I was out 25 weekends.(I kept track in a pocket journal). A couple of 10 day or longer trips. 4 week long trips. I was shooting for 26 weekends so I'll have to make that the goal again in 2013. ben (my dog) did 21 trips with me. My best backpacking year ever! A few tent times, a lean-to trip but mostly hammock trips. Oh and one cowboy trip where I slept on the ground under the stars.
I like refried beans. That's why I wanna try fried beans, because maybe they're just as good and we're just wasting time. You don't have to fry them again after all.