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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!

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Oregon Was Founded As a Racist Utopia
It's amazing what you find when strolling about the interwebs. I found this story fascinating, and had no idea of this part of Oregon's history. From the story: When Oregon was grante...

In Chaff » Oregon Was Founded As a Racist Utopia
January 21, 8:39pm

Re: Forum Viability
And that article was written in 2010. Imagine the visitors now. Edit: 20 million. The kid who started it is retiring from running it:

In Chaff » Forum Viability
January 21, 8:11pm

Re: Re: Forum Viability
"800,000 new posts a day" I wonder how many of them are chaff.....

In Chaff » Forum Viability
January 21, 8:04pm

Re: "UL ideas that Died"

In GEAR » UL ideas that Died
January 21, 4:47pm

Re: snowshoes themselves cut up the sole?
"The northern lites have several metal grommet rivet things, and the msr's have really aggressive plastic tracks for its boot holder....seems almost as bad as walking on rocks?" Wh...

In GEAR » Trail runner / neoprene overboot setup for snowshoeing
January 21, 3:45pm

Re: Trail runner / neoprene overboot setup for snowshoeing

In GEAR » Trail runner / neoprene overboot setup for snowshoeing
January 21, 9:16am

Re: Flash Reviews No. 4
C'mon Art, did you know this was coming out beforehand? :-)

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 4
January 20, 8:24pm

Re: Kickstarted done right
Wow. These guys are making some serious coin with a card game. Who'd a thunk?

In Chaff » Kickstarted done right
January 20, 7:04pm

Re: Re: PNW GGG is a GO!
I think I'd like to join y'all, but if I do, do I actually have to talk to anybody?

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » PNW GGG is a GO!
January 20, 12:39pm

Re: RE: Protrail
dimensions are here:

In GEAR » Tarptent Protrail
January 20, 12:00pm

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