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mountain house foods

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by dario541, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. dario541

    dario541 medford, or 97504 Member

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    I just thought that some of you might like to know that Bi-Mart has their Mountain House freeze dried foods on sale this week and next for 20% off. Now is a good time to stock up.
     
  2. Leif Runenritzer

    Leif Runenritzer Kernilyis Active Member

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    Thanks. I'll have to walk down there.

    I already bought a Macaroni & Cheese and a Lasagna with Meat Sauce a while back for my bag. The former seemed to have the most calories at 470 and the latter had 300 calories and higher vitamins A and C. What ones would you ones get?
     
  3. treemanx

    treemanx Spray, Or. Active Member

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    Mountain House is great, Ive had a few different kinds, and all have been excellent. But, if I have the choice between that or MREs, I'll always go MREs. More stuff for the same or less money. Thanks for the heads up on the good deal at BiMart though!
     
  4. powersbj

    powersbj Seattle Area Active Member

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    Check out Backpackers Pantry, if they have any on the shelf... Its much more tasty when out in the woods... IMHO..
     
  5. ironhead

    ironhead East of the liberal masses in Oregon Member

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    Is there any place where I can buy MRE's. The non military ones I have seen don't seem to be very high in calories. Any way around the "Do not sell to public" ban or a good substitute.
     
  6. rayd8

    rayd8 Formerly Portland, now Alabama! Member

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    I've ordered some stuff from here:

    http://theepicenter.com/

    (Link credit goes to someone in the survival forum, but I couldn't track name down).

    Anyway, they are reasonable on prices and ship pretty quickly.
     
  7. drand

    drand Stayton Member

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  8. beararms5000

    beararms5000 Seattle Member

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    Just a heads up for those doing calorie counting with Mountain House and Backpacker's Pantry packets: Nearly all of the individual packets are "2 servings," so Leif Runenritzer's figures can be doubled to 940 calories and 600 calories for anyone eating alone.
     
  9. Leif Runenritzer

    Leif Runenritzer Kernilyis Active Member

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    Oh yeah, i forgot about serving size. Did i learn nothing from the PSAs on Nickelodeon.