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Devin Montgomery (dsmontgomery) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale one snowball away from big trouble
About Me Hiker, rower, bicyclist. I go light because I'd rather feel like a guy walking in the woods than a pack-mule hauling a load. Now the maker of the Backcountry Boiler, undeniably the baddest way to heat water on the planet.
CityPittsburgh
StatePA
CountryUS
My Website URLhttp://theboilerwerks.com/

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All Forum Posts by Devin Montgomery

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Re: Signed up
Thanks guys! On the Prime - that softshell sleeve is also a stuff sack, just folded up. In the middle of the video, I set it down on a big rock and you can see how it looks in stuff sack mode. I...

In GEAR » Backcountry Boiler Mk II available!
May 11, 4:08pm

Trail Days Pittsburgh carpool
I'll be going down on either Thursday or Friday, so if anyone from the Pittsburgh area wants a ride, I'm glad to offer it. Too bad you're on the other side of our wide state, Tom. Bu...

In Post-Trip Reports » Trail Days 2011!!!!
May 06, 8:23am

Re: kettle
Hi Fred - right on on the kindling. There would be nothing at all wrong with cutting the stopper in half, other than cosmetics, as long as it stays large enough so it doesn't fall in. :) It ...

In GEAR » The Kettle is coming !
April 21, 11:47am

Re: Motivated!
You all are so rock and roll. :) I particularly like the alliteration, Callahan! I need to blow that up and put it on my wall. :)

In GEAR » The Kettle is coming !
April 15, 12:26pm

Woohoo! No shut down!
They have my wife's passport renewal and we go out of the country next week! Hooray for compromise. :)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Government shutdown - effects on thru-hikers?
April 08, 10:03pm

Re: Chamonix
Thanks, Khader! I was afraid of that for the crowds... Unfortunately my wife won't "go for it" with Valee. :) Maybe be I'll see what they recommend when we get there.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Snowshoeing recommendations for Chamonix?
April 08, 2:00pm

Snowshoeing recommendations for Chamonix?
This is a shot in the dark, but I'm traveling to Chamonix, France in a couple weeks. My wife isn't quite up for skiing Valee Blanche (which makes my heart cry a little bit, okay, a lot) but...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Snowshoeing recommendations for Chamonix?
April 05, 12:00pm

Re: HF
Thanks, Sam. :) So these are Versilic 27Ds? I would just check to make sure that they've actually been sent - there were three companies that took my order, only to send me something days la...

In GEAR » The Kettle is coming !
March 23, 8:09am

Re: spout for BCB
Just a note before everyone starts cutting up their stoppers - Amazon (and just about the entire rest of the world) is out of stock of the stoppers in this size. The company that makes them actuall...

In GEAR » The Kettle is coming !
March 23, 6:53am

Re: The Kettle is coming !
Thanks all! Miguel - I emailed you, too, but I'm really glad both got there safe and sound. From other threads it sounds like you're getting really involved in aid efforts and I wish yo...

In GEAR » The Kettle is coming !
March 22, 4:29pm

All Reader Reviews by Devin Montgomery

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Ultralight Designs Blue Mini
This is aluminum bottle based alcohol stove similar to the "gram weenie" by Whitebox. I bought the stove because of its simplicity and because I could quickly get it for a hike I was taking ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
September 04, 1:04pm

Potable Aqua Iodine Drinking Water Germicidal Tablets
These have been around forever, and I think just about everyone has used them at one time or another. If you're an absolute novice, use them once: chugging the resulting antiseptic rinse is a rig...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:44pm

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
My rating of five here is for the Chlorine Dioxide method of treatment, this is just the brand I happened to use. Ultra lightweight, kills most wee-beasties in 20 min, with 4 hrs kills the few ...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:24pm

MSR Whisperlight / Internationale
For years, this was the Model T of backpacking stoves, and for good reason. Runs on almost any fuel, easy and reliable to use in all conditions, "light" for traditional packing. Can accomo...

In Stoves - White Gas
May 01, 11:51am

Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
After having my last rain jacket stolen out of my car right before a long river trip, I picked up a Precip on sale at the local outfitter. It was a good brand, waterproof, breathable, lightweight, and...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 29, 8:48pm

Snow Peak Trek 700
This was the first bit of gear that I bought in my lightweight conversion. Just under $30, plenty of capacity for solo camping (I never could finish a meal that filled it up),includes a lid that drai...

In Cookware - Titanium
April 29, 8:04pm