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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
CountryUS

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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Up-to-date Weather Reports on DeLorme inReach
"One topic, I have never seen in those discussions, is the inReach’s ability to request and receive up-to-date local weather reports. " Probably because many of us didn't know ab...

In GEAR » Up-to-date Weather Reports on DeLorme inReach
July 02, 12:47pm

Re: The gunk
No, seriously: (From Wikipedia) Esbit's Material Safety Data Sheet states combustion can create formaldehyde, ammonia, nitrogen oxide, hydrogen cyanide and ingestion may cause nausea, vomiting,...

In GEAR » Ultralight luxuries
July 02, 12:42pm

Tibetans’ altitude tolerance may have come from our extinct relatives
Interesting article about subject line

In On the Web » Tibetans’ altitude tolerance may have come from our extinct relatives
July 02, 12:40pm

Re: Re: inreach
Randy, my bad, you're right. I just tried it. It won't work unless you're responding. What I usually do, though, is set up one of my presets to say, basically, "I'm off!&quo...

In Gear Lists » Spot?
July 02, 10:53am

Re: In Reach
"What happened with your In Reach when it appeared to your brother that you were in the same spot for a day or two? I ask without snark, was this due to operator error or an issue with the dev...

In Gear Lists » Spot?
July 02, 10:35am

84-year-old guy on America's Got Talent
This is hysterical. Laugh out loud funny. http://digg.com/video/84-year-old-man-on-americas-got-latent-sings-a-lewd-love-song

In Chaff » 84-year-old guy on America's Got Talent
July 02, 10:24am

Re: RE: InReach
I'm of the belief that you can simply tell someone what your inReach message address is, and they can send you messages whenever.

In Gear Lists » Spot?
July 02, 9:57am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: International use of smartphone?
"Doug must have traveled to the Olympics in Sochi." Nah, I don't even watch the Olympics - no interest. But I did cover the Atlanta Olympics as an Army photojournalist. That was pr...

In GEAR » International use of smartphone?
July 02, 9:23am

Re: Re: Re: International use of smartphone?
"turn off your cellular data and use wifi" If you're going to use local wifi, get yourself a VPN and ALWAYS use it when you're traveling (actually, you should use a VPN whether...

In GEAR » International use of smartphone?
July 02, 9:13am

Re: HMG UltaMid2 - first edition
Price reduced to $480. Won't be going lower. Does not include stakes.

In Gear Swap » HMG UltaMid2 - first edition
July 01, 10:03pm

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