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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: Another bear attack. Should I get some spray?
"I once ruptured a canister after doing a belly flop in a parking lot during a foot pursuit." Please tell me this is on youtube somewhere.....

In GEAR » Another bear attack. Should I get some spray?
May 15, 6:34am

Re: My crazy ultralight insulated jacket idea
Not quite what you're looking for, but along the same lines: http://www.patagonia.com/us/product/mens-all-weather-zip-neck-hoody?p=24201-0

In Make Your Own Gear » My crazy ultralight insulated jacket idea
May 14, 9:40pm

Re: North East... I'm in Nova Scotia Canada
forget bear spray, I'm bring Axe spray on my next trip.

In GEAR » Another bear attack. Should I get some spray?
May 14, 8:11pm

Re: Re: Polar Bears
"I wish moose had more brains - I'd spend less on new cars if they did, but they don't. " I wish I had more brains. I'd spend less on new gear if I did, but I don't....

In GEAR » Another bear attack. Should I get some spray?
May 14, 8:01pm

Re: Re: BPL is changing
"See, no change." I don't know Ken, perhaps the times are a changin'....

In Chaff » BPL is changing
May 14, 7:51pm

Re: Bluetooth GPS add-on?
Never used it backpacking, but I had a Bad Elf GPS dongle that I plugged into my iPod Touch and used as a bike computer. Worked exceptionally well. The dongle got its power from the phone, so it de...

In GEAR » GPS
May 14, 7:24pm

Re: Priorities
"“Hopefully, the public will recognize that unanimous consensus in communities (and where unanimity is the exception) against a project where those communities are offered in excess of a bil...

In Chaff » Priorities
May 13, 8:54pm

Re: Re: The bear hunted him': B.C. camper killed by black bear didn’t stand a chance
"Not really about semantics, but rather contextual." Sorry Dave, you're simply wrong. The 'leading expert on bear attacks' did not confirm that many black bears are predato...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » ‘The bear hunted him': B.C. camper killed by black bear didn’t stand a chance
May 13, 5:15pm

Re: Pics
Bambi is not long for this world....

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
May 13, 5:05pm

Re: Another bear attack. Should I get some spray?
I'm not an expert, but I think, as others have noted in other threads, it really comes down to what you need to enjoy your hike. Carry bear spray if it eases your mind and lets you enjoy your t...

In GEAR » Another bear attack. Should I get some spray?
May 13, 3:25pm

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