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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.
CityPhoenix
StateArizona
CountryUSA
My PDF Gear ListHammock, Lows to 40

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All Forum Posts by Carol Crooker

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Who has NOT received their gear (info for interview with Bob Molen)
Hi all, I'm starting to see posts of folks receiving their Big Sky gear. I'll be interviewing Bob Molen at the OR show this week. If you have ordered from Big Sky and NOT yet received ...

In GEAR » I'd Like to start a new BIG SKY (BS) thread.
August 06, 10:19am

Who has NOT received their gear (info for interview with Bob Molen)
Hi all, I'm starting to see posts of folks receiving their Big Sky gear. I'll be interviewing Bob Molen at the OR show this week. If you have ordered from Big Sky and NOT yet received ...

In GEAR » Big Sky International Update
August 06, 10:18am

Gearlist
Hi John, Matt and Agnes submitted a gear list yesterday. They are working on the trip report. Baseweight in their packs was about 21 lbs. More was carried on their sleds of course.

In Editor's Roundtable » Doing Denali Light
July 21, 9:04am

Fun!
I really enjoyed the article Jay! Ivy and Elly are real troopers. You gave me lots of good ideas for getting my 2 year old niece on the trail.

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking Gear for Kids
July 11, 10:47pm

Re: WTB: G5 hyperlite silnylon
I have the G5 Spinnaker. $50 plus $5 shipping. Note that it is spinnaker, not silnylon. Good shape except some small holes in the waist belt fabric.

In Gear Swap » WTB: G5 hyperlite silnylon
July 08, 12:32am

s2s p/t to sell
I have a S2S poncho/tarp to sell. E-mail me if you're interested. carol@backpackinglight.com

In Gear Deals » Sea2Summit Poncho/Tarp$40free shipping no tax
July 08, 12:15am

Re: WTB: ultralite trekking poles
Yes, for future reference, it is possible to shorten them. But someone has bought these poles.

In Gear Swap » WTB: ultralite trekking poles
July 07, 3:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: WTB: ultralite trekking poles
Thanks and you are right!

In Gear Swap » WTB: ultralite trekking poles
July 07, 12:12pm

Re: Re: Re: WTB: ultralite trekking poles
Take a look at this review, especially the photo with Doug bending the poles: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/gossamer_gear_lightrek_trekking_poles_review.html

In Gear Swap » WTB: ultralite trekking poles
July 06, 1:04pm

Re: I want to buy a torso sleeping pad
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/pacific_outdoor_equipment_uber_lite_pad_spotlite_review.html This pad is for sale cheap. I don't like it - but you might.

In Gear Swap » I want to buy a torso sleeping pad
July 06, 9:40am

All Reader Reviews by Carol Crooker

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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