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Jason A. Grafft (jgrafft) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Inland Empire (of smog)
About Me Long time hiker and backpacker "converted" to light/ultralight backpacking last year---why it took so long I have no idea. Primary background is medical.
My Website URLhttp://grafft.org

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All Forum Posts by Jason A. Grafft

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CPR for hypothermic patients
There is no alternate method for performing CPR on a hypothermic patient; Basic Life Support treatments for cardiac arrest and bradycardia do not change because the patient has a lowered core tempe...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hypothermia
November 26, 4:04pm

Lightweight Footwear System Implementation
Used a pair of New Balance 754's (24.2oz/pair) and Ultimax Cool-Max Mid Hiker's (2.0oz/pair) on the Superior Hiking Trail for five days. Weather conditions varied between rain, snow and sub...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Footwear Systems for Snow Travel Part 3: Model Lightweight Footwear Systems for Snow Hiking, Snowshoeing, and Snow Camping
April 17, 4:08pm

Spring Testing
I am starting a two week through-hike of the Superior Hiking Trail (friends will slow me down for half the time) and expecting wet, damp weather with patches of crusty or slushy snow and mud. NewBa...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Footwear Systems for Snow Travel Part 2: Components
March 28, 1:56pm

Re: What do you sleep on?
gossamerGear NightLight torso pad and Polycryo ground sheet. If the ground is cold, wet or uncomfortable I sheath my legs with a heavily modified (down to approximately 23oz) Deuter Speed Lite 30 p...

In GEAR » What do you sleep on?
March 21, 12:50pm

All Reader Reviews by Jason A. Grafft

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Golite Ion
A lot of features was not on my list of "things I want from a pack;" I wanted something functional, durable, light and comfortable and the Ion delivered. The slim/tall profile is nice whe...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 10, 8:12pm

Sierra Designs Isotope Jacket 2007
Update: 9 May 2007 Sierra Designs evaluated and replaced the jacket. Their customer service was exceptional and incredibly responsive. I will continue to evaluate the performance and p...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 19, 9:55pm