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Jörgen Johansson (Jorgen) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale www.smarterbackpacking.com
About Me My backpacking and skiing roots are in Swedish Lapland, tundra country with few trees and prety damp. Check www.smarterbackpacking.com for more info.
CityStockholm
CountrySweden
My Website URLhttp://www.fjaderlatt.se, www.smarterbackpacking.com

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Tape and door
Very nice, what with the photos and all. I have made a few things in Cuben myself, although nowhere near as well made as this. A couple of questions: Would not tape have been sufficient in many ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Making a 2-man Cuben Fiber Tent
April 30, 6:33am

Re: Gear List Weight savings
Regarding the Trailstar in Cuben or silnylon, the lack of flexibility/stretch described in Chris Townsends article made me go for the silnylon one: http://www.christownsendoutdoors.com/2012/03/tra...

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
April 30, 6:12am

Re: Gear List Weight savings
I feel pretty happy about your recommendations, Roger Brown. Meaning that there are no big and obvious changes that I have missed :-) I have never brought a spare burner before, or even considered...

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
April 30, 6:09am

The full story
For those of you wanting more of a blow by blow account there are six separate chapters in my blog, written last fall, after returning from the Brooks. http://www.fjaderlatt.se/2014/10/brooks-range...

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
April 26, 1:34am

Re: Fantastic article that brings back fond memories
Manfred, That is a great story you are telling. I would have to entice some of my sons into doing something similar with me. As a father I can certainly understand the 'preciousness' of it...

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
April 24, 2:13am

Re: Brings back memories
Wow, I wish I could have been there in 1978 :-) I discovered Debbie Millers book Midnight Wilderness while waiting in the rain at the Coldfoot airstrip and has since bought it. Same time and Arcti...

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
April 24, 1:54am

Re: Re: Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
The coffee is certainly a bonus, but also an excuse. It strikes me how often we need an excuse to slow down and think though. I have friends that are hunters and the gun seems to give them an excus...

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
April 24, 1:48am

Re: Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
Nico, Danish nuclear physicist Niels Bohr is reputed to have said: An expert is a person who has made all possible mistakes within a very narrow field. I am still working on becoming an expert :-)

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
April 24, 1:46am

Re: Bravo
Drew, Maybe it is a Swedish thing ;-) Actually, my plan was to take a non-commital selfie every day and then conclude it with a smiling one at The Road. Well, that came to nothing since the came...

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
April 24, 1:44am

Gear List
My gear list is now in place and since I am going back this summer I would welcome some advice on how to shave weight without losing function.

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
April 23, 1:45pm

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