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George Davis (nsiderbam) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale mid-Atlantic
About Me I go to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD (senior year) and started backpacking my first year here. I love the UL philosophy and this forum is awesome.
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StateMaryland
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price drop
$105 now.

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Grace Solo Spinn
August 12, 7:56am

FS: MLD Grace Solo Spinn
Used Grace Solo Spinn in great condition, no tears, rips, or stains. Comes with the guy lines and stuff sack. Don't have access to the exact weight right now but from what I remember it's n...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Grace Solo Spinn
August 09, 1:12am

Hexamid
I'll take it! Sending a pm.

In Gear Swap » FS: Shelters from ZPacks and Tarptent
August 08, 2:10pm

awesome trail!
I did a bit over half the trail in about 3.5 days about two weeks ago and had a great time. You should be fine with no real rain gear. I took my Houdini as both a wind shirt and light rainwear a...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Tahoe Rim Trail - Starting August 8
August 07, 3:41pm

Flash 45
Just finished some 85ish miles on the TRT (ended up coming home early) in a little over 3 days using the Flash 45. I'd have to say that overall, I liked it a lot. I packed pretty light (tarp an...

In GEAR » REI Flash 45 First Impressions
July 29, 12:38am

TRT
It was kind of funny to read your comment about fast packing the Tahoe Rim Trail. I'm actually thru-hiking it right now and, due to a series of unfortunate events, ended up missing Spooner Lake...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hydration for Lightweight Backpackers
July 25, 11:27am

TiGoat
Wish I'd seen this thread earlier so I could have put in a word for DJ at Titanium Goat. I have their newer Ptarmigan bivy and it's an awesome and well-constructed product. It's also mo...

In GEAR » New to the bivy world. Looking for advice and tips!
July 22, 11:32am

FS -- YMG Stratiform 1 and But Tent 1.0
Need money for my upcoming JMT trip and don't use these items. FS -- like-new Yama Mountain Gear (YMG) Stratiform 1 tarp. Asking $90 shipped. I seam-sealed this myself and have spent two nig...

In Gear Swap » FS -- YMG Stratiform 1 and But Tent 1.0
July 16, 7:46am

Thanks
Thanks for the chart. Not nearly as complicated as a psychrometric chart or phase diagram :). If all else fails I might just have to go SOBO. I think either way I'll probably be resupplying ...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT Nobo
July 15, 7:19pm

Another question
So...am I able to get a permit for the JMT at Whitney Portal? If I didn't plan on actually climbing Mt. Whitney and just wanted to get started with the trail for time's sake, would that cha...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT Nobo
July 15, 2:20pm

All Reader Reviews by George Davis

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REI Flash 45 (2012-2013 Model)
I've been a UL backpacker for a few years now and this pack was my first purchase where I've actually gone up in weight, meaning that I decided the benefits of using this pack are worth the ex...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 03, 11:49am