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David Goodyear (dmgoody) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by David Goodyear

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update
Success! While not ultra-light the mods on the SL-3 worked fine and protected me in a blizzard that dumped 3 feet of snow in 2 days last Feb in northern Canada. Mods: * and umbrella like pole ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 4 season mod for Hex-3
August 03, 5:21am

bag/quilt
a bag/quilt combo is more versatile. I used a -20 MH lamina with a 25 deg enlightened equipment quilt over it and was comfy down to -38 F. The cool thing is that the moisture layer moved into the q...

In GEAR » Best 2-bag Sleep System for Deep Winter?
June 25, 9:56pm

many variables
The most important variable is snow condition. are you on a packed trail or will you be sinking up to your butt in loose powder? Is there a crust or is the snow like granulated sugar? What is the ...

In Winter Hiking » Snowshoe sizing when pulling a pulk
December 30, 8:50am

yup
Finished my second season with a modular external frame backpack. Love it Dave http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=48577&a...

In Make Your Own Gear » One Pack Frame-Multiple Pack Bags
December 30, 8:14am

2013
2013 will be a banner year. * 2012 was a transition year. I've been in decent shape and could do all of the hikes that I planned, but I never pushed myself. The Search and rescue group that ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 2013 Plans
December 30, 6:41am

items shipped
Thanks Dan/Steve - I will ship your items this morning. Enjoy, Dave

In Gear Swap » A few items
October 06, 5:33am

pillow
sorry Dan, I cut the tags off, I beleive it was from kookabay or something similar. I can weigh it when I get to a scale. I looked for my post when I bought it,but I couldn't find it. Dave ...

In Gear Swap » A few items
October 05, 4:01pm

A few items
I am new at selling, so please be kind. E-mail is preferred. d_mgoody@comcast.net shipping is included to CONUS. Old style large gregory rain cover: $5 SOLD Down pillow bought on this foru...

In Gear Swap » A few items
October 05, 2:47pm

REI in Ann Arbor
Hi Steve, I'm not sure where in Michigan you are, but someone in the search and rescue community just posted that there are still openings for a wilderness first aid class being held this week...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wilderness first Aid courses in Michigan
July 31, 5:44am

no folding
no need to fold it just overlap it by 1 inch. The glue will keep the edge from fraying. I used Jim's arcticle to make a tarp and it is still holding together. link: http://www.backpacking...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hemming with Silnet
July 28, 11:13am

All Reader Reviews by David Goodyear

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caldera cone w gram cracker esbit stove snow peak solo
Just returned from a 4 day bushwhacking trip. This setup achieved 2 near boils (small bubbles) per esbit tab. Morning and night temps in the mid 30's - water taken from cold creeks. I allotted 4 t...

In Stoves - Other
October 08, 7:52am

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
I bought this tent before becoming a member of this site. When I read the review of the SL-1, I was worried about its stability and durability. I am not a tarp camper so the seedhouse seemed to be the...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 12, 7:22am