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George Davis (nsiderbam) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale mid-Atlantic
About Me I go to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD (senior year) and started backpacking my first year here. I love the UL philosophy and this forum is awesome.
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All Forum Posts by George Davis

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I don't think that the Trailstar is difficult to pitch, but I have had some problems getting a consistently good pitch. This should help out. Thanks!

In Philosophy & Technique » How to pitch the Trailstar perfectly every time
March 04, 7:32pm

Double-rated sleeping bags
I did a quick search on these and didn't find anything other than two gear swap posts, so here goes. Just a few minutes ago I was looking through STP as they have a 40% off coupon going on, ...

In GEAR » Double-rated sleeping bags
February 27, 5:18pm

Re: Houdini!
Picked up one too! $50 is an awesome price, I was surprised they had it in my size (medium).

In Gear Deals » Patagonia Semi-Annual Sale
February 06, 9:06pm

I can only hope...
My yellow sil Trailstar came in 2 weeks early...and all that's done is raise my hopes of my Spirit quilt arriving early as well... :( In all seriousness though MLD is awesome and I'm sup...

In Chaff » That amazing feeling when your new MLD gear arrives six weeks early----
February 03, 5:57pm

Re: First Ultralight Backpaking Meeting in Russia
Where do you guys go hiking in Russia? In the short time that I was there I saw tons and tons of potential for awesome bushwhacking and backpacking. Suzdal had lots of gorgeous countryside around i...

In Chaff » First Ultralight Backpaking Meeting in Russia
February 03, 5:54pm

Re: Re: Nice pix
@Nick I go home (to Vegas) every Christmas and summer and had no idea that there was any backpacking that close. I was sure that Lake Mead and the surrounding areas were closed off for foot trav...

In GEAR » Your fav solo winter backpacking tent?
February 02, 11:04pm

Re: T2
I love the T3 hoodie and so couldn't pass up a chance to get a T2 hoodie for $25 plus shipping. For the record, I'm 5'9"ish, 160lbs with an athletic build and the T3 in medium s...

In GEAR » MEC sizing
January 30, 11:52am

Re: Golite Kings Canyon Wind Jackets: Men's Blue Med. & Women's Red XS - both like new
Second in line for the men's jacket if it's not taken.

In Gear Swap » Golite Kings Canyon Wind Jackets: Men's Blue Med. & Women's Red XS - both like new
January 28, 9:52am

Re: Active fleece hoody; R1, Piton or Cap4
Check out the MEC T3 hoodie. It's essentially the same as the R1 but a lot cheaper ($68 Canadian). Mine came in last week and I can't stop wearing it. It's very comfortable and the thum...

In GEAR » Active fleece hoody; R1, Piton or Cap4
January 27, 2:50pm

What size?

In Gear Swap » WTB: CONDUIT or CDT
January 24, 4:11pm

All Reader Reviews by George Davis

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REI Flash 45 (2012-2013 Model)
I've been a UL backpacker for a few years now and this pack was my first purchase where I've actually gone up in weight, meaning that I decided the benefits of using this pack are worth the ex...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 03, 11:49am