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Max Dilthey (mdilthey) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me 24 year old backpacker, cyclist, and university outing club leader. As an environmental science major, I have been making the outdoors the priority of my existence since 2011.
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All Forum Posts by Max Dilthey

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If there's a place to ask questions like this, it's BPL. That being said, this is one area where I feel like any shirt is going to be 95% marketing and hype, and 5% polyester.

In GEAR » Fabrics Theory/Use
July 31, 6:46am

Bob, Thanks. Going to start with the electricity course. What multimeter are you using?

In GEAR » Where can I learn about Solar Rechargers?
July 28, 12:51pm

Where can I learn about Solar Rechargers?
I'm trying to learn more about portable solar charging, for work (freelance writer) and for myself (bicycle tourist). I admit I've read a lot of reviews and a lot of customer testimonial...

In GEAR » Where can I learn about Solar Rechargers?
July 28, 12:07pm

Another +1 to 40L
Just thought I'd share... 40L is just right for me for bikepacking (distributed among bike bags) and for backpacking.

In GEAR » Pack size for UL thru-hiking - 40L too small?
July 28, 12:01pm

Rab Ventus
Thanks for the tips. Considering adding a Rab Ventus pullover windshirt, since it fills that Tech-Wick category you mention for cooler temperatures. I'm also going to add the ripstop nylon &...

In Gear Lists » White Mountains / Pemigewasset Wilderness Pack List
July 28, 11:58am

Grey Tent
Yeah, Cuben breaks the bank. if I was gonna get a grey shelter, I'd likely go with a Tarptent Contrail. My girl and I can squeeze in there, as a wide pitch comes out to be about the space of a ...

In GEAR » Two-person stealth camping?
July 25, 11:20am

Sierra Designs Users, come forward!
Bump, I want this information too.

In GEAR » Anyone have experience with the new Sierra Designs Lightning 2 or 3?
July 25, 11:16am

White Mountains / Pemigewasset Wilderness Pack List
I should be headed to Pemi sometime early this fall. It'll get cold pretty quick up in the Whites, so my temperature range for this loadout plans for temps to dip below freezing at night. h...

In Gear Lists » White Mountains / Pemigewasset Wilderness Pack List
July 25, 8:40am

Two-person stealth camping?
Ok, I often stealth camp on bike tours, almost always in legal spots, but it pays to keep a low profile when you're carrying all your stuff with you. Now I'm traveling with my girlfriend. W...

In GEAR » Two-person stealth camping?
July 24, 6:04pm

No Judging!
I didn't expect an inquisition... I'm outfitting a friend, I think I'm giving her my Z-Lite and I'll roll a ridgerest. Thanks for the recommendations! I went with the Thermarest ...

In GEAR » Suggest a foam pad!
July 24, 12:25pm

All Reader Reviews by Max Dilthey

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Kelty backpacks redwing 3100, red cloud 6650
I have two packs; a lightweight pack and a big, indestructible monster. It's good to have something reliable to fall back on for deep winter, or trips where you're carrying extra gear for some...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 02, 5:52am

Boreas Men's Buttermilk 40
Fit: This bag has a superb fit that places more pressure on your lower back, which distributes weight to the hips and keeps your upper back cool. I was impressed with how well this pack vented, even w...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
November 24, 7:19pm