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Sarah Kirkconnell (sarbar) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale In the shadow of Mt. Rainier
About Me Love to hike, backpack, snowshoe, cook and 4 wheel. If it is outdoors, I am happy! Love hiking most, preferably with a light pack and a sunny alpine meadow ahead of me.
My husband and I run / and our frequently updated blog at as well as my personal blog
We are the authors of 3 outdoor cookbooks and the people behind FBC.
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All Forum Posts by Sarah Kirkconnell

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Re: Pack Lite Foods Meals -- Low Sodium
David, I want to say the meals are single serving - they REALLY fill you up! Edit: Ok I went back and looked in my blog ;-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Convert Cook-In-Pot Meals to FBC?
April 13, 4:06pm

Re: Convert Cook-In-Pot Meals to FBC?
Which meals? I am happy to hand out advice ;-) Btw, you don't need to bring back to a boil for many hiking meals - what that does is cut down the rehydration time. If you are patient and ca...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Convert Cook-In-Pot Meals to FBC?
April 13, 12:43am

Re: Re: Suluk 46 - Social Media
A little late to this but don't overlook Instagram. If you are good at tagging your photos, you will be happily surprised at what people come look at :) My biggest categories are #hiking #back...

In On the Web » Suluk 46 - Social Media
April 11, 11:23pm

Re: Should I or shouldn't I ?
Yes. ;-)

In Chaff » Should I or shouldn't I ?
April 11, 11:18pm

Re: Should I or shouldn't I ?
Drink a jug of pickle juice? Run naked in your back yard? Tell teens to get off your lawn? Yes to all.

In Chaff » Should I or shouldn't I ?
April 11, 10:55pm

I do think WTA is a worthwhile non-profit to support. I wrote for them for a number of years. I may not agree with all their decisions, nor their political leanings (much too liberal for me), but t...

In Chaff » Granite Falls, WA
April 06, 1:32pm

Re: wa
SO, I live within 30 minutes of Renton - in fact, technically Maple Valley is 11 miles from Renton (and you can even bike there on a paved rail to trail btw). We moved out here because it was affor...

In Chaff » Granite Falls, WA
April 06, 1:31pm

Re: Re: Granite Falls, WA
Ian, better than Enumclaw ;-) Once known as the "Family Fun Farm" of Just.Do.Not.Google "man killed by horse".

In Chaff » Granite Falls, WA
April 06, 10:11am

Re: Granite Falls, WA
It is considered rural. I like it...but it is out there a bit and some (read from Seattle) might look down their noses at it, at it being hill-billy. But it is a pretty area, and laid back. And not...

In Chaff » Granite Falls, WA
April 06, 9:59am

Pickled Rosemary Grapes. Mmmmm.

In Chaff » Tonight on BPL
April 06, 8:56am

All Reader Reviews by Sarah Kirkconnell

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Maruchan Ramen
I use the noodles as a base. If you use them as "instant pasta" you will have fast and easy meals. I take the ramen block and 1/4 cup of freeze dried vegetables, then cover with boiling wate...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
September 08, 8:56am

Guyot Designs Firefly
I picked up a Firefly a couple weeks ago on a whim. I figured it would be a fun toy, and maybe make the one Lexan bottle I carry a bit more multi purpose. I tried it out recently. (it was used on a s...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
March 18, 10:16pm

Luna Bars Sunrise
As noted, I am not a fan normally of "energy bars". But, Sunrise Luna Bars are very, very good! Aimed at women, and designed for breakfast, they are good anytime of the day. They are ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
March 10, 11:25pm

Jocalat bars (by Larabar) Chocolate
Recently I was sent an entire box of Larabars from the company, with every flavor in it. It had in it all the JOCALAT bars also. I love Larabars already, and the JOCALAT ones? Even more. The coffee fl...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
March 07, 4:59pm

Garmin Foretrex 201
My husband bought me one for this years Christmas. I wondered how much I would like or hate it. After having around a month to play with it, I can say I love it! It took me awhile to figure out...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
January 20, 9:02am

Laura's Wholesome Junk Food All Flavors
I found at a local organic grocery in my town, and fell in love with them. They come in 7 ounce tubs, with a long shelf life. They can be easily repackaged ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
January 09, 10:46pm

Fantastic Foods Instant Black and Brown Beans
I have been using FF's instant beans for at least 10 years now. A box stretches out and makes a couple meals on the trail. For use in burritos, bean dips and soups/chowders they are great. The ...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
January 07, 10:10pm

Just Tomatoes Just Veggies
You can find the Just Tomato line at most REI's, in natural food stores and online, thru their website, My favorite product by them is their Just Veggies blend. It comes i...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
January 07, 10:04pm

Kelty Illusion, Women's
I bought my Illusion when it came out, in 2004. For the most part, it is my winter and hauler pack when I need space. The pack is 3500 ci, and weighs in at the advertised weight of 3 lbs 6 ounces....

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 07, 9:00pm

Mountain Safety Research (MSR)
MSR's customer service, along with their parent company, Cascade Designs, has fantastic customer service. They warrantied a Sweetwater filter that started blowing water out of the side (the one th...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 13, 10:42pm