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Dave Heiss (DaveHeiss) - BPL Guest

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Backpacker since 1973, started going lighter in 2003
CityCamano Island

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All Forum Posts by Dave Heiss

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Steam expands, you know...
Logan, Pour boiling water into a container, OK. Pour boiling water into a container and then screw the lid down tight? Something's gonna give, and chances are your oatmeal would spray everyw...

In GEAR » Idea - Cooking for the neat freak.
February 28, 10:05am

Sprint Aquatics These mesh shoes from Sprint Aquatics are super light, and surprisingly durable. I use them as camp shoes and for stream crossing. They run ...

In GEAR » Has no one thought of this?
February 18, 4:19pm

TI Goat kettle
You know, it kinda looks like they threw it together in 7 hours... I'll stick with the Backcountry Boiler when I purchase one. You can tell Devin has put serious time and thought into it. W...

In GEAR » Double walled mini volcano kettle
February 14, 10:50am

Something like this V-stand I made for a Firefly stove would work well. It was pretty easy to make. FYI, the piece of aluminum tubing that the wires fit into (the "V" part) came from True...

In GEAR » Ultralight Pot Stand?
February 03, 2:42pm

Sale pending on the Caribou
Caribou is now sold and shipped!

In Gear Swap » FS: WM Caribou (MF Long) down sleeping bag
January 20, 5:31pm

WM Caribou MF Long for sale
One last bump. Let's take the price down to $200 even, USPS shipping included. That's almost $100 off the price of a new one, and this bag is in near-new condition.

In Gear Swap » FS: WM Caribou (MF Long) down sleeping bag
January 20, 4:23pm

Caribou MF Long sleeping bag
Bump. These bags have moved fast for other posters, but if there's no interest I'll slide it back into the gear closet.

In Gear Swap » FS: WM Caribou (MF Long) down sleeping bag
January 19, 9:48am

FS: WM Caribou (MF Long) down sleeping bag
Top-quality Western Mountaineering 35° down bag, purchased new in 2007 and only used for about 14-15 nights total, always in a tent and always with clean sleep-only clothing. The bag is in excelle...

In Gear Swap » FS: WM Caribou (MF Long) down sleeping bag
January 17, 3:33pm

How about the Highlite's cousin?
Brian, I don't have a Highlite, but I do have a WM Caribou MF Long that I've decided to sell. Awesome bag, very similar construction style to the Highlite, only with roomier dimensions. ...

In Gear Swap » WTB WM Highlite Long in excellent condition
January 10, 11:42am

The Contrail tarptent is plenty roomy for me, and I'm also 6'2"

In GEAR » 6' 2"
January 06, 6:58pm

All Reader Reviews by Dave Heiss

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Montbell Versalite
Andrea - I'm looking forward to your opinions on the Versalite 50. I've still got that pack on my short list, and hope you can provide some input on its comfort and functionality. My only conc...

In Backpacks - External Frame
August 13, 5:37pm

02 Rainwear Rain Suit
I also have an O2 Rainwear suit. I picked up a pair a few years ago and have been really happy with the performance, but I still wince at the screaming yellow color every time I put them on. It is def...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 26, 11:34am