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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.
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All Forum Posts by Daniel Pittman

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Re: Ultralight Group Cooking
The only way this 'article' has anything to do with group cooking, is that a lightweight yet sturdy pot-stand is needed to hold larger pots. But who cooks large meals with a tiny alcohol s...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Group Cooking
September 03, 9:00pm

Re: Scales at REI
At mine, they have one in the backpack section. They hang all the 'torso-sizing tools' on it so it's a big hassle to use. The gram scale is in the bike shop.

In Philosophy & Technique » Current conversations with JMT hikers
September 03, 8:51pm

Re: Anybody tried Sterno for dry baking?
It's just jellied denatured alcohol. Should put out close to the same amount of heat as liquid denatured alcohol, if it can burn properly in a regular alcohol stove. Please try it out and rep...

In GEAR » Anybody tried Sterno for dry baking?
September 03, 8:46pm

Re: Ultralight Group Cooking: A crummy commercial?

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Group Cooking
September 03, 2:31pm

Re: Lots of bear scat, more than I have ever seen in the Sierra
Was it this guy?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Lots of bear scat, more than I have ever seen in the Sierra
September 03, 2:23pm

Re: Lightweight, Chemical Free Bugshirt
I've had pretty good luck with my REI Sahara sun shirt. Use it with a head net and you're golden. Tested in Houston in the summer, and on the Little Bighorn river cutting trees. No bites...

In GEAR » Lightweight, Chemical Free Bugshirt
September 02, 5:46pm

Re: Shaming a hiker? ( high flame danger)
No. It's unethical to post a picture of anyone without their permission. And if you choose to post their picture, to claim they dropped a deuce and left it trailside is libel. Unless you hav...

In Chaff » Shaming a hiker? ( high flame danger)
August 31, 11:03pm

Re: Ssl certificate not valid
Yeah! Someone's going to break into my hard drive and eat all my cookies!

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Ssl certificate not valid
August 31, 10:35pm

Re: Alcohol Stoves Reconsidered
Good stuff, homie! Personally, I'm a big shaker-jet fan. My Whisperlite works great for boiling, which is all I ever do. I get cold easy, so when I want a hot meal or drink, I want it five m...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Alcohol Stoves Reconsidered
August 28, 11:33pm

Re: "Into the Wild"
More drift... Longitude by Dava Sobel The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan Linked by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet by Katie Hafner

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Into the Wild
August 22, 9:19pm

All Reader Reviews by Daniel Pittman

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MSR Titan Kettle
Use it with a fancy feast stove. Cut a wind-screen as tall as will fit inside the kettle. Store your stove, matches, mini bic, fuel, bandana, olive oil, s&p, Dr. Bronner's, etc. inside it. ...

In Cookware - Titanium
May 26, 10:37pm