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Frog Lake Post-Trip Analysis, Part III: Wrap Up

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Moving on from food and drink… I was pleased to have the DWR coating on my Patagonia down sweater, which again performed very well. It also makes a fine pillow when in its stuffsack. Below 40F I’d prefer something warmer , although something heavier than my usual long-sleeve Capilene 1 shirt would help. When the […]

Frog Lake Post-Trip Analysis, Part II: Food & Drink

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It’s a new week and time for a new blog post, so I’m going to jump right in here with the next set of my Frog Lake observations: the noms. Perhaps the most memorable chow we had was the Packit Gourmet burger kit. It will nicely fill four tortillas and was a big hit, despite […]

Frog Lake Post-Trip Analysis, Part I: Rain!

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Continuing my series of observations and lessons learned, I have more post-trip notes this time because of the surprise weather we enjoyed. So I’m splitting this trip debrief into three parts. This post deals with the weather-related issues. As our backpacking trip approached, the forecast called for partly cloudy skies, a Saturday afternoon high of […]