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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!

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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Re: Out of the bag. My bad, but here goes.
It's worth remembering that anyone could call anyone else here and claim to be whoever they wanted to claim to be - doesn't mean that's who actually called, especially since the number ...

In Chaff » PSA: How To Annoy A Mom on BPL
March 14, 1:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Need help choosing a paddle
Josh, did the Shuna's work out for you? Would you buy differently if you did it again?

In Packrafting » Need help choosing a paddle
March 14, 1:06pm

Re: Need help choosing a paddle
I have a friend who is going to buy 10-foot kayaks for himself and his wife. He's looking to get a mid-range set of kayak paddles. He'll be using the kayaks in the lakes and rivers in Michi...

In Packrafting » Need help choosing a paddle
March 14, 12:19pm

Re: Sleeping Pad for a dog
I've got a 1/4" black foam pad, 76"x29.5", you can cut it down or fold it over, whatever. I used it under my pup's bed in the back yard this past winter. It's dirty so yo...

In GEAR » Sleeping Pad for a dog
March 14, 9:35am

Re: Cyclocross bike and touring.
BPL member Nick Smolinkse makes bike bags (Rogue Panda). He's got an interesting under seat bag:

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Cyclocross bike and touring.
March 13, 6:01pm

Re: re
Your two posts are rather guilty of what you accuse the author of - heavy on opinion and short on facts. What is he reporting that's simply hearsay? Where is he dishonest? Where is he embellish...

In Chaff » Iditarod
March 12, 10:45am

What it means to be fully human
Short piece, but well worth the read, about and from a pretty incredible man, Templeton Foundation awardee Jean Vanier. From the transcript: "The problem today is that many people are fi...

In Chaff » What it means to be fully human
March 12, 10:37am

17 Things to Know Before You Go Live In A Cave in the Yukon
From ice-commuting to sipping human toe cocktails.

In On the Web » 17 Things to Know Before You Go Live In A Cave in the Yukon
March 12, 9:33am

Re: re: Photography
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS Digital Camera seems like a decent camera.

In GEAR » Photography
March 12, 7:41am

Re: Starting to go UL, looking at tents
If I were to buy a 2-person tent today, it would be a Tarptent Double Moment. Drop dead easy to set up quickly, dual doors, lots of ventilation, good head room, decently priced. But if you want ...

In GEAR » Starting to go UL, looking at tents
March 11, 9:20pm

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