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Daniel Pittman (pitsy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Central Texas
About Me Born: Mississippi. Raised: Houston. Boy Scouts, BMX, camping. Navy: Great Lakes, Orlando, Norfolk, Guantanamo, San Diego. Hitch-hiked from S.D. to NYC. Bike shops. Moved to: Austin, then Round Rock. Made a baby with: Melissa McChristian. Favorite place: Grand Teton. Favorite animal: Black Bear.
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The buddy system probably would have worked out better for her than a PLB. Another hiker could have performed first aid, brought her water, made her warm and comfortable or perhaps improvised some ...

In Philosophy & Technique » The Value of PLBs, Even During an "Organized" Outing
August 31, 11:20pm

How about the buddy system? No one was willing to either share water with her, or accompany her back to camp? She needs to find some more responsible friends.

In Philosophy & Technique » The Value of PLBs, Even During an "Organized" Outing
August 31, 9:45pm

Jeeze, y'all! I got a 6oz down pillow from REI. Totally worth it for the luxurious decadent sleep I get. Backpacking Light, not Backpacking Stiff Neck.

In Multiple Use Gear » Pillow
August 31, 9:35pm

Bear video
First, I wouldn't be in that situation. But if I was, I wouldn't be that scared. During a salmon run when there's plenty to eat, the bears are much less aggressive. What do you like ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear sits down beside photographer in Alaska
August 28, 9:05pm

I like Mike C's alien videos. He has an entertaining way of presenting information, even kooky alien information. Besides, if I had a YouTube channel, it would be far more eclectic than Mike&#...

In Gear Lists » lists? LISTS??
August 28, 8:46pm

Yeah, what she said. I'll take a good massage therapist over a chiropractor any day. Subluxations? STFU! I've been known to throw my back out on occasion, or get a wicked pinched nerve u...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Herniated disc :-( whinging
August 26, 10:08pm

Re: Re: dairy crates
You can buy legit crates on Amazon. Four bucks each if I remember correctly. Shipping might be a wasteful issue.

In GEAR » Ultralight Furniture/Appliances?
August 26, 9:39pm

Re: Flash 22
It does not have a tab specific to that purpose, but it does have two vertical daisy chains made of thin webbing. I was able to get two of my blinky lights (niterider cherry bomb and Blackburn flea...

In Gear Swap » FS - REI Flash 22, Patagonia (cap 4, R1)
August 24, 9:13pm

Re: Re: Fitted sheet?
Oh, I've seen those. Dumb people say they're hard to fold. I'm thinking a regular sheet would be better for building forts. Multi-use. BTW, milk crates are 13"x13"x11&qu...

In GEAR » Ultralight Furniture/Appliances?
August 22, 11:05pm

Rain cover
To be fair, the book does later reveal the rain cover to be utterly useless. I thought it was great how he did so much research and still messed up in so many ways. It really inspires me to quit p...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hollywood producer discovers brown bears on AT!!
August 22, 3:27pm

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MSR Titan Kettle
Use it with a fancy feast stove. Cut a wind-screen as tall as will fit inside the kettle. Store your stove, matches, mini bic, fuel, bandana, olive oil, s&p, Dr. Bronner's, etc. inside it. ...

In Cookware - Titanium
May 26, 10:37pm