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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 www.freezerbagcooking.com / www.trailcooking.com and our frequently updated blog at www.blog.trailcooking.com as well as my personal blog www.gazingin.com
We are the authors of 3 outdoor cookbooks and the people behind FBC.
CityKing County
StateWA
CountryUS
My Website URLhttp://www.trailcooking.com

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All Forum Posts by Sarah Kirkconnell

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Re: hashtag
#hiking http://instagram.com/p/v7NjVQCstP/?modal=true Living it up...er....between hikes I tells you!!

In Chaff » Anyone instagram
November 28, 4:24pm

Re: cozy thanksgiving
Lol...I have taken scraps of Insul-Bright to do that actually....

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » cozy thanksgiving
November 27, 11:45pm

Elaborate?
I don't think my take on it is elaborate but yeah...others here do overthink it ;-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 20, 5:31pm

Thank you!
Thanks for having included me all these weeks - a lot of you come over and read my stuff :-) Much appreciated!

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 4
November 20, 11:34am

Re: Can anyone help a new self published author out?
Or a bit more helpful would be "Keep writing. It can get better with time." Seriously on that! Years of work teaches a lot for anything - be it writing, photography, and so on. Don't ...

In On the Web » Wanna help a new self published author out?
November 19, 3:24pm

Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
Crackers and chips have a purpose that is easily overlooked: to satisfy that "crunch" craving. So much food for hiking is soft or really chewy. But not crunchy. It also provides easy to u...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 19, 3:14pm

Re: Can anyone help a new self published author out?
Ahem boys, lets not rag on people for "self-publishing". It isn't some kind of STD these days. It is actually considered kind of normal now. Especially for bloggers. <--------Th...

In On the Web » Wanna help a new self published author out?
November 19, 8:58am

Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
250 calories per hour? Honestly, I don't count. I eat when hungry. I eat before I get the shakes. I don't eat heavy bars while moving - they sit in my stomach like a lead brick (I can ea...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 19, 8:48am

Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
For me, the key is salty food + potassium + water. It doesn't have to be tater chips (I happen to like them is why). Anything salty that your body can handle is fine. Plus some dried fruit for ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 18, 7:40pm

Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
I'd have to prop up my eyelids on some of those studies. Boys? Don't be so engineer-y. Don't overthink it. Carry a wide variety of foods and know if meds you take make it so you abso...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 17, 3:27pm

All Reader Reviews by Sarah Kirkconnell

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OR (Outdoor Research)
Around 2 years ago, a pair of kids gaiters my son was using started fraying, so I emailed them to ask about repairs, since I live in the Seattle area. They instead sent me two pairs of the kids gaiter...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 13, 10:31pm

Lara Bars Cherry Pie
Larabars have 14 flavors out, all of which are "raw food" style (not cooked). While small bars, they fill you up. They are also all vegan. Consider it a bar of fruit, berries and nuts gro...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
December 11, 5:28pm

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
Long time REI customer, but do I shop there as much these days? No. What changed me was the very obvious shift in the Seattle area stores. A couple years ago many of the older experienced employees d...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 11, 9:25am

Big Agnes
Very easy to email their customer service Department. They responded quickly, took care of the issue (leaking BA pad). I was given the links to return my pad, and within a week, I received an email no...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 11, 9:17am

REI Quarterdome
A good lightweight starter tent that is reasonably priced and easy to set up. Could it do better? Yes. I bought a Quarterdome for my son and me, as we needed a freestanding tent for coastal and l...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
December 11, 9:11am

REI Roadster UL Solo
A tiny little two wall shelter perfect for shorter people. A number of my female hiking friends have the Roadster, which was recently discontinued, but is on a super sale at REIoutlet.com currentl...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
December 11, 8:49am

Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
I acquired a BA pad about a year ago, after seeing so many friends get them and rave. And yes, it is worth it. It is the heaviest sleeping pad I own, but sleeping on it is heaven. If you side sleep, t...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 11, 8:39am

LLBean Celia Daypack
The Celia is a women only pack. I bought one last year originally for snowshoeing trips, but found that it works for light packing trips well. It is a hybrid loader, appearing to be a traditional t...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 09, 4:20pm

Therm-A-Rest Prolite Compressible Pillows
We own the small, medium and the large versions of the Prolite pillow. My son uses the small, me the medium and my husband the large. The medium is 18x14" and weighs in at a hefty 9 ounces. I h...

In Miscellaneous Products
December 09, 4:06pm

Therm-A-Rest Lite Seat
I have the Prolite ladies sit pad in hot pink. It weighs in at about 3 1/2 ounces, so yes, it is a luxury to bring along. I find I carry it most on dayhikes and snowshoeing trips. It has handled m...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 09, 9:06am