Saturday, October 29, 2011
BOB Test Run- Report #2
Tonight I plan on cheating a little.
Well, I guess it is really not cheating. I have stuff in the truck that I always keep like blankets and tarps folded up under the back seat. So to use them would not be cheating I don't think. Because if we had to bug out, more than likely the truck will be with me anyway, right?
Breakfast was easy. Breakfast bars, vitamins and instant coffee. For the 10:00 AM snack, protein bars and hot chocolate.
For lunch, Vienna Weenies and Mexican Style Macaroni and Cheese and flavored water. Yum, Yum.
One thing I am adding to the truck innovatory is a my thin compact camp stove with 2 packs of fuel bottles. Heating everything off the fire is a pain and it takes more energy to gather wood and keep a fire going during the day than what it is worth. Plus the fire takes longer to heat the water than a stove. A small two burner camp stove would do the trick. I know they sell those little compact single burner cooking stoves, but I do not have the room in my bag for it.
Light is another problem. Flashlights are good for moving about and the fire gives off enough light right around the fire area. The main problem I am facing is the food prepping or staging area. I either have to hold the flash light in my mouth or have someone hold the light for me. A couple of LED clip on hat lights or head lamps will be added to the Bag.
This is good.