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My Locale Pacific North West
About Me Been backpacking, climbing, skiing, fishing, biking , etc. for over thirty years.

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Weight Gainer
Thanks for the info. When hiking during the day, I really like drinking Hammer Perpetuem (http://www.hammernutrition.com). It has a great balance of complex carbs, proteins, and fats designed for...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Weight Gainer
March 23, 4:00pm

Weight Gainer
Has anyone tried weight gainer on a trip? I'm looking at GNC Pro Performance® Weight Gainer 1850 (http://www.gnc.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2742255&cp=2522433.2169546), which would pr...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Weight Gainer
March 23, 9:59am

Re: CPR for hypothermic patients
Jason, Thank you for your comment on the article. The CPR protocol in the article is based upon the research of James Wilkerson, M.D. and Gordon Giesbrecht, Ph.D., who are widely recognized as ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hypothermia
November 27, 11:49pm

Thanks for doing the work on this Will. It just goes to show ya that, like using a scale to weigh your equipment, you can't make the best decision by just looking at the material and configura...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tent Stake Holding Power: Comparative Evaluation of Various Designs and Lengths
October 14, 6:07pm

Re: Air Matress
How thick is the foam pad you put over it in the winter?

In Editor's Roundtable » Big Agnes Clearview Air Pad Review
August 27, 11:02am

Re: Hypothermia
Many thanks Jim. It's good to hear you're getting out. Your group is lucky to have your knowledge and great personality. I hope everything goes well. Darin

In Editor's Roundtable » Hypothermia
May 07, 6:20pm

I'm starting to get the feeling that maybe George doesn't like the book review very much.

In Editor's Roundtable » Affluenza: Fact-Heavy Book Carries a Lightweight Message
April 06, 6:15pm

Re: I can think of one "thing" I'll dump soon enough
I'm curious; what about this article has you so upset?

In Editor's Roundtable » Affluenza: Fact-Heavy Book Carries a Lightweight Message
April 02, 3:03pm

Re: Caldera Melt Down
You're right. An aluminum Caldera Cone will not support a wood fire--nor was it intended to. The cone that Kevin was using in the article is the Trail Designed titanium cone with a titanium f...

In Editor's Roundtable » Reducing Winter Pack Weight: Wood Fire Cooking in the Snow
March 30, 5:39pm

Re: Exploding Rocks
How would you define “exploding.” I’ve been using fires in the backcountry since the 1970s and have never had any experience that would even remotely resemble an IED. The most that ever hap...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backcountry Cookfires: Overview and Techniques for Cooking Over an Open Flame
March 19, 9:54am

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