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My Locale Western Michigan
About Me Mounteering, climbing and backpacking and outdoor endeavors I have been engaged with since age eleven all over North America and Canada. Retired educator, researcher and outdoor facilitator. Currently dealing with Multiple Myeloma Cancer and still backpacking with the grandchildren on a "lighter note".
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All Forum Posts by KEN LARSON

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****FS Western Mountaineering Hooded Flash Jacket****
Will Rietveld, BackpackingLight Staff, Highly Recommended - Review of 2009: In a fairly crowded field of ultralight down insulated jackets, the Western Mountaineering Flash Jacket is a standou...

In Gear Swap » ****FS Western Mountaineering Hooded Flash Jacket****
July 14, 11:16am

****FS Western Mountaineering Hooded Flash Jacket****
A change in my medical health has forced me sell the many of my backpacking items and abandon the vision I had planned for their use with the wife. This purchased this jacket last year 2013. This ...

In Gear Swap » ****FS Western Mountaineering Hooded Flash Jacket****
July 12, 6:16pm

Logan Bread
Bob I have never had any issues with mold with any of my Logan recipes with and w/o eggs, thought when the wife and I make them we keep them dry side. Most long trips I resupply at 10-12 days and t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » food
July 05, 5:20pm

Logan Bread NO EGGS
Logan Bread Servings 32 (4in square pieces) Ingredients 4 lbs (14 1/3 cups) whole-wheat flour (can use wheat germ or other natural flour for part.) 1 ½ cups brown sugar 4 oz powered milk...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » food
July 05, 3:07pm

Logan Bread
Logan Bread Servings 36 Recipe: 3 C whole wheat flour 3 C AP flour 2/3 C powdered milk 2 tsp salt tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda lig...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » food
July 05, 12:51pm

Kathryn.....Why not give your culinary a try and make some Bars/Cookies for your ADVENTURES. I have used the recipe below for many years with many age groups for breakfast, snacks and extra calorie...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » food
July 05, 9:50am

Kickin’ Veggie Mac & Cheese
Kickin’ Veggie Mac & Cheese Serving Size 1 354 Approx. Calories Ingredients: ½ Cup Macaroni ¼ Cup Dried Cherry Tomato slices ¼ Cup Dried Mixed Bell Peppers ¼ Cup Onions ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Mac N cheese
June 26, 9:21am

Nido Milk
NIDO's shelf life is 12 months. It is also recommended the milk be refrigerated after preparation AND discard unused preparation after 24 hours. Other options you might want to explore: G...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Powdered milk (Nido) go bad?
June 26, 6:38am

"what a "rocket-base" bottle is?
Ken.....Totally agree with Rogers & Bob's comments on the subject of hydration bladders. This ""rocket-base" bottle ' terminology is new for me in this arena of backpacki...

In GEAR » How to pack a pack? Where to put hydration bladder?
June 24, 9:02am

"what a "rocket-base" bottle is?
Roger.....Could you provide a picture of the what a "rocket-base" bottle is you use for the group to compare our bottles here in the US to?

In GEAR » How to pack a pack? Where to put hydration bladder?
June 24, 6:53am

All Reader Reviews by KEN LARSON

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>>>>>>>>BEWARE<<<<<<<< Read the BB Business Review BELOW before you decide to purchase ITEMS from this company. BB Business Review

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 22, 7:19am

Would highly recommend ANY of SOTO's products as they RATE 5 in my estimation. I have purchased and have used many of SOTO's products (STOVES: iso & white gas and POCKET TORCHES: butan...

In Stoves - Canister
May 24, 10:57am

Sawyer In-Line Filter

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 08, 2:15pm

MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
I purchased one of the very first MSR Hyperflow filters from REI (April08) and experienced many of the filter issues that have been mentioned (reduced output, hard pumping, backflushing difficulties a...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 25, 10:24am

Alpkit CarbonLite
CarbonLite hiking/trekking pole review: • I have been using “h...

In Trekking Poles
June 30, 9:06am

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
I was interested in the level of warmth provided by an overmitt and wool liner combination and did some cold weather testing of hand gear for the last three days, since the temperatures in Michigan we...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
November 30, 1:57pm