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Jonathan Shefftz (jshefftz1) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Jonathan Shefftz

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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

Update
Monday Sep 22 update: all spoken for now (except for two Granite Gear “Round Rock Solid” compression sacks, but those are definitely BPL anyway).

In Gear Swap » BD Firstlight tent, silnylon tarp, Marmot Helium sleeping bag, MLD eVENT bivy, down booties
September 22, 1:54pm

All that's left now are ...
All that's left now are the Marmot Helium sleeping bag and the Sierra Designs down booties (probably just two of the three pairs).

In Gear Swap » BD Firstlight tent, silnylon tarp, Marmot Helium sleeping bag, MLD eVENT bivy, down booties
September 19, 4:26pm

Re: link
here are the two pairs of booties that are probably still available (with a third probably already sold): https://plus.google.com/photos/+JonathanShefftz/albums/6060447988724090033/6060448527881...

In Gear Swap » BD Firstlight tent, silnylon tarp, Marmot Helium sleeping bag, MLD eVENT bivy, down booties
September 19, 2:58pm

Re: Helium
I updated the caption with the info I found on the hang tag (saved after all these years...): https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/118364351379631769177/albums/6060447988724090033/606044818281308347...

In Gear Swap » BD Firstlight tent, silnylon tarp, Marmot Helium sleeping bag, MLD eVENT bivy, down booties
September 19, 2:57pm

BD Firstlight tent, silnylon tarp, Marmot Helium sleeping bag, MLD eVENT bivy, down booties
All the details (including prices, along with some heavier items too) are at: https://plus.google.com/photos/+JonathanShefftz/albums/6060447988724090033 … plus actual USPS priority mail shippin...

In Gear Swap » BD Firstlight tent, silnylon tarp, Marmot Helium sleeping bag, MLD eVENT bivy, down booties
September 19, 1:28pm

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