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Ernie Delcher (EFD57) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Northern New Jersey
About Me Started enjoying all things outdoors in the late 60’s as a boy scout growing up in southern NJ.

Currently serving as scoutmaster to a scout troop doing my best to help introduce a much younger generation to the great outdoors and the world of personal responsibility.

Enjoy camping, hiking, canoeing, skiing, kayaking, fishing, and photography (anything outdoors away from my desk).

Some would call me a gear junkie but in reality I just like to be prepared with good, appropriate, gear (and the knowledge and wisdom to use it).
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All Forum Posts by Ernie Delcher

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First Aid Kit
I've seen threads on most of the needed crew gear (tarps, tents, stoves, pots, bear bags, bear bag ropes, water filters, etc.). Everything except first aid kits! There is a list of recomende...

In Philmont » First Aid Kit
June 04, 2:04pm

Re: re: Freezerbag Cooking
Thanks Mark! Questions... When you say "It will be enough for 3 people." Do you mean 3 meals or 3 people? (confused because I thought each meal feeds 2 people). How much water p...

In Philmont » Philmont cooking
May 10, 2:51pm

Re: Freezer Bag Cooking
Mark, How did your shakedown trips go? Did you use all of your meals? Any changes to your cooking method? In one of your posts you mentioned that you were going to use a MSR Reactor w/large ...

In Philmont » Philmont cooking
May 08, 2:10pm

Re: PhilFood Pictures
Mark (and others), The more I think of it the more I am amazed at the PSR meals. Not at all what I thought they would be. I am surprised that these meals contain so much comercial, over the coun...

In Philmont » Philmont cooking
February 29, 12:11pm

Re: Breakfast Menu - Philmont
Thank you John and Mark! This is exactly what I was looking for. It's one thing to talk about it but much better to see it. Thanks Ernie

In Philmont » Philmont cooking
February 17, 8:13pm

Re: Freezer Bag Cooking
Mark, Still trying to wrap my head around the bulk of 3 or 4 days food for a trek of 9 to 12 people. Several members have posted pics of a food resuply. It looks like each meal is in a separa...

In Philmont » Philmont cooking
February 17, 12:21pm

Re: Freezer Bag Cooking
Mark, WOW! 90 is alot but it is great that you will have solid experience when you hit the trail (no surprises). I plan on ordering some but probably not that much. Not sure what they are t...

In Philmont » Philmont cooking
February 10, 10:57am

Re: pack size - 'extra gear'
Sarah, I agree that an equal share of crew gear is the goal and good for the morale of all (be part of the team). That is why I am trying to figure things 18 months in advance. My 2 crews have a...

In Philmont » Philmont Backpacks
February 09, 10:47am

Philmont cooking
Below is a summary of the 6 methods I’ve seen used to “cook” Philmont meals. 1 - Philmont method (old) - Place all dry ingredients & water in a large pot, stir, bring to a boil, simmer...

In Philmont » Philmont cooking
February 09, 9:10am

Re: pack size
Looking at the replies, packs run from 3500 to 4392 ci Osprey Exos 3500 Gossamer Gear Mariposa 3600 ULA Circuit 4200 Six Moon Starlite 4200 GoLite Pinnacle 4392 Walter - Than...

In Philmont » Philmont Backpacks
February 09, 8:43am

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