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Jessen Jacobsen (SmokiesHanger) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Boulder
About Me I've been backpacking for a few years now, and have been ultralight for the majority of them. My college student budget forced me to make my own gear, and now it has become yet another hobby (I moderate the Gear Workshop forum over at PBF).

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All Forum Posts by Jessen Jacobsen

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4g
I cut a simple plastic toothbrush down to about 3 inches and 4 grams.

In GEAR » Throw Away the Fingertip Toothbrushes
August 05, 6:42pm

Re: Quilt + beanie = extra weight
True, when you look at the MH Phantom 32* (reg) which weighs 21 ounces, a quilt doesn't really have that much more weight savings. My homemade quilt for example weighs 22 ounces, but then agai...

In GEAR » Quilt + beanie = extra weight
August 02, 10:18am

Re: Snake in tree
I was tying up my tarp when my friend spotted this one. I basically had my arms around it and was face to face with it. More snakes in trees!

In Photo Gallery » Snake in tree
June 07, 6:26pm

Greece
I will be doing some backpacking, hiking, and camping around Greece this summer, the longest stint being a week long jaunt around Crete. I plan on just using my normal backpacking kit for the most...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Greece
May 20, 10:18pm

Re: When have you gone too light?"
Short answer: You die.

In Philosophy & Technique » When have you gone too light?
March 13, 2:42pm

Re: FS: Inov-8 Flyrocs
Sale Pending

In Gear Swap » FS: Inov-8 Flyrocs
March 07, 6:39pm

FS: Inov-8 Flyrocs
Inov-8 Flyrocs Size 11 US-Mens $30, I pay shipping to con-US Paypal preferred These are slightly used. I took them out on one 15 mile hike and realized they just don't work for my feet. ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Inov-8 Flyrocs
March 07, 6:04pm

Re: Mariposa vs Mariposa Plus
I recently got the Mariposa Plus instead of the normal Mariposa. I've had silnylon packs before, and I like the M. Plus's material much better. More durable and feels better.

In Gear Lists » AT 2008 SOBO gear list!!!!
February 19, 8:16am

Re: FS: Mont-bell Alpine Light Down Jacket
Sold

In Gear Swap » FS: Mont-bell Alpine Light Down Jacket
February 18, 8:17pm

FS: Mont-bell Alpine Light Down Jacket
Sale pending

In Gear Swap » FS: Mont-bell Alpine Light Down Jacket
February 13, 9:29am

All Reader Reviews by Jessen Jacobsen

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Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
I got this jacket in 2005. In terms of waterproofness, it worked pretty well for the first year I had it. However, it then started experienced "wet out". I have not yet tried to renew t...

In Clothing - Raingear
June 28, 9:54pm