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Jeremy Cleaveland (jeremy11) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Exploring San Juan talus
About Me Bible believer, disciple of Jesus Christ, wilderness guide, rock climber, trail runner, mountain climber, ultralight nerd. I grew up in upstate NY going to camp in the Adirondacks where I eventually led trips on all the 46 high peaks, where going heavy led me to find Golite, through which I bought Beyond Backpacking, and the rest is history...
for years I've been an ultralight freak, sewing much of my own gear.
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All Forum Posts by Jeremy Cleaveland

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Exped Synmat UL7
Good sleep is worth it. After years on a 3/4 Ridgerest (9 oz and bulky), I got a 3/4 Thermarest Prolite. It was either too firm or bottomed out, so I sold it and went back to the Ridgerest. Then...

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL7
September 29, 9:39pm

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In Gear Swap » Cilogear 60 L worksack Golite Gust and Trad/Aid Climbing gear
May 11, 6:47pm

Cilogear
Cilogear 60 L Worksack is size Medium version 4 or 5? Bought in fall 2008. Pack body is black. Straps and a few webbing bits red or black

In Gear Swap » Cilogear 60 L worksack Golite Gust and Trad/Aid Climbing gear
May 11, 12:01pm

Cilogear 60 L worksack Golite Gust and Trad/Aid Climbing gear
A few things that I wouldn't mind selling as they don't get used much now: all prices will include shipping to 48 states, I'll ship international as well. paypal only, pm for more inf...

In Gear Swap » Cilogear 60 L worksack Golite Gust and Trad/Aid Climbing gear
May 10, 1:36pm

Man Up
Mr Fritz: You just need to man up. Buffalo robe, bowie knife, flint, water skin, then trail run it unsupported. Less analyzing, more testing. Or just go to REI and ask a sales associate. [I ki...

In GEAR » Colorado Trail in June sleep system
February 10, 6:16pm

Re: Trail runners should be banned from trails
Trail Runners kick butt cause Ray Jardine said so. The real reason trail runners cause more damage is since I can go so much further per day in them. They actually cause less damage per mile, b...

In Chaff » Trail runners should be banned from trails
February 02, 6:59am

Hey climbers: silnylon anorak advice
get the liberty ridge kit from thru-hiker.com and just get silnylon fabric. there is also a hood pattern on there, but I think I modified it.... The LR pattern is for partial zip but it isn't...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hey climbers: silnylon anorak advice
May 30, 5:05pm

Trade materials for manpower (or womanpower)
There's a chance I could be interested. I've made 2 liberty ridge wind coats with full zip and hood, a Minima vest, a stand alone balaclava type hood, 2 pair liberty ridge pants, and prima...

In Make Your Own Gear » Trade materials for manpower (or womanpower)
May 30, 4:56pm

Biking rain booties
Nice Super Gaiters! Also check out RBH Designs Vapor Barrier Liner socks. The best $40 I spent on gear this year. I haven't tried them for rain, but for winter biking, xc skiing in slush, et...

In Make Your Own Gear » Biking rain booties
May 04, 9:22am

Bike frame packs, Bibs to pants conversion.
Version 3 frame pack, V1 seat bag, on the "road" bike for a long day ride in the winter. Version 4 Version 5 - XPAC 200 denier fabric, best fit and zipper tension yet! Vertical...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bike frame packs, Bibs to pants conversion.
May 04, 9:08am

All Reader Reviews by Jeremy Cleaveland

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Thru-hiker Liberty Ridge Shell
I've made two of these, both with a full #3 ykk molded tooth zipper and hood. the first was from 1.1 oz dwr, the second from 1.1 oz teflon dwr. I normally use the non-telfon due to its greater b...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 16, 10:57am

Mark Twight/The Mountaineers Extreme Alpinism
this is an incredible read. Get it for the epic stories alone. I often say "it could be worse" to encourage my spirits in hard conditions, and the stories really illustrate how true that i...

In Books and Media
January 14, 11:12pm

Dasani Dasani 1 Liter bottle
it is really light, lighter than a 1 L gatorade, but is weaker and has a small opening, making it messier to put in drink mix. Mine worked fine, but they have a shorter life than gatorade bottles. T...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
October 25, 10:13pm

Paramo Aspira Jacket
Paramo has a very unique method for waterproofing - there is no membrane, but instead has a dwr shell with a pump liner that moves liquid water, whether rain or sweat, away from you faster than it can...

In Clothing - Raingear
September 27, 11:21pm

Cilogear 60L worksack, version 1
The Cilogear 60L pack (mine is version 1) is the one pack that can handle everything, and excel at everything. It is light enough for backpacking but durable enough to abuse with bushwhacking, alpine...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 23, 3:20pm

Cilogear 20L
The Cilogear 20L pack was designed specifically as an alpine climbing leader's pack. it is small so you can't lead with too much stuff (you're already carrying a rack and dragging a rope ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 05, 9:13pm

Cilogear Schoolbag
(why is this under internal frame packs? all it has is a stiff foam back pad...) its a great bag. here's what i don't like so much - the shoulder straps are just a bit too narrow for my n...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 05, 8:56pm