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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!

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Re: Definitely Husky...
"The Siberian Husky hair that gets into everything is definitely the most insulative." I think I'd probably agree with this, especially if you get the undercoat stuck in your hat....

In Gear Swap » FS: BPL UL merino beanie
February 20, 2:30pm

SOLD: BPL UL merino beanie
SOLD No rips, tears, stains, but plenty of dog hair. $20 shipped.

In Gear Swap » FS: BPL UL merino beanie
February 20, 1:59pm

Cabin fever?
Such forum nastiness in the colder months. Some call it cabin fever. I prefer to call it Hypothermia of the Heart.... Hypothermia of the Heart (my apologies to Bonnie Tyler) Take a break Ev...

In Chaff » Cabin fever?
February 20, 11:30am

Re: 15#
I don't see any fuel listed, or am I just missing it? Something I've been thinking about lately but haven't yet actually tried - why not skip the larger cuben stuff sack and use your...

In Winter Hiking » what would a 10 # base weight look for a winter trip?
February 20, 10:56am

Re: Re: Re: Bragging about NATO success in Libya
Interesting article: Foreign Policy Failure Everywhere: It’s well past time for us to think about what horrifies our rulers: nonintervention.

In Chaff » Bragging about NATO success in Libya..
February 19, 7:47pm

Re: re
I believe 'glassing,' in today's usage, means using binoculars or a spotting scope, etc., to scout a ridge, valley, etc. for game.

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Hunting: Towards a Coherent Definition
February 19, 5:20pm

Re: 22
Acquainted with the Night I have been one acquainted with the night. I have walked out in rain—and back in rain. I have outwalked the furthest city light. I have looked down the sadde...

In Chaff » 22
February 19, 5:07pm

Oliver Sacks has cancer
Well worth a read:

In Chaff » Oliver Sacks has cancer
February 19, 3:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Fixed the ads?
"Besides, I know who cooks my dinners" From what I've seen, that would be you on backpacking trips!

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL Reacts to distasteful ad complaints
February 19, 6:58am

Re: inreach
I've never tried it, but from the brochure: CONVENIENT 160-CHARACTER MESSAGING Send and receive text messages worldwide,* with delivery confirmation to any cell number, email address or anothe...

In GEAR » DeLorme announced today the inReach Explorer - It incorporates many navigation functions
February 18, 9:15pm

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