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David Neumann (idahomtman) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Northern Idaho
About Me 47 year backpacker, former national Sierra Club backpack leader, school superintendent
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All Forum Posts by David Neumann

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WTB: Osprey Aether 60 Medium
I'm interested in buying a slightly used, recent Osprey Aether medium pack in good condition at a fair price. Obviously not a UL pack, but sometimes I need to hump a heavy load. If you've r...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Osprey Aether 60 Medium
November 10, 8:46am

FS: Thermrest NeoAir XLite Sleeping Pad - Regular (SOLD)
This item has been sold. Thanks Rich. Used eight nights. In excellent condition. Clean; no holes or repairs. Repair kit included (never used). Always used mattress on top of 1/8" pad insi...

In Gear Swap » FS: Thermrest NeoAir XLite Sleeping Pad - Regular
August 17, 12:55pm

Re: WTB: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite
David, I have a regular I will sell for $110 including shipping CONUS. It has been used 8 nights, is in perfect condition and includes the stuff sack and repair kit. Although it is the most comfort...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite
August 02, 4:21pm

I did the Wonderland solo in five days back in 2009. I did my research regarding camps and got my permit without changes. I had nearly perfect weather with only one day with a thunderstorm. I had i...

In Editor's Roundtable » Wonderland Trail
June 18, 8:59am

Katoolah KTS Aluminum Hiking Crampon - SOLD
Thanks Roger. Will ship tomorrow.

In Gear Swap » FS: Katoolah KTS Aluminum Hiking Crampon
June 05, 6:08pm

Katoolah KTS Aluminum Hiking Crampon - SOLD
I kind of let this one drop, but would like to sell these new crampons. Price reduced to $95 with free shipping CONUS.

In Gear Swap » FS: Katoolah KTS Aluminum Hiking Crampon
June 05, 3:10pm

One of the great hikes
I was fortunate to thru-hike the Wonderland in 2009. I took five days and I have to agree that it is quite simply stunning in every way and definitely worth the effort. Having done it once, I have ...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Wonderland Trail
October 23, 10:53am

FS: Katoolah KTS Aluminum Hiking Crampon -- SOLD
Kahtoola’s KTS are made with 7075 Aircraft Aluminum, you’ll harness both traction and durability in a single piece of winter gear. Master snowy and icy terrain alike with the lightest alumi...

In Gear Swap » FS: Katoolah KTS Aluminum Hiking Crampon
September 14, 5:32pm

FS: BPL Vapr NANO Bivy Sack (sold)
Lightly used, excellent condition BPL Vapr NANO bivy. Black Pertex upper with white Cuben bottom. No holes or tears. Ready for your next XUL or SUL trip at only 4.6 ounces including insect scre...

In Gear Swap » FS: BPL Vapr NANO Bivy Sack
August 09, 12:07am

price reductions on remaining items
Price reductions on remaining unsold items.

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD, ULA, BD, MB, BPL, Ursack, Nunatak
August 05, 8:01am

All Reader Reviews by David Neumann

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Montbell Thermawrap jacket
I've had this jacket a few years and it never ceases to amaze me. It is feather light, warm, wind resistant, and a great safety item for me. Down does pack a little more warmth, but I feel this it...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 01, 10:40pm

Western Mountaineering Highlite
I agree with most of Matthew's review of the WM Highlite. The construction is classic Western Mountaineering - impeccable. The bag does everything it is advertised to do. I do find the separating ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 30, 10:02am

Superfeet Performance Green
My original Green Superfeet were recommended by an REI salesperson in Spokane after my feet began to cause me some minor problems when I was training for my JMT thru-hike by running 7+ miles six days ...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
January 28, 11:44am

Hydropel Sports Ointment
I've been using this product for several years after reading about it in the Fixing Your Feet book. I use it daily when I run and I use it liberally when I hike. I applied Hydropel every morning on my...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
November 21, 1:43pm

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
I've been a Co-op member for 38+ years and have always found some good buys there. The Co-op has changed significantly since I first joined. For one, they have more than one store! They meet the need ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 18, 4:50pm

Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo
I have used my "first generation" Lunar Solo in the Pacific Northwest and on a thru-hike of the JMT. While mine does not have the upgraded bathtub floor, I never experienced any problems getting wet f...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 12, 9:16am