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Reginald Donaldson (worth) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Wind River Range
About Me I am a wilderness canoeist with a preference for paddling Northern Ontario.
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My PDF Gear List2 Weeks in the Mountains

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Hidden sugar.
I was one who did not pay much attention to diet and over time slowly packed on the pounds until I was diagnose with Type II diabetes. I was able to get my blood sugar under control with medicatio...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lighten Your Heaviest Gear: You!
December 28, 9:23pm

Look at those packs!
My first canoe trip. What is wrong with this picture? My first backpacking trip. Breakfast in the Wind River Ranger with a broken spoon.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ugly Mugs
December 28, 8:27pm

Cell phone reception
Nick, You made me smile, thanks! After working 12 to 16 hours every day for almost 6 months, a friend invited me on a wilderness canoe trip. I took him up on that offer and quickly found m...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PLB's, SPOTS vs. Cutting the Cord
November 29, 11:47am

PLB's, SPOTs vs. Cutting the Cord
I prefer cutting the cord. I keep this in mind when ever I am about to attempt something risky or it involves an element of harm if performed incorrectly. Once while in Northern Ontario the out...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PLB's, SPOTS vs. Cutting the Cord
November 25, 2:40pm

Barometric table

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How to use a barometer
October 12, 7:43pm

Oh yeah!
I use to buy green olive tapenade at one of our now defunct grocerers. Love the stuff! Ate it for lunch daily on the Missinaibi. I called it "Poor Man's Caviar".

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » no-cook lunch
October 06, 2:10pm

A few of my tricks.
Water tends to be warmer in shallow areas, small bays and areas where wave action does not stir the water. If bed rock is present, look for depressions slightly above the shoreline that has trappe...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cleanliness on the trail
September 29, 8:13pm

0.9 L pot
I too prefer cooking in the pot. Almost all of my meals are FBC or freeze dried added to the pot when the water is at or near a boil. I think it blends the flavors together better. I use a cozy ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » To freezer bag or not to freezer bag
September 22, 8:07pm

Halloween Mix
Caramel/Apple candy corn Apple chips peanuts

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Trail Mix Recipes
September 14, 9:13pm

Lions, tigers, bears, Oh my!
Today’s society is so litigatious that most authorities will have you go over prepared. Those with no prior knowledge will have you go extremely over or under prepared. Others will have you ext...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thinking About Bears and Cougars
September 09, 11:54am

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