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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!
CityBowie
StateMaryland
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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Re: Since we're transitioning from silly to serious
"population control is a long term solution to a lot of problems" Good luck with that: http://www.salon.com/2014/10/28/researchers_not_even_a_global_pandemic_can_solve_our_overpopulat...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 28, 3:58pm

Re: Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
For east coasters - if you pretty sure you're still on the right trail but aren't seeing blazes, look behind you as you move forward. You're as likely to see a blaze going the other way...

In Philosophy & Technique » Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
October 28, 2:22pm

Re: Cant stand oatmet for breakfast anymore...ideas?
Don't be tied to 'breakfast' food. A big bowl of noodles can make a nice, filling breakfast. Someone else mentioned couscous - another good choice. Some tuna and wild rice is a nice bre...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cant stand oatmet for breakfast anymore...ideas?
October 28, 7:01am

Re: Re: The TP issue
Justin, I'd hope you'd reflect a bit and see how condescending your post is, regardless of intent. Your perception isn't the only one. I dont find Marko always complaining, rather I ...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
October 27, 10:19am

Re: Re: Re: Ebola?
Fascinating article. Quite long, but worth the read, IMO. http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/10/21-days/381901/

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 26, 5:41pm

Re: Re: Re: The TP issue
"Thanks Nick - it is a great comfort to know there is a least one person more misanthropic that I am. ;-)" Two.

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
October 26, 11:57am

Re: Re: Re: Re: It pays to be small
Sorry Jerry, I was typing too quickly. What I meant was, does this at all help explain why democrats have smaller ideas that are rarely supported by the weight of critical thought? Or is that somet...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » It pays to be small
October 25, 8:15am

Re: Blisters
"It is well known that these issues are usually linked to poor hydration status. Dehydrated skin is not resilient. Many times I have started to feel some chaffing & taken it as a message t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultra Runners know nothing about Fastpacking.
October 25, 8:13am

Re: Re: It pays to be small
Does this at all help explain why republicans have smaller ideas that are rarely supported by the weight of critical thought? Or is that something else entirely? ....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » It pays to be small
October 25, 8:07am

Re: Ebola?
Daryl, you crack me up on so many levels....

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 24, 6:02pm

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