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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: High Speed Backpacking - why
It's an interesting question. There are probably as many reasons for people getting out in the woods as there are people on this site. And probably quite a few different definitions of high-spe...

In Philosophy & Technique » High Speed Backpacking - why
March 19, 6:22pm

Re: Quit asking buyers to Pay the PayPal fees
eh, what Ken said below, only with profanity and a lot of snarkiness...

In Gear Swap » Quit asking buyers to Pay the PayPal fees
March 19, 5:34pm

Re: budget solo shelter help
Not quite your budget, but for ground camping, I really like the idea of having a tarp and bug bivy (MLD especially, since Ron puts loops on the underside of his tarps for hanging his bug bivy). Se...

In GEAR » budget solo shelter help
March 19, 2:12pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Has BPL Stealth Nano Tarp shipped?
"I paid extra for priority mail. :-P" Ah, that's what I get for being cheap!

In GEAR » Has BPL Stealth Nano Tarp shipped?
March 19, 1:46pm

Re: Re: Re: Has BPL Stealth Nano Tarp shipped?
"Got my tarp today." A BPL staffer gets his tarp before the rest of us, and then has to rub it in! That's just cruel.... ;-)

In GEAR » Has BPL Stealth Nano Tarp shipped?
March 19, 12:28pm

FS: Nunatak Arc AT long - SOLD
This quilt is sold. I have a Nunatak Arc AT long, with 1.5 oz overfill. Excellent condition, used 3-4 times. Always stored uncompressed. $235 includes shipping to lower 48, does not include payp...

In Gear Swap » FS: Nunatak Arc AT long
March 19, 5:54am

FS: JRB Mt Washington 3 quilt-SOLD
This quilt is sold. I have a JRB Mt. Washington 3 quilt, excellent condition. Used half a dozen times. I don't have the compression sack anymore.

In Gear Swap » FS: JRB Mt Washington 3 quilt
March 19, 5:52am

Re: 10L Dromedary
I think Christopher Plesko was looking for one of these, might want to PM him.

In Gear Swap » 10L Dromedary
March 18, 8:03pm

Re: Vibram Five Fingers
"Douglas, you don't have this problem, do you?" So THAT'S why I can't get the darned things to fit! It all makes sense now! ;-)

In GEAR » Vibram Five Fingers??
March 18, 1:54pm

Re: Vibram Five Fingers
"You could use the Injini 'toed' socks with these." I actually bought the socks to see if that would solve my problem. It didn't, my little toe kept falling out of its slot...

In GEAR » Vibram Five Fingers??
March 18, 10:52am

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