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Jason Smith (JasonS) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Burning muscle
Your body can also decide to burn muscle instead of fat. I gained some weight during a period of time when I had to very intense with my job with the theroy that in the past when I needed to I wou...

In Philosophy & Technique » ULers Carrying an Extra 20-40 lbs - WHY?!
July 30, 5:50pm

Neoair R-factor
Do those who have used the Neoair in cold conditions feel its stated R-factor is correct. The reason I ask is it seems pretty high for the weight when compared to other pads. Per the ounce it see...

In GEAR » Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Pads
April 25, 4:45pm

Just picked one up in Please don't shoot me orange ;-)

In Gear Deals » R1 hoody $69
April 10, 6:20pm

I use the Steripen Adventurer all the time and love it. I pretty much bring it on all my hikes and it has never failed to work. I do carry one HDPE nalgene, with I like to carry as it has no diffe...

In GEAR » Steripen reliability
April 10, 6:10pm

Re: Re: metal Snow shovel that mounts to an Ice Axe
Any one here know how I can purchase the Mizo shovel and ship it to the U.S.

In GEAR » Gear We'd Buy—If It Existed
March 19, 8:40pm

metal Snow shovel that mounts to an Ice Axe
A light weight metal snow shovel that easily mounted to an ice axe would be a great item. If their is too much variety in ice axes maybe see if you can sell it with a axe similar to the now discon...

In GEAR » Gear We'd Buy—If It Existed
March 18, 10:37pm

Soul Bivy Side Zip
It really depends on what you are looking for but here are the reasons for my choice Size zip. I used to have a BPL bivy without the side-zip was somewhat annoying getting in and out of. I wou...

In GEAR » Which MLD Bivy?!!
January 02, 8:43pm

I frequently put boiling water into my 2L dromlite and shove it into my shoes to help dry them out in winter. So far my experience has been similar to Dennis, have been relatively rough on it a...

In GEAR » MSR Dromlite catastrophic failure
December 22, 7:57pm

Check what the recycling code on the container says. Plastics like Polypropylene are more likely to have a higher melting point and I think don’t have BPA. I am not an expert but it seems to work.

In GEAR » Lightest bowl
July 05, 7:08pm

Spray vs. Washin
I have read that it is better for breathability to use the spray as opposed to the washin as you want to only coat the outside of the jacket.

In GEAR » How to Restore DWR
July 02, 6:33pm

All Reader Reviews by Jason Smith

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Trail Designs and Titanium Goat Ti-Tri
This stove system has my highest recommendation. With a little user input it is pretty close to perfect. I am mainly an alcohol stove user but I have also enjoyed using the ability to use wood fires...

In Stoves - Alcohol
February 19, 7:26am

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
I love my caldera cone for my Evernew .9 pot. It is extemely stable, I don't need to worry about tipping it over. I don't need to worry about the wind. One earlier review mentioned its lac...

In Stoves - Alcohol
June 12, 2:57pm