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Gregory Doggett (Gregory) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Mid-Atlantic
About Me Enjoy UL and SUL backpacking,scuba diving (wreck diving in particular),fly fishing and sailing my Klepper double sea kayak. Work full time at Blue Ridge Mountain Sports.
#1 place I head for after I get off the trail?
Starbucks!
Favorite backpacking area?
Mt.Rogers Recreational Area. I like the loop starting and ending in Damascus, Va. using the Iron Mountain and Appalachian Trails. Great trout fishing on this 60 or so mile trip too! Wild ponies!
Favorite music to listen to on the way to the trailhead?
BLUEGRASS!!!!
StateVirginia

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All Forum Posts by Gregory Doggett

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New Stix poles
I've been using the 2nd generation GG LightTrek poles for 14 months and have become completly comfortable with non adjustable poles. I adjust the length on the fly by using them with a normal g...

In GEAR » New BPL carbon Stix
March 05, 8:48pm

2007 Picks
Bushbuddy Ultra Woodstove; Along with the Firelite SUL-1100 and a Firelite Ti Folding Spoon, this is my standard cookset. BMW Side Zip Vapor Bivy; Makes getting in and out of the bivy and arrang...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
December 06, 9:35pm

Solid fuel users
My set-up: Firelite Ti Wingstove Firelite 14g. tabs Aluminum under the stove to reflect heat and catch any of the burning liquid that might drip from the Firelite tab Ti foil windscreen Fireli...

In GEAR » Solid fuel users
November 30, 8:42am

Best Fishing/Hiking Shirt
I like the ExOfficio Airstrip Lt. It has enough pockets to double as a vest for my very compact fly kit. But I'm such a fan of merino wool shirts yearound that I just commit my fly kit to a M...

In Fishing » Best Fishing/Hiking Shirt
October 16, 7:44am

P.S.
P.S. The pack I ended up choosing for the JMT hike was an '07 SMD Comet. I could pack it the same way I did the Mariposa with a Gossamer Gear Nightlight pad cut to 36" and unrolled INSID...

In Editor's Roundtable » Gossamer Gear Mariposa Plus Backpack REVIEW
September 12, 8:54am

Mariposa is plenty big for a bear canister
When evaluating several packs for a JMT thru-hike I found I could load a BearVault vertically in my standard '06 Mariposa and still get a medium size Nano fabric stuff sack with clothing in it ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Gossamer Gear Mariposa Plus Backpack REVIEW
September 12, 7:53am

Passing time in camp
Flyfishing. Most of my solo trips are planned around this. Even if it only means fishing a half hour or so of the evening and following morning. I would like to take my upright bass but can'...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Passing Time in Camp
July 14, 9:01pm

Re: Re: Icebreaker Skin 200 Boxer Brief!!!!
brmsstore.com Look under mens underwear.

In GEAR » Smartwool Boxers...
July 08, 5:30pm

Icebreaker 140 long sleeve
Its coming. Spring '08 is what I believe our Icebreaker rep said. Greg

In GEAR » Icebreaker Superfine or Smartwool Microlight???
July 08, 4:56pm

Icebreaker Skin 200 Boxer Brief!!!!
I was a die hard Exofficio Boxer Brief man until I tried Icebreaker 200wt. Merino Wool Boxer Briefs. Wool wicks and breaths better than synthetics. It starts transporting moisture in a vapor stat...

In GEAR » Smartwool Boxers...
July 06, 11:43am

All Reader Reviews by Gregory Doggett

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Bozeman Mountain Works Side Zip Vapr Bivy Sack
The only time this bivy doesn't occupy a place in my pack is in high summer when I switch to a Oware Draw Cord. I had some lower back issues for awile and the side zip entrance really helped me g...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
April 07, 8:50pm

02 Rainwear Rain Suit
I've been using my O2 jacket( the bright yellow model) for at least 3 years...maybe 4. Only just recently when a 50% off deal had me buying an OR Zealot, have I used any other rain jacket during ...

In Clothing - Raingear
September 08, 1:15pm

Drop Stoppers Microporous Polypropylene Rainsuit
I ordered two of these. One under the Dri-Ducks name the other a Drop Stopper. Both jackets had tears in the seams right out of the package. Grabbing the seam on one specimen and pulling resulted in...

In Clothing - Raingear
September 08, 12:24pm

Golite Ion
I just returned from an overnite with my Ion. This was in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Va. with daytime highs in the upper 70's and the nightime low, which happens about dawn, mid-50's. My ba...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 01, 12:31pm

Gossamer Gear Miniposa
I had already been using an '06 Mariposa for about 6 months before I ordered this pack so I knew I could expect much the same performance in a smaller package. The Mini has become one of my favor...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 20, 5:09pm