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fish related questions
Hmmm, not sure if this goes in Fishing or in Food/Nutrition/etc.! Anyway, when I caught and cooked a few trout last week in the Sierra, I noticed a couple of things. The first was that they see...

In Fishing » fish related questions
August 19, 3:04pm

Eastern Sierra: Pine Creek semi-loop trip -
We just returned from a 7 day trip in the eastern Sierra this past Friday evening, my first longer trip in several years (since my discovery of BPL). I'm older and less fit now, but at least t...

In Post-Trip Reports » Eastern Sierra: Pine Creek semi-loop trip -
August 19, 2:05pm

Portion sizes for home dehydrated dinners
It turned out that portion sizes were just about right for us; we needed to push ourselves to finish off the portions a couple of the nights, but we were never hungry after dinners. Lunches needed...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Portion sizes for home dehydrated dinners?
August 19, 11:25am

Re:Rubber Tips?
Speaking of rubber tips, I know that supposedly they are intended for pavement only, but I have generally used them all the time. On my last trip, I tried taking them off for the final day and fou...

In GEAR » Kids Hiking Poles with Rubber Tips?
August 19, 10:37am

Re: Re: Re: Portion sizes for home dehydrated dinners?
Well, I'll report back after our trip on how things worked. We may end up relocating; were planning Humphreys basin area, but the smoke from the Aspen fire may end up making that a less desira...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Portion sizes for home dehydrated dinners?
August 03, 9:59pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Favorite REPUROPSED Containers...
Assuming that drawers do not count as " large containers" I think I have you beat c for quantity of bottles, Sharon. Luckily I'm not home right now so can't embarrass myself by...

In GEAR » Favorite REPUROPSED Containers...
August 03, 3:09pm

Re: Re: dehydrating foods
Thanks, all. 3 cup servings sounds like more than we eat at altitude, but I'm ending up packing about 4.5 oz dried total for a serving, along with about 2 oz of soup (they've ended up bein...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Portion sizes for home dehydrated dinners?
August 02, 9:41am

Re: North Slope Mosquito swarms: The worst of the worst?
Oh. My. God. I would be swollen to three times my size in about 5 minutes if not completely swathed in protective netting. Eric, you find the most amazing articles! But I may have some trouble...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » North Slope Mosquito swarms: The worst of the worst?
July 30, 1:31pm

Latest projects: bivy and Parcho
Well, at long last I am getting to some of my MYOG projects that I have been procrastinating for a few years. I needed to start whittling down my stockpile of Walmart silnylon! The first was ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Latest projects: bivy and Parcho
July 29, 4:30pm

Re: Caribou Lakes, Trinity Alps
Beautiful pictures, and great trip report. Makes me want to go back up there...haven't been to the Trinity alps in way too many years (20?? ugh). Thanks for the report, Kat. And happy birthday!

In Post-Trip Reports » Caribou Lakes, Trinity Alps
July 28, 11:01pm

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Pacific Outdoor Equipment Peak Elite AC petite
I liked this mat a lot; the only thing I've liked as much that I've tried is my old Thermarest Deluxe LE which I think is 26 oz, almost 3x the weight of this pad (10.5 oz on my scale). The fa...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 20, 3:46pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
I got this on a Steep and Cheap sale, and so far have only used it twice sleeping on the floor at my parents' house, since my old bedroom has long since been converted to a sewing room for my mom....

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 26, 4:34pm