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Daniel Pittman (pitsy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Central Texas
About Me Born: Mississippi. Raised: Houston. Boy Scouts, BMX, camping. Navy: Great Lakes, Orlando, Norfolk, Guantanamo, San Diego. Hitch-hiked from S.D. to NYC. Bike shops. Moved to: Austin, then Round Rock. Made a baby with: Melissa McChristian. Favorite place: Grand Teton. Favorite animal: Black Bear.
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All Forum Posts by Daniel Pittman

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Buy Jen's stuff!
You don't use your flash 22? Dang, I use mine all the time! I find it to be the perfect daypack for my needs. I just got an R1 hoody. Just waiting for the weather to get cold enough!

In Gear Swap » FS - REI Flash 22, Patagonia (cap 4, R1)
August 22, 3:08pm

Tents got lighter. The rest of our gear got light enough that a lightweight good quality tent became a more attractive option. A lot of folks are hanging in hammocks now and don't participate...

In GEAR » Tarp and Bivy Users (Past and Present)
August 22, 2:59pm

Fitted sheet?
"You would have to custom sew the fitted sheet from a flat sheet because the thickness of the mattress was only 3.5 inches, but easy enough to do." What the hell is a fitted sheet?

In GEAR » Ultralight Furniture/Appliances?
August 16, 12:29pm

UL furniture
Milk crates for storage, laid out one layer high, 3 deep and six or seven long. Top with plywood and a thin mattress from IKEA. Dorm fridge, toaster oven, crock pot, no microwave. Washer, no ...

In GEAR » Ultralight Furniture/Appliances?
August 13, 9:04pm

Wet feet
Those look like they would dry out pretty well overnight. Clean them thoroughly and maybe apply some balm. Grease them up with something viscous before hitting the trail. All basic stuff. One th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wet feet – should I worry about this? (Fugly foot pictures)
August 06, 10:45pm

AT section gear list.
Cook pot? That's quite a sleeping bag... Overkill? Unless you're really into the convertible pants, I'd go with some light nylon trousers and some running shorts. Oh, I just sa...

In Gear Lists » AT Section Hike Gear List
August 05, 10:57pm

Where's my RJ high-five?
Once Pittman, Daniel, threw out the manual, he found himself happier. The method they described was hella crappier.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » CONTEST: who can write the best SPOT messenger OK/check-in poem?
July 20, 12:31am

SPOT poems
In the form of a Clerihew: 'Twas Ebbot, Mitchell, Said, "This SPOT switch'll, send greetings warm and proper... but this switch'll bring rescue chopper." Thank you.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » CONTEST: who can write the best SPOT messenger OK/check-in poem?
July 18, 11:02pm

The River Crow of Montana use a sweat lodge in their practice of the Sun Dance religion. I've enjoyed two sweats with Larson Medicine Horse and his family. I will definitely not recommend their...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking saunas
June 08, 10:44pm

Osprey Atmos pockets and zippers
As mentioned above, the hipbelt pockets are tight. The goofy adjustment system just takes up too much space where the pockets want to be. Small tools, lip balm, maybe some trail mix. That's abo...

In GEAR » Good ~50L pack with "trampoline" (off the back) suspension and extension collar?
June 04, 9:37pm

All Reader Reviews by Daniel Pittman

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MSR Titan Kettle
Use it with a fancy feast stove. Cut a wind-screen as tall as will fit inside the kettle. Store your stove, matches, mini bic, fuel, bandana, olive oil, s&p, Dr. Bronner's, etc. inside it. ...

In Cookware - Titanium
May 26, 10:37pm