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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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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

Not trying to start an argument
Russell and others, I agree with you. Many who have never ventured into the bush or have little experience become easily fearful and uncomfortable when the bear subject comes up. It is a natural ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thinking About Bears and Cougars
September 09, 8:49am

So correct, getting a consensus is next to impossible. When preparing for a trip into polar bear country I received all sorts of emotional opinions but no consensus. This was probably the bes...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thinking About Bears and Cougars
September 08, 9:40pm

Freezer jam jar
I use an 8 oz. plastic Ball freezer jam jar with screw on lid wrapped in bubble wrap. Total weight 1.3 oz. I use it as a measuring cup, coffee mug, and brux guard disinfecting container. It does...

In GEAR » Mugs & Cups
September 08, 12:20am

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