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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
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All Forum Posts by Carol Crooker

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In Gear Swap » WM bags and jacket and MLD Bivy
May 06, 6:44am

Siltarp
Alpinlite - nice site! I can do $40. Add $5 for priority shipping and you'll save a tiny bit on shipping, not have to wait 1-3 weeks for processing, get 4 more tie outs and a center top tie ou...

In Gear Swap » WTB: ID Siltarp - 5x8
April 09, 12:34pm

Siltarp
I have one I'm ready to move along to a new owner. It's an older model,blue. It looks the specs haven't changed since I bought mine: 6.8 oz, 16 webbing loops plus a center loop.

In Gear Swap » WTB: ID Siltarp - 5x8
April 09, 7:23am

SP600 w/ Caldera
The SP600 w/ Caldera is my favorite system. The SP600 is still pretty small and the right size for most of my meals. I haven't done any testing, but 2+ cups of water consistently starts to stea...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone System
March 26, 1:41pm

GREAT course!!!!
Hey packrafters, Do this course if you possibly can (and have people you packraft with take it too :). Scott is a wonderful teacher and the course is awesome. A little theory and LOTS of on the wa...

In Packrafting » Whitewater Rescue for Packrafters
March 24, 5:40pm

WTB/T Ti-Tri Caldera 750
Will buy or stuff I have to trade: Rab top bag circa 2006 Inov-8 Roclite 320 size 11.5 (worn once) Simmerlite (sooted up, needs cleaning) Brawny tarp Speer Pea Pod MLD prototype bag liner/win...

In Gear Swap » WTB/T Ti-Tri Caldera 750
March 23, 8:38am

WTB/T Ti-Tri Caldera for Snowpeak 600
Stuff I have to trade: Rab top bag circa 2006 Inov-8 Roclite 320 size 11.5 (worn once) Simmerlite (sooted up, needs cleaning) Brawny tarp Speer Pea Pod MLD prototype bag liner/wind shirt w/Ep...

In Gear Swap » WTB/T Ti-Tri Caldera for Snowpeak 600
March 21, 4:33pm

Nice!
Hey Darin, Interesting report. I especially like seeing the decision points along the way.

In Editor's Roundtable » Crater Lake Snowshoe Video Essay
March 17, 8:30am

Woo Hoo!!
Congratulations Matt and Agnes! You make it seem almost easy :)

In Editor's Roundtable » Denali Light: The 2009 Attempt
December 17, 7:34am

GrubPack, Ratsack and Outsak
Here is my experience with these three companies. I ordered a small Ratsack (www.armoredoutdoorgear.com) but it was way over the specified weight (+/-6) at about 10 oz. I talked with Tom and he mad...

In GEAR » Anyone Has Experience with the Ratsack?
November 02, 11:07pm

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