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Pack liners vs pack covers
I did a little test on the patio a couple of weeks ago. I wanted to see how much added weight a fully-soaked pack would have. I used a 42 L. pack, with one of Lawson's cuben pack liners stuffed...

In GEAR » Pack liners vs pack covers
June 11, 8:31am

Freeze dried Ham
I strongly suggest you go with Sarah's idea--buy a #10 tin and vacuum-seal individual portions. I tried dehydrating packaged ham dices, and they were very hard to rehydrate.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Freeze dried Ham in foil pouches
June 10, 2:11pm

Lawson
Lawson bonds his bags, so no need to seam seal them. And they are top quality.

In GEAR » help cubin fiber drysack..
June 10, 8:44am

Soup mixes
Chris, those blue soup packets you used to buy at REI were made by a company called Cabin Cuisine, and they called them One Cup Meals. I still have a few in my food stash, and they run 1.0 oz. net,...

In GEAR » Best and lightest one cup soup mix?
June 09, 5:50pm

Drink mixes for hot weather
I like the Crystal Light mixes. Lots of flavors, sugar free.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Drink mixes for hot weather
June 09, 10:17am

GNP in June
Yeah, June tends to be a little early in the GNP season most years for the best hiking. And when the sign says "Trail Closed," they tend to be serious, and for good reason--griz activity,...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Where to go in Montana/Wyoming?
June 02, 5:33pm

Re: Re: GTSR opening
Bob, when are you expecting to be in the Glacier area? If the Sun road is closed, I bet you will still be able to hike the big lakes in the NW (Kintla, Logging, and Bowman), as well as drive US 2 a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Where to go in Montana/Wyoming?
June 02, 3:47pm

Breakfast muffin
Thanks, Laurie. I'll have to also play around with the frittata idea. I'll be watching for the report on your muffin ingredient ratios.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Recipe ratios for steam muffin
June 01, 9:17am

Recipe ratios for steam muffin
So cool, Sarah. You've given me a good reason to make my first try happen tomorrow morning. Oh, Doug. I have always loved your sense of humor, so wait till you get the muffin I'm going t...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Recipe ratios for steam muffin
May 31, 10:28pm

Recipe ratios for steam muffin
I hope someone can help me with this. I want to combine Ova Easy, sausage crumbles, FD cheddar, maybe a few diced dehydrated potatoes, and Tabasco with 1/3C of Bisquick, for a tasty steam-baked bre...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Recipe ratios for steam muffin
May 31, 4:59pm

All Reader Reviews by Gary Dunckel

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Mountain House's Pro Pack meal bags fit perfectly in the PCS cup. After adding the boiling water to the bag, stirring it up, and resealing it, you can empty the remaining water from the PCS, drop ...

In Stoves - Canister
March 18, 11:41am

Hilleberg Akto
I agree that the Akto is a very strong and high quality 4-season solo tent. But I must add an anecdote to illustrate the what I feel is the tent's main weakness. In early October of '06 we wer...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
November 28, 9:08am

Salomon Tech Amhibian
What the previous posts have neglected to mention is that the Amphib is perhaps the lightest (24 ounces/pair)"running shoe" that can be taken on a standard extended backpack trip (not fast packing) fo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 18, 7:45pm