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Joshua Burt (idroptapul) - BPL Guest

My Locale The Smokies
About Me Trail crew leader in a National Park summers, southern Arizona winters.

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All Forum Posts by Joshua Burt

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Still Available?
If still available, I'll take it. burt(dot)joshua(at)

In Gear Swap » FS: SMD Scout
August 15, 6:30pm

PM Sent on SMD Scout
I'll take it.

In Gear Swap » FS: SMD Scout, GG VaporTrail, GoLite Speed, caldera cone, MH KOA 55
July 21, 8:19pm

I'll take seconds if it's still available.

In Gear Swap » Six Moon Designs Skyscape Scout
July 21, 9:46am

Wrestling a rock out of the Little Cataloochee trail in Smoky Mountain National Park. The rock won this round. The Little Cataloochee has got to be the ugliest, muddiest, hiking trail in the Sm...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Your Avatar
May 31, 7:40am

Rethinking ten essentials
In my opinion, the list of ten essentials is still geared towards an outdated notion of exercising wilderness skills like firestarting and making shelter. With ultralight technology the list could...

In GEAR » The Ten Essentials
May 30, 11:36pm

bug idea
I wonder if it wouldn't work to insert a grommit at the peak of something like this. Your trekking pole tip could first go through the grommit of the bug screen and then into the Gatewood harn...

In GEAR » Any ideas for Gatewood Cape bug screen?
May 30, 5:06pm

Which Tilley?
I've decided to bite the bullet and spend 70 bucks on a quality hat, but I want to make sure I grab the right one. I've heard good things about the hemp models, but have no experience with...

In GEAR » Which Tilley?
May 20, 7:27am

In the heat of summer, I really don't enjoy wearing rainjacket hoods. They get hot and my glasses still get wet. I'm normally a baseball cap wearer, but I think I'm making the switch ...

In GEAR » Hat or Hood
May 18, 4:46am

Bug-netting stocks the Equinox "Mantis" bug net (4.5oz. no-seeum netting). This one only covers the torso, but integrates very well into my Gatewood setup. Downsides: it's t...

In GEAR » Any ideas for Gatewood Cape bug screen?
May 14, 7:24pm

Only diamond hones?
About D2..... I know many people like to use diamond hones on D2 steel, especially course stones that leave a toothier slicing edge. However, D2 can be sharpened using ceramic rods (Spyderco Shar...

In GEAR » UL Trail knife
April 30, 9:52pm

All Reader Reviews by Joshua Burt

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Light My Fire Spork
Also had one break on me after about a week. The pieces served admirably attached to tent pegs for the rest of the trip, but generally not what I had in mind when I bought the thing.

In Cookware - Other
November 22, 9:34am

Mountain Hardwear Butter Balaclava
Another 5 review. This is an excellent layering piece with a great deal of versatility. It's my all-season "just in case it gets cold" headwear. My only gripe, which is pretty unrea...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
May 15, 9:46pm

Smartwool Shadow Hoody
I'm an about average build guy (5'10" 155lb.) but decided to try out the women's hoody because it didn't have the racing stripe. The fit on me is near perfect in a women's si...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 20, 2:18am

Mountain Laurel Designs
I recently had a poncho/tarp on order from MLD during their reorganizational process. After about 6 months of waiting for the tarp (I didn't think to check the website), I sent Ron Bell an email inq...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 19, 4:20pm

Equinox 8 X 10 silnylon tarp
Myself and one other spent 5 summer nights at 11,000ft. under this tarp. Pitched as an A-frame we stayed dry and happy in afternoon thunder storms. Lots of room for gear as well. There was some min...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 12, 7:46pm

Wilderness First Aid Classes by SOLO
SOLO or Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities, based out of Conway, New Hampshire, is the east-coast alternative to the NOLS affiliated Wilderness Medical Institute. Having completed wilderness firs...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
May 12, 7:46am