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David Olsen (oware) - BPL Guest

My Locale Steptoe Butte
About Me Manufacturer Tarps, Tents, Bivys, Packs and Bags
since 1985.


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Photo double bivy
Try again, won't let me edit a photo.

In GEAR » sleep system for couples?
June 20, 5:19pm

double bivy
I like a semi rectangular down bag with a bivy or a zip on bottom of silnylon. Use the pads inside. Here are some bivys I just made with a DWR top and Sil bottom. They have a hood with a zippe...

In GEAR » sleep system for couples?
June 20, 5:15pm

Re: Re: Bear Canisters on the TRT
I just sleep with my food and have a pile of rocks next to my bag to throw at bears and squirrels. The bears here are not aggressive, so I am. The local bear huggers last summer were feeding bear...

In Gear Lists » Tahoe Rim Trail gear list
June 20, 8:57am

wind shedding
If you take a look at many arctic and antarctic tents you will find a lot of pyramids. The hold up extremely well in high winds. I have had mids set up in eastern oregon that survived wind gusts...

In GEAR » Are two-pole tarp shelter better then pyramid/half pyramid??
May 02, 12:04pm

Re: Ultralight SAR pack?
Something in 400 denier pack cloth would be plenty bomber and you might get away with something in the 200d catagory especially if you could find some with sil coating instead of urethane. Golit...

In GEAR » Ultralight SAR pack?
April 22, 11:21am

Re: Tarp stuff-link to tarp set up options

In Make Your Own Gear » Evaluate my tarp idea?
April 03, 3:51pm

tarp idea

In Make Your Own Gear » Evaluate my tarp idea?
April 02, 11:26am

wall shelter
It has a side entry zipper and a floor.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight Climbing
March 27, 6:31pm

It can rain hard there, even in the summer
Take some sort of tarp with your bivy.

In GEAR » Equinox bivy enough for Grand Canyon precip?
March 27, 4:28pm

Pack and shelter made for some of Dean's Patagonia attempts.
Dean is very much interested in ultralight stuff. Here is a 3 sided shelter and pack he took to Patagonia a few years back. The shelter you can tie in from the inside peak and is just large ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight Climbing
March 27, 4:16pm

All Reader Reviews by David Olsen

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Botach Tactical Customer Service
Ordered several emergency bivys for Christmas presents. They sent the wrong item-an inferior space blanket bag. They did send a UPS call tag, but then called to say the item was discontinued. We wi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 2:54pm
They sent a match safe that was too short to hold matches. I had to pay $2 in shipping to get a $4 refund.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 2:48pm

Liberty Aluminum Match Safe
The match safe, purchased from Basegear, is too short for the matches (Diamond strike anywhere kitchen matches). When the lid is screwed on, the tips scrap against the bottom and top of the safe ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
January 04, 2:42pm