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Hooray for Walter
Walter, it takes some fortitude to 'do the right thing' for the overall crew, particularly when parents get into the fray. Hope the 50 went better than expected. Mike

In Philmont » Kid and Dad are a handful
July 25, 10:03am

1 4 qt pot worked for us
We just got back yesterday. Only heated water in one 4 qt pot. Worked fine.

In Philmont » 4 qt pot
July 17, 12:29pm

Sincere thanks to Nick Safley
I'd like to sincerely thank Nick for the support he has provided to our Philmont crew this year. He's provided *a lot* of gear to scholarship kids who otherwise wouldn't have a chance ...

In Philmont » Sincere thanks to Nick Safley
June 24, 9:43pm

Take a look at the Frogg Toggs site
Lightweight, very breathable, http://www.froggtoggs.com Also check out their closeout section. Good luck, Mike

In Philmont » Rain Shirt
June 05, 4:32pm

GPS at Philmont
Hi Bob and Phil (long time Phil) We've been a few times with GPS and effectively let the boys use map and compass while the adults hold the GPS. This has worked well for review of how they ...

In Philmont » Garmin GPS Maps
April 10, 7:51pm

Your sleeping bag really depends upon your trek and your sleeping habits
Two environmental factors come into play that are often not discussed when picking a bag, altitude and humidity. If you have a trek that is relatively low in altitude and low humidity, then you ma...

In Philmont » Sleeping bag
February 05, 1:43pm

If you know a deserving Scout in AZ who would like to go to Philmont...
Apologies if you're not in Grand Canyon Council (maybe you could do this in your council?) 2010 Philmont Scholarships for Scouts (Grand Canyon Council) The Grand Canyon Council is in the ...

In Philmont » If you know a deserving Scout in AZ who would like to go to Philmont...
September 16, 7:10pm

"Completely insane" Hooray for "Wimps"
Wes noted: "I had several adults proudly tell me how they went to Philmont with a 55 pound pack. These guys are completely insane." You nailed it! After about day 4 when the real miles ...

In Philmont » Cooking Systems
July 30, 11:54pm

Would you consider donating some lightweight gear?
For some time I've wanted to provide the Philmont experience to kids that can't afford it. I got lucky, and have just been given a slot for a Crew of 12 in 2010 to go to Philmont. This cr...

In Philmont » Would you consider donating some lightweight gear?
July 28, 11:20pm

Thumbs up for ULA Catalyst
I've used a Catalyst on 3 treks, great pack w/ sufficient capacity to carry your share of crew gear and 3 or 4 days of food. Unless you're a superultralight'er, I don't think a p...

In Philmont » ULA Ohm for Philmont
July 26, 3:56pm

All Reader Reviews by Mike Barney

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Mountain House Sweet and Sour Pork with Rice
What I liked: Easy to make, boil 12-16 oz water (depending upon how runny you like it) pour it in, reseal it, stir / squish for 10 minutes, Viola! Easy cleanup, reseal, repack, repatriate. The tas...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
November 12, 3:46pm

Natural High Kung Pao Chicken
What I liked: Easy to make, boil 14-16 oz water (depending upon how runny you like it) pour it in, reseal it, stir / squish for 10 minutes, Viola! Easy cleanup, reseal, repack, repatriate. The ta...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
November 12, 3:41pm

Mountain House Lasagna with Meat Sauce
What I liked: Easy to make, boil 12-16 oz water (depending upon how runny you like it) pour it in, reseal it, stir / squish for 10 minutes, Viola! Easy cleanup, reseal, repack, repatriate. The ta...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
November 12, 3:34pm

Mountain House Beef Stew
What I liked: Easy to make, boil 12-16 oz water (depending upon how runny you like it) pour it in, reseal it, stir / squish for 10 minutes, Viola! Easy cleanup, reseal, repack, repatriate. What I...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
November 12, 3:29pm

Natural High Chicken Enchilada
Something just didn't click with this one. When I closed my eyes, this no cook meal didn't taste like any of the chicken enchiladas I'd every had, andI just couldn't see the connection. Some of the ...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
November 11, 12:19am

Mountain House Blueberry Cheese Cake
Yahoo! This is an excellent dessert (or for some, a whole meal). On one outing, we had kids lined up to do KP just based upon the "1 spoon full / 1 cleaned pot". Excellent, taste, easy to prepare,...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
November 11, 12:10am

Mountain House Precooked Scrambled Eggs with Bacon
Let's start with the positives: Fact: These taste better than traditional powdered eggs from 1965 where you had to mix water with and stir the lumps out, then cook them in a pan, wondering if what y...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
November 11, 12:04am

FlexAir Pillow Dual Compartment Ultralight
I took a couple of these on several hikes ranging from 2 days to 2 weeks. The bottom line for me is they are very comfortable, weigh "virtually nothing", and fit in my Big Agnes Horse Thief pillow p...

In Miscellaneous Products
November 10, 11:33pm

American Red Cross Wilderness First Aid
After 16 hours in class, it became very clear the differences in attitude and approach one must take when providing first aid in a wilderness setting. There are significant differences in the way fir...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
November 10, 11:24pm

Nestle' PowerBar Vanilla Crisp
These are good tasting, energy bars that is available in many popular outlets. The only bad news I see with these is they seem to be heavy. They claim to have complex carbohydrates providing ene...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
November 10, 10:45pm