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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!

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Re: Alrighty then.
Favorite line of the review: This jacket is so stylish it should come with a hair gel dispenser. That's funny! I can't find fault with the review. I think their criticisms are valid f...

In GEAR » I'm ashamed of you, BPL'ers
May 05, 4:32pm

Re: Space
"I listen to Genesis a lot, I particularly like now the When In Rome concert." I was just listening to Seconds Out the other day while driving around getting some things taken care of....

In Chaff » Space
May 05, 6:20am

Re: Doug
"Have you been to Scotland?" I have indeed. A friend and I rode our bikes around Scotland for three weeks. Did part of the Whiskey Trail (until we started having trouble peddling). Lov...

In Chaff » Space
May 04, 10:37pm

I’ve been living out of my bedroom for the last week - the rest of the inside of the house is wrapped in plastic or draped in dropcloths as the painters do their thing. I feel so cramped. My bedr...

In Chaff » Space
May 04, 9:55pm

Re: UL wheeled backpack?
Why not just get a wheeled travel cart and strap your pack to it for travel?

In GEAR » UL wheeled backpack?
May 04, 7:33pm

Re: Chess in the Backcountry
My brain doesn't work well for chess - I'm terrible at 'looking forward' and seeing various possibilities (explains a lot of my choices i life....). But I thought this chess set was...

In GEAR » Chess in the Backcountry
May 03, 1:03pm

Re: a
Not usually. Rather reticent, actually.

In User Test Forum » a
May 02, 7:36pm

Re: Re: Humboldt BPLrs
"So I foresee a lot of time up there, assuming I don't croak first." As Billy Joel sang - only the good die young. So guys like me and you, Nick, are going to be around for a very ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Humboldt BPLrs
May 02, 7:33pm

Re: Spiritual aspects of wilderness
Not sure if by spiritual songs you mean only hymns, but songs to sing silently that I think could fit well with hiking are some by Keith Green, especially Rushing Wind, Make My Life a Prayer to You...

In Philosophy & Technique » Spiritual aspects of wilderness
April 29, 3:25pm

Re: Calf Massager
I guess it depends on what weight tolerance you have for your calf relief - 'lightweight' means different things to different people, always helps to be as specific as possible. If I had...

In GEAR » Calf Massager
April 29, 2:40pm

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