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george carr (hammer-one) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Trail Ready episode 1
The finally got out the 1st episode of Trail Ready . I apologize for the blurry intro.

In On the Web » Trail Ready episode 1
January 12, 12:20pm

Re:Man rescued from fall at Glen Onoko Falls
I went with a group on this trail in October, and my biggest concern was trying to keep some of our group from walking onto the top of the falls. They weren't experienced hikers, and simply mis...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Man rescued from fall at Glen Onoko Falls
January 01, 9:33am

Re: AGG - Inertia Pouch
I second Sarah's cozy. Bought one a while back and am a very happy customer.

In GEAR » AGG - Inertia Pouch
December 27, 5:10pm

RE:RE:24 hours of free shipping at E2E
John, thank you very much! You'd think by now I'd know to check my links. It seems to be working now.

In Gear Deals » 24 hours of free shipping at E2E
December 17, 7:04pm

24 hours of free shipping at E2E
I decided to go with 24 hours of FREE standard shipping for all orders shipped to addresses in the US and Canada. Free shipping at End2End Trail Supply starts tonight at midnight (EST).

In Gear Deals » 24 hours of free shipping at E2E
December 17, 5:16pm

Clearance Deals at E2E
I put up a page of clearance deals on the E2E website.

In Gear Deals » Clearance Deals at E2E
December 15, 9:29pm

Re:Advice Wanted on Adirondacks Backpacking Trip
John and Tom are right, bear cannisters are only required in the High Peaks region. IMHO it well worth the extra 2 3/4 pounds that the Garcia weighs to spend 5-6 days in this amazing area. It's...

In Post-Trip Reports » Advice Wanted on Adirondacks Backpacking Trip
November 21, 3:46pm

RE:Reader Tips: Best Way to Pitch a Tarp with Fewest Stakes or Guylines
How about 3 stakes and one guy line: Tie off to a tree and stake the opposite corner to the ground. Stake out the other 2 corners and you're good to go. Eliminate the load lifter visible...

In Editor's Roundtable » Reader Tips: Best Way to Pitch a Tarp with Fewest Stakes or Guylines
November 10, 2:55pm

Re:barefoot stream fording?
I wouldn't risk going barefoot. The one wet crossing you will encounter is rocky and slippery, and it would suck to take a fall and have to bail in the first mile! I just slogged on through in ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » barefoot stream fording?
October 23, 4:25pm

RE;RE:Bear Cannister
PM sent.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Garcia Bear Cannister
October 17, 12:29pm

All Reader Reviews by george carr

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Mountain House Precooked Scrambled Eggs with Bacon
When I decide to pack a hot breakfast I usually either pick up the MH eggs with bacon or ham and peppers. As one reviewer suggested, pour out the water before consuming. I usually prepare this dish as...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:47pm

Mountain House Lasagna with Meat Sauce
When I grab a freeze dried dinner for an overnighter, the MH lasagna is my number one choice. I liked it when I started in '88 and still like it today.

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:40pm

Lightweight Backpacking 101 Ryan Jordan, Alan Dixon + (2001)
When I 1st joined this was the article that convinced me sub 5 was possible. I think that on the home page there should be a link that says read this first. While the original might use some up...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:34pm

The Ultralight Backpacker by Ryel Kestenbaum
At the time of this books publishing UL backpacking was still relatively new to the general backpacking public, so as the saying goes "you can fool some of the people some of the time...". T...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:28pm

Tarptent Squall
I purchased my Tarptent Squall in 2004 and now consider it my main shelter when I am carrying a tent. Henry Shires was a pleasure to deal with and very helpful. The squall has served me well from my b...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 10, 8:42am

Powerbar Energy Gel Caffinated Gels
I discovered energy gels a few years ago and decided to try the Powerbar brand on an AT hike in 2004. If you've never tried a carbohydrate gel or don't typically take in caffeine all I can say...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 10, 8:31am

Montbell Thermawrap Vest
I've owned the Montbell Thermawrap UL Vest for 3 seasons now, and like many folks I puchased it to save weight. I originally carried a fleece vest that had trustily served me for many years, so I ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 10, 8:12am