Posts From June, 2011

Mountain Marathon cooking research

Stewart B has told me he uses solid fuel for MMs, and I remember Mark Rigby saying the same, while I’ve always used my MSR Pocket Rocket + gas. With the Saunders looming in a couple of weeks I thought I’d check this out. Stewart’s claimed advantages: Instead of a pan, you can use those foil containers like you get a Chinese meal... read more

Finding the Bird House

An email from “SI entries” reminded me there’s a Mountain Marathon to be run in a mere 4 weeks. Having run less than 30 miles in the last month, this is a pretty dire situation. Add to that the weirdness in my left foot, which has been kind of not working for the last three weeks. Still, must keep buggering on, so headed for the Black Mountains ... read more