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Daniel Cox (stilldtc) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale The desert
About Me I burned my house down, so now I have to sleep outside for the rest of my days.

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All Forum Posts by Daniel Cox

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A tip
Been living in the desert SW for 9 years, and backpacking here for 5 of those, and I would have to say that there is no better place to cowboy camp it. Neither rattlesnakes nor any other nasties r...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Going to SW, Anything I Should Worry About?
May 14, 8:34pm

Personally, I use a Golite Jam 2, but wish I could get my grubby mitts on an MLD Exodus.

In GEAR » Desert guys - pack choice?
May 14, 1:56am

Living in the desert, I use a bandana to "gravity filter" my water into my platypus bottles, and add AM after that. Used to have a filter cap, a la Jason Klass, but I prefer having a wet...

In GEAR » Water filtration/hydration system??
May 12, 8:18pm

I would highly recommend the cattarp 1.1, it's a great peice of gear, with a very good amount of coverage for the weight. I personally use mine with a TiGoat ptarmigan bivy with the full headn...

In GEAR » What solo shelter
May 12, 8:04pm

Had one...
Personally could not get used to not having a zipper. Switched to a WM Highlite ad haven't looked back, for me the versatility of having the side zipper is indispensable. Take this with a gra...

In GEAR » North Face Beeline
March 16, 1:53am

Simply amazing! After that video, I've decided to ditch the whole UL thing! What the hell was I thinking?! I need to dominate my environment!

In GEAR » New Flex trek back packs are here!
March 16, 1:44am

My issue with Backpacker
I seem to find a lot of dangerous info in Backpacker, take this gem of an article for instance: ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ultralight Handbook...
March 15, 2:30am

Might be a loner here but...
I have both the BPL Stix and GG Lightrek 3 customs and I have to strongly recommend the Lightreks over the Stix. The difference for me comes down to the plastic tips on the Lightreks over the carb...

In GEAR » BPL Stix
March 13, 10:41pm

Moosejaw rewards back up and running
Not quite a gear deal, but for those of us with points that have been burning a hole in our virtual pockets, MJ rewards is back up and running. Just in time for me to get a new headlamp for search...

In Gear Deals » Moosejaw rewards back up and running
March 13, 10:35pm

My last reply, I swear
David, While the Dyneema fabric is tougher than Silnylon that Zpacks uses, I was more mentioning it as an example, I guess I should have said MLD, SMD, ULA, and the rest that make packs from tough...

In GEAR » GoLite 2009 Jam2 changes
March 13, 12:46pm

All Reader Reviews by Daniel Cox

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Oware Cat Tarp 1.1
I love this tarp! A great value and great coverage for a scant 8.25 oz with 36 feet of included guyline and stuff sack included. I easily have enough room for myself in my sleeping bag and bivy, alon...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
March 15, 2:38pm

Backpacking Light STIX (2008)
Living in rocky southern Arizona has taken quite a toll on these poles. After just 2 overnighters, I took these poles out to inspect them and remove the straps to see how I liked strapless poles. I f...

In Trekking Poles
January 30, 1:25pm

BPL FireLite Mini Firestarter
I have no troubles getting this to spray a shower of sparks, and within 1-2 tries I have my choice of tinder (dry grass, tinderquik, esbit, etc.) up and going. I have discarded the striker in favor o...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
September 05, 3:10pm