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Backpacking breakthrough

Postby overheadx2 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:00 am

One word, palcohol. Saw it on the news today, FDA approved.



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Re: Backpacking breakthrough

Postby Tom_H » Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:21 am

Just what people hiking at high altitude need to keep their bodies alert and healthy, add a little freeze-dried powder to the water for instant rum or vodka. Gives new meaning to drinking the Kool Aid. I just had a vision of breakthrough like the ice sheet that just broke away and wiped everyone off the face of Everest a couple of days ago.
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Re: Backpacking breakthrough

Postby overheadx2 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:42 am

Yeah, I can definitely see some problems. We have all know bad things happen when people party to much at altitude. The nice thing is being able to have a cocktail with dinner.
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Re: Backpacking breakthrough

Postby iHartMK » Mon Apr 21, 2014 1:35 pm

That's what a bota bag is for..
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Re: Backpacking breakthrough

Postby overheadx2 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 2:13 pm

The response is kind of interesting. Many of us take a flask or two of some thing, so to be able to lose 12 oz or more while backpacking actually seemed like a big break through.
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Re: Backpacking breakthrough

Postby Troutdog 59 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 2:58 pm

Looks like the feds have changed their minds. :paranoid: :confused:

http://www.sacbee.com/2014/04/21/634164 ... ovals.html

I guess nothing is off limits when it comes to cutting weight eh? :puke:
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Or you'll find that you're joining in
The turning away"
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Re: Backpacking breakthrough

Postby RoguePhotonic » Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:51 pm

Well considering my friend Derek brought 6 liters of Vodka with him last summer for a 14 day loop he could certainly shed some major pounds with it.
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Re: Backpacking breakthrough

Postby AlmostThere » Mon Apr 21, 2014 4:58 pm

If it tastes as "good" as wine powder, I'll pass...

(they sell chablis and burgundy on Packit Gourmet - for cooking with.)
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Re: Backpacking breakthrough

Postby umjames » Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:11 pm

Troutdog 59 wrote:Looks like the feds have changed their minds. :paranoid: :confused:

http://www.sacbee.com/2014/04/21/634164 ... ovals.html

I guess nothing is off limits when it comes to cutting weight eh? :puke:



PopSci is on it http://www.popsci.com/article/technolog ... booze-home
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Backpacking breakthrough

Postby wanderin.jack » Mon May 12, 2014 1:22 am

There is no problem that alcohol can't make worse.


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