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Max Dilthey (mdilthey) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me 24 year old backpacker, cyclist, and university outing club leader. As an environmental science major, I have been making the outdoors the priority of my existence since 2011.
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All Forum Posts by Max Dilthey

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Big Bivy
The Borah Gear Snowyside bivy is definitely a "tall." I'm swimming in it at 6'1". I'm sure you can get it stretched if you email in.

In GEAR » Tall person's support thread
August 24, 8:18pm

Check It Out
Stickers are being saved, it's just too pretty. It's a limited edition Single Speed Cyclocross World Championships 2013 Raleigh Roper, with upgraded steel tubing. Check out my blog, <...

In Chaff » Everyone, Look At My New Baby
August 22, 10:14pm

MH Ultralamina
To answer the actual question, MountaiN hardwear's Ultralamina 15ยบ is pretty competitive at under 3lbs. I have one and it's definitely warm to temp, I've taken it to the "extreme&...

In GEAR » Current light weight synthetic sleeping bags?
August 21, 11:22pm

Unfortunately, no
Well, I'm broke, but at least I'm free-bumping you and if I'm sold, someone else likely will be ;D

In Gear Swap » FS: Westcomb Skeena Hooded Softshells. M and L. eVent and Merino Wool. MMMMM.
August 20, 2:40pm

Neat
Ah, for venting I'd assume. I like this piece.

In Gear Swap » FS: Westcomb Skeena Hooded Softshells. M and L. eVent and Merino Wool. MMMMM.
August 20, 2:30pm

Deets
Matt, thanks. Where are the merino patches located?

In Gear Swap » FS: Westcomb Skeena Hooded Softshells. M and L. eVent and Merino Wool. MMMMM.
August 20, 2:23pm

EMS Solstice 20
If you really want to go synthetic, the EMS Solstice 20 is an amazing synthetic bag. Less than $100 for a 3-season, 3lb bag. I have one and the quality is great for a budget item. With overnigh...

In GEAR » Wet, humid weekend. Stick to UL gear or go more traditional?
August 20, 10:05am

Hmm...
Ok, but let's get technical. Will the shell prevent the merino wool from properly wicking moisture? Will the wool allow for things like sweat to sit against the eVent membrane and prevent i...

In Gear Swap » FS: Westcomb Skeena Hooded Softshells. M and L. eVent and Merino Wool. MMMMM.
August 20, 9:36am

Site Selection
90% of your results this weekend will depend on good site selection. Finding an area with good airflow will solve a lot of your condensation issues, as will pitching in such a way that air flows th...

In GEAR » Wet, humid weekend. Stick to UL gear or go more traditional?
August 20, 7:32am

Strange jacket...
Does this product actually make sense from a technical point of view? Someone sell me...

In Gear Swap » FS: Westcomb Skeena Hooded Softshells. M and L. eVent and Merino Wool. MMMMM.
August 18, 8:45pm

All Reader Reviews by Max Dilthey

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Kelty backpacks redwing 3100, red cloud 6650
I have two packs; a lightweight pack and a big, indestructible monster. It's good to have something reliable to fall back on for deep winter, or trips where you're carrying extra gear for some...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 02, 5:52am

Boreas Men's Buttermilk 40
Fit: This bag has a superb fit that places more pressure on your lower back, which distributes weight to the hips and keeps your upper back cool. I was impressed with how well this pack vented, even w...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
November 24, 7:19pm