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Max Dilthey (mdilthey) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me 24 year old backpacker, cyclist, and university outing club leader. As an environmental science major, I have been making the outdoors the priority of my existence since 2011.
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CountryUnited States
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All Forum Posts by Max Dilthey

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Packed Size Snowyside
Paul, It packs down to a bit smaller than a canteloupe. My XSmall-sized Sea to Summit eVent compression sack pulls it down to the minimum compression size. About 6 inches in diameter. This is ab...

In GEAR » Flat tarps, rectangular tarps and bivy sacks
July 08, 6:56pm

Not in use!
To answer the previous question, they are out of rotation!

In Gear Swap » FS: Smartwool Men's Briefs (Size M) x2
July 08, 2:15pm

Borah Gear Snowyside
Bikepacking and bike touring is my specialty! And yes, you're right, flat ground is almost ALWAYS at a premium. When you do find nice, open tracts of forest to camp in, you're almost always...

In GEAR » Flat tarps, rectangular tarps and bivy sacks
July 08, 12:22pm

Arcteryx Covert Case
Arcteryx just made some new travel bags. Check out the Covert Case. Weighs 1kg @ 40L with backpack straps and no external frills whatsoever. I just bought the Index 10+10 and it's a nic...

In GEAR » Sub 1 kg carry-on bag (not backpacking)
July 08, 9:57am

My Favorite Bag
That this hasn't sold already is a baffling fact. This is one of the lightest synthetic sleeping bags on the market. It's an astoundingly good bag. I've used it for about a year now,...

In Gear Swap » FS - Mountain Hardware Ultralamina 15 bag
July 07, 11:29am

Hammocks
Hammocks are cooler in weather that hot. Just beware skeeters biting your butt.

In GEAR » Tent Fan
July 07, 11:13am

Grand Trunk Ultralight Hammock

In GEAR » What gear makes you happy?
July 07, 11:05am

Underoos
I know! They're still here! It's almost like everyone was RIGHT!!!

In Gear Swap » FS: Smartwool Men's Briefs (Size M) x2
July 06, 10:21am

Pif
I would love these. Thanks! Sending info

In Gear Swap » PIF: Acorn Fleece Socks Large
July 04, 8:53pm

Go With Your Gut
I don't want to sound dismissive. This is a great thread; you've presented the options in a really clear way. It sounds to me like the GoLite is your favorite. Just go with your GoLite!...

In GEAR » Give me your opinions in my shelter
July 03, 2:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Max Dilthey

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Kelty backpacks redwing 3100, red cloud 6650
I have two packs; a lightweight pack and a big, indestructible monster. It's good to have something reliable to fall back on for deep winter, or trips where you're carrying extra gear for some...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 02, 5:52am

Boreas Men's Buttermilk 40
Fit: This bag has a superb fit that places more pressure on your lower back, which distributes weight to the hips and keeps your upper back cool. I was impressed with how well this pack vented, even w...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
November 24, 7:19pm