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Jed Augustine (jaugusti) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Appalachians/Rockies
About Me Student at the University of Chicago. I don't have much time to backpack, so I want to make my kit as simple and easy to go as possible. I am interested in the cathartic effects of spending time in the wilderness and its application in therapy and counseling.
CityAtlanta
StateGA
CountryUnited States
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All Forum Posts by Jed Augustine

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Poncho Tarps and Staying Dry
Hey y'all- I've been trying to figure out what to do about using a poncho tarp and not getting wet after I set up camp but need to do something outside the tarp. The simplest, cheapest, ...

In GEAR » Poncho Tarps and Staying Dry
December 04, 9:29pm

Re: Recommendations for CO backpacking trip
Take a look at the Elk Mountain range. I did an Outward Bound course there (my intro to lightweight backpacking!) and thought it was wonderfully beautiful. There are a heap of peaks out there, the ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Recommendations for CO backpacking trip
December 04, 6:12pm

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In User Test Forum » test photo
December 04, 5:27pm

Re: Arc Edge
Wow Klas, this is exactly the kind of review that makes me think the Edge can actually work for me. The temps you've been more or less happy at are very encouraging. When you wear your Cocoon l...

In GEAR » Nunatak Arc Edge
December 03, 5:22pm

Re: Re: Risk management, caution, and the potential benefits of taking chances
"Pis$ and vinegar comes with old age. At 20 years old, you're still ten feet tall and bulletproof." Ya know, I'd say that is a more accurate assessment!

In Philosophy & Technique » Risk management, caution, and the potential benefits of taking chances
December 02, 3:43am

Risk management, caution, and the potential benefits of taking chances
Hey y'all- Two weekends ago I had the wonderful opportunity to go day hiking in Marseilles in les Calanques (which is French for "the fjords"; trip report to come) with three frien...

In Philosophy & Technique » Risk management, caution, and the potential benefits of taking chances
December 01, 6:29pm

Nunatak Arc Edge
Hey y'all- To revive another topic that hasn't been touched on for awhile, does anyone out there have experience with the Nunatak Arc Edge? I'd appreciate any and all feedback. I ...

In GEAR » Nunatak Arc Edge
December 01, 5:57pm

Hiking Pants: Convertible, Capris, Running Pants, MYOG...?
Hey y'all- As it's been about a year since this topic was last raised, I thought I'd put it out there again. At last count it seemed like people who liked the versatility of conve...

In GEAR » Hiking Pants: Convertible, Capris, Running Pants, MYOG...?
December 01, 5:23pm

Re: MYOG PACK01
Good glory that's gorgeous! Exactly the kind of pack I wish somebody would put on the market.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG PACK01
December 01, 4:31pm

Estimating temperature
Hey y'all- Before I go on a weekend trip, I look at the weather forecast in the nearest town to get an estimate for the temperature where I'll be backpacking. Trouble is, there often a b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Estimating temperature
November 06, 3:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Jed Augustine

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Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
I'm partial too, though not from Seattle. Growing up in Atlanta there are not many places to go within the city that can excite you about the outdoors, but whenever the parents told me we were ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 1:44pm