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Date of Birth
June 30, 1974 (46)
About dougz
Biography:
34, married with 2 boys.
Location:
Mackenzie, BC
Interests:
working out, coin collecting, movies
Occupation:
first aid attendent at pulp mill

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05-04-2009 12:52 PM
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Winter Clothing Field Test#4

by dougz on 01-01-2009 at 07:50 PM
Jan 1/09

Time: 2 pm

Temp: -24C/-11F

With Wind Chill (N 20 kph, gusting):
-33C/-27F

Distance: 3 miles

Time Elapsed: 1 hour

Terrain: Street, mild inclines.

Worn:

Ready Pack (35lbs)

Base Layer: Dakota "driwear performance thermal top"
Large. Composition: 66% micro-nylon, 21% micro-polyester, 13% spandex..
http://www2.marks.com/productdetails...8?OpenDocument

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Updated 01-02-2009 at 10:04 AM by dougz

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Field Test for Winter Clothing #3, and Fire Starting

by dougz on 12-28-2008 at 08:08 PM
Dec 28/08

Time: 11am

Temp: -15 C Wind: n/a

Distance: 6 miles, cross-country skiing

Terrain: Groomed run, moderate hills

Worn:

Base Layer:

Dakota "driwear performance thermal top"

Size: Large.

Composition:

66% micro-nylon, 21% micro-polyester, 13% spandex..

http://www2.marks.com/productdetails...8?OpenDocument

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Dec 26/08 Pack/Winter Clothing Field Test #2

by dougz on 12-26-2008 at 09:59 PM
Dec 26/08

Time: 11am

Temp: -15C/5F Wind: 12 kph, gusting

Distance: 3 miles

Terrain: Street, mild inclines.

Worn:

Ready Pack (35lbs)
Poly. hat w/ear flaps
Columbia winter jacket
Cotton tee shirt
Poly. "micro-fleece" liner gloves
Snow pants
Jockey undershorts
Cotton tube socks
Snow boots

Notes:

I worked up quite a

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Updated 12-28-2008 at 07:32 PM by dougz

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Dec 17/08 Cutting down on my gear

by dougz on 12-17-2008 at 09:08 PM
Hmm.. I'll see..

Dunno if I want to drill holes in a perfectly good pot.. LOL

I've whittled my pack down a bit..

I WAS going to get rid of the extra tarp..

But I thought, it weighs next to nothing, and takes up almost that in space.. Might as well hang onto it..

Was also thinking about ditching the Coughlan's emergency stove..

But it'd be nice to have inside a tent for some heat in the pouring rain..

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Updated 12-17-2008 at 09:15 PM by dougz

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Pack/ Winter Clothing Field Test #1

by dougz on 12-15-2008 at 04:30 PM
Dec 15/08

Time: 10am

Temp: -22 C Wind: 7 kph

Distance: 3 miles

Terrain:
Street

Worn:


Ready Pack (35lbs)
Poly. hat w/ear flaps
Columbia jacket
Tee shirt
Poly. "micro-fleece" gloves
Jeans
Cotton tube socks
Old Merrel all-terrain sneakers

Notes:

Pack felt good, though I could have gotten it on my hips better, I think

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Updated 12-28-2008 at 07:33 PM by dougz

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