Stanley 2-Quart Thermos is Today’s Object At Hand


Post by WildSnow.com blogger | September 5, 2007      
Stanley thermos.
Mr. Mega Thermos next to a 1-liter Nalgene.

After growing tired of having four or five mini thermoses rattling around the floor of the pickup and getting stuck under the brake pedal, we started looking for a good deal on the Stanley 2-quart model. Found one the other day down at Target, on sale. One more step to an early get-ready for winter.

We like having a bodacious stash of hot beverages in the backcountry assault vehicle. It’s about hydration. When you come off a day of powder laps your body is more desiccated than a prune that got left in the fruit dryer for a week. Nothing beats burbling a nice warm cuppa something while perched on the tailgate swapping lies. Works for the ride home too.

I like a variety of thermos beverages. If it’s a big day, mixing up some athletic recovery drink with some herb tea seems to work well. Other times we just throw in a few teabags and squirt of honey. Soup works too, but I like that more for lunch than afternoon snacks.

In all, excellent gear for the winter outdoorsperson!

Stanley sticker.
As an added bonus the Stanley comes with a sticker inside. It’s now in the collection on the back window of our Silverado TAV — thought it looked appropriate there since you need a full-size pickup to haul this jumbo thing around!

EVENTS
The sixth annual Avalanche Jam, which helps raise money for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center, will happen Sept. 7 at Neptune Mountaineering in Boulder (5-10 p.m.). The Jam, hosted by WildSnow.com sponsor Backcountry Access, costs $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Price includes beer from New Belgium Brewery, food from Tandoori Grill and live music. Terrific season starter party.
 



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4 Responses to “Stanley 2-Quart Thermos is Today’s Object At Hand”

  1. Mark September 5th, 2007 5:39 pm

    Careful Dawsons. If you put too many stickers on your back window, the police might protest.

  2. RobinB September 6th, 2007 6:30 pm

    I like to put an eggnog latte into my lightweight thermos and take it in my pack sometimes. Excellent on those bitter cold days.

  3. Ed Voudren February 2nd, 2010 2:43 pm

    :angry: :angry: I recieved a stanley 2 qt thermos for christmas i took it to work . It didnt keep my coffee hot and i work outside in new england so i was very dissapointed with the quality . I dont like cold coffee in the winter. I buy all stanley tape measures , levels and other various tools. I need to speak with a rep.

  4. Nancy July 1st, 2010 3:38 pm

    ed, call the customer service folks at stanley and they’ll replace that 2qt bottle for you. Stanley bottles are not associated with Stanley tools.

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