Utensil Improvisation

June 1, 2002 - As per my trip report, when we realized we had left all utensils back at camp, we had to improvise. Photo: Ryan Ulansky

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tommi

tommi - Mar 20, 2007 1:22 pm - Voted 10/10

Great idea

Its really a great idea to use your axe in this way:-) Be careful... better you wont use the crampons too.

Peak Freak

Peak Freak - Mar 20, 2007 8:20 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great idea

Thanks!!!

We kept the crampons on our feet that time, but I think my buddy was using an ice screw as a straw for the soup. ;-)

Foxy Long Bottoms

Foxy Long Bottoms - Apr 5, 2007 12:45 pm - Voted 10/10

I like it!

This pic makes me laugh. I've been in similar situations where I ate with sticks or had my dog drinking out of my helmet lined with a plastic bag. :-)

Peak Freak

Peak Freak - Apr 9, 2007 10:40 am - Hasn't voted

Re: I like it!

Thanks!!!

I like the "helmet bowl" idea.

EB

eric b

eric b - Apr 8, 2007 3:45 pm - Hasn't voted

"In a Bind?"

Did you see "Dumb and Dumber"? When Jeff Bridges stuck his tongue to the chairlift? I hope it was above freezing that day or you might of ended up in a real hum-dinger!

Peak Freak

Peak Freak - Apr 9, 2007 10:38 am - Hasn't voted

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I think stirring the boiling soup & rice with the ice axe solved any temperature issues. ;-).

Peak Freak

Peak Freak - Jan 24, 2009 4:26 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Bon

merci!

Big Benn

Big Benn - Apr 4, 2010 5:52 am - Voted 10/10

Good on you!

I've used my ice axe to open a packet of cured sausages, but that goes one better!

Peak Freak

Peak Freak - Apr 5, 2010 1:11 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Good on you!

Thanks! I misplaced my spork on a more recent trip, and had to do it again. What ever works...

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