Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

Dustin Short (upalachango) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Dustin Short hasn't told us about their geographical region yet.
About Me Dustin Short has not added a biography yet.

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Dustin Short

Showing 761 - 770 of 1235 | Page: 1 ...68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 ...124


Forum » Thread

Re: Sleeping Bag Choices? suggestions
Unless the kifaru bag is EN rated I would take the rating with a grain of salt. While the Montbell isn't EN rated either (that I know of) there are several reports on this site and others sayin...

In GEAR » Sleeping Bag Choices? suggestions
March 09, 12:50pm

Re: ArcTeryx here too
Arc'teryx Ramparts. Light, lots of freedom of movement (I can climb anything in them) and DURABLE. I tend to bushwhack through thick desert scrub (cat's claw and worse brambles) and my p...

In GEAR » Light Simple Hiking Pants [suggestions]
March 09, 12:41pm

Re: sock liners + trail runners
assuming your shoes fit with just liners fine, that is you didn't size your shoes for thick padded socks, there shouldn't be any issue. The liner itself doesn't prevent blisters, it&...

In GEAR » sock liners + trail runners
March 09, 12:31pm

Re: Re: 1 oz hat?
Headsweats visor ~1.5oz MYOG out of some thin plastic could probably easily be sub 1 oz

In GEAR » 1 oz hat?
March 09, 12:27pm

Go with a 30F quilt.
I would go with a 30F bag. The difference between 30F and 40F is pretty minimal for a down bag/quilt and the 30F lets you push into 3 season much more comfortably by adding clothing. Also I tend to...

In GEAR » Advice on 3 season vs 1 season bag/quilt
March 08, 2:24pm

Re: Re: Win a Backcountry Shelter
William, the url copy/pasted just fine on my computer and I double checked and it took about 10secs for me to fumble around on my android phone to open the link. Why is it so hard to do such a s...

In Gear Deals » Win a Backcountry Shelter
March 08, 1:32pm

Re: Wind v Snow resistance w/r/t Mids
Size also plays a factor here. The larger a shelter the more sides it can have which helps with wind resistance. This is why tipis do well in both wind and snow. Looking at the geometry we could...

In GEAR » Wind v Snow resistance w/r/t Mids
March 08, 12:59pm

Re: Re Windshirt suggestion
I second the Stoic Wraith (especially for the price). I would definitely size up though if you want to layer. I'm usually a small (sometimes mediums are a tent on me) and my wraith barely fits ...

In GEAR » Windshirt suggestions?
March 08, 12:13pm

Re: Requirements?
If you want durability, you can't beat an REI/MEC warranty. My buddy and I picked up an REI Halfdome T2 HC (old mouthful of a name) and at around 5 lbs it's not super ultralight. However it...

In GEAR » 2 Person Durable All Year Tent Recommendations
March 07, 11:29am

Re: Re: Mountain Hardwear ThruWay 50
Basically the summation of that thread is that nearly everyone is REALLY interested to see how it pans out. It's rare that people on this forum get so excited over a pack from one of the major ...

In GEAR » Mountain Hardwear ThruWay 50
March 07, 11:16am

All Reader Reviews by Dustin Short

Dustin Short has posted no reviews.