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Jeremy Lynn Franchow (jfranchow) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale The Great Basin
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CitySalt Lake City
StateUtah
My Website URLhttp://www.summitpost.org/

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All Forum Posts by Jeremy Lynn Franchow

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Re: E-Blanket, do you carry one, why or why not?
Thanks for the great responses. It does seem to be a redundant piece of gear when backpackng and my system on a long dayhike is enough that I would survive an unplanned night out. Perhaps simil...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » E-Blanket, do you carry one, why or why not?
March 29, 6:42am

E-Blanket, do you carry one, why or why not?
Hi all, In the last 10 years, I've always carried an emergency space blanket. Never once used it. It weighs a "paltry" 3 oz, but I'm considering eliminating it from my kit. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » E-Blanket, do you carry one, why or why not?
March 27, 8:14am

Re: What do you sleep on?
GG Nightlight Torso pad, Thermarest Lite Seat for the bony hips, Polycryo Ground Cloth

In GEAR » What do you sleep on?
March 20, 8:55pm

Re: AM taste
I use the micropur tablets and yes it has the same chlorine aftertaste...but nothing close to tapwater in SLC. When the water sat overnight it was greatly reduced.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I can "taste" Aqua Mira?
October 14, 3:24pm

Re: Advice from Southwesterners...
Hmmm...you seem to know what you're up against at that time of the year. In my experience, no-see-ums are at their worst mid-May to mid-June. They seem to be at their worst, however, first thing in...

In Post-Trip Reports » June too late for Colorado Plateau?
March 17, 1:10pm

All Reader Reviews by Jeremy Lynn Franchow

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Inov8 Flyroc 310
Previously owned Salomon XA Comp 2's(1lb. 8oz.) After extended periods of scrambling and 15+ mile trail days, my feet were not happy. Felt like I needed a more aggressive boot-like tread for going...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 20, 9:39pm

Integral Designs Salathe bivy
I second everything Glenn said above. I purchased this two years ago, before I really started getting into truly lightweight gear(Salathe Bivy=34 oz.) I'm eyeing a Tarptent but until then this is ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
July 12, 7:25pm

MSR DromLite Bag (4-Liter)
Needed something for carrying large amounts of water in the desert. I've had 2 Platypus bladders puncture and leak after heavy use. The DromLite comes through by being practically indestructible while...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
July 12, 6:22pm

Gossamer Gear Nightlight Torso
When folded up, this fits the sleeve of my Gossamer Gear G4 and G5 packs perfectly and provides good pack support. Previously owned a Z-Rest and the NightLight's lighter, tougher...very comfortabl...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
July 12, 5:52pm

Gossamer Gear Polycryo Ground Cloth(medium)
This is exactly what I've been looking for in a groundcloth. Extremely lightweight(1.5 oz.) AND tough. Before coming across this I was using a space blanket(3 oz.) which, if I was lucky, would giv...

In Miscellaneous Products
July 12, 5:15pm