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Steve S (idahosteve) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Idaho
About Me Left the climbing arena recently, and am now lightening my load in anticipation of wandering all over the high country!
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My Website URLhttp://www.getlostoffroad.com
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All Forum Posts by Steve S

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Re: Re: 1 in 300? Really?
One other item that almost all fisherman don't take the time to do; sharpen your hooks. Even a brand new hook is not "sharp". With just a few swipes from a hook sharpner, you will mor...

In Fishing » Tenkara and barbed or barbless hooks
December 27, 10:53am

Re: Re: Re: Fuel usage per day OH vs canister
Brad, that would make sense. On my shorter trips I do use my gram weenie, and I love its simplicity. I also don't eat quite as much on shorter trips. I have worked on what it would take to do a...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Fuel usage per day OH vs canister
December 26, 3:34pm

Re: Re: Fuel usage per day OH vs canister
Unfortunatley, a meal with 12oz of water would be only either one breakfast, or one batch of hot liquid. What about the other big meal? ie dinner, and any additional hot drinks etc... When I do th...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Fuel usage per day OH vs canister
December 24, 7:23pm

good memories
I did this route back in the late 80's and it brought back a rush of memories. Our trip was an early season Memorial Day, we were the first team on the route that year. I remember a dozen or so...

In Post-Trip Reports » Liberty Ridge June 2011
December 24, 9:37am

Re: Re: Re: Fuel usage per day OH vs canister
My easy stuff was oatmeal with a handful of dried fruit thrown in, and seasoned instant potatoes which I filled tortillas with. The more complex stuff was pasta or instant rice with assorted dried ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Fuel usage per day OH vs canister
December 24, 9:23am

Re: Fuel usage per day OH vs canister
I really went thru this excersise last year when debating the pros and cons for cooking on the SHR. I wanted to eat well, and have the flexibility to do a few different things. I had to decide to u...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Fuel usage per day OH vs canister
December 23, 4:52pm

Re: RE: Catch and release
wetting your hands is probably the most important aspect of handling any fish if you hope to release it unharmed back into the water. When handling a fish, you will be amazed with this technique; f...

In Fishing » Catch and release
December 21, 9:12pm

Re: Tenkara and barbed or barbless hooks
Go with the barbless hook. One item many fisher people don't recognize is that it is esier to HOOK the fish with a barbless hook. Losing fish because of shake is not really an issue. Err on the...

In Fishing » Tenkara and barbed or barbless hooks
December 17, 5:37pm

Re: Transitioning from 3-4 Day Trips to Two Weeks (and Beyond)
Thats awesome that your schedule may finally allow you to get out for that long trip! I would throw out on other item that seems to be missing from the responses. In general, I think you probably w...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Transitioning from 3-4 Day Trips to Two Weeks (and Beyond)
December 12, 12:33pm

Re: Hells Canyon in November: best off?
I'm not an expert on the area, but basically the main trail heads out along the river, and any side trips go uphill and into the Seven Devils. Try checking into the Snake River National Rec Tra...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Hells Canyon in November: best off?
November 13, 9:43pm

All Reader Reviews by Steve S

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Snow Peak LiteMax
I decided to go with the cannister stove out of familarity instead of alcohol. I'm a new UL user, transitioning from a technical climbing background. The old MSR gas stoves were our mainstay for m...

In Stoves - Canister
July 12, 8:39am