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Jed Augustine (jaugusti) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Appalachians/Rockies
About Me Student at the University of Chicago. I don't have much time to backpack, so I want to make my kit as simple and easy to go as possible. I am interested in the cathartic effects of spending time in the wilderness and its application in therapy and counseling.
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Bugs and DuoMid
So Art, given that you use the DuoMid as your go-to shelter for all of your trips, you must've had to deal with skeeters and other creepy crawlies. What is your solution with the duomid?

In GEAR » UL All Purpose Shelter
March 17, 8:50pm

DuoMid inner mesh?
Jonathon- When/where did Ron talk about inner mesh for the DuoMid?

In GEAR » UL All Purpose Shelter
March 17, 8:27pm

Re: Re: DuoMid
Art- If two folks were in the shelter, do you think there would be room to put your backpack or a stuff sack with all your unused gear at your head or feet, or is it necessary to put stuff outsi...

In GEAR » UL All Purpose Shelter
March 17, 8:05pm

So let me see if I understand this correctly. The DuoMid would not be adequate because in storm-proof mode it would be overwhelmed by the moisture output of two bodies. Also the space is not ade...

In GEAR » UL All Purpose Shelter
March 17, 4:53pm

Southern skeeters and your shangri-la
How do you deal with the skeeters and other manner of buzzy stingy bugs? Did you get the nest too?

In GEAR » UL All Purpose Shelter
March 17, 1:49pm

Re: Re: UL All Purpose Shelter
Chris- I'm from Atlanta so the SE is my main stomping grounds too. I saw that when you sold your Sil DuoMid you decided that it was too small given the humidity of the south. What did you me...

In GEAR » UL All Purpose Shelter
March 17, 11:33am

UL All Purpose Shelter
Hey y'all- I am continuing my quest to find gear I can use in all situations (or as many as possible within a 3-season/fringe framework). I am currently mind wrestling with shelters. I c...

In GEAR » UL All Purpose Shelter
March 17, 7:28am

Re: No
The only time I felt I might need something to protect myself was when a chaperone on a trip in high school let us know he had a gun to protect us from all of the scary people. He's the scaries...

In Chaff » do you take protection on hikes?
March 17, 7:17am

Scree running/man vs. wild
To hijack my own thread... Yeah, I enjoy the show for the entertainment value and the opportunity to see beautiful landscapes around the world. There are interesting facts and tips every now and...

In Philosophy & Technique » Scree Running Question
March 06, 9:05pm

Re: Gorilla
Dale and Chris- thanks for the info!

In GEAR » New GG Gorilla Pack
March 06, 7:36pm

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Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
I'm partial too, though not from Seattle. Growing up in Atlanta there are not many places to go within the city that can excite you about the outdoors, but whenever the parents told me we were ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 1:44pm