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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.
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All Forum Posts by Max Dilthey

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Toe Socks +1
Smartwool Toe Socks last forever (the PHD versions are 40% nylon, 60% wool) and they eliminate blisters. Takes an extra minute to put them on, but worth it IMO.

In GEAR » Sock liner?
July 24, 11:11am

Trail Dog of Any Size.
My second cousin in Burlington goes backpacking and camping with his girlfriend's chihuaua. This dog redefined stereotypes for me. It runs 6 miles a day and backpacks any length of time and ...

In GEAR » Ultra light dog food
July 23, 4:17pm

This is neat. I picked it up last year: It's a drybag from Mammut that doubles as a lantern. It's not the lightest drybag available, but for a small weight penalty, my girlfriend for...

July 23, 4:08pm

The banana hammocks do a great job of keeping the sleeping pad in place. I guess I don't move much. Say, Ian, where the heck are my used underwear jokes?!

In GEAR » New Hammock Company, Made in USA, 5.2oz Single Hammock
July 23, 8:44am

Low Weight
Dale, I defy you! (Slightly) My hammock setup for my 2013 canada tour used the following: Grand Trunk Nano 7: 7oz (Hummingbird is 5.2oz) MLD UL Hammock Tarp: 4.7oz Tree Straps: 4oz (...

In GEAR » New Hammock Company, Made in USA, 5.2oz Single Hammock
July 23, 7:57am

I'm no good at sewing
It's new in the sense that I can't find anything of similar weight at this price range available. It's lighter than a Grand Trunk Nano 7 and has a good weight limit for the.. err, weigh...

In GEAR » New Hammock Company, Made in USA, 5.2oz Single Hammock
July 23, 7:37am

Ghost Whisperer
I can tell you your 2010 Houdini is still about the best you can do. There's lighter, but the function on the pre-2014 Houdini jackets is hard to beat. Mountain Hardwear's Ghost Whispere...

In GEAR » Lightening up: dooReplace Windshirt (Houdini) and Rain Gear?
July 23, 7:32am

Re: Re: Suggest a foam pad!
"you voted 8 different pads @ 10/10 on another thread,,, seems like you can sleep good on anything,,, just get something cheap and replace it more often" Every pad is a 10, but getting...

In GEAR » Suggest a foam pad!
July 23, 7:26am

UQ Optional
For the record, I've slept probably... 150 nights in hammocks over the last 3 years, like 60 nights in a row, and I always used a regular sleeping pad in the hammock with me and a traditional s...

In GEAR » New Hammock Company, Made in USA, 5.2oz Single Hammock
July 23, 7:21am

Review Pending
Ok, I guess I am affiliated! Hummingbird is gonna send me one of these bad boys. Everyone told me the Grand Trunk Nano 7 was too short for someone my size and it was okay, so I will take the sm...

In GEAR » New Hammock Company, Made in USA, 5.2oz Single Hammock
July 23, 6:28am

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