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Don Amundson (amrowinc) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Southern California
About Me I had been away from backpacking for many years. When I started researching equipment it was like coming too after a coma. I was amazed to discover "lightweight." I did the JMT in 2009 and have been regularly on the trail since.
CityPasadena
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.trailjournals.com/don

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All Forum Posts by Don Amundson

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Re: Use stainless mess.
Zinc is toxic when heated? Since when. It can be toxic when vaporized which occures at a very high temperature. If anyone had managed to vaporize the galvanized coating on their pot stand please...

In GEAR » Another Look at Dry Baking
March 19, 10:52pm

Re: Thank you!
Eric-here are some photos of my set up but I suggest to go to Jon's site-Flat Cat Gear to get more detailed info. My thing is about solo baking using a minimal set up with the round Coughlans h...

In GEAR » Another Look at Dry Baking
March 19, 1:31pm

Dry Baking
You explained it nicer than I would have Bob. I was going to get into the shouting issue with the capitalized words but I won't.

In GEAR » Another Look at Dry Baking
March 18, 3:14pm

Dry Baking-GGG
The possibilites are just too numerous Jon. I'll leave it to you to decide what's on the baking menu unless someone chimes in with a special interest. I have to stop this before I gain m...

In GEAR » Another Look at Dry Baking
March 18, 2:43pm

Dry Baking
The baking cup is a Fat Daddio brand. It comes with a rolled rim that when trimmed off makes a 3" diameter cup that is 2 7/8" high. Jon Fong at Flat Cat Gear sells them (as well as other...

In GEAR » Another Look at Dry Baking
March 18, 11:54am

Another Look at Dry Baking
I've had a Flat Cat Gear Epicurean Titanium UL15 Stove for almost a year an just now have gotten around to seeing what I can do with it. My regular kit is a Calder Keg esbit system from Trail ...

In GEAR » Another Look at Dry Baking
March 17, 9:56pm

GGG/SOCAL 2015
My weekly reminder. This event is rapidly approaching so please sign up if you plan to attend. There are some logistical issues I need to work out once I get a rough estimate of the attendance num...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG/SOCAL 2015
March 09, 1:48pm

PCT: Most water carried
There are a lot of variables. Temperature, hiking speed, dry camp needs etc etc. I tend to drink less water than many. The most I've ever carried was 6 liters out of Scissors Crossing. I'...

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT: Most water carried?
March 01, 7:41pm

GGG/SOCAL 2015
Time for a bump on this event. Please go the sign-up link in the first post. Good news! John Fong of Flat Cat Gear will be attending again this year to teach some of us how to prepare civiliz...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG/SOCAL 2015
February 28, 1:02pm

Groundsheet
I currently use cuben fiber but it's also serves as a poncho and is made to clip into my shelter creating a bathtub floor (Zpacks). If it wasn't so multiuse I wouldn't have paid the pr...

In GEAR » Groundsheet alternatives?
February 28, 11:38am

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