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Re: how much baking mix?
With my system using the 3 inch baking pan I've found that 60-70 grams of dry mix works. The Betty Crocker complete mixes using water only are sized for 6 biscuits/muffins so I divide them in ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Field Testing Dry Baking
July 14, 10:11am

Re: Cool!
I experimented with a spacer (titanium washer) and decided it wasn't essential. I also tried round cut pieces of parchment paper at the bottom of my baking pan and have eliminated those. This ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Field Testing Dry Baking
July 11, 5:36pm

Field Testing Dry Baking
Just to follow up on my original post about baking with esbit. The original post is here: Another Look at Dry Baking The pertinent information is at the beginning before the bitchiness started...

In Philosophy & Technique » Field Testing Dry Baking
July 11, 2:11pm

Pain Reliever opinions
I used to be a big Vitamin I user. A recent physical revealed osteoarthritis in my back plus higher than normal blood pressure. Through some research I discovered ibuprofen "may" cause e...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » pain reliever opinions sought
July 10, 12:58pm

"They are the head office that make the laws of the state." Not exactly. They may advise but don't make any laws and their role focuses on privately-owned wildland in the state. ...

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
July 10, 12:32pm

Next year we'll have to coordinate our schedules! Good luck on your search. Bearikades are a pretty rare commodity on the used gear market but maybe you'll get lucky.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Bearikade Weekender Bear Canister
July 07, 12:52pm

Mine isn't laying around gathering dust but if you can't find someone willing to sell theirs I'd be happy to loan you mine for your trip. I'll be using it Aug 10-17 but other than ...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Bearikade Weekender Bear Canister
July 07, 11:46am

Caribiner Type
If it happened once I'd blame it on a gremlin. Twice, then I'd blame the caribiner. I always like simplicity having learned that the more parts something has the more chance for failure a...

In GEAR » Bear bag carabiner
June 30, 2:06pm

Packing a Pillow
I pack two pillows. Both are the cheap Graham FlexAir's, one in the large size and one small. I don't usually carry extra stuff so I don't have anything to fill a stuff sack. The pillo...

In GEAR » Do you pack a pillow?
June 25, 3:33pm

Bear bag carabiner
Adam--I'm curious about what style carabiner from zpacks you were using. They sell both a "standard" type and a wire gate type. I think their current bear bag kit comes with the stand...

In GEAR » Bear bag carabiner
June 24, 11:17am

All Reader Reviews by Don A.

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Borah UL Gear
I recently contacted John at Borah Gear about repairing my Stealth Pack that I've had for a number of years and has more than 1,000 miles on it. He immediately responded and said just mail it to ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 18, 2:40pm