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Doug Hus (Doug.H) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Ontario. Canada
About Me Canoer, kayaker, camper, hiker, backpacker and now older
StateOntario
CountryCanada

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All Forum Posts by Doug Hus

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down sleeping bag & washing it
How many times can I use my down sleeping bag before I should wash it? -My sleeping bag only appears to be dirty around the head area. -I believe it is an 850 loft, Montbell -I usually sleep i...

In GEAR » down sleeping bag & washing it
November 14, 6:21am

carry-on backpack / luggage
Hi there, just trying to figure out the ideal pack size for an airplane carry-on backpack. Considering that the pack will be flexible & compressible. I realize every airline is different, but ...

In GEAR » carry-on backpack / luggage
November 02, 9:23am

Fenix HL50
Hi there, I love to here some thoughts on this light. As always I'm looking to dial down my gear weight. This light is coming in at around $50 and a similar / equivalent (?) Zebralight is aroun...

In GEAR » Fenix HL50
November 01, 12:34pm

graduated
Is the Evernew pasta pot graduated / volume marked? Is the Toaks pot as well?

In GEAR » Evernew Titanium Pasta Pot
October 01, 4:34am

mini
Love mine. In a class by it's self. Just don't loose it. It can be used as a multi tool; cut paper, knife, hammer, fillet fish, fend of aggressive chipmunks, some even say they can shave ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Gränsfors-Bruks Mini Hatchet Review
March 25, 8:49pm

blogs
May I ask which blogs you are using for light weight backpacking.

In Editor's Roundtable » Mountain Laurel Designs TrailStar Shelter Review
January 29, 4:33am

NeoAir Trekker & Pillow X
As a result of the death of 7 year old air mattress, I've been building a mattress system. From the ground up; -I picked up the "NeoAir Trekker" Torso size, I need a wider pad from m...

In GEAR » NeoAir Trekker & Pillow X
December 10, 12:30pm

tarp pole extened
Greetings, I have a pyramid style shelter, in which I use my treking pole as the support. I'm looking to extend one pole about 6". I'm looking for most structuraly sound way to ext...

In Make Your Own Gear » tarp pole extened
December 06, 2:00am

Neo-air pillow
Can any one tell me the height of the Neo-Air pillow? It is not listed on their site. http://www.cascadedesigns.com/therm-a-rest/pillows-and-bedding/neoair-pillow/product Thanks, Doug

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Neo-air pillow
December 02, 2:42pm

polar bears
Mean while up in Canada; Hikers woken by screams during Labrador polar bear attack http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/story/2013/08/16/nl-torngat-polar-bear-attack-doctor-816.html

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » polar bears
August 28, 9:52pm

All Reader Reviews by Doug Hus

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MLD SilNylon DuoMid
I've had mine for 3 years now and has not failed me. Impeccable quality and service. At this point and in hind sight I wish I would have gone cuben, which is a lot for me to say considering the ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
October 21, 12:01pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
Over the past few years I have been lightening & replacing my gear. Some of my key gear has been with MLD. Quality has been excellent and better than I expected. Assistance has been of great h...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 03, 1:09pm

Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide -Andrew Skurka book
-trekked more than 30,000 miles -National Geographic Adventurer of the Year (not me) I found it; -easy to read, informative, and helpful on many levels, and I think hikers of any level and expe...

In Books and Media
April 16, 2:36pm

Evernew customer service
http://www.evernewamerica.com/ No customer service. I've sent them two emails about trying to get a replacement lid for my (evernew) pot. No reply at all. Great product but no service. Ok, v...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 07, 5:04pm

Trail Designs Customer Service
Asked for an piece of heavy foil to make an extra lid for my new Sidewinder Ti-Tri / pot set-up and it was at my door in days. No charge. Most excellent service. Doug

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 14, 4:06pm

Trail Life- Ray Jardine's Lightweight Backpacking
Great read. It gives a no frills way to light weight backpacking. There are more technical reads out there, but I like the simple down to earth approach. The "Ray Way". It has been a book th...

In Books and Media
November 04, 6:53pm