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Max Dilthey (mdilthey) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale MaxTheCyclist.com
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.
StateMA
CountryUnited States
My Website URLhttp://www.MaxTheCyclist.com

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All Forum Posts by Max Dilthey

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Flexible, minimalist thru-hiking shoes WITH protection?
I hate shoe threads as much as the next guy, but unfortunately I'm stuck with world's worst feet. I find if I can keep flexing my forefoot all hike, I don't get any pain, but if my ...

In GEAR » Flexible, minimalist thru-hiking shoes WITH protection?
January 30, 8:21am

Mesh
Am I understanding the mesh near the foot of the sleeping bag correctly? Does it prevent touching the sil walls or is there an additional mesh sleeve to prevent touching the smaller 5-inch bugnet w...

In GEAR » Tarptent Protrail
January 29, 12:46pm

SOLD!
Sold!

In Gear Swap » FS: Tom Bihn Side Effect
January 29, 12:29pm

Price Drop
Price drop! $27 Shipped!

In Gear Swap » FS: Tom Bihn Side Effect
January 29, 9:56am

Re: Re: Shells are Survival Gear.
"My memory of this scene in the book is that Bryson reaches into his pack for his "waterproofs" and they aren't there -- he has forgotten to pack them, not made any effort to for...

In GEAR » Getting away from shells
January 29, 7:41am

Hmm...
Theoretically, heat rises, so the shoulders and hood might have condensation issues. The top wets out from the inside out while the body wets out from the outside in. In theory. Idk. Seems ...

In GEAR » OR Helium Hybrid
January 29, 7:36am

Re: You are asking for a lot there.
"You are asking for a lot of "free" in thst scenario. Good luck with that...." And why shouldn't they? Many companies offer free return shipping, but since these jackets ...

In GEAR » Free shipping and returns for Rab or Montbell
January 29, 7:34am

I'll take them!
PM sent on the Merrel Trail Gloves! Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: NEW w/ tags BD Access Hoody (L) and TNF Thermoball (M) plus stuff
January 29, 7:30am

Shells are Survival Gear.
Bill Bryson made a similar effort to forgo shells in his book "A Walk in the Woods" and gets caught in an unexpected heavy fog in New Hampshire. Like all you northeasterners know, the onl...

In GEAR » Getting away from shells
January 28, 6:20pm

SealLine Boundary Pack
For exactly what you're looking for, a SealLine pack might do it. A plain black SealLine pack is unassuming, (relatively) light, and is just a single compartment all the way down. As an added b...

In GEAR » City travel 30L packs?
January 28, 8:18am

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