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Devin Montgomery (dsmontgomery) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale one snowball away from big trouble
About Me Hiker, rower, bicyclist. I go light because I'd rather feel like a guy walking in the woods than a pack-mule hauling a load. Now the maker of the Backcountry Boiler, undeniably the baddest way to heat water on the planet.
My Website URLhttp://theboilerwerks.com/

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All Forum Posts by Devin Montgomery

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Re: Re: Re: Grizzlies vs Polar Bears
My money's on the polar bear. I know it's the easy choice, but I'm sticking with it. I've see impressive video of grizzly's catching salmon mid-air - sure they have good reflexe...

In Chaff » Grizzlies vs Polar Bears
February 27, 9:24pm

Re: Amazed
Thanks Malcolm! Please send me a PM with your email address, so I can reach you when this all comes together. I just got a batch of the new aluminum, and I've got a week of spring break comi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight Kelly / Storm / Volcano Kettle
February 25, 6:34am

Re: Three Sisters Backpacking
Mmmm, the Cascades! That looks like an exciting loop. You would happen to have a GPX file you'd be willing to share... :)

In Editor's Roundtable » Three Sisters Backpacking
February 23, 9:07pm

Free GG Whisper
PM sent on day pack. In the spirit of the thread... Free to good home: Gossamer Gear Whisper: one size fits all, good condition. One or two small abrasions. Taker pays shipping. Edit: P...

In Gear Swap » FS: Free Stuff
February 22, 9:22am

Re: a few pics
What camaraderie! This looks like a good time! :)

In Post-Trip Reports » Aspen Meadow Trip February 13-14, 2010
February 18, 2:53pm

Re: How to Improvise a Candle?
Permanent markers work, for a little bit anyway. I had a pyromaniacal youth.

In Chaff » How to Improvise a Candle?
February 17, 8:53pm

Re: Any Updates?
Hey Flix, it looks like you have to be a member of that forum to see the site, but I appreciate your interest! The project is pretty much on hold until spring. Unfortunately, graduate school and...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight Kelly / Storm / Volcano Kettle
February 15, 5:58pm

Re: WVU?
I suppose I can't hold it against you, being a turncoat myself.

In Post-Trip Reports » Pittsburgh Wilderness
February 15, 5:45pm

Re: Surreal
My wife and I love Frick, all three big parks in the city really. I think we'd go crazy without those woods to walk through. But this was far different than our typical stroll! I don't k...

In Post-Trip Reports » Pittsburgh Wilderness
February 13, 3:46pm

Re: Announcing Montana High Adventure 2010: Ultralight Backpacking for Scouts
That is sweet! I would have done so much more backpacking in my adolescence if my troop had done this kind of thing!

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Announcing Montana High Adventure 2010: Ultralight Backpacking for Scouts
February 11, 9:13pm

All Reader Reviews by Devin Montgomery

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Ultralight Designs Blue Mini
This is aluminum bottle based alcohol stove similar to the "gram weenie" by Whitebox. I bought the stove because of its simplicity and because I could quickly get it for a hike I was taking ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
September 04, 1:04pm

Potable Aqua Iodine Drinking Water Germicidal Tablets
These have been around forever, and I think just about everyone has used them at one time or another. If you're an absolute novice, use them once: chugging the resulting antiseptic rinse is a rig...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:44pm

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
My rating of five here is for the Chlorine Dioxide method of treatment, this is just the brand I happened to use. Ultra lightweight, kills most wee-beasties in 20 min, with 4 hrs kills the few ...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:24pm

MSR Whisperlight / Internationale
For years, this was the Model T of backpacking stoves, and for good reason. Runs on almost any fuel, easy and reliable to use in all conditions, "light" for traditional packing. Can accomo...

In Stoves - White Gas
May 01, 11:51am

Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
After having my last rain jacket stolen out of my car right before a long river trip, I picked up a Precip on sale at the local outfitter. It was a good brand, waterproof, breathable, lightweight, and...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 29, 8:48pm

Snow Peak Trek 700
This was the first bit of gear that I bought in my lightweight conversion. Just under $30, plenty of capacity for solo camping (I never could finish a meal that filled it up),includes a lid that drai...

In Cookware - Titanium
April 29, 8:04pm