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Re: Re: Logan Bread
Thanks to both Benjamin and Bob for both of these ideas. I look forward to trying them. After reading Bob's original post on Logan Bread, I thought to myself - he knows the secret of Lembas!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Fruity Bars
February 28, 7:06am

Re: Meat for Dehydrated meals
I have found a lot of good ideas here: www.backpackingchef.com. I would also recommend a book (www.aforkinthetrail.com) by Laurie Ann March. I just picked it up a few weeks ago to give me meal ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Meat for Dehydrated meals
February 28, 1:51am

Re: Scary creatures in the night...
That one made me smile at work! I had a similar experience. I was hiking on the Juan de Fuca Marine on Vancouver Island. I had a very late start to my hike and set up my hammock around midnigh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best wildlife encounters?
February 26, 5:58am

Re: Bannock bread
+1 on Bannock. My son’s first backpacking trip was a winter one when he was 6 years old. 8 years later, he still remembers Bannock dipped in Maple Syrup with a side of bacon as his favourite ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » trail food for the kids
February 22, 1:01am

Re: curries and attracting bears?
I’m a big fan of curries in my camping food, and have done so in black bear country with no issues. Below is a link to a podcast from Practical Backpacking that contains an interview with a ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » curries and attracting bears?
February 21, 4:01am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Mutual Arisings
"I have no respect for Ghandi or passive resistance (aka passive victim) ... I'm a huge Winston Churchill fan." Another quote attributed to Churchill that is pertinent to this thr...

In GEAR » Solo Wilderness Security
February 21, 12:38am

Re: Re: Re: Re: What kind of Nunchucks.... Titanium or Carbon fiber?
"However it is possible for some to carry a handgun into some locations if one is willing to go through all the channels". There is a grain of truth in that statement; however, it is v...

In Chaff » What kind of Nunchucks.... Titanium or Carbon fiber?
February 20, 12:51pm

Re: Re: What kind of Nunchucks.... Titanium or Carbon fiber?
"MYOG bamboo" - Now there is some good multiuse BPL thinking. How about one of these: Good for chopping wood and defending yourself against rogue Klingons. But then again the T...

In Chaff » What kind of Nunchucks.... Titanium or Carbon fiber?
February 20, 6:16am

175g gas
I would have been nice to know about those canisters when I was up in Scotland last fall. I did a River Spey decent by packraft, and on the second day I ran out of gas because I had grabbed an old...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lighter weight heat diffuser for Outback Oven
February 20, 5:41am

Re: Re: What kind of Nunchucks.... Titanium or Carbon fiber?
Pistols and AR 15s are classified as “restricted” firearms in Canada. You can only take them to the range with an “authorization to transport”. It is illegal to take them with you into th...

In Chaff » What kind of Nunchucks.... Titanium or Carbon fiber?
February 20, 5:05am

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