BPL Community Profile

David Drake (DavidDrake) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale North Idaho
About Me I manage the Fabrication Labs for a university architecture program, and teach design courses.
CityMoscow
StateIdaho
CountryUS
My Website URLhttp://ddrake.net
My PDF Gear List2014 Basic 3 Season 3 Day

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by David Drake

Showing 61 - 70 of 719 | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ...72
 

Post

Forum » Thread

Re: Size comparison-quilt and bag?
Here you go--WM Ultralite on the left, Enigma 30* (800 FP) on the right. Not a great comparison, tho--the WM is far more compressed (about max possible w/o compression sack). The Enigma could prett...

In GEAR » Size comparison-quilt and bag?
May 04, 12:25pm

Re: Size comparison-quilt and bag?
I have an EE Enigma 30* and a WM Ultralite. According to the WM website, the Ultralite and the Megalite use the same size stuff sack. Give me a bit and I'll post a comparison pic. FWIW, I do...

In GEAR » Size comparison-quilt and bag?
May 04, 12:08pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: TOILET PAPER
>"I'm simply trying to give a perspective on the matter that some may have not otherwise considered." I'd say you've managed that. The TP or not-TP question has been dis...

In GEAR » TOILET PAPER
May 03, 11:55am

Re: Re: TOILET PAPER
@ Cameron Habib: I suppose you can point to peer-reviewed literature providing evidence that going TP-free in the North American backcountry poses a significant risk of "picking up a viral,...

In GEAR » TOILET PAPER
May 03, 9:55am

Re: TOILET PAPER
No TP. No Problem.

In GEAR » TOILET PAPER
May 02, 9:45pm

Re: The joy of food
I'm with Dale on this. Besides, granola isn't particularly calorie-dense. I have a dark chocolate almond variety that about as high in calories as I've found (haven't looked too ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Packing JUST a giant bag of granola (with nuts, raisins, etc)...
May 01, 9:08am

Re: Re: Re: Re: dropping wt
"This was posted on the SUL Thread." Fair enough. So to respond to the OP, although I doubt it saves a whole ounce, I *do* carry toothpaste in one of those teeny-tiny tubes you get in ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Creative way you dropped 1oz
April 28, 9:52pm

Re: Comments
As I said, your list is already pretty good (who could blame you for wanting a net inner with the bugs in the Midwest?) And a different pack will easily get you below the magic 10# mark. I have ...

In Gear Lists » Three Season List - Finally Finished School
April 28, 9:40pm

My basic list for this season--anything missing?
Three-ish seasons, western mountains, rain possible but days of downpour or drizzle unlikely. Possible lows mid-30s, highs to mid 70s (60s more likely). Three day trip for consumables calculation (...

In Gear Lists » My basic list for this season--anything missing?
April 28, 8:42pm

Re: Three Season List - Finally Finished School
Hi Christian. Sounds like you just finished at OU--I got an MFA there back in 2001, hiked Zaleski a few times. Wish I had done it with a lighter pack. Overall, nice list. Might be time for a ne...

In Gear Lists » Three Season List - Finally Finished School
April 28, 7:31pm

All Reader Reviews by David Drake

David Drake has posted no reviews.