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george carr (hammer-one) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re:Children on the River, 10/1 and 10/8
Great stuff, Craig. Much more important than any "epic adventure" will ever be (although I suspect in the years to come your kids will come to realize just how epic this was).

In Post-Trip Reports » Children on the River, 10/1 and 10/8
October 10, 5:23pm

RE:Northville-Placid Trail: From Past to Present
Excellent trip report Ike. For me there is no other place I enjoy more than the dacks. Glad you got to thru the NPT and relive a few memories before you got "too old") ;P

In Post-Trip Reports » Northville-Placid Trail: From Past to Present
October 09, 7:28am

ADK High Peaks
Bryce, Looks like you had a great time. I love the high peaks, but there aren't any bad trips to be found in the ADK region. When I go up there I love slowing down and keeping the mileage easy.

In Post-Trip Reports » Flowed Lands/Hanging Speak Falls/Mt. Marshall in ADK Western High Peaks
October 09, 6:58am

Oware tarps on clearance at E2E
The first of a few clearance specials: Oware 8'10" x8'10" silnylon tarps normally $115.00, now $80.00 while supplies last!

In Gear Deals » Oware tarps on clearance at E2E
September 12, 7:19pm

Another FREE stove giveaway!
Thought I'd do another stove giveaway. All the details are available at Trail Ready . Good luck to all!

In Gear Deals » Another FREE stove giveaway!
September 06, 3:13pm

Steve, the dropper tip pops out to fill the bottles.When your done just push it back in.

In Gear Deals » NEW AT MLD: Ultimate Trail Mini Container Repackaging Kit
September 06, 3:10pm

nalgene canteen hydration bladder for steripen users
+2 on your system. I discovered the Nalgene Canteens after originally using a MSR dromedary bag for a bladder. Only thing I do different is I use a Camelback Big Bite valve, which is one piec...

In Make Your Own Gear » nalgene canteen hydration bladder for steripen users
August 27, 3:40pm

Sad news
Just saw this on MSN homepage. Fair thee well Michael. (Sorry for redundant link).

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Mystery surrounds case of missing Colorado hikers (BPL Hiker)
July 02, 7:33pm

Re: details, details...
Kevin, the stove most likely burns slow because unlike a side jet burner which heats the outside of the can, thus increasing temps and causing a harder boil, this stove has a cooling effect on the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Slow burn slightly pressurised alcohol stove
June 21, 9:35pm

Re: Need a tip - Photon X-Micro LED Light
Dave,I carry the exact same setup in my pocket and I've never had it turn on accidentally. In fact, I sleep with it in a pocket if I'm sleeping in sweatpants, just in case I have to ge...

In GEAR » Need a tip - Photon X-Micro LED Light
June 21, 9:23pm

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