I can't believe nobody else has brought this up yet...
Why would Bill Cosby be asking us about food? Everyone knows he lives solely off of Jello pudding!
What portable stoves do you use?
- How much did it cost?
MSR Whisperlite Internationale or a Vargo Triad XE.
I can't remember how much the whisperlite was (bought back in 1997), but the Vargo alcohol stove was right around $25 shipped.
What foods do you cook in it/take with you on a hike?
Mountain House meals, homemade dehydrated meals or (sometimes) MRE's .
Do you use a headlamp/lantern?
- What kind/Where did you get it?
Energizer 6 LED from Walmart
- How much?
Where do you get your ridgelines, more specifically for tarps?
The internet or a store somewhere?
I either use 550 cord/parachute cord (internet purchased), or some small diameter cord from my local West Marine boating store.