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george carr (hammer-one) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Clearance Deals at E2E
I put up a page of clearance deals on the E2E website.

In Gear Deals » Clearance Deals at E2E
December 15, 9:29pm

Re:Advice Wanted on Adirondacks Backpacking Trip
John and Tom are right, bear cannisters are only required in the High Peaks region. IMHO it well worth the extra 2 3/4 pounds that the Garcia weighs to spend 5-6 days in this amazing area. It's...

In Post-Trip Reports » Advice Wanted on Adirondacks Backpacking Trip
November 21, 3:46pm

RE:Reader Tips: Best Way to Pitch a Tarp with Fewest Stakes or Guylines
How about 3 stakes and one guy line: Tie off to a tree and stake the opposite corner to the ground. Stake out the other 2 corners and you're good to go. Eliminate the load lifter visible...

In Editor's Roundtable » Reader Tips: Best Way to Pitch a Tarp with Fewest Stakes or Guylines
November 10, 2:55pm

Re:barefoot stream fording?
I wouldn't risk going barefoot. The one wet crossing you will encounter is rocky and slippery, and it would suck to take a fall and have to bail in the first mile! I just slogged on through in ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » barefoot stream fording?
October 23, 4:25pm

RE;RE:Bear Cannister
PM sent.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Garcia Bear Cannister
October 17, 12:29pm

WTB: Garcia Bear Cannister
Looking for a Garcia for trips to the 'Dacks.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Garcia Bear Cannister
October 15, 5:29pm

silicone drinking hose
I buy mine by the foot at Lowes.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » silicone drinking hose
September 21, 8:37pm

Re:Most ridiculous Tarptent video. EVER.
What a hole. If you're not smart enough to know how to use a tarptent, maybe you should be using safety scissors and slip on shoes, no offense to Crocs wearers, he he.

In Chaff » Most ridiculous Tarptent video. EVER.
August 27, 3:30pm

Re:First time out with tarp
I'd come out and demo if someone wanted to pick up the airfare, lol. Actually, I have a tarp video I hope to have out by next week that will demonstrate 4 basic pitches, with a few basic tips a...

In GEAR » First time out with tarp
August 09, 8:17pm

Re:Panther Mountain & Gaint Ledge - Catskill Dayhike
I dunno Nate, I drive pretty fast and only live 3 miles from you, and I can't make that trailhead in 2 1/2 hours, lol. That whole Giant Ledge, Panther, Slide, Whittenburg-Cornell area is one of...

In Post-Trip Reports » Panther Mountain & Gaint Ledge - Catskill Dayhike
July 21, 4:57pm

All Reader Reviews by george carr

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Mountain House Precooked Scrambled Eggs with Bacon
When I decide to pack a hot breakfast I usually either pick up the MH eggs with bacon or ham and peppers. As one reviewer suggested, pour out the water before consuming. I usually prepare this dish as...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:47pm

Mountain House Lasagna with Meat Sauce
When I grab a freeze dried dinner for an overnighter, the MH lasagna is my number one choice. I liked it when I started in '88 and still like it today.

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:40pm

Lightweight Backpacking 101 Ryan Jordan, Alan Dixon + (2001)
When I 1st joined this was the article that convinced me sub 5 was possible. I think that on the home page there should be a link that says read this first. While the original might use some up...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:34pm

The Ultralight Backpacker by Ryel Kestenbaum
At the time of this books publishing UL backpacking was still relatively new to the general backpacking public, so as the saying goes "you can fool some of the people some of the time...". T...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:28pm

Tarptent Squall
I purchased my Tarptent Squall in 2004 and now consider it my main shelter when I am carrying a tent. Henry Shires was a pleasure to deal with and very helpful. The squall has served me well from my b...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 10, 8:42am

Powerbar Energy Gel Caffinated Gels
I discovered energy gels a few years ago and decided to try the Powerbar brand on an AT hike in 2004. If you've never tried a carbohydrate gel or don't typically take in caffeine all I can say...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 10, 8:31am

Montbell Thermawrap Vest
I've owned the Montbell Thermawrap UL Vest for 3 seasons now, and like many folks I puchased it to save weight. I originally carried a fleece vest that had trustily served me for many years, so I ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 10, 8:12am