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Carol Crooker (cmcrooker) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale Desert Southwest, USA
About Me I live and do a lot of my backpacking in the desert, but I LOVE the mountains of the west! I also get out to the east coast occasionally to backpack.
CityPhoenix
StateArizona
CountryUSA
My PDF Gear ListHammock, Lows to 40

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All Forum Posts by Carol Crooker

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Desolation Canyon
I just came back from a meeting with the Desert Paddlers group here in Phoenix. A couple of people presented a trip report on their trip through Desolation and Gray Canyons last May. Fantastic! Who...

In Editor's Roundtable » Podcast: Little Alpacka Packraft can Play with the Big Kids
February 27, 9:42pm

Packraft Rescue Course
The packraft rescue course Forrest refers to will be taught in Jackson Hole in April by Scott Solle with Forrest helping out. Details here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackingligh...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Packrafting in Cataract Canyon
February 27, 2:12pm

Woo Hoo
This trip sounds like a blast! Makes me want to get my packraft in the water now!

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Packrafting in Cataract Canyon
February 27, 10:03am

Ninja Doug
With the Stik and wearing an OR Ninjaclava, you'd be set for night stealth missions on the trail.

In Editor's Roundtable » 2008 LuxuryLite Big Survival Stik Walking Staff REVIEW
February 20, 7:22am

Peace Pilgrim
Hi Andy, I didn't read all the posts, but saw a few on kids. I just read the book about Peace Pilgrim. She walked across the US for 30 years (about 1953 - 1981) giving talks about peace where...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Skurka looking for expedition ideas
February 03, 10:48pm

Pacific Outdoor Max Thermo-Lite Sleeping Pad - Petite (For Women) $18.50
Mis-priced at Sierra Trading Post for $18.50. Also a double wide self-inflater (1.5" thick) for under $20

In Gear Deals » Pacific Outdoor Max Thermo-Lite Sleeping Pad - Petite (For Women) $18.50
January 29, 7:37am

How young?
I took my 2 yo niece backpacking. She'd already done some car camping with her parents. I took along another adult to help and picked a nice spot close to where the car was parked. We hiked les...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking Gear for Kids
January 05, 9:58pm

Hmmm
Hi Roger, I wasn't really able to see detail from the products I could find. Are the OZ thermals thicker maybe? I see that one has a brushed interior. That makes me think of the various Patago...

In Editor's Roundtable » Post-Trip Assessment of Lightweight Gear for Long Distance Hiking
January 02, 1:49pm

Oz thermals
Nice report Roger. Can you describe your thermals (you mention they are unlike US thermals)?

In Editor's Roundtable » Post-Trip Assessment of Lightweight Gear for Long Distance Hiking
January 02, 8:21am

Packraft
With a folding bike and a packraft you could go anywhere.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Skurka looking for expedition ideas
December 30, 4:26pm

All Reader Reviews by Carol Crooker

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Coughlan's LED Clip-on Headlight
The Coughlan’s LED Clip-on Headlight is light weight, inexpensive and bright enough for around camp chores. The red filter is a nice feature to save night vision. I gave it a 3 of 5 because it was fru...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 07, 4:22pm

Coughlan's Micro Lantern
The Coughlan Micro Lantern is a tiny LED light shaped like a lantern. It has a clip ring on top so it can be hung from your tent zipper pull or the like. The light shines out in a 360 degree circle an...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
June 03, 5:16pm

Inov8 Terroc 330 - Men's
I love the way the Terrocs conform to my feet without needing to be tied too tightly. So - our feet are different or your Terrocs came laced differently than mine. Mine came with a heel locking lacing...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
June 27, 10:21pm

Wilderness First Aid Classes by WMI/NOLS
16 hour course on first aid in the backcountry. Lots of hands on scenarios for practice. The course I attended in AZ in May 2006 was taught by an EMT from Pennsylvania and an EMT/ski patroller from Co...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
May 09, 1:06pm

Tilley LT5
Well I thought the LT5 was perfect until Ryan suggested it would be even better if it was lighter. But of course! And it's stylish too - at least we Tilley wearers think so. And Ryan, just slip on yo...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
August 02, 6:30am