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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: Contributing to the Economy - Or Not
OK, I read the article and for the life of me, I am just not following why it is an evil. Because the cost of business (what the firms take off the top) hasn't gone down? The article went ALL o...

In Chaff » The Value of Honest Work - Or Not
December 17, 2:06pm

Re: Naughty list....
Add that idiot lady who was installing "art" in NP's on rocks....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Naughty list....
December 17, 1:57pm

Lol..they even sell frosting in metal cans now, kind of like squeeze cheeze. Hehehe.......

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cinnamon Roll Pan Biscuits
December 17, 1:56pm

Re: Milkman Devotees- Company announcement
So you are saying I should beat that message like a dead horse on Social Media "Hi, my name is Sarah Kirkconnell. Give me mah free stuff!!!!!!" ;-) It'll go well in my second pa...

In Gear Deals » Milkman Devotees- Company announcement
December 16, 8:19pm

Re: Packit Gourmet smoothies PS: The mixes all have saturated fat due to coconut/palm oils....

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Packit Gourmet smoothies
December 15, 1:47pm

In or Out?
So I gotta ask those who got bit and were sick, was the cat an indoor or an outdoor cat? I wonder which cats carry more disease? We don't let our cat out (nor the cat before) for various reason...

In Chaff » Public Service
December 12, 8:30am

Re: Public Service
Yikes!! Hope it heals fast!!!! My Dad got scratched by a cat once, while working, and it caused him to develop this seriously scary lump on his lower neck. Ewwwww.......

In Chaff » Public Service
December 11, 2:49pm

Just because you can, doesn't mean you should
Read my post title above. And think it out a bit. Eating to live is a bit overrated. You need to enjoy ALL of life, and eating is part of that. But hey, whatta do I know....enjoy your brick o...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 11, 10:37am

Re: When backpacking, it pays to be small
I know one of my hiking partners, who is barely taller than me - he might be 5'6", can outhike most tall guys. He was a Marine and had to keep up with guys who were 6 feet tall. So he lear...

In Philosophy & Technique » When backpacking, it pays to be small
December 11, 10:30am

Exactly! The best defense is not sticking around. My Daddy taught me that one. Which is important especially for women - being rude may just well save your life. Too many women are taught to be &qu...

In Chaff » There is little danger - but there is danger
December 10, 8:18am

All Reader Reviews by Sarah Kirkconnell

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Thermarest Prolite 3 Ladies Regular
I have had my Prolite pad for nearly two years now. It is a regular in my backpack. On very cold trips I take my Big Agnes Insulated Aircore, but for most trips the Prolite comes along. My model co...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 09, 9:03am

REI Sub Kilo 15* Ladies Regular
In the past year I have become a cold sleeper, and find even in summer I need a warm sleeping bag. I choose the Sub Kilo based on materials, weight, price and REI's incredible return policy. Ov...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 8:56am

GSI Hard Anodized Double Boiler Set
I purchased the Double Boiler set about 1 1/2 years ago. The set comes with a small pot (16 ounces) and a larger pot that holds 1.25 quarts. It also comes with a lid that works on either. It has handl...

In Cookware - Other
December 08, 6:38pm

SnowClaw Backcountry Shovel Racer Backcountry Shovel
I bought the model that has become the "Racer" when they first came to the market, around two or three years ago. We also own a traditional backcountry shovel. Both my husband and me carry a...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
December 08, 9:35am

Mountainsmith Ghost
The Ghost made me a fan of panel loaders. My husband and me have a 2002 model (the blue style). It was the pack that got me into going light. I still use the Ghost on certain trips. I like that I can ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 07, 12:22am

Sling-Light Chair w/ body and kneck rest
A friend of mine has one, and I fell in love with it on a trip this year. My husband surprised me with a blue one mid summer. At 5' 4" I can sit down in it very comfortably. My husband, who i...

In Miscellaneous Products
December 06, 9:30pm