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Re: Replace your energy bar with a Cookie!
These two creations are usually well received: monster cookies: http://www.cooks.com/recipe/d51lm4qp/monster-cookies.html Hudsons Bay Bread: http://www.holry.org/essays/baybread.html and I&...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Replace your energy bar with a Cookie!
August 14, 6:44am

Re: Replace your energy bar with a Cookie!
They are insanely calorie dense at 150-160 per ounce That would put them right up there with Girl Scout cookies! (all except Tagalongs (sp?))

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Replace your energy bar with a Cookie!
August 13, 8:42pm

Re: #7
Name? Number? Doug, I was tempted to send a snarky reply of my own but I didn't want to poach on your domain, he-he About the medical surprise thing, a few stories: 1) at BSA summer camp...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Search and rescue crews warn about online-based groups
August 13, 5:54pm

Re: Wil Rietveld and the OR Show Report
Check out Southwest UL Backpacking - the new website and blog by Will Rietveld and Janet Reichl. New? I found their site about 10 years ago when I first realized that I wasn't the pack mule...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wil Rietveld and the OR Show Report
August 10, 8:23pm

Re: GPS overestimates distance
Nick said: "I hate technology in the wilderness." As do I ... often don't even take a watch. But then I'm sometimes reminded to challenge myself with questions like "Sinc...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Difference between map and trail distance?
August 09, 4:21pm

Re: test
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In User Test Forum » test
August 07, 9:25am

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In User Test Forum » test
August 07, 9:25am

Re: Philmont Observations
Here's a hint: When you go to Logistics to map the trek route, see if you can get a list of when all the programs at the staffed camps take place. Great tip, thanks. I'll be sure to pas...

In Philmont » Philmont observations
August 06, 9:21am

Re: This is why climbing Everest is stupid.
I seem to recall that Yogi Berra had something to say about that kind of situation.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » This is why climbing Everest is stupid.
July 28, 4:48pm

Re: Small Change
"Some will freak out when they see Ben Franklin." Eat first. Then pay. They WILL accept it. Thank you for triggering a trip down memory lane ... from a U. S. Grant worth of years ag...

In Gear Deals » Tyvek Wallet
July 24, 8:15pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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TarpTent
My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am

Thru-Hiker.com
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am