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Doug I. (idester) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale MidAtlantic
About Me Grew up in the Adirondacks. Retired Army. Currently a DoD civilian. Want to retire again and do more backpacking!
CityBowie
StateMaryland
CountryUS

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Why Elizabeth Warren and Rand Paul offer glimmers of hope — but not for 2016
Interesting article. "Here’s how crazy America is: We could have a Clinton-Romney matchup in 2016, and people will take it seriously. Instead of closing up the whole shop in boredom and d...

In Chaff » Why Elizabeth Warren and Rand Paul offer glimmers of hope — but not for 2016
November 22, 10:45am

Re: Sleeping wedge? Thoughts on how to do this...
If you don't sleep in all of your clothes/jackets, could you pack your pack with extra clothes in such a way as to create a wedge? or could you sew a silnylon or cuben wedge cover, and th...

In GEAR » Sleeping wedge? Thoughts on how to do this...
November 21, 4:51pm

Re: re: dangerous women in the wilderness
Great post Lori. And it goes beyond women being taught to be afraid all of the time - but much of society being taught to be afraid of the scary outdoors.

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 20, 7:14pm

Re: Re: Skurka's Fat Cousins
"Now THATS a trip report I would like to read." But please, no pictures of Ian in the orca dinghy.

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 5:50pm

Re: Re: Re: any use for a trashed exped synmat??
"i must have set my pad on something in the night and as I moved around it slit all these holes in the bottom." Wow, it's a good thing you woke up. I have a feeling Freddy Krueger ...

In GEAR » any use for a trashed exped synmat??
November 20, 10:53am

Re: Re: The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
"Pointless argument." +1 I'd say BPL should create a new forum called "Pointless Argument." You could delete a number of other forums since, c'mon, a whole lot of ...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 10:19am

Re: The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
Thanks Josh. So many journeys tied up into one article, well done.

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 19, 4:59pm

Re: Re:Re:Re:Re:Anti-Drone
"Is it possible for an entire area to be "jammed" constantly" Isn't that what they do at SXSW?

In GEAR » Anti-Drone !
November 19, 3:47pm

Re: any use for a trashed exped synmat??
cut it down, seal it up, and use it as a dog bed.

In GEAR » any use for a trashed exped synmat??
November 19, 3:06pm

Re: EE rocks
"I don't at all think you should think of the Enlightened Equipment quilts as just "good enough..." They are wonderful pieces of gear." +1 I've owned and used EE q...

In GEAR » family gear upgrade: sleeping bags --> quilts
November 18, 8:21pm

All Reader Reviews by Doug I.

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Packa eVent
Eddie Hinnant's eVent Packa is not a piece of UL gear, even if you factor in the combined use of rain jacket and pack cover. But it's very good for what it is and what it does. I've had th...

In Clothing - Raingear
May 08, 9:09pm

Warbonnet BlackBird
The Warbonnet Blackbird hammock offers, quite simply, the most restful and comfortable sleep I've ever had in the backcountry. It's very well made (craftsmanship), strong and sturdy, and has n...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
April 05, 8:13am