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Dave Heiss (DaveHeiss) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Backpacker since 1973, started going lighter in 2003
CityCamano Island
StateWA
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Dave Heiss

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Shipments out
John, Clint, and Roger - Your packages shipped out today. Thanks! Robert - I still haven't heard back from you regarding the IKEA woodstove you wanted. Are you not answering PM's or emai...

In Gear Swap » FS: Clearview pad, PackaFeather XL stove, Granite Gear pack, MEC vest, IKEA woodstoves, plus FREE stuff!
May 04, 12:28pm

Sales update
As of Sunday evening, the PackafeatherXL stove is sold, the MEC vest is sold, the Clearview pad is sold, and one of the IKEA woodstoves is sold pending funds. As for the free stuff, the Instaflator...

In Gear Swap » FS: Clearview pad, PackaFeather XL stove, Granite Gear pack, MEC vest, IKEA woodstoves, plus FREE stuff!
April 30, 10:31pm

Sales pending
The PackafeatherXL stove is sold, the Clearview pad and one of the IKEA woodstoves are sold pending funds. As for the free stuff, the Instaflator has been claimed.

In Gear Swap » FS: Clearview pad, PackaFeather XL stove, Granite Gear pack, MEC vest, IKEA woodstoves, plus FREE stuff!
April 29, 9:43pm

FS: Clearview pad, PackaFeather XL stove, Granite Gear pack, MEC vest, IKEA woodstoves, plus FREE stuff!
Big Agnes Clearview pad, 20”x60”x2.5” mummy style, 11oz. Slept on maybe 5-6 nights, always with a thinlight pad underneath. No leaks, no damage, in as-new condition. Includes stuff sack. $2...

In Gear Swap » FS: Clearview pad, PackaFeather XL stove, Granite Gear pack, MEC vest, IKEA woodstoves, plus FREE stuff!
April 29, 4:33pm

Handle up my friend
I have a TT Contrail and I always go handle up (TI Goat pole) when I set up the tent. I've never had the pole sink into soft ground, though if that's a problem where you hike just put the p...

In GEAR » Could someone please explain to me ...
April 06, 9:48am

Exped Synmat UL 7
I just bought one (the "S" size) and it looks very promising. The fabric is more robust than the original NeoAir, and I don't think any extra ground protection will be necessary. The ...

In GEAR » Synmat UL7?
April 01, 6:10pm

Ursack's are great
+1 for the Ursack. No hanging necessary, no worries.

In GEAR » Food Bag Recommendations?
March 30, 2:22pm

Happy ending
Will has finally found his Fugu. Dave - I got the jacket today. It is wonderful. I can't wait for winter now. Of course that means I no longer have one, but that's OK. I wasn't u...

In Gear Swap » WTB: New Balance Fugu Down Jacket!
March 28, 11:10am

Sleeping pad and alcohol stove for consideration
I've got a few UL items you might be interested in. I was going to eventually post them as part of a larger assortment, but these two might be good for you now. Big Agnes Clearview pad, 20...

In Gear Swap » WTB- Basically everything but a pack and clothes
March 25, 6:36pm

Ark/Exodus
I'm a huge fan of the existing MLD Ark/Exodus pack design. I particularly like that it's an ultralight pack that's built to last. Yes there are other frameless packs that are lighter, a...

In Editor's Roundtable » Mountain Laurel Designs Exodus Backpack Review
March 22, 11:58pm

All Reader Reviews by Dave Heiss

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Montbell Versalite
Andrea - I'm looking forward to your opinions on the Versalite 50. I've still got that pack on my short list, and hope you can provide some input on its comfort and functionality. My only conc...

In Backpacks - External Frame
August 13, 5:37pm

02 Rainwear Rain Suit
I also have an O2 Rainwear suit. I picked up a pair a few years ago and have been really happy with the performance, but I still wince at the screaming yellow color every time I put them on. It is def...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 26, 11:34am