do it?
December 08, 9:56pm

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