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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: Re: powdered breakfast mix options
If you are just doing drinks, you can make them in a bottle - or even in a sandwich bag. Add water, seal and shake.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » powdered breakfast mix options
April 23, 9:24am

Re: Nutritional composition
Too much fat? No Not enough carbs? No A severe lack of fruits and veggies? Yep. Yes. You know there is like almost none. Get some dried fruit in there for potassium :-P And fiber.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Nutritional composition
April 23, 9:23am

Re: And some of us actually like to enjoy our meals

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » After a long day on the trail - "Got Milk"?
April 21, 9:02am

Re: David
You are mean. Vicious even! That is so cruel showing us all that delicious salmon......

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Drying packets of tuna or salmon?
April 17, 8:10am

Re: Drying packets of tuna or salmon?
Just be forewarned your house and everything in it will reek ungodly, for a very, very long time. Do it outside.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Drying packets of tuna or salmon?
April 16, 8:57pm

Re: Any good recipes with coconut cream powder? That should give you some ideas :) PS: you can use it instead of dry milk in most any recipe....

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Any good recipes with coconut cream powder?
April 14, 5:57pm

Re: Thanks for the advice!
I would suggest freeze dried chicken IMO. The only way I'd carry fresh meat is you freeze it first. On the other hand, if you like tuna, you can find low sodium in cans easily in most stores. I...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Convert Cook-In-Pot Meals to FBC?
April 14, 9:44am

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

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