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david richardson (drichi) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me started backpacking in scouts in 1968, still at it today, currently high adventure coordinator for scout troop.

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I have a microburst and like it so far. Was using an instafltor, but like this better. dave

In GEAR » Inflating NeoAirs
February 06, 5:56am

montbell #3
Mark, I use a neo-air and Montbell ss-ul #3 bag with it. I found this to be very comfortable at philmont in 2010. I plan on using this setup again this summer. Our arrival date in 2010 was june 23d...

In GEAR » Why am I freezing?
January 09, 5:46am

i will second the fits socks
I found these about 6 months ago also, I find that they also fit my size 12 feet better than any others. I have been wearing them more and more and my smart wool less and less. dave

In GEAR » Darn Tough Socks
November 29, 6:14am

what size is it?

In Gear Swap » FS: First Ascent Downlight Sweater
November 04, 5:14am

received mine
I ordered from them a month ago and received mine in a week or less. I did not have any problems with them. your mileage may very. dave

In Gear Deals » Deals on DriDucks rain gear
October 29, 3:30pm

jet boil ti pot
my advice is not to try to remove it at all while it is full of hot water. Pick up the whole thing and pour your water as needed. Remove pot from stove after cooled. dave

In GEAR » Jetboil Pot/Stove sticks - ideas
October 23, 11:50am

mld pack strap pockets
I have used the pack strap water bottle pocket from mountain laurel designs for several years. They work very well. Another option is the bot spot from simblissity, should be available again very s...

In GEAR » Carry water on shoulder straps.
July 25, 6:00am

crew gear
Philmont suggests 3-50' 1/8" nylon cords. you will use some of these to string lines on the tarp. You will have guy lines on the tents, but need some extra for any repairs and works well f...

In Philmont » Rope Question
July 10, 2:23pm

pack storage
I usually get what I want and need for the night and lean it against a tree with a pack cover on it. A trash bag will work very well also. dave

In GEAR » Tarptent Squall 2 beak size question
July 10, 6:46am

sleep cloths
I would have to say silk weight patagonia capilene top and bottom and possum down socks. This would be very close to 9 ozs, depending on size. This is also what I use along with a possum down beani...

In GEAR » Sleeping clothes
June 03, 6:32pm

All Reader Reviews by david richardson

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Jetboil Sol Ti
I have found this stove to perform up to all of my expectations and then some. Boil times are so fast that the savings in fuel compared to any of my other canister stoves is considerable. I have remov...

In Backpacks - Frameless
January 12, 2:56pm