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Erin McKittrick (mckittre) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale Seldovia, Alaska
About Me Finished up a 4000 mile, year-long, human-powered Journey on the Wild Coast. From Seattle to the Aleutians by foot, packraft, and skis.

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All Forum Posts by Erin McKittrick

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Re: Re: Observations point to the Obvious
History from a weather station in Florida? Maybe only 100 years. Paleo-climate records from ice cores in Antarctica: Over 200,000 years. From these ice cores, climate scientists have data g...

In Philosophy & Technique » I like nature- I am a dirty, crunchy, organic-eating, bike-riding hippie.
January 04, 11:24am

Re: Why go fast? Why go slow?
Why go fast? Resupplies. If I can make it from town A to town B on one pack load of food (I find that over 14 days of food starts getting prohibitively difficult to carry), I get to do the tr...

In Philosophy & Technique » Why go fast? Why go slow?
January 04, 11:05am

Re: 1.25 lbs of food per day?
It's all about fat. Fat = 9 calories/gram. Carbohydrates and protein = 4 calories/gram. First of all, dehydrated food is usually low in fat, and not that efficient in calories per gram. N...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 1.25 lbs of food per day?
January 02, 11:09am

LW backcountry skis
Can't help, but I'll jump in here, since it's just what I was wanting to know as well. In my case I need the skis to travel down the length of the Alaska Peninsula next winter (but I&#...

In Winter Hiking » LW backcountry skis
January 02, 2:05am

Re: Kids these days
As a crusty 27 year-old who doesn't even own a cell phone, I'm not young enough to be an expert (though I do have a 13 year-old brother), but I don't see the fact that kids like high te...

In Philosophy & Technique » I like nature- I am a dirty, crunchy, organic-eating, bike-riding hippie.
January 02, 1:45am

Lessons learned in 2006?
A new appreciation for traveling in topographically unremarkable landscapes. Flat can be beautiful.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Lessons learned in 2006?
December 30, 4:37pm

Re: But ... what about the good things?
Mark - thanks for the comments. I'm going to try to pick out what I see as some of the main points here. 1: Everyone has economic incentives. Yep. The popular media is certainly trying ...

In Philosophy & Technique » I like nature- I am a dirty, crunchy, organic-eating, bike-riding hippie.
December 29, 5:14pm

Re: Michael Crichton
Are all environmentalists infallibly correct in their predictions, never overstating anything? Of course not. However, there are a few things I'd like to point out here. First of all, Mich...

In Philosophy & Technique » I like nature- I am a dirty, crunchy, organic-eating, bike-riding hippie.
December 29, 12:29pm

Re: Going light with a camera, why?
I think you answered your own question. It depends on whether you want the camera mostly to preserve memories (even the lightest camera can do this), or if you want the photos for their own sa...

In Photography » Going light with a camera, why?
December 28, 9:11pm

Re: new forum section; 'eco-light'
Brett - I think that's a neat idea, at least in theory. However, I'd wonder about the practicality. How many of us actually know anything about the relative environmental impact of differ...

In Philosophy & Technique » I like nature- I am a dirty, crunchy, organic-eating, bike-riding hippie.
December 28, 8:50pm

All Reader Reviews by Erin McKittrick

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MLD Supermid 2010
Simple. Roomy. Effective. Hig and I spent a year living in t...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 20, 12:19pm