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george carr (hammer-one) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by george carr

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Shows what they know - I've got 16" on my deck with 3 foot drifts in the yard. The trail would be awfully pretty right about now, but don't forget your snowshoes :).

In Post-Trip Reports » Batona Trail (NJ)
December 19, 11:10pm

Re:Batona this weekend
We're supposed to get snow Friday/Saturday, so come prepared for wet and cold :).

In Post-Trip Reports » Batona Trail (NJ)
December 17, 5:32pm

Sigh, I'm not perfect after all........
Ken and Joe, thanks for keeping me on my toes - that was definitely my bad. I completely forgot about Vargo (in my defense it was late when I posted to the website). My site has been updated. Da...

In Gear Deals » End2End Trail Supply year end sale
December 16, 2:39pm

They're here, well almost!
Just got my confirmation that the new Evernew Titanium Alcohol stoves have been shipped, and I should have them by Christmas.We're offering special pre-sale pricing that won't last.

In Gear Deals » End2End Trail Supply year end sale
December 15, 10:13pm

Re: Baby's First Backpacking Trip
Andrew, Way to go! I LOVE the 1st picture. Your daughter looks so happy back there.Very cool!

In Post-Trip Reports » Baby's First Backpacking Trip
December 13, 8:06pm

Free shipping until Christmas
All shipping to the continental US, Canada, and Puerto Rico is FREE from now until Christmas.

In Gear Deals » End2End Trail Supply year end sale
December 09, 5:28pm

I second buying used rental snowshoes. I bought 4 pair of Sherpas (ok, I know this is ancient history) from a gear shop that was getting out of the rental business a bunch of years ago. And I only ...

In Winter Hiking » Snowshoes
November 26, 10:08pm

re:slight incline
>As far as finding the flattest spot, remember it's hard to tell just by looking.< Ain't that the truth! I remember scoping out a spot behind Long Pond Stream shelter in the 100 Mi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » site selection
November 26, 9:52pm

End2End Trail Supply year end sale
Thanksgiving weekend special - all orders $20.00 and up get a FREE Gram Weenie PRO stove. That's on top of all other offers, and lasts until 11/29.

In Gear Deals » End2End Trail Supply year end sale
November 26, 9:31pm

Blood pressure meds and ibuprofen
Sorry folks, I should have gotten the name of the BP meds before posting. I'll find out which one it was when I speak to Paul this week. FWIW, the guy is a drug company rep and it caught him by...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Blood pressure meds and ibuprofen
November 16, 3:41pm

All Reader Reviews by george carr

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Mountain House Precooked Scrambled Eggs with Bacon
When I decide to pack a hot breakfast I usually either pick up the MH eggs with bacon or ham and peppers. As one reviewer suggested, pour out the water before consuming. I usually prepare this dish as...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:47pm

Mountain House Lasagna with Meat Sauce
When I grab a freeze dried dinner for an overnighter, the MH lasagna is my number one choice. I liked it when I started in '88 and still like it today.

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:40pm

Lightweight Backpacking 101 Ryan Jordan, Alan Dixon + (2001)
When I 1st joined this was the article that convinced me sub 5 was possible. I think that on the home page there should be a link that says read this first. While the original might use some up...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:34pm

The Ultralight Backpacker by Ryel Kestenbaum
At the time of this books publishing UL backpacking was still relatively new to the general backpacking public, so as the saying goes "you can fool some of the people some of the time...". T...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:28pm

Tarptent Squall
I purchased my Tarptent Squall in 2004 and now consider it my main shelter when I am carrying a tent. Henry Shires was a pleasure to deal with and very helpful. The squall has served me well from my b...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 10, 8:42am

Powerbar Energy Gel Caffinated Gels
I discovered energy gels a few years ago and decided to try the Powerbar brand on an AT hike in 2004. If you've never tried a carbohydrate gel or don't typically take in caffeine all I can say...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 10, 8:31am

Montbell Thermawrap Vest
I've owned the Montbell Thermawrap UL Vest for 3 seasons now, and like many folks I puchased it to save weight. I originally carried a fleece vest that had trustily served me for many years, so I ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 10, 8:12am