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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: Re: Re: Re: My experience
"If I was in snowshoes all day, then having flexible shoes wouldn't matter much for me. " Not sure why you say this, since only your toe/ball of your foot is anchored to the snowsh...

In GEAR » Winter Camping questions: Long sleeping bags, wet gear, overboots and light weight trail runners
August 03, 9:28pm

Re: 40 Below "boots"
Oh Eric. You ancients are such a bore sometimes. They're not camp boots, fer crying out loud. They're made to be worn with either snowshoes or micro-spikes/crampons. They are made to be ...

In GEAR » Winter Camping questions: Long sleeping bags, wet gear, overboots and light weight trail runners
August 03, 7:34pm

Re: Re: Re: Attaching a Bivy to a Tarp
"Marty O'Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra" Great stuff! Thanks for the link!

In GEAR » Attaching a Bivy to a Tarp
August 03, 1:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Che
"It's the 15% of society, your socio/psychopaths and general @$$holes who make life miserable for everyone else." Unfortunately, many of those 15 percent are the ones in charge.....

In Chaff » The real reasons why Israel is bombing Palestine
August 03, 7:52am

Re: Attaching a Bivy to a Tarp
Hi Dave. When is audiafauna going to release another album! :-) As to your question, why bother with an o-ring? Get a cord loc that's large enough for your cord to pass through twice. Thread...

In GEAR » Attaching a Bivy to a Tarp
August 02, 9:30pm

Re: Winter Camping questions: Long sleeping bags, wet gear, overboots and light weight trail runners
I did a nice trip in March in Michigan - included snowshoeing on a frozen Lake Superior and through deep snow. Wore micro-spikes for a short bit, but mostly the snowshoes. Daytime temps, with wind ...

In GEAR » Winter Camping questions: Long sleeping bags, wet gear, overboots and light weight trail runners
August 02, 8:30pm

Re: Re:Slow minimus.biz order. Is this typical
Interesting. Their own shipping page shows Colorado as receiving items within 3-7 business days when using SmartPost, plus an additional 1-3 days processing time, so 3-7 business days once it leave...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Slow minimus.biz order. Is this typical?
August 02, 6:14pm

Re: Re:Slow minimus.biz order. Is this typical?
something isn't right. Fedex ground to your post office, then your post office to you, shouldn't take anywhere near 12 days. Does the tracking number show that the package was actually pick...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Slow minimus.biz order. Is this typical?
August 02, 4:17pm

Re: Slow minimus.biz order. Is this typical?
What's the shipping method?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Slow minimus.biz order. Is this typical?
August 02, 3:09pm

Re: Wow
"Sounds a bit biased for the press." We have a different idea of what bias means. Asking valid questions about both sides of an issue isn't bias, presenting only one side is, which...

In Chaff » The real reasons why Israel is bombing Palestine
July 31, 9:53pm

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