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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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GORP
My favorite GORP ingredients are: raw almonds, cranberries!, macadamia nuts, and pistachio nuts.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Energy Bars
April 15, 2:39pm

Vest on sale at Mont Bell
The down inner snap vest is on sale at the Mont Bell web site for $50, Japanese sizing.

In Gear Swap » Montbell UL Down Snap Vest for sale...
April 12, 4:46pm

Calorie Count
John, You didn't miss the calorie count. I did not include calories on my food list (I'm not sure how accurate I could have been trying to calculate calories for all the home dried food I had on ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lightweight Food and Nutrition (LEGACY POSTS FROM OLD FORUMS)
November 26, 10:14pm

Dehydrating eggs
Stephane, I cook the eggs first, then dehydrate them. Carol

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lightweight Food and Nutrition (LEGACY POSTS FROM OLD FORUMS)
November 26, 10:01pm

Montana Monster Cakes
Steve, I tried your Montana Monster cakes on my last backpacking trip. I cooked my cake like a muffin by staming it (as I described earlier) using an esbit tablet. Tasted great! Thanks for the ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lightweight Food and Nutrition (LEGACY POSTS FROM OLD FORUMS)
November 26, 10:00pm

Montana Monster Cakes
Steve, I've had lots more energy eating controlled amounts of High GI carbs (meaning not that many, sticking to low GI carbs, ie avoding processed carbs). Since you mentioned avoiding processed c...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lightweight Food and Nutrition (LEGACY POSTS FROM OLD FORUMS)
November 01, 10:47am

Montana Monster Cakes
Steve, Thanks! I'm definitely interested in your Montana Monster Cakes. What's your recipe?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lightweight Food and Nutrition (LEGACY POSTS FROM OLD FORUMS)
October 29, 1:20pm

Look at the food list
Bernard, Take a look at my food list. There are lots of carbs and fat.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lightweight Food and Nutrition (LEGACY POSTS FROM OLD FORUMS)
October 27, 10:35pm

More protein, less high GI carbs
Hi everyone, I've enjoyed reading your comments. My, food is certainly an emotional topic for many people! But of course, it always has been. We'll be publishing more food lists. My goal is to...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lightweight Food and Nutrition (LEGACY POSTS FROM OLD FORUMS)
October 26, 11:09pm

Too much protein?
Bernard, HI, I wanted to respond to your comments especially since someone else e-mailed me off-line with a similar comment. Basically, all I know is what works for my body. Fast burning foo...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lightweight Food and Nutrition (LEGACY POSTS FROM OLD FORUMS)
October 21, 7:24am

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