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Max Dilthey (mdilthey) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale MaxTheCyclist.com
About Me 24 year old backpacker, cyclist, and university outing club leader. As an environmental science major, I have been making the outdoors the priority of my existence since 2011.
StateMA
CountryUnited States
My Website URLhttp://www.MaxTheCyclist.com

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All Forum Posts by Max Dilthey

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Blown Snow
The blown-snow issue could be solved by just building a little snow wall. Not even "building," really, just pushing. A sit pad could double as a platform for a ski pole. That, or a roc...

In GEAR » Lightest tent for snow?
September 28, 3:04pm

5.10
Ended up picking up the 5.10 Aescents, used, on eBay. I like them, and I'll try to keep their tread by not using them around town. The grip on my pedals is nothing short of fantastic. I'...

In GEAR » Mtn Bike / Hike-A-Bike Shoes
September 28, 2:35pm

Mtn Bike / Hike-A-Bike Shoes
I need one more pair of shoes in my arsenal. I know the one-gun method of shoe picking is usually opt for failure, but I'll ask anyways; anyone have a suggestion for a do-everything shoe? I'...

In GEAR » Mtn Bike / Hike-A-Bike Shoes
September 22, 7:44pm

Hat's Off
Sent you an email, Kat. Thanks!

In GEAR » The Perfect Wool Hat
September 21, 10:49pm

I would, but...
I thought Katharina had to take a break due to carpal tunnel?

In GEAR » The Perfect Wool Hat
September 21, 10:30pm

The Perfect Wool Hat
Hi All, New season, and the hunt is on again. I need a do-everything hat for winter. Here are my qualifications: -Ear flaps (or, covers ears) -100% wool (fleece-lined is okay) (bonus points ...

In GEAR » The Perfect Wool Hat
September 21, 9:28pm

Patagonia? Arcteryx, etc.
Lots of outdoor companies also make Military gear.

In GEAR » Hunting clothing
September 10, 7:38pm

Weight
First thing I saw? The new iPhone adds half an ounce.

In GEAR » New iPhone?
September 10, 7:35pm

Nothing
There's only one manufacturer I trust: Mom + Dad Everything else has been touch and go. Most stuff works, few things work perfectly forever. I consider everything I own "consumable...

In GEAR » What manufacturers do you trust?
September 10, 7:34pm

Pod System
I use my 45º summer bag inside my 15º winter bag. Works great! I've slept to -18F I bet your quilt on TOP of your sleeping bag would be warmer and more comfortable.

In GEAR » winter pod system?
September 05, 7:35am

All Reader Reviews by Max Dilthey

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Kelty backpacks redwing 3100, red cloud 6650
I have two packs; a lightweight pack and a big, indestructible monster. It's good to have something reliable to fall back on for deep winter, or trips where you're carrying extra gear for some...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 02, 5:52am

Boreas Men's Buttermilk 40
Fit: This bag has a superb fit that places more pressure on your lower back, which distributes weight to the hips and keeps your upper back cool. I was impressed with how well this pack vented, even w...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
November 24, 7:19pm