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Backpack Jack (jumpbackjack) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Armpit of California
About Me I do most of my hiking in California around Kings Canyon,Bishop area, would eventually like to hike some other states or even countries. I have been hiking about 6 or 7 years now and love it. Every year can't wait for the next trip. See you on the trail.
CityBakersfield
StateCalifornia
CountryU.S.A.

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RE 3yrd shelter
@ Kevin, I didn't weigh this one because I made it from material I had left over, I'll try to get a weight on it this week and post it for everyone.

In Make Your Own Gear » The 3 yard shelter challenge
December 15, 8:26am

RE 3yrd shelter
@ Nick, It had plenty of room, I pitched it about 8" off the ground, with the front pole height at 40" and the rear at 18", the width at the head end was right at 5' and the f...

In Make Your Own Gear » The 3 yard shelter challenge
December 07, 1:56pm

3yrd tarp
Hard winter dirt, LOL

In Make Your Own Gear » The 3 yard shelter challenge
December 06, 6:53pm

The 3 yard shelter challenge
I took Nick's drawing/design and made the 3yrd tarp this week, although I do like the design and it was fun making it, I would probably just take a 5x9 tarp for myself, I think you can do a lot...

In Make Your Own Gear » The 3 yard shelter challenge
December 06, 2:49pm

Re: Idea for snowshoe/crampon/short ski combo? Any potential?
Justin, Why not just make a sleeve that has the screws in them, not in the UHMW, then you wouldn't have to worry about ice getting through the holes, better yet you could do as the post abov...

In Make Your Own Gear » Idea for snowshoe/crampon/short ski combo? Any potential?
November 24, 11:30pm

neo air
I'll take it, p.m and email sent.

In Gear Swap » FS: neo air thermarest regular length air pad
November 24, 9:38am

Snow Shoes
I have some MSR Snow Shoes I was goig to post here, not sure what model, I'll chechk and see and I'll get back to you. They have seen about 4 trips, so the usual scuffs and such, but hav...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Winter gear: Insulated down pants, Overboots, Overmitts, Knee High Gaiters, Microspikes, Snowshoes
November 23, 10:36pm

GGG 2015
I agree Nick +1 on You are all overthinking this. Just set it up as a "self-service" get together.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG Host
November 04, 12:18am

Re: Holey foam
Thanks for all the suggestions everybody, but I'm looking more for the stuff I've seen in some big manufatures backpack's mainly shoulder straps, and some of the stuff I've seen was...

In Make Your Own Gear » Holy foam
November 01, 3:53pm

Holey foam
Looking for some padded foam with holes in it, like the foam pads you find in some of the shouldr pads, does anyone know any suppliers out there. Thanks, Jack

In Make Your Own Gear » Holy foam
October 28, 9:27pm

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