Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

Kathleen B (rosierabbit) - BPL Guest

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Kathleen B has not added a biography yet.
CityStevens Pass

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Kathleen B

Showing 411 - 420 of 559 | Page: 1 ...33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 ...56


Forum » Thread

Rehydrating chicken success
Well, blow me down. It actually worked. Last night I dehydrated my little foil pouch of chicken on a cookie sheet on the lowest setting of the oven. It only took 1.5 hours. Today I brought it t...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Tater Tuesday: Chicken Ranch Tater Trash-erole
January 24, 1:27pm

Dehydrating chicken
I wasn't sure if dehydrating chicken would make it tough, but drying hamburger in the oven on a cookie sheet has worked well, so I'll give the ol' bird a try. Hope you adjust to yo...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Tater Tuesday: Chicken Ranch Tater Trash-erole
January 23, 9:06am

Chicken Ranch taters
Since I test recipes before I take them or praise them, and there's no time like the present, I just made this. I did have to make a few substitutions. No ranch dip mix, so I used strogan...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Tater Tuesday: Chicken Ranch Tater Trash-erole
January 22, 8:05pm

Hiking with Kids
You may have seen this excellent thread: I was able to get my 3 grandkids to hike 5 mi...

In Chaff » Backpacking with an eight year old
January 18, 4:52pm

Golite Reeds on sale at Prolitegear
It looks like the women's are $4 less, but both are still on sale - $55.99 and $59.99. No men's mediums.

In Gear Deals » Golite Reeds on sale at Prolitegear
January 16, 7:03pm

Sarah's Tater Tuesday
Laurie - I've got her figured out. She posts on her own website first. I checked there last night, and sure enough!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Did I miss Tater Tuesday?
January 16, 2:13pm

Golite Reeds on sale at Prolitegear
I made it clear to January 16 before buying any gear! I was hoping for March or April. The Reeds are $55.95. I don't know which year's model they are. Prolite seems to have a lot of...

In Gear Deals » Golite Reeds on sale at Prolitegear
January 16, 1:55pm

Ditto Jeff's recommendation. I use a Relay for day trips and a Circuit for multi-day trips. They are excellent packs.

In GEAR » PCT pack choice
January 15, 3:58pm

Peak v. ID eVENT
Well, that was interesting. My Peak, size small, weighs 10.6 oz. The ID eVENT, size medium, weighs 9 oz. I stacked them on top of each other, matching seam to seam, and the size small Peak's...

In GEAR » Wet rain jacket
January 14, 8:39pm

Re: Better rain jacket or better shirt?
Great questions, Mark! My opinion is more subjective than scientific, but here are some answers. I always used the Precip and Peak with the pitzips open. I never closed them. In fact, no pitz...

In GEAR » Wet rain jacket
January 14, 5:04pm

All Reader Reviews by Kathleen B

Showing 1 - 8 of 8 | Page: 1



Botach Tactical Customer Service
I had a similar experience to David's. They sent the inferior space blankets, rather than the correct order, took forever to send a return UPS shipping label, and only yesterday admitted to recei...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 5:35pm

Boomer's Guide to Lightweight Backpacking by Carol Corbridge
I was very disappointed in this book. Luckily, I didn't buy it but had checked it out from the library. For starters, the book is in major need of copy editing. There are lots of awkward sent...

In Books and Media
May 28, 2:04pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
These do everything BPL promised - provide comfortable warmth without being bulky. I've worn them under non-winter hiking pants all winter, and they've extended the comfort range down to 7 de...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
March 25, 10:55am Company
I just discovered this website that is based in Oregon. It seems to be a distributor of some of our favorite brands - SixMoonDesigns, Tarptent, Montbell, GraniteGear, and Western Mountaineering. No ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 22, 9:39am vegetables and beans
I just received my second order of dehydrated food from Harmony House. First I bought the vegetable pantry stuffer - 16 different quart-sized containers of various dehydrated vegetables, and then a we...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
July 25, 9:08pm

Golite Paradox pants
I'm not sure whether to review these in raingear or softshell clothing, because they're both. They are all-day pants, rather than rain pants to pull on over hiking pants and are made of a fab...

In Clothing - Raingear
July 10, 1:11pm

Sealskinz gloves
I had the same experience as Brett. My non-waterproof gloves absorbed less water than these.

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
July 10, 12:51pm

ULA Circuit
This pack was on backorder, but it came sooner than Brian said it would. I gave it a 2-day test this last weekend on a short backpacking trip in the Cascades. I was pleased that it was as comfortabl...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 06, 1:29pm