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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.
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All Forum Posts by Devin Montgomery

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Re: Great Video
+1 You're a true renaissance man, Mr. Evans. :)

In Post-Trip Reports » Silver Peak - Winter
March 03, 3:51pm

Re: Re: GPS Newbie
FWIW: It looks like the Holux and the Hcx use the same "MTK chipset" for GPS reception (I was curious about where it would work). I'm no expert, but I'm pretty sure that it's ...

In GEAR » GPS Newbie
March 03, 12:18pm

Re: GPS Newbie
I'm going to go way out on a limb here and suggest that you take a look at the Holux M-241 GPS data logger if you just want something that will tell you where you are. It's a GPS for people...

In GEAR » GPS Newbie
March 03, 10:00am

Re: Standalone Bivy for Alpine Walking
No, Northwerks is gone?! I always wanted one of their Cagoules, and they had such a good name! As for the bivy, I've never tried it, but I think some use an umbrella with a basic WPB bivy. Y...

In GEAR » Standalone Bivy for Alpine Walking
March 03, 6:19am

Re: Anyone find Inov-8 soles slippery when wet?
I have a pair of the RocLite 315s and I find their wet traction superb. The rubber is super sticky, but also soft, and can lead to a short life. Most of my testing comes from water-polished rive...

In GEAR » Anyone find Inov-8 soles slippery when wet?
March 02, 9:49pm

Re: Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Thanks for sharing Eugene! I really need to get out West.

In Post-Trip Reports » Guadalupe Mountains National Park "Fast and Light Overnight in West Texas High Country"
February 28, 1:33pm

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

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