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David Olsen (bivysack.com) - BPL Premium Member

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My Website URLhttp://owareusa.com

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look up welt pocket
Make a standard poncho hood, then slit the fabric and put it in like a welt pocket.

In Make Your Own Gear » Adding a hood to a 5x9 poncho without a ridge line seam.
August 27, 5:24pm

WA state fires, three fire fighters dead, twisp and winthrop evacuating, all of Ferry County under evac notice.
Logging stopped, Forests Closed. http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2015/aug/19/three-firefighters-dead-near-twisp/

In On the Web » WA state fires, three fire fighters dead, twisp and winthrop evacuating, all of Ferry County under evac notice.
August 19, 7:13pm

Rough sketch
I have posted a really rough sketch of a hang on my blog. The retrieval cord is shown in red. You take both ends together to pull down. If the bear gets your retrieval cord, then you find a long st...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hanging A Bear Bag PCT style
August 18, 5:18pm

Counter balance is better
I just spent 9 days doing bear hangs in sub-alpine fir forests within the grizzly recovery zone. Next time it will be a bear canister. I used the PCT a little and the counterbalance the most. ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hanging A Bear Bag PCT style
August 18, 11:24am

Made in a proper copper coffee pot.
I have always likes the look of copper. http://www.surnamegoods.com/shop/solid-copper-flask#.VcTv4ksbRua

In GEAR » My new backpacking Scotch bottle
August 07, 11:53am

Jack D
The old joke- Do you know why Jack Daniels bottles are square? It is a safety feature- it prevents them from rolling under the brake pedal. --- How 'bout trips longer than a week...

In GEAR » My new backpacking Scotch bottle
August 07, 11:44am

If you give a moose a kiddie pool…
http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/outdoors/

In On the Web » If you give a moose a kiddie pool…
August 07, 10:05am

Selway Bitterroot?
Heading for a week in the Selway Bitterroot Saturday. Haven't been there since I was 6. Anyone have beta, fishing knowledge, etc?

In Pre-Trip Planning » Selway Bitterroot?
August 05, 5:45pm

ketamine
Friends who work as Border Agents tell me a lot of Chinese Ketamine runs through Vancouver BC and then into the US. Nasty stuff. My son had some in the ER for a badly broken arm. He had a bad tr...

In Chaff » Ketamine - And an Entire Village Gone Bad
July 10, 6:06pm

Nope, not at REI, not at Cabela's, no bass pro hear.
None for the eastern side of the state where I live. Also no USGS topo maps, no USFS maps. No green trail maps. Not even the Nat Geo they used to carry.

In Chaff » What ever happened to outdoor specialty stores?
June 29, 2:00pm

All Reader Reviews by David Olsen

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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