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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.
CityPlainfield
StateIN
My Website URLhttp://worthdonaldson.weebly.com/
My PDF Gear List2 Weeks in the Mountains

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A few other suggestions
The bugs tend to congregate in the lee. Therefore, it is best to eat facing into the wind. Likewise, set up your tent so that the door faces into the wind. If not, bring a pee bottle. I als...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » bugs
January 11, 5:30pm

DEET & covering up
Prior to paddling the tundra, I treated my clothing with permethrin. We found black flies present at the typical temperature range we are accustom to; however, the mosquitoes were out at much lowe...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » bugs
January 11, 5:11pm

YMMV
Using drops, I do not taste it. Actually, I think it makes the water taste better. Using the tablets, I get a faint chemical like taste. I also think the tablets odor are stronger.

In GEAR » Aquamiria, does it taste bad?
January 11, 3:24pm

Bingo!
You are absolutely correct. Vanilla flavored whey powder goes great with the Christmas Granola!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Date Maple Nut Instant Oatmeal
December 12, 2:13pm

Date Maple Nut Instant Oatmeal
Date Maple Nut Instant Oatmeal 3 cups quick cooking oatmeal 10 teaspoons maple sugar granules 5 teaspoons brown sugar blend Splenda 1 cup walnuts 10 teaspoons chopped dates To make ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Date Maple Nut Instant Oatmeal
December 07, 10:23am

Christmas Granola
Christmas Granola 4 cups extra thick cut oats 1 cup shredded coconut 1 cup pecan chips 1/4 cup flax seeds 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1 teaspoon ground cardamom 1 teaspoon cinnamom 2 ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Christmas Granola
December 07, 10:22am

Re: Re: Re: Measuring Cup
Rand, I was using the FireLite Titaniium Esibit Wing Stove and Evernew .9L (short) pot.

In GEAR » Should I go for simply an alcohol stove or a Caldera Cone?
November 25, 2:03pm

Funny you asked
Andrew, I was asking myself the same question about a month ago and this is what I learned: Caldera Cone & Stove: Boil time = 6 min. 15 sec. on both trials Amt fuel consumed = 0.7 oun...

In GEAR » Should I go for simply an alcohol stove or a Caldera Cone?
November 24, 9:48pm

Try your local pharmacy
Most pharmacies stock amber plastic bottles ranging from 2 ounces up to 16 ounces in 2 ounce increments. We use 1 ounce vials with snap lids for liquids at the hospital. They do not leak and ar...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Condiment/Squeeze bottles - Food Grade
November 05, 3:38pm

My necklace
I carry something similiar to the Ranger Rick's SOS necklace: http://www.therangerdigest.com/ I keep Deet and a survival blanket in a pocket.

In Philosophy & Technique » If you were seperated from your pack...
October 30, 5:44pm

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