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David Passey (davidpassey) - BPL Forum Member

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Re: Re: Re: FS: MLD Speedmid + extras
This is a great shelter, at a great price. Someone should pick it up.

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Speedmid + extras
April 30, 3:11pm

Quick XPAC Question
I bought some XPAC from Rockywoods. Which side is the "outside" of the fabric? The diamond pattern is raised higher above the fabric on one side, while the other side is much smoother. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Quick XPAC Question
March 08, 2:05pm

Nunatak Arc AT Question
I'll be in the Wind Rivers next week. I'm debating whether to use my Arc AT or a WM Highlight. I would combine the Arc with the Montbell Alpine Light jacket and a hat. I've had thi...

In GEAR » Nunatak Arc AT Question
August 08, 8:22am

Re: Lightest
Now, there's an idea: do you think the esbit would work with the backcountry boiler? I haven't had the best luck with the esbit in real world conditions, but the boiler is a more effi...

In GEAR » Fuel for 5-night Trip
August 07, 1:42pm

Re: Fuel for 5 Night Trip
Thanks, guys. It sounds like an 8oz can (i.e., the can plus the fuel) may be the simplest solution here, plus a 3-4 oz burner. I think that still beats 16-20 oz of alcohol.

In GEAR » Fuel for 5-night Trip
August 07, 1:02pm

Fuel for 5-night Trip
I'm heading into the Wind Rivers next week, and the rangers have restricted all wood fires, even enclosed wood stoves. I was planning on using a Backcountry Boiler to heat water for 3 people. ...

In GEAR » Fuel for 5-night Trip
August 07, 8:27am

Thanks, everybody. I have been wondering this same question, as that Kumo is a sleek looking pack for a weeklong trip. These responses are very helpful.

In GEAR » Would it be possible to use a GG Murmur / Kumo for a thru-hike?
July 11, 7:13pm

Re: WTB: SMD Wild Oasis
Bear Paw Wilderness Designs is selling a very similar shelter for much cheaper. You might start there if you can't find a used one.

In Gear Swap » WTB: SMD Wild Oasis
June 29, 1:45pm

Re: Thx
Love these pants Great function and fit

In Gear Deals » Patagonia Rock Craft (formally Rock Guide) soft shell pants 50% off
June 23, 3:35pm

Re: Advice on best shelter for family?
Love the TT rainshadow for 3 For 4, I'm using the mld speedmid this summer For 5, I go with two shelters

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Advice on best shelter for family?
June 20, 7:15pm

All Reader Reviews by David Passey

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Nunatak Arc AT
I bought Steve Evan's Arc AT earlier this year (review above), and finally had a chance to use it 4 nights in the Adirondacks. 9.75 oz. I paired it with a Montbell Alpinelight down jacket, and a...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
August 31, 11:02am