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Silly indulgence (utensil thread)
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Michael Ray
(thaddeussmith) - F
Silly indulgence (utensil thread) on 08/17/2013 09:15:06 MDT Print View

My primary cook pot is a titan kettle and houses my stove gear in the pack. I've found that a short soup spoon and chopsticks cover about 95% of the foods I eat on the trail. My mug is the $1 reusable starbucks cup with a cloth sleeve I got ages ago and it houses my Via packets, little scrub pad, lexan soup spoon, and until recently some cut down bamboo chopsticks. Chopsticks are ridiculously difficult to use when they aren't full length so my wife got me a set of snow peak collapsible chopsticks. stupidly heavy for what they are - but oh so worth it. They fit perfectly inside the cup and assemble easily to use as full sticks, nice and solid. Some things just arent worth counting.

(and yes I realize I could just put a set of full chopsticks elsewhere in my pack)


Jeffrey McConnell
Re: Silly indulgence (utensil thread) on 08/17/2013 09:42:19 MDT Print View

I use the same starbucks cup. I like the idea of chopsticks, but get too frustrated using them. I take a lexan spoon AND fork - don't tell.

michael adamski
(mikeadamski) - M
I like these on 08/17/2013 10:47:33 MDT Print View

I only use the spoon, but I the design is such that the two utensils can also be used as chopsticks. I've always preferred a long spoon but usually couldn't fit them in my pot. This folding design works well. spoon

Diane Pinkers
(dipink) - MLife

Locale: Western Washington
collapsible chopsticks on 08/17/2013 21:17:28 MDT Print View

Here's another set of collapsible chopsticks. They come in a few colors as well. I marked mine for measuring water; hold the stick in the cup, and pour water up to the chosen line.

this thing

Cheaper, and lighter too I think.

Edited by dipink on 08/17/2013 21:25:40 MDT.

Diane Pinkers
(dipink) - MLife

Locale: Western Washington
dang hyperlink! on 08/17/2013 21:27:02 MDT Print View

Ok, I've tried three times to get the hyperlink to work, and it doesn't seem to. Here's the link to copy/paste for collapsible chopsticks:


eric chan
(bearbreeder) - F on 08/17/2013 23:30:06 MDT Print View



John S.
(jshann) - F
Re: dang hyperlink! on 08/18/2013 04:55:06 MDT Print View

Diane, the problem is the amazon link. I changed it to a tinyurl link and it will work.

Integral Design Collapsible Chopsticks

Integral Design Collapsible Chopsticks

Edited by jshann on 08/18/2013 05:22:32 MDT.