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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: Compromise
You're probably right Steven, but I gotta tell you, I love my Raku. It's big and bulky and makes me look like the Michelin Man (as opposed to my normal Pillsbury Dough Boy look). But when I...

In GEAR » Wearable sleeping bag
November 12, 7:06pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: no light either.
"So would you say that the percentage of business people who are immoral or break the law is higher than the general population who are immoral or break the law? Why do we just assume that ...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
November 12, 6:58pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: no light either.
"consistent, rational, and logical" I'll agree with consistent, but I'm afraid that the belief that business will always do right by the consumer to stay in business or grow th...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
November 12, 4:33pm

Re: JRB Mt. Washington 3 UnderQuilt
Nudge nudge, wink wink

In Gear Swap » JRB Mt. Washington 3 UQ
November 12, 4:03pm

Re: How low will you go?
I once 'dated' my girlfriend's mother. That's pretty low.......

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How low will you go?
November 12, 3:59pm

Re: Miniskirts on Mount Fuji as Japan's `Yama Girls' Spur Trekking
"When are you all coming to Jasper, AB, Canada? I can get you lost in 15 minutes with no one around." Do I have to wear a neon miniskirt?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Miniskirts on Mount Fuji as Japan's `Yama Girls' Spur Trekking
November 12, 3:56pm

Re: Shedding Light (ness) on the North Coast Trail
Gary, you correctly linked to YOUR site in your post (and, please, our forum etiquette requests that you are completely transparent in your post about your affiliation with any company you 'sug...

In On the Web » Shedding Light (ness) o the North Coast Trail
November 12, 3:43pm

Re: Not so big.
Gary, you're not quite getting it. I just did a 7-day trip on the Teton Crest in Wyoming, mostly off trail. Not sure how it compares to the WCT, but it certainly wasn't any walk in the park...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking the WCT. Heavyweight style.
November 12, 3:29pm

Re: Thru Hike pants
I'm not a thru-hiker, but I do love my EcoMesh pants. They're certainly not the lightest pant out there, but I like wearing long pants exclusively, and the mesh panels really help keep thin...

In GEAR » Thru Hike pants
November 12, 11:55am

Re: Miniskirts on Mount Fuji as Japan's `Yama Girls' Spur Trekking
Ummmmmmmmm, only one of the them is a woman........ ;-)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Miniskirts on Mount Fuji as Japan's `Yama Girls' Spur Trekking
November 12, 11:43am

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