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Carol Crooker (cmcrooker) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale Desert Southwest, USA
About Me I live and do a lot of my backpacking in the desert, but I LOVE the mountains of the west! I also get out to the east coast occasionally to backpack.
My PDF Gear ListHammock, Lows to 40

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All Forum Posts by Carol Crooker

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GREAT course!!!!
Hey packrafters, Do this course if you possibly can (and have people you packraft with take it too :). Scott is a wonderful teacher and the course is awesome. A little theory and LOTS of on the wa...

In Packrafting » Whitewater Rescue for Packrafters
March 24, 5:40pm

WTB/T Ti-Tri Caldera 750
Will buy or stuff I have to trade: Rab top bag circa 2006 Inov-8 Roclite 320 size 11.5 (worn once) Simmerlite (sooted up, needs cleaning) Brawny tarp Speer Pea Pod MLD prototype bag liner/win...

In Gear Swap » WTB/T Ti-Tri Caldera 750
March 23, 8:38am

WTB/T Ti-Tri Caldera for Snowpeak 600
Stuff I have to trade: Rab top bag circa 2006 Inov-8 Roclite 320 size 11.5 (worn once) Simmerlite (sooted up, needs cleaning) Brawny tarp Speer Pea Pod MLD prototype bag liner/wind shirt w/Ep...

In Gear Swap » WTB/T Ti-Tri Caldera for Snowpeak 600
March 21, 4:33pm

Hey Darin, Interesting report. I especially like seeing the decision points along the way.

In Editor's Roundtable » Crater Lake Snowshoe Video Essay
March 17, 8:30am

Woo Hoo!!
Congratulations Matt and Agnes! You make it seem almost easy :)

In Editor's Roundtable » Denali Light: The 2009 Attempt
December 17, 7:34am

GrubPack, Ratsack and Outsak
Here is my experience with these three companies. I ordered a small Ratsack ( but it was way over the specified weight (+/-6) at about 10 oz. I talked with Tom and he mad...

In GEAR » Anyone Has Experience with the Ratsack?
November 02, 11:07pm

Have a good hike!

In Gear Deals » JRB goes hiking...Customers get a sale
October 08, 10:36am

Woo Hoo!
Addie, GREAT article, GREAT video, GREAT narration!!! Now when are we going to do the ladies rock 'n roll class (white water and gourmet food)?

In Editor's Roundtable » Wilderness Cred for the Packrafting Noobs
September 16, 8:45am

Nite Ize s-biners work to unscrew steripen
The Nite Ize biners work great in the steripen. The size 1 weighs .14 oz.

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear - A Thumbscrew for the Steripen Adventurer
September 07, 11:22am

Woo Hoo!
Great report and video! Congrats on your win!

In Editor's Roundtable » EXCLUSIVE! Race Report: 2009 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic
August 12, 8:42am

All Reader Reviews by Carol Crooker

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Lost Canyon by Nina Revoyr
3.5/5 I enjoyed reading Lost Canyon. The book is a fictional story about two men and two women with varying levels of wilderness experience who embark on a backpacking trip in the High Sierras and ru...

In Books and Media
October 02, 2:07pm

Coughlan's LED Clip-on Headlight
The Coughlan’s LED Clip-on Headlight is light weight, inexpensive and bright enough for around camp chores. The red filter is a nice feature to save night vision. I gave it a 3 of 5 because it was fru...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 07, 4:22pm

Coughlan's Micro Lantern
The Coughlan Micro Lantern is a tiny LED light shaped like a lantern. It has a clip ring on top so it can be hung from your tent zipper pull or the like. The light shines out in a 360 degree circle an...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
June 03, 5:16pm

Inov8 Terroc 330 - Men's
I love the way the Terrocs conform to my feet without needing to be tied too tightly. So - our feet are different or your Terrocs came laced differently than mine. Mine came with a heel locking lacing...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
June 27, 10:21pm

Wilderness First Aid Classes by WMI/NOLS
16 hour course on first aid in the backcountry. Lots of hands on scenarios for practice. The course I attended in AZ in May 2006 was taught by an EMT from Pennsylvania and an EMT/ski patroller from Co...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
May 09, 1:06pm

Tilley LT5
Well I thought the LT5 was perfect until Ryan suggested it would be even better if it was lighter. But of course! And it's stylish too - at least we Tilley wearers think so. And Ryan, just slip on yo...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
August 02, 6:30am