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David Maxwell (DavidMaxwell) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale eastern, tn
About Me I live in Erwin, Tn. Just 5 miles down the hill from Beauty Spot and Unaka Mountain.

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AT ... you bet
I've been using my old beat up golite on the AT for over 10 years now. And I also hike with two poles. Unless I have to store one away to hold onto the umbrella during bad rain showers with win...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking and Hiking with an Umbrella
February 11, 11:36am

Thank You BPL
I've been visiting this site for about 3-4 months now. I regularly visit a couple of other sites related to where I hike. [The AT] And after my last surgery in Nov I have had alot of time on my...

In Chaff » Thank You BPL
January 21, 9:21am

Minimum Wage
Sorry for drifting from the op .... I just have to ask though ... Won't raising the minimum wage make the price of goods go up? And if so, wouldn't that hurt the people making minimum wage?...

In Chaff » How has the change been?
January 21, 8:45am


In GEAR » AT Thru Sleep setup
January 17, 12:16pm

45* quilt
45* quilt wouldn't be enough for 99% of hopefull thru hikers starting at springer at the end of March. It stays cold up in them mountains. Especially the smokeys. But if you have used this syst...

In GEAR » AT Thru Sleep setup
January 17, 12:05pm

Re: AT Thru Sleep setup
What degree is your quilt?

In GEAR » AT Thru Sleep setup
January 17, 8:52am

multifuel stove
Yes there is. Zelph has them. Its his Super Stove I think. I would also ask him exactly which fuels you can burn in it since I'm sure he has tried them all. I know for some fuels you have to tr...

In GEAR » a multi fuel alcohol stove?
January 16, 6:03pm

Looks Good
Looks really good. I'll have to try that. .. Two years ago I grilled shrimp up on Springer Mtn.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Mojave Lobster?
January 03, 7:23am

Re: Resist
Dan, you might want to ask him for a large. Their jackets run small. I have the Alpine Light which I really like. But if this one was out I would have gone for it. I also bought a jacket and I n...

In GEAR » New: Montbell Frost Smoke Parka & More
December 29, 6:11pm

what thread
Since this is a nylon shell, what type of thread should I use?

In Make Your Own Gear » What to make with old sleepingbag??
December 25, 9:03pm

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