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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: Children's Sleeping Bag Recommendations
Ford used a TNF Tigger for many years. His younger brothers use Deuter bags that are now not made (thankfully I scored them last year for a song on clearance). I will NOT use down with kids under 8...

In GEAR » Children's Sleeping Bag Recommendations
October 16, 3:09pm

Re: Yum
That'd be tasty as well ;-) And I am sure those tubes would be fine in the cooler season for at least 12 hours. Not in hot weather, but fine in cooler temps :-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cinnamon Roll Pan Biscuits
October 16, 3:07pm

Re: Speaking of sport bras
If she hasn't looked, consider checking out sport bras at a running store. I find the best ones there. They sell ones with underwires that are "firm", so there isn't anything movi...

In GEAR » Women with large breasts: what backpack do you use?
October 16, 10:13am

Re: Galen
It is fine now, I'll bet it was a server maintainice issue :-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cinnamon Roll Pan Biscuits
October 16, 10:09am

Re: Cinnamon Roll Pan Biscuits
Hey Ben, hush you ;-) And let me tell you, frosting is pretty darn good eating ;-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cinnamon Roll Pan Biscuits
October 16, 10:07am

Cinnamon Roll Pan Biscuits
Is it dessert? Or an indulgent breakfast? I came up with this as an answer to an overly complicated recipe that Backpacker did this week. Cinnamon Roll Pan Biscuits Pack in a sandwich bag...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cinnamon Roll Pan Biscuits
October 15, 10:35am

Re: SUL Women's Packs
The key is he thinks it is too heavy. Not her. It cannot be about him. It is all about HER. ;-)

In GEAR » Women with large breasts: what backpack do you use?
October 15, 10:30am

Re: Women with large breasts: what backpack do you use?
My boobage is soooo not UL. Anyhow, when the good lord decreed I needed to haul these things around, I thankfully found Deuter women's packs after too many years of pain. Anyhow, yes, Deuter...

In GEAR » Women with large breasts: what backpack do you use?
October 15, 9:35am

Re: Dehydrating coconut and other fatty foods
As noted, as long as you dry it correctly, store it dried in the freezer and cycle within 3 months, it is OK :-) But yes, add oil on the trail if at all possible. Hummus made without oil lasts a lo...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dehydrating coconut and other fatty foods
October 13, 1:44pm

Re: Paleo Meals to Go
They are actually good meals. Quite good. I have had them and yes, do recommend them. They can be served over grains - if you are not paleo - to make a 2 person meal :-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Paleo backpackers??
October 13, 1:42pm

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