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David Neumann (idahomtman) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Northern Idaho
About Me 47 year backpacker, former national Sierra Club backpack leader, school superintendent
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All Forum Posts by David Neumann

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FS: bivy, rain gear, trail runners
Montbell Gore-tex Bivy Unlike many other sleeping bag covers and bivy sacks that are only water resistant, this Ultra Light 2-layer Gore-Tex Sleeping Bag Cover is completely seam taped to keep y...

In Gear Swap » FS: bivy, rain gear, trail runners
October 19, 11:54am

Teva X-1 lightweight trail runners
Teva #6745, new never worn, men's, size 10.5 in silver and birch. Weight is 10.5 ounces per shoe as weighed on my postal scale. Purchased from Campmor a year ago, never worn them, still in original...

In Gear Swap » Teva X-1 lightweight trail runners
September 19, 2:24pm

Muir Trail 7/20
Yes, definitely. I began my SOBO JMT last summer on July 22. There is slightly more snow in the north this year than last, but less in the south. You will see some snow on passes, but nothing unman...

In Post-Trip Reports » John Muir Trail
June 29, 10:06am

FS: Marmot Precip Jacket & Pants
Marmot Precip Jacket (medium) in dark green. Worn three times, carried in pack at other times. Excellent condition; as new. Several years old. $99.99 new. Marmot Precip Pants (medium, no zipper)...

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot Precip Jacket & Pants
April 08, 11:28am

FS: MSR Whisperlite-SOLD
The stove has been SOLD. Used MSR Whisperlite stove. Has been rebuilt once and Shaker Jet added. Very good condition. Windscreen in fair condition. Shaker Jet technology makes cleaning as si...

In Gear Swap » FS: MSR Whisperlite
March 13, 12:16pm

Spring cleaning sale
MSR Blacklite Gourmet Cookset, excellent cond. $25 reduced to $20 Evernew aluminum cookset, 2L and 1.5L pots with lids, nesting. $10. SOLD REI Nesting billies, 3 qt. and 1 qt. with frying pan...

In Gear Swap » Spring cleaning sale
March 11, 12:17pm

SOLD: Montbell Down Hugger #5
The sleeping bag is sold. Thanks.

In Gear Swap » FS: Montbell U.L. Down Hugger #5
March 01, 3:26pm

Sale Pending: Montbell Down Hugger
A sale is pending on this sleeping bag.

In Gear Swap » FS: Montbell U.L. Down Hugger #5
February 28, 10:50pm

Sold: Instep Crampons
Crampons have been sold. Thank you.

In Gear Swap » FS: Instep Crampons
February 28, 7:23pm

Sale pending: Instep Crampons
A sale is pending on the crampons. Thanks.

In Gear Swap » FS: Instep Crampons
February 28, 12:37pm

All Reader Reviews by David Neumann

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Inov8 Flyroc 310
I've been wearing the Flyroc 310s for six months. I do use my Superfeet insoles which may take away some of the flexibility these shoes are known for but they work great for me. Light, good toe pr...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
August 13, 10:46am

Bozeman Mountain Works Torsolite Pad
I have owned this pad for awhile but haven't used it until this weekend on a trip to Glacier Lake in Oregon. I broke a rib earlier this summer and needed some additional padding not provided by my...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
August 13, 10:05am

Nunatak Arc Specialist
For my first experience using a quilt, I was very impressed. I ordered this quilt in order to have more room because I like to sleep on my side and bring my legs up a little. Weighs only one pound and...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
August 13, 10:03am

Bozeman Mountain Works Vapr NANO Bivy Sack (Pertex Quantum)
Awesome is the only word to describe this piece of equipment. Had I not suffered a broken rib earlier this summer, I would have got to use this item of equipment earlier, but I spent a wonderful weeke...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
August 13, 10:00am

ZPacks Zilch
I just had a chance to use my new Zilch from ZPacks and found it to be a great value and I would give it a five if the closure held a little better. With a pad stuffed into the back pocket, I was not ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 13, 9:56am

Esbit stove and Esbit fuel cartridges Official brand...aus BRD
I have had reasonable success with the Esbit stove and fuel if I use a wind screen and a decent lid on the pot. I have also found the residue and odor to be somewhat unpleasant. I purchased a beer can...

In Stoves - Other
June 15, 10:53pm

Repel Lemon Euculyptus Insect Spray
Smells nice, works when there aren't too many mosquitoes around. Doesn't cut it for really bad bugs. Really, I've been using 100% DEET for over 35 years and I am okay; both physically and ...

In Miscellaneous Products
May 25, 9:07am

Gossamer Gear Nightlight Torso
I love this pad. It is lightweight and provides reasonable comfort. It works for my 5'10" frame provided I used my pack and other items for padding under my legs. I have used it successfully ...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
May 17, 12:54pm

Pentax Optio WP
Just received my new Optio W20 purchased through Mine weights 5.4 ounces with the battery and card installed. Nice package, light weight, compact and, so far at least, excellent picture qu...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
April 24, 8:45am

Suunto Vector
I've had mine for two years and it has lived up to my expectations. It is large but once you wear it awhile you will get used to it. The watchband has been fine and looks as good as new. My only c...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
April 10, 10:34pm