BPL Community Profile

David Olsen (bivysack.com) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Channeled Scablands
About Me David Olsen has not added a biography yet.
My Website URLhttp://owareusa.com

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by David Olsen

Showing 1 - 10 of 193 | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20


Forum » Thread

I carry mine loose in the bottom of my pack when wet to it won't leak on anything else and the weight is lower for better off trail balance. When I set it up, I use a bandana on the inside to ...

In GEAR » Packing a wet single wall tent
August 28, 5:21pm

Re: What is the best lightweight shelter?

In GEAR » What is the best lightweight shelter?
August 27, 11:22pm

self defense against sheep dogs
"But recently the 68-year-old has added something to the hiking sticks, water bottle, rain jacket and sketching supplies she always takes along — a loaded Glock. Graham is arming herself ...

In GEAR » is a knife a non-essential item?
August 27, 11:20pm

cut thread
I need a knife to cut the thread when sewing. My teeth aren't what they used to be.

In GEAR » is a knife a non-essential item?
August 27, 11:17pm

vbls and sock combo
http://blog.owareusa.com/2011/11/14/using-light-boots-in-the-snow-and-wet-vapor-barrier-socks/ also http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?for...

In GEAR » Gear for freezing rain
August 25, 4:29pm

paying someone else to mow their lawn
"cutting the grass" Google it.

In Chaff » The real reasons why Israel is bombing Palestine
August 17, 2:14pm

sleeping naked
My experiences lead me to believe that if the sleeping bag is warm enough for the temps, I will be more comfortable naked or in a light layer. a. My feet and hands will be warmer because the wa...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thermodynamics with down
August 15, 10:42pm

PCT. bikes outlawed
That is why the PCT is closed to biking many places. I give people grief when I catch em, since there are usually side trails less than a 1/4 mile from the main trail that are open to bikers.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ridden off, then limped off, the CT
August 13, 9:53pm

smells good
"Wool also helps regulate body temperature, making it cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter than other textile options, and, woven the right way, it's just as soft as cotton. Bu...

In GEAR » wool/cotton blends?
August 13, 10:10am

wool shirts
the military tropic weight pants were a favorite for summer trips-poly-wool blend, cheap thin sturdy and pretty light. The US Cavalry wore wool long johns under a dark wool shirt and pants year ...

In GEAR » wool/cotton blends?
August 13, 10:07am

All Reader Reviews by David Olsen

Showing 1 - 1 of 1 | Page: 1



MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
Old whisperlight had kink in the fuel line. I sent it back and they replaced it. The new stove has a shaker pin to clear clogs, so I no longer have to dissassemble the stove and use a toothbrush bris...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 15, 5:47am