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Max Dilthey (mdilthey) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me 23 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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Don't know what to tell you.
If the shirt is laying on top of itself as shown, the material underneath the hole will be identical to a shirt with no holes. They'll be very difficult to see in the picture. From what you ...

In GEAR » MERINO Wool durability?Bugs that eat holes in it in 2 days?
March 16, 2:24pm

If he needs anything else for his tour (including advice) contact me. I tour and I have a lot of stuff.

In Gear Swap » WTB Lightweight tent for $150 or less
March 16, 2:21pm


In Gear Swap » FS: Hennessy Hammoc Explorer Ultralite A-Sym
March 16, 2:19pm

WM doesn't like it.
In lieu of a solid answer, I defer to Western Mountaineering's answer. They seem to have the most investment in whether or not it works, since they're seen as a gold standard among down pro...

In GEAR » How useful is waterproof down in a sleeping bag?
March 16, 10:57am

Great Material
I use NeoShell for cycling, and I keep the pit zips open, because why not? I have never felt clammy at all, even after hours of riding. No clothing is going to keep you cool like an air conditio...

In GEAR » Polartec Neoshell- as breahable as a softshell
March 16, 10:52am

It's Moths
I have almost all wool in my wardrobe. I own three LS shirts, one T-shirt, a dress shirt, and a sweater. The oldest one is now 3 years old. None have holes from moths. I have bought a shirt on ...

In GEAR » MERINO Wool durability?Bugs that eat holes in it in 2 days?
March 16, 10:48am

Low as I can go...
This is in perfect shape, I thought It'd be snatched up! $115 Shipped

In Gear Swap » Help Me Out! FS: Arcteryx Squamish (Men's L, Orange)
March 16, 10:05am

Cool Trip! Thoughts on Arcteryx
No offense meant to any individuals here, or in any thread. Just noting: I see comments on "making due" or "why not use X?" in regards to saving money on backpacking gear all...

In GEAR » Tent/backpack/rainpants for Torres del Paine
March 15, 4:04pm

Re: Cocona Activated Carbon
"How is this possible? The way activated carbon works, is to absorb (adsorb, actually) stuff (smells, in this case) into small pores (activated carbon has a huge surface area), and when it is ...

In GEAR » Rab Meco-Im a believer
March 15, 3:58pm

Gotta Wait
Rick, I'll see if I make it out there. April and May will be about recovering from a fourth foot surgery. Trying to get back on my feet before June hits and it really gets nice out...

In GEAR » Ripstop spotted in the wild! Wassaic Metro North
March 15, 3:41pm

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