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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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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Who are these strange people?
Far left is Ian. next to him, I assume, is Daryl (who, for some strange reason, isn't wearing a foam top). Far right is Steven Paris. I assume that's Michael G next to Steven. I assume that...

In Post-Trip Reports » PNW GGG ~ pocos pero locos
June 19, 8:33pm

Re: Re: Loaner Backpack Suggestions
One way around needing varying belts is to get/make a belt extender. You can get a smaller belt, and use an extender (simply a length of webbing with the appropriate connectors for your belt, you c...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Loaner Backpack Suggestions
June 18, 8:57am

Re: Re: PNW GGG ~ pocos pero locos

In Post-Trip Reports » PNW GGG ~ pocos pero locos
June 17, 10:40pm

Re: Re: +1 on Bellingham
So visited Bellingham, Mt. Vernon, Granite Falls, Lake Stevens, Arlington, and surrounding areas. Now, visited means driving around/through. Stopped for barbecue in Granite Falls. Loved Bellingh...

In Chaff » Granite Falls, WA
June 17, 9:03pm

Re: BG and the Demise of BPL
"Donkeys are too heavy, get a goat." Donkeys, onions? Never mind.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BG and the Demise of BPL
June 17, 5:50pm

Re: In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off
"Odd for someone that knows a lot about GPS's." IHOBG, might I suggest you hire an editor....

In Gear Deals » In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off
June 16, 7:57pm

Re: Re: Paint 'em
"look at the spot where you think you lost it from multiple positions. Sometimes the light is hitting just right to where it won't stand out and looking for it from a different angle helps...

In GEAR » Best tent stake for Cascades/PNW
June 15, 7:13pm

Re: Re: Re: Cant wait for new gear!
Hmmm. Got some new vegan cookbooks. And a couple of pair of bugs away socks. And a pizza from Ledos. And a really cool bike pump from Portland Design Works. Oh yeah, and a 10-week wait on some k...

In GEAR » Cant wait for new gear!
June 15, 7:05pm

Re: Found Cup
Daryl, No worries, that was my pee cup (I hate bottles). I forgot to wash it out, could you please clean it before returning? Thanks.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » PNW GGG is a GO!
June 15, 4:05pm

Re: Re: B.G.
From the forum guidelines page. Emphasis mine... * Temporary bans will always occur in concert with a personal email explaining the reason for the ban. The user will usually be offered the oppor...

In Chaff » Account Closed
June 15, 3:37pm

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