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george carr (hammer-one) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Black Forest Trail question
Hi Doug. I've done the "northern" part of the counterclockwise loop like you're describing. I wanted to do a short loop with some friends, leaving my vehicle at the "Official...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Black Forest Trail question
June 20, 5:12pm

Black Forest Trail question
I have done the northern portion of the BFT loop, and am now heading out to do the southern portion. I want to leave my truck at mile 0, and maybe hike to the Naval Run trail to access the BFT. Any...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Black Forest Trail question
June 20, 3:56pm

RE:Adirondacks? Shenandoah? Vermont? -- Recommendations Needed
Anywhere you go north will have bugs, especially if you are looking for water features. I would suggest if you want to go to the Adirondacks either the West Canada Lakes Wilderness, which will prob...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Adirondacks? Shenandoah? Vermont? -- Recommendations Needed
June 20, 3:53pm

Re: Henley pack
+1 Welcome back Mark! Hope all is well.

In Make Your Own Gear » Henley pack
June 13, 3:31pm

re:Gram weenie
Hi Colin. Yeah, when you press the two pieces together they will eventually come apart on their own, since the stove will be continually expanding and contracting. No offense Stuart, but really?...

In Make Your Own Gear » Gram Weenie stove
May 12, 7:25pm

Re: WTB: MLD SuperTarp or Grace Tarp:

In Gear Swap » WTB: MLD SuperTarp or Grace Tarp
May 11, 10:46am

my bad

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Grace Solo cuben
May 11, 10:40am

Discus trouble
I had trouble loading it on wordpress, then gave up. Worked fine when I used blogger.....

In Chaff » Disqus
May 05, 8:49pm

Clever idea Travis! I like it!

In Make Your Own Gear » I call it....The Draft Dodger
May 01, 5:05pm

Hi Kurt! No big secret really. You just need to make a die to roll the lip :p. I know, that's a bit of a smart answer, but it's how I did it. It's not beyond the ability of a DIY'er...

In Make Your Own Gear » Gram Weenie stove
May 01, 5:01pm

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