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Jake D (JakeDatc) - BPL Forum Member

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Re: Re: 2015
trying out my MYOG bivy that is 2/3 done at the moment.

In GEAR » 2015
January 01, 9:33am

Re: Re: Winter Traction Device???
microspikes or Hillsound trail Pro crampons will get you pretty far until it begins to look like climbing. Yak Trax are pretty useless, my dad tried his on our last winter day hike and they w...

In GEAR » Winter Traction Device???
December 30, 6:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: ursack?
I have the Lightheart Solo which is a hybrid single/double wall that also uses your poles for a similar weight as the Contrail (which i had and didn't like) they also make a longer SoLong ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I'm converted to light wieght
December 30, 7:07am

Re: Re: 7 pound shelter; what else?
Gatorade bottles instead of the nalgenes. 1.5oz vs 6.5 each. down or synthetic puffy vs the softshell (depends on the weight) do you have a smartphone? can get an free Apps to do books a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I'm converted to light wieght
December 29, 8:10am

Re: sawyer
Maybe I use clean sources and help it with my dipping cup but I went the whole long trail (17 trail days) and only flushed mine once and was perfectly fine. I had one of the Sawyer bags leak but ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I'm converted to light wieght
December 28, 8:21pm

Re: Re: I'm converted to light wieght
+1 on the squeeze.. waiting 15+ mins for chemicals to work is something the AM folks like to sweep under the rug ;) and for only an ounce or 2 saving. I like my Optimus Crux.. boils in 3 mins,...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I'm converted to light wieght
December 28, 8:40am

Re: Re: party food
pepperoni on Cabot sharp cheddar.. nutella by the spoonful

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » party food
December 27, 7:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Thanks!
I think that newer synthetics like Apex hold up a lot better than the old Primaloft and stuff anyway. there is no bunching or clumping up since it is all meshed together in one sheet

In GEAR » Synthetic warmer weather bags?
December 26, 6:36pm

Re: Thanks!
wearing a hat, socks and my insulation is usually enough for me to bump mine down to low 40s. mine is 2.5 apex so pretty comparable to the EE 50 and use a normal Neoair. Enjoy the EE quilt t...

In GEAR » Synthetic warmer weather bags?
December 26, 8:39am

Re: Synthetic warmer weather bags?
can you sew in a straight line? MYOG Apex 2.5 quilt with M90 in your size would be like 14oz? and under 100 bucks in materials. not tight at all and i use mine down to 40F and all summer. ...

In GEAR » Synthetic warmer weather bags?
December 25, 8:45pm

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