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Picky Bars
I just looked at their website to see what they're all about. It looks like one of the ingredients in all of the flavors is crispy brown rice cereal, or what I imagine is a healthy version of ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Picky Bars
January 27, 7:16pm

Kalaloch July Thanks for taking the lead, Ian!

In Pre-Trip Planning » Anyone up for a Western Washington UL GGG?
November 18, 5:34pm

Western Washington UL GGG
Location: Write-in suggestion - The Teanaway. Good campgrounds (some are free) and a great variety of hiking trails. Time: July

In Pre-Trip Planning » Anyone up for a Western Washington UL GGG?
November 04, 4:49pm

LLama rescue
The llama was still on the lam when I was there on the 16th and in the same area. Some people have named "her" Dolly.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Llama rescue?
September 22, 4:21pm

"Avoiding nasty hiking partners..."
So how did it go? Are they back from the trip? Any feedback from the others who went and endured? Any progress getting through to her?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Avoiding nasty hiking partners...
July 27, 8:05pm

2008 PCT Blog
One PCT journal I've always liked, even though it was from 6 years ago, was written by Gopher. He finished his trip at the end of August, so it's a quicker read than most, and his writing ...

In On the Web » 2014 PCT Blogs
May 29, 11:44pm

2014 PCT Blogs
Nick - there are probably only about 7 of us left on the planet without a Facebook page. One of the benefits of being a dinosaur is being an embarrassment to my children.

In On the Web » 2014 PCT Blogs
May 29, 7:12pm

CA Drought
Very helpful post. Thank you for putting it together. Here in north central Washington I haven't had to use my snowshoes yet, but the microspikes are getting a workout due to all the ice in ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » CA Drought and 2014 hiking season
January 15, 8:42pm

Too tight in the armpits
Add gussets.

In GEAR » How do you let out a garment that is too tight in the armpits?
January 10, 9:53am

Sarah's new e-book
Just bought mine. Thanks for the heads-up! I would suggest the food prepared from her cookbooks isn't just for tents but is also excellent for eating inside buildings, too, such as at hom...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Sarbar's new e-book and substitutions
December 30, 11:01pm

All Reader Reviews by Kathleen B

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Botach Tactical Customer Service
I had a similar experience to David's. They sent the inferior space blankets, rather than the correct order, took forever to send a return UPS shipping label, and only yesterday admitted to recei...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 5:35pm

Boomer's Guide to Lightweight Backpacking by Carol Corbridge
I was very disappointed in this book. Luckily, I didn't buy it but had checked it out from the library. For starters, the book is in major need of copy editing. There are lots of awkward sent...

In Books and Media
May 28, 2:04pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
These do everything BPL promised - provide comfortable warmth without being bulky. I've worn them under non-winter hiking pants all winter, and they've extended the comfort range down to 7 de...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
March 25, 10:55am Company
I just discovered this website that is based in Oregon. It seems to be a distributor of some of our favorite brands - SixMoonDesigns, Tarptent, Montbell, GraniteGear, and Western Mountaineering. No ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 22, 9:39am vegetables and beans
I just received my second order of dehydrated food from Harmony House. First I bought the vegetable pantry stuffer - 16 different quart-sized containers of various dehydrated vegetables, and then a we...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
July 25, 9:08pm

Golite Paradox pants
I'm not sure whether to review these in raingear or softshell clothing, because they're both. They are all-day pants, rather than rain pants to pull on over hiking pants and are made of a fab...

In Clothing - Raingear
July 10, 1:11pm

Sealskinz gloves
I had the same experience as Brett. My non-waterproof gloves absorbed less water than these.

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
July 10, 12:51pm

ULA Circuit
This pack was on backorder, but it came sooner than Brian said it would. I gave it a 2-day test this last weekend on a short backpacking trip in the Cascades. I was pleased that it was as comfortabl...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 06, 1:29pm