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#98032 - 06/13/08 07:49 PM Eat your gear, the lightest way to go!!!
Mumblez Offline
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Registered: 04/05/04
Posts: 178
Loc: Detroit Metro Area
Okay, so this company has been around for a little while, even had a write up in Backpacker a few years ago.

http://www.ediblegear.com/

I'm curious if anyone has every tried any of their gear. I'm really tempted to order one of their CaliforniaRoll sleeping pads. Mmmmm, Classic MSG! <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" />
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#98033 - 06/13/08 08:07 PM Re: Eat your gear, the lightest way to go!!! [Re: Mumblez]
Trailrunner Offline
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Registered: 01/05/02
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Loc: Los Angeles
The sleeping bag was a bit bland and the trekking poles gave me indigestion.

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#98034 - 06/14/08 01:58 AM Re: Eat your gear, the lightest way to go!!! [Re: Trailrunner]
JAK Offline
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Registered: 03/19/04
Posts: 2569
You gotta try the sleeping bag with a little tabasco sauce,
and the trekking poles are only intended as a garnish.

Nobody eats trekking poles.

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#98035 - 06/14/08 10:28 PM Re: Eat your gear, the lightest way to go!!! [Re: JAK]
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Registered: 01/11/07
Posts: 413
Loc: Seattle, WA
No, no - use bear spray instead of tobasco sauce. Got to make sure you use multi-use gear!

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#98036 - 06/15/08 03:32 AM Re: Eat your gear, the lightest way to go!!! [Re: Wolfeye]
JAK Offline
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Registered: 03/19/04
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No, no - use bear spray instead of tobasco sauce. Got to make sure you use multi-use gear!
That's a great tip thanks.
Can you get that stuff in a spritz spray?

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#98037 - 06/15/08 05:03 PM Re: Eat your gear, the lightest way to go!!! [Re: JAK]
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Registered: 02/22/03
Posts: 3228
Loc: USA
only catch is you have to carry all your gear in a bear canister <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif" alt="" /> and never remove any of it within sight of a ranger <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" />
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#98038 - 06/21/08 08:43 AM Re: Eat your gear, the lightest way to go!!! [Re: Mumblez]
chaz Offline
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Registered: 10/22/07
Posts: 1149
Loc: Tennessee
Kinda like edible underwear, Just don't get um wet. Can you imagine sleeping under an edible tarp and getting caught in the rain for 3 days. I guess you would have to eat pieces of it as it melts on you. I wonder if the company can eat their stock if they go belly up? I would hate to be the CE oh.
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