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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: Peanut butter and FBC
The problem is the PB is a "liquid", so must be kept separate. Now then, as mentioned by another, peanut powder would work (such as PB2). It is defatted peanuts, that are ground up and is...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Peanut butter and FBC
March 24, 11:34pm

Re: Peanut butter and FBC
Buy packets! Peanut Butter is almost all fat - so you want to keep it fresh :-) Minimus carries a lot!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Peanut butter and FBC
March 24, 6:33pm

Re: hey ladies
Now all I wanna hear is that song ;-) Off to the time sucker called YouTube ;-)

In Chaff » Hey Ladies…
March 19, 4:46pm

Re: Only if the jammies match the slippers
;-) I see this all the time. I'm like "It's 10 can't even put on shoes and a pair of pants?" ;-)

In Chaff » Now I've Seen it All! (and maybe this will provide a good distraction from other flame-outs in Chaff...)
March 15, 4:17pm

To whom it involves
For those who missed it: Yes, this person DID talk to me. It was not a random calling. They asked for me directly and attempted to shame me - and yes, mentioned the thread (my comment? Pot calli...

In Chaff » PSA: How To Annoy A Mom on BPL
March 14, 3:04pm

Re: Huh?
Yes. They told me who they were. And exactly why they were miffed. And then ranted on...even after I told them twice they had woken me up and it was after midnight. I didn't name names here to ...

In Chaff » PSA: How To Annoy A Mom on BPL
March 14, 11:51am

Re: PSA: How To Annoy A Mom on BPL
Does that work on cell phones? :-( I remember using that on on my home phone though, back in the day!!

In Chaff » PSA: How To Annoy A Mom on BPL
March 14, 10:37am

Re: Tetris
Use those Tetris skillz ;-)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you use to carry food?
March 14, 10:36am

Re: Re: Re: Proud of my fellow BPLrs.
And I just got a phone call from a blocked number a minute ago as well. Not sure if connected, I ignored it. Voicemail awaits.

In Chaff » Proud of my fellow BPLrs.
March 14, 9:13am

Re: Squishy Squishy
It's all in how you pack your food - and what you carry :-) For example, when I do carry delicate food, such as fruit, it rides in say a cookpot or mug. Otherwise 95% of my food is crush resist...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you use to carry food?
March 14, 9:07am

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