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Jörgen Johansson (Jorgen) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me My backpacking and skiing roots are in Swedish Lapland, tundra country with few trees and prety damp. Check for more info.
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Lowering pack
Roger, others have suggested the same thing, so there might be a point :-) Actually 2 meters would have been enough in the situation I describe. I have about 3,5 meters attached to the Trailstar, ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
April 23, 5:08am

Thank you very much for the accolades. You are of course much too kind, but I cannot honestly say that I mind :-) And I am going back to the ANWR this summer...

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
April 22, 11:52pm

I am fond of most things about Paramo waterproofs, except the weight. Still, they are my favourites for long winter ski trips. I found news of the new mesh pump liner interesting. However, informat...

In Editor's Roundtable » ISPO 2015: Part 2
March 25, 7:19am

Sizing is always tricky, sometimes companies change their sizing. However, I have a Haglofs Oz XLarge(predecessor of Ozo)and a Gram Comp Pull size Large and just tried them on. I am a slim 190 cm (...

In GEAR » Haglofs Gram Comp Pull
March 23, 2:31pm

Softshell and windshirts
Being a fan of wind-shirts I can only agree with the pros and cons already mentioned. I might add one; all the wind-shirts I have used have proven to be bug proof. Since the question posed seeme...

In GEAR » Softshell as Windshirt substitute
March 19, 5:51am

Caffin tunnel tents
Congrats, Roger. I'm waiting in a line that I hope will be long. At least behind me :-)

In GEAR » The CAFFIN tents come!
June 08, 6:54am

Series of articles
Totally absorbing, ambitious, knowledgeable and balanced. at its best. Thank you, Will.

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Frameless Backpacks State of the Market Report 2011: Part 1 – Choosing and Using a Frameless Pack
June 06, 2:10pm

Very interesting indeed. I've just returned from a week-long trip at the very north of the Scandinavian peninsula. Having used my ancient Fisher Crowns I am in the right mood for looking at new...

In Editor's Roundtable » SIA Nordic Ski On-Snow Demo 2011: New Waxless Ski Technologies
April 07, 11:51am

Canisters is cold
Very interesting! I have for some years experimented with top-mounted canister stoves in winter here in Sweden. I have found one method that works very well. During the day I ski with the canister...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Effect of Cold on Gas Canisters
October 27, 11:36am

Carrying Rulk
Hi John, You might have gotten the wrong article, there are several on the trip, all titled "Across Sarek in winter- something". In the article on the following link there is a picture ...

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: The Incredible Rulk - Rucksack and Pulk Combo
April 07, 5:24am

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