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Dave Heiss (DaveHeiss) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Backpacker since 1973, started going lighter in 2003
CityCamano Island
StateWA
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Dave Heiss

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Solo Female hikers
When I first started backpacking (in California) in the '70s it was really rare to see a female backpacker. The activity was overwhelmingly male, and if my friends and I came across a group of ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 20, 11:33pm

Power dry fleece top now $20
The Cabela's power dry fleece top is sold - thanks Stephen!

In Gear Swap » EMS Power Stretch full-zip hoody, Cabelas Power Dry 1/4-zip long sleeve
November 15, 10:24pm

Power dry fleece top now $20
See above - you know you want it.

In Gear Swap » EMS Power Stretch full-zip hoody, Cabelas Power Dry 1/4-zip long sleeve
November 15, 2:47pm

Price drop
The EMS power stretch fleece hoody is sold (to Tedd - thanks!). The Cabela's power dry fleece top is still available. With the goal of making only one trip to the post office on Monday, the...

In Gear Swap » EMS Power Stretch full-zip hoody, Cabelas Power Dry 1/4-zip long sleeve
November 14, 11:03pm

EMS Power Stretch full-zip hoody, Cabelas Power Dry 1/4-zip long sleeve
Two great Polartec baselayer pieces on the block today, one Power Dry and one Power Stretch: Cabelas Polartec Power Dry 1/4 Zip T-Neck (Long Sleeve) Men’s size XL, but it fits like a Large (I...

In Gear Swap » EMS Power Stretch full-zip hoody, Cabelas Power Dry 1/4-zip long sleeve
November 14, 5:16pm

AGP trekking pole
Thanks Landon - PM replied to.

In Gear Swap » WTB: One Titanium Goat AGP trekking pole
November 12, 9:12pm

WTB: One Titanium Goat AGP trekking pole
Several years ago I purchased one AGP (Adjustable Goat Pole) from Titanium Goat, and now I’m looking to obtain a second one. The older version I have is shown below, with the wide end of the gri...

In Gear Swap » WTB: One Titanium Goat AGP trekking pole
November 12, 4:29pm

Yama Mountain Gear's new tents
"I'm awaiting the ProTrail" Does anyone have a photo or description of that tent design?

In GEAR » Yama Mountain Gear's new tent design...
November 03, 9:29pm

Air gap
Our engineers did some testing on a reflective fabric a few months ago and found that an air gap (between the reflective layer and skin) was indeed necessary, but separations of as little as a quar...

In GEAR » Omni-Heat reflective?
October 29, 8:45pm

Reflective
Yep, both products follow the same basic concept of reflecting radiant heat back to the skin surface. I used to own a Fugu, and wow, that baby was warm!

In GEAR » Omni-Heat reflective?
October 29, 3:43pm

All Reader Reviews by Dave Heiss

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Montbell Versalite
Andrea - I'm looking forward to your opinions on the Versalite 50. I've still got that pack on my short list, and hope you can provide some input on its comfort and functionality. My only conc...

In Backpacks - External Frame
August 13, 5:37pm

02 Rainwear Rain Suit
I also have an O2 Rainwear suit. I picked up a pair a few years ago and have been really happy with the performance, but I still wince at the screaming yellow color every time I put them on. It is def...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 26, 11:34am