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Sarah Kirkconnell (sarbar) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale In the shadow of Mt. Rainier
About Me Love to hike, backpack, snowshoe, cook and 4 wheel. If it is outdoors, I am happy! Love hiking most, preferably with a light pack and a sunny alpine meadow ahead of me.
My husband and I run www.freezerbagcooking.com / www.trailcooking.com and our frequently updated blog at www.blog.trailcooking.com as well as my personal blog www.gazingin.com
We are the authors of 3 outdoor cookbooks and the people behind FBC.
CityKing County
StateWA
CountryUS
My Website URLhttp://www.trailcooking.com

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All Forum Posts by Sarah Kirkconnell

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Re: When backpacking, it pays to be small
I give him the car keys now on the way back....and that if he drives off I'll make his life miserable ;-) Lol! Although by the time I get to the van with his brothers....all the "emergency...

In Philosophy & Technique » When backpacking, it pays to be small
December 09, 8:21pm

Re: Re:danger
Jack, no as in I ran like I had a demon behind me ;-) And yes, he was behind us, but thankfully it appeared I had a child who was a bolter (and thankfully was VERY fast). I did have pepper spray...

In Chaff » There is little danger - but there is danger
December 09, 8:18pm

Re: There is little danger - but there is danger
Ian, a certain valley off of I-90 rings for me. For years I was very careful in hiking in that area. Always on weekends, and never, ever alone or just with my kid. I carried as well. Met a few peop...

In Chaff » There is little danger - but there is danger
December 09, 4:44pm

Re: When backpacking, it pays to be small
All I have to say about being short is....anytime I need something up high, my husband finds it hilarious to "Does the wittle girl need this?" and wave it above my reach. Although I co...

In Philosophy & Technique » When backpacking, it pays to be small
December 09, 9:20am

Re: Credit or Criticism?
One hike Hoosierdaddy waited for me to go pee and then jammed in a freaking 6 pack of beer into my pack when I got back to the truck. I couldn't figure out why my pack felt heavy until we got t...

In Chaff » Credit or Criticism?
December 06, 3:08pm

Re: Dry Baking Set Up Questions
I need to find that stove! It is buried in one of my bins ;-) So is my warped Ti pot...lol! My left wrist still carries a scar from burning myself on an overheated canister stove, back in yeesh...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dry Baking Set Up Questions
December 02, 11:51am

Re: Dry Baking Set Up Questions
I personally destroyed a Primus stove :-P Melted it, slumped it, pot supports gone. So yes, it happens.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dry Baking Set Up Questions
December 02, 11:28am

Re: Coffee
Lol to Roger. I'll agree with him on that one ;-) Although a good mocha shake can work as well.... http://www.trailcooking.com/drinks/mocha-shake/

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » cook/no-cook: who has tried both and what weight diff did you find?
December 02, 10:01am

Re: Dry Baking Set Up Questions
Just DO NOT use a heat diffuser with a canister stove. The chances of wrecking your stove are very, very high as it increases the heat.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dry Baking Set Up Questions
December 02, 9:58am

Re: Dry Baking Set Up Questions
Ah...but there is the rub: the stove must be able to be dialed down tightly - to a very low flame. Alcohol stoves are not that adjustable. To do it, one needs a remote stove. This of course isn'...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dry Baking Set Up Questions
December 01, 1:45pm

All Reader Reviews by Sarah Kirkconnell

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Maruchan Ramen
I use the noodles as a base. If you use them as "instant pasta" you will have fast and easy meals. I take the ramen block and 1/4 cup of freeze dried vegetables, then cover with boiling wate...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
September 08, 8:56am

Guyot Designs Firefly
I picked up a Firefly a couple weeks ago on a whim. I figured it would be a fun toy, and maybe make the one Lexan bottle I carry a bit more multi purpose. I tried it out recently. (it was used on a s...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
March 18, 10:16pm

Luna Bars Sunrise
As noted, I am not a fan normally of "energy bars". But, Sunrise Luna Bars are very, very good! Aimed at women, and designed for breakfast, they are good anytime of the day. They are ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
March 10, 11:25pm

Jocalat bars (by Larabar) Chocolate
Recently I was sent an entire box of Larabars from the company, with every flavor in it. It had in it all the JOCALAT bars also. I love Larabars already, and the JOCALAT ones? Even more. The coffee fl...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
March 07, 4:59pm

Garmin Foretrex 201
My husband bought me one for this years Christmas. I wondered how much I would like or hate it. After having around a month to play with it, I can say I love it! It took me awhile to figure out...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
January 20, 9:02am

Laura's Wholesome Junk Food All Flavors
I found http://www.lauraswholesomejunkfood.com/ at a local organic grocery in my town, and fell in love with them. They come in 7 ounce tubs, with a long shelf life. They can be easily repackaged ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
January 09, 10:46pm

Fantastic Foods Instant Black and Brown Beans
I have been using FF's instant beans for at least 10 years now. A box stretches out and makes a couple meals on the trail. For use in burritos, bean dips and soups/chowders they are great. The ...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
January 07, 10:10pm

Just Tomatoes Just Veggies
You can find the Just Tomato line at most REI's, in natural food stores and online, thru their website, www.justtomatoes.com. My favorite product by them is their Just Veggies blend. It comes i...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
January 07, 10:04pm

Kelty Illusion, Women's
I bought my Illusion when it came out, in 2004. For the most part, it is my winter and hauler pack when I need space. The pack is 3500 ci, and weighs in at the advertised weight of 3 lbs 6 ounces....

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 07, 9:00pm

Mountain Safety Research (MSR)
MSR's customer service, along with their parent company, Cascade Designs, has fantastic customer service. They warrantied a Sweetwater filter that started blowing water out of the side (the one th...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 13, 10:42pm