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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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StateMaryland
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Re: A couple more from today
Those are truly amazing. They look like they'd be right at home in some movie set in medieval times!

In Photography » Golden Eagle eating deer that mountain lion killed
March 02, 6:15pm

Re: Re: What is your two item first aid kit?
This works for me...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What is your two item first aid kit?
March 02, 4:59pm

Re: shirt buyer
N/M

In Gear Swap » FS: OR Overboots, Polartec Power-dry pullover, Hammock w/ suspension
March 02, 4:36pm

Re: re: Downtime when Solo
"...checking everything out--animal signs, neighborhood geysers and fumeroles..." A geezer checking out the geysers, I like that....

In Philosophy & Technique » How Do You Occupy Self during Evening/Downtime when Solo?
March 02, 3:50pm

Re: Evazote Pads - Thickness & Width Preference
As with most things, depends on how you're using them. Not sure if it's Evazote, but I picked up a 1/4" closed cell foam pad from David Olsen at Oware a couple of years ago. I use it u...

In GEAR » Evazote Pads - Thickness & Width Preference
March 02, 3:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Lateness
"I simply do not get out as much as most of the rest of you. :(" You and me both. For me it's being a single parent of an elderly puppy. My pet sitting bill is $130/day-night, and ...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
March 02, 3:28pm

Re: How Do You Occupy Self during Evening/Downtime when Solo?
What tent?

In Philosophy & Technique » How Do You Occupy Self during Evening/Downtime when Solo?
March 02, 3:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Syncing
Thanks Jim, I found the same fix earlier. Instead of mucking about in Terminal I downloaded a program called InVisible which allows you to turn on/off showing hidden files from a menu in the top me...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
March 01, 7:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Hard To Find Backpacking Gear
"Now if we can only find that cotton wetsuit." I think this qualifies as a cotton wetsuit....

In Chaff » Hard To Find Backpacking Gear
March 01, 3:30pm

Re: Syncing
Same here Drusilla. I updated the inReach SE a couple of days ago, and now syncing is broken! :-( And I was trying to update messages before my trip tomorrow, but it ain't gonna happen. I ha...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
March 01, 3:25pm

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