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by AkiKazeta
Fri May 23, 2014 12:18 pm
Forum: Hikelight.com Ultralight Hiking Forum
Topic: Mountain House in Ziplock Bags
Replies: 6
Views: 7276

Re: Mountain House in Ziplock Bags

The following link is a brief article on the use of food bags for sous vide. It's a little short on the science but does indicate which plastic materials are considered 'safe' for cooking.

http://modernistcuisine.com/2013/03/is-it-safe-cook-plastic/
by AkiKazeta
Fri May 23, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: Hikelight.com Ultralight Hiking Forum
Topic: Wood Stove & the best size pot?
Replies: 2
Views: 3836

Re: Wood Stove & the best size pot?

The kitchen setup I carry largely depends on where I'll be and the duration I'll be out. As well, park restrictions can play a part in equipment selection (always check before heading out). For short hops I don't mind carrying something a bit heavier. In these cases I have been pretty happy with my ...
by AkiKazeta
Fri May 23, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: Hikelight.com Ultralight Hiking Forum
Topic: New to Ultralight
Replies: 3
Views: 4194

Re: New to Ultralight

Hola Uber! Unfortunately, there's no single definition identified by a governing body. Depending on where you are and who you ask, "Ultralight" can mean different things. According to wikipedia, ultralight backpacking is defined as follows (reference http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultralight...
by AkiKazeta
Fri Feb 28, 2014 10:54 am
Forum: Hikelight.com Ultralight Hiking Forum
Topic: Bear Country
Replies: 4
Views: 5222

Re: Bear Country

Mulloo, As with all equipment, your choices are going to depend on terrain, available facilities\resources, duration of trip, personal fitness level, etc. The Garcia Machine Backpacker's Cache is indeed enourmous and exceedingly heavy from an ultralight perspective. I can't even imagine trying to lu...

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