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About Me Enjoy UL backpacking and building stoves.
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Re:Steepandcheap.com GG Latitude Vapor
If they pop up again and you want this pack grab it as they are discontinued.

In Gear Deals » Steepandcheap.com GG Latitude Vapor 13 mins left
July 07, 7:15pm

Re:Re: I bought a Nimbus Ozone
Tim, the hipbelts are male or female, but the shoulder straps are not. The hipbelts for your pack come in small-medium-large, the shoulder straps come in small-medium-large-extra large. If you chec...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I bought a Nimbus Ozone...
July 07, 4:25pm

Re: I bought a Nimbus Ozone...
This is directly from GG: Unless otherwise specified, all Cirrus, Stratus, and Nimbus packs come assembled with a belt and shoulder strap as follows: Short torso packs come with Women's medi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I bought a Nimbus Ozone...
July 07, 3:22pm

RE:STS
Thanks Jeff. I am going to REI for the maps this week. The shorter option sounds reasonable. Heck the climb will warm 'em up for the swim.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Swimming Holes
July 07, 3:13pm

RE:Hammersley Wild Area
Thanks Jeff! That's the kind of spot I'm looking for. Any idea about how far the hike is to that area. The crew I'm hiking with is pretty green....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Swimming Holes
July 06, 2:52pm

Swimming Holes
I'm planning a trip for myself and 3 friends, and two of them are new so I want to keep the mileage around 6 or so (they wanted to base camp and have water close by). Does anyone have a spot in...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Swimming Holes
July 06, 4:43am

Re: Ideas for Family Tent
Here's Henry's solution for a family of 4: http://tarptent.com/hogback.html

In Make Your Own Gear » Ideas for Family Tent
July 01, 3:49pm

Blackberry milkshakes
Oh Yeah! I wasn't sure if I'd like it but went for it anyway. Gotta admit, they're awesome!

In Post-Trip Reports » Shenadoah hike (my son'd 1st overnight)
June 30, 2:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Hey Mike Clelland the moss works
nm

In Chaff » Hey Mike Clelland the moss works
June 29, 8:03pm

Re: Skyline Drive
The 1st view was from Rattlesnake overlook, and the last shot was from an unknown overlook (I can't remember which one) as we were leaving the park. The last shot is a good representation of th...

In Post-Trip Reports » Shenadoah hike (my son'd 1st overnight)
June 27, 9:31pm

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 BL.com 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