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Doug I. (idester) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale MidAtlantic
About Me Grew up in the Adirondacks. Retired Army. Currently a DoD civilian. Want to retire again and do more backpacking!
CityBowie
StateMaryland
CountryUS

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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Re: Re: We're Failing People
"we're lacking something far more important: will." I think it goes far deeper than that, Craig. We're (generalization of our current society, or certainly parts of it, often a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Perils of stealth camping, hiking, or even jogging in the US
March 28, 5:50pm

Re: Ike and Doug’s Excellent Adventure
It's the state just before they freeze.....

In Post-Trip Reports » We’ll be fine - Ike and Doug’s Excellent Adventure in the U. P.
March 26, 9:08pm

Re: Holes vs. No Holes
No holes for me.

In Gear Deals » Titanium Sand/Snow Stakes
March 26, 9:07pm

We’ll be fine - Ike and Doug’s Excellent Adventure in the U. P.
Note: This is part 1, which turned out to be the adventure before the adventure. I didn’t take any photos, so I’ll leave part 2, the actual adventure, to Ike, who took plenty. Prologue: Semp...

In Post-Trip Reports » We’ll be fine - Ike and Doug’s Excellent Adventure in the U. P.
March 26, 8:48pm

Re: f
"Ive had enough encounters with rude,surly and aggressive cops.I think it takes a certain insecure,megalomaniac personality to be one." That's about as ignorant a statement as I...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Perils of stealth camping, hiking, or even jogging in the US
March 26, 8:32pm

Re: Re: Re: dividend
"you just order that small synmat UL7 and have it delivered to my house." Ha! You sold your house. I can't be tricked that easily.....

In GEAR » Rei dividends are here =)
March 25, 7:19pm

Re: dividend
Are the dividends transferable? How could someone else spend mine?

In GEAR » Rei dividends are here =)
March 25, 5:26pm

Re: Hmmm...
Is that her knife under the bureau?

In Chaff » Hmmm...
March 25, 5:17pm

Re: Railriders get my vote.
"Railriders Bone Flats pants" +1

In GEAR » No-frills, sub 10oz summer backpacking pants?
March 24, 9:03pm

Re: Re: Titanium Sand/Snow Stakes
"Can I suggest you do NOT put all those holes in the stakes for snow?" Agreed. I'd be up for a set without the big holes (only the two small holes along the center line).

In Gear Deals » Titanium Sand/Snow Stakes
March 23, 8:50pm

All Reader Reviews by Doug I.

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Packa eVent
Eddie Hinnant's eVent Packa is not a piece of UL gear, even if you factor in the combined use of rain jacket and pack cover. But it's very good for what it is and what it does. I've had th...

In Clothing - Raingear
May 08, 9:09pm

Warbonnet BlackBird
The Warbonnet Blackbird hammock offers, quite simply, the most restful and comfortable sleep I've ever had in the backcountry. It's very well made (craftsmanship), strong and sturdy, and has n...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
April 05, 8:13am