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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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In biking, we call it "Ride Your Own Ride"
I hemmed and hawed over a backpack for a long time. Tested out Ospreys, Gregories, Granite Gears, etc. The works. Today I use an old Kelty frame pack. It's comfortable. REPEAT: It&#...

In GEAR » What Dan McHale has to say about UL backpacks
January 08, 10:44am

Careful Bob, if Ian catches you making puns this thread is done for.

In GEAR » Ultralight Booties: What's Out There?
January 08, 10:36am

Great Options
Doug, no knock to your socks, just not going for Vapor barrier socks, as I may use these with other sleep systems above zero, too. The Enlightened Equipment booties are winning. Very cool. ...

In GEAR » Ultralight Booties: What's Out There?
January 08, 10:35am

Good ideas... A question
Any U.S. Manufacturers making anything simple like the Rab Hot Socks?

In GEAR » Ultralight Booties: What's Out There?
January 08, 9:55am

Ultralight Booties: What's Out There?
Hi All, I'm looking for warm footwear for use in a sleeping bag (not around camp, so no sole). As light as possible. I currently have a pair of Baffin slippers but they take up as much room ...

In GEAR » Ultralight Booties: What's Out There?
January 08, 8:59am

Good Stuff
Hey all, we got a big chill here in Mass last night. About -5º with a windchill warning of about -25º where I am, -35º in other places. I slept out with the following: Thermarest Z-Lite L ...

In GEAR » Sleeping in a Down Jacket?
January 08, 8:23am

Re: IKEA sit pad
> I didn't have my scale on me Amateur...

In GEAR » IKEA sit pad
January 06, 11:38am

Not Trash!
If you don't find a buyer, make sure these get recycled the right way! I bet someone on eBay will snatch these up...

In Gear Swap » PIF: Canon 221 cartridges
January 04, 11:05am

Sleeved comforter
One night, I was using an old jacket as a pillow and the temperature unexpectedly dropped. I got my jacket on exactly as you descibed. Can't believe it didn't occur to me!

In GEAR » Sleeping in a Down Jacket?
January 04, 8:11am

Sleeping in a Down Jacket?
I have an Elephant's Foot sleeping bag for my lower half as part of my winter sleep system. I want to start using a (new) down jacket with it, but i'm concerned i'll ruin the loft of th...

In GEAR » Sleeping in a Down Jacket?
January 03, 9:35pm

All Reader Reviews by Max Dilthey

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CEP Dynamic+ Outdoor Wool Socks
Since I've got a blood malformation in my foot, I often use compression socks to kee...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
May 27, 7:10am

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