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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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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

Frozen steak
I have done it several times on fall trips. You need to wrap the steak in plastic wrap then in multiple layers of newspaper. Stash it in the center of your pack and keep the pack out of the sun a...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Steak!
August 25, 6:50am

I like mine
I believe mine is 2.5 pints and weighs 1 lb 4.2 oz. It boils the water about as fast as white gas and incinerates everything to ash. All you really need to burn is tender. However, it is only go...

In GEAR » Anyone here use a Ghillie Kettle?
August 24, 10:27pm

I think the flavors mingle better if you cook it in the pot. If undercooked, I will place it in a cozy to finish rehydrating.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Simmer/cook or Freezer Bag-it
August 13, 12:57pm

Cold Steel Bird & Trout Knife Weight: 0.8 oz Blade Length: 2 1/4" Handle Length: 4 1/16" My photon light and whistle also hangs from it.

In GEAR » UL pocketknife - what blade do you carry?
August 13, 11:49am

Talking about me, eh!
Have you considered diabetes? I am diabetic and was eating more than I should. I was also much heavier than most people realized. I was told I would no longer be starving once my blood sugar was...

In Philosophy & Technique » ULers Carrying an Extra 20-40 lbs - WHY?!
August 12, 10:27pm

To enable me to keep on doing what I love to do.
I'm a canoeist and everyone knows that canoeists tend to bring all the comforts from home including the kitchen sink. I have a bad back but do not want to give up something that is part of my ...

In Philosophy & Technique » WHY?
June 15, 11:01pm

PFD suggestions
MTI, NRS and Kokatat all make good pfd's. MTI should be easy to find at most sporting good stores. Make sure the arm holes are large enough that you do not chaff. The better vests will allow...

In Packrafting » PFDs for canoeing or packrafting
June 14, 10:09pm

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