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Jonathan Shefftz (jshefftz1) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Jonathan Shefftz

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Mine just arrived!
So how come mine's so heavy at 6.3 oz for a size Medium? Okay, so I'm burdened with only a few extra fractional ounces. Otherwise, seems very nice -- relatively generously cut for a s...

In GEAR » Rab Flashpoint: 6oz 3-layer rain jacket
July 29, 8:23pm

Earthmate app updates
Sorry to hear about the iOS step backwards. Meanwhile, but us Android users, an improvement: -- Te DeLorme Earthmate Android phone app's navigational functionality previously showed your po...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
April 14, 3:09pm

[sold]
[sold] So I still have one probe left, the Ortovox 200cm 6.0oz version of this: http://www.ortovox.com/3669-carbon-pro-pfa.html … with quick-assembly mechanism and relatively thick diameter ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Carbon fiber avalanche probes, $55 each
March 10, 10:23am

Explorer battery life while tracking
"DeLorme claims the Explorer gets 100hrs at 10min tracking. How close have either of you gotten to this? Does logging (on device) at 1 minute eat into this?" - When only logging to the d...

In GEAR » DeLorme announced today the inReach Explorer - It incorporates many navigation functions
February 17, 3:39pm

Update
Update: ARVA sold, but CAMP and Ortovox still available.

In Gear Swap » FS: Carbon fiber avalanche probes, $55 each
October 30, 7:57am

FS: Carbon fiber avalanche probes, $55 each
Three carbon fiber avalanche probes for sale, $55 each including USPS first-class mail domestic shipping (but higher price for Canada). All three probes have been assembled many times for practice...

In Gear Swap » FS: Carbon fiber avalanche probes, $55 each
September 27, 9:15am

60mm mohair climbing skins
Not quite the usual BPL item, but it is definitely BPL-esque in weight and efficiency! CAMP 100% mohair race skins, officially designated 60mm (measures more like ~61mm?) in ~330cm roll (so new ...

In Gear Swap » 60mm mohair climbing skins
September 27, 9:14am

Good points from Dave C.
Just wanted to add my general agreement there -- plus nice to hear some owner feedback on the Sideral. The Dynafit TLT5/6 has been deservedly popular, but odd that La Sportiva's similar boots ...

In Winter Hiking » Backcountry touring ski upgrade
September 27, 9:10am

Price-point lightweight ski touring boots & bindings
Although La Sportiva Sideral boots + Dynafit Speed Radical bindings would certainly be a nice combination for some applications, for a comparison with a 48oz (per boot) Garmont/Scott Excursion + 28...

In Winter Hiking » Backcountry touring ski upgrade
September 26, 2:04pm

Ski boot hacking now pretty much obsolete...
My detailed Scarpa F1 hack how-to article is half a decade old now -- a lot has happened in the years since then ... actually, only a few weeks after writing that I was able to pick up a pair of Dy...

In Winter Hiking » Backcountry touring ski upgrade
September 26, 11:36am

All Reader Reviews by Jonathan Shefftz

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Patagonia Spraymaster
I bought this in part motivated by a glowing review in Backpacker magazine, plus this review from Outside: http://outside.away.com/outside/gear/gear.tcl?gear=Patagonia-Spraymaster&gear_id=2461&am...

In Clothing - Raingear
May 31, 6:49pm

Wild Things Epic Wind Shirt
Note: this is for the non-hooded partial-zip pullover model. The downsides: - Heavy by BPL standards, although then again, we’re talking just a few ounces of excess over my Helly Hanson Mars or Mo...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
May 31, 6:31pm

Camp XLH95 Harness
After using this harness for two days of training on snow (but not a real glacier) and a few indoor practice sessions, I finally used it for real the last two days on Mt Baker. (We hiked up to the ba...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
July 05, 1:15pm