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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!

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Some of those pics bring back some pretty good memories Tom. Gotta get back up there with you some day.

In User Test Forum » OT-SHEP14
August 21, 6:26pm

The Strange & Curious Tale of the Last True Hermit
This is a fascinating story, well written. http://www.gq.com/news-politics/newsmakers/201409/the-last-true-hermit

In On the Web » The Strange & Curious Tale of the Last True Hermit
August 21, 8:53am

Re: Re: Re: Best UL non-stick frying pan for the trail? - Greg M.
"but it will be Outstanding if someone can tell me the part number for the Trangia 25 HA UL fry pan, and where to get one." Is this it? http://www.jackson-sports.com/en/Trangia-25-Seri...

In GEAR » Best UL non-stick frying pan for the trail?
August 20, 9:58pm

"what would john muir say?" Don't know. But, while not an athlete myself, I do like what some famous folks have said: Most people never run far enough on their first wind to fin...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New PCT record, again
August 20, 8:28pm

Re: The Disco Divas
Great stuff as always Ike. Especially liked: “Well, you sometimes embarrass me, so…” Too funny!

In Post-Trip Reports » The Disco Divas
August 20, 7:59pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Collecting versus Hoarding
"If I could have my way, I'd get rid of the TV at home and save the VerizonFios money." I hear ya. When my pup dies (unfortunately, probably this year or early next year), I'll...

In Chaff » Collecting versus Hoarding
August 20, 6:18pm

Re: Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled
thanks, I have two jars of the Maranatha almond butter. I never save grocery receipts after they clear my account, wonder if Heinz will give me a hard time getting my money back.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled
August 20, 6:14pm

Re: Re: Re: 2016
"In the spirit of equity, might I be the first to propose a Paul/Nader ticket? ;0))) And in the spirit of "a pox on both their houses" to be perfectly honest." Ah, this is...

In Chaff » Rick Perry Indicted
August 20, 6:01pm

Re: Link to RJ Frying Pan Article?
Greg, Is this what you're looking for? http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/lightweight_fry_baking_gear_technique_jordan.html#.U_U1XEuf9Fw

In GEAR » Link to RJ Frying Pan Article?
August 20, 5:56pm

Re: 2016
I don't believe Rand Paul has a chance of getting the Republican nomination. He could always try running for prez as an independent/Libertarian candidate/whatever, where he doesn't stand mu...

In Chaff » Rick Perry Indicted
August 19, 3:18pm

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