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Daniel Pittman (pitsy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Central Texas
About Me Born: Mississippi. Raised: Houston. Boy Scouts, BMX, camping. Navy: Great Lakes, Orlando, Norfolk, Guantanamo, San Diego. Hitch-hiked from S.D. to NYC. Bike shops. Moved to: Austin, then Round Rock. Made a baby with: Melissa McChristian. Favorite place: Grand Teton. Favorite animal: Black Bear.
CityRound Rock
StateTX
CountryUnited States of America
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Re: Backpacking Tights - Part 1
I'm doing it! Hope y'all are prepared to see my skinny ass in tights. Don't be meat-gazing, now....

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking Tights - Part 1
August 13, 6:07pm

Re: Replace your energy bar with a Cookie!
Still not as good as Lembas.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Replace your energy bar with a Cookie!
August 13, 5:51pm

Re: 2013 Sierra's Pack List
If the pump sack is big enough to take the place of your dry bag, and you like it for that purpose, ditch the dry bag and the pillow. Use six or seven ziploc bags inside your pump sack for a pillo...

In Gear Lists » 2013 Sierra's Pack List
August 12, 10:34pm

Re: I need help adding weight
I love my Exped UL7 sleeping pad, and my MSR Titan kettle. Everything else you have seems about right.

In Gear Lists » I need help adding weight
August 09, 12:26pm

Re: Sunscreen
Hat and long sleeves. Never wears off, never runs out. Sawyer makes great sunscreen, though. Here's the page on their sunscreen technology: http://www.sawyer.com/tech-sun.html

In GEAR » Sunscreen
August 08, 1:15pm

Re: Ropers Sierra High Route
Holy cow, what a great trip! Thanks for the excellent photography and vivid descriptions.

In Editor's Roundtable » Ropers Sierra High Route
August 06, 10:59pm

Re: Help with chooosing a 3 season quilt
Layering works, as long as you're not compressing the down too much. Might be better with the synthetic under the down.

In GEAR » Help with chooosing a 3 season quilt
August 05, 11:57pm

Re: Adding foam to shoulder straps?
The real problem with the Flash 18 and 22 packs isn't the shoulder straps, it's the virtually nonexistent hip-belt. Not much you can do to take the load off your shoulders there. Wider st...

In Make Your Own Gear » Adding foam to shoulder straps?
August 05, 11:20pm

Re: Current conversations with JMT hikers
Well in my case, if I went out right now I'd be BPH. I'm coming at this from a car-camping set of gear. I used to get out several times a year with my wife (now my ex), and she liked to b...

In Philosophy & Technique » Current conversations with JMT hikers
August 05, 10:39pm

Re: Help with chooosing a 3 season quilt
I've heard good things about www.jacksrbetter.com I'm saving up for the Sierra Stealth myself, but they do make a few quilts for colder temps. Worth checking out.

In GEAR » Help with chooosing a 3 season quilt
August 05, 9:00pm

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