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Jeffs Eleven (WoodenWizard) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me I'm not a hiker, but I play one on TV.

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All Forum Posts by Jeffs Eleven

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Re: perfect fleece?
Fleece for 30 degrees that is light and small does not exist in this realm.

In GEAR » perfect fleece?
May 20, 11:03am

Re: Sounds like Arizona when you put it like that
We sell guns where I work. Trust me, there are plenty guns in Oregon. Big ones, small ones, even pink ones. BTW we sell the Pak-Rifle. I don't know much about guns, but its a neat contraption.

In Chaff » Where should I live Oregon vs. Virginia?
May 20, 10:08am

Re: Eagle Creek
I like Eagle Creek too. After the high bridge you seem to leave most people behind. There will be some campers and maybe a couple of runners. I have been passed by a couple running it, too. It ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best backpacking in Oregon or Washington?
May 17, 11:09am

Re: Re: Micropur and 1.5 liter bottles?
Well the 4-6 hour times is when the water is near freezing. At these temps chemical reactions are slower and it takes longer for the chemicals to get through the cyst that protects the protozoa. (...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Micropur and 1.5 liter bottles?
May 16, 12:40pm

Re: Micropur and 1.5 liter bottles?
Does any of you doots believe that using 1 tablet on 1.5 liters of water would be ok? I've been in this situation and just used 1 tablet and called it good. No ill effects. You guys think I ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Micropur and 1.5 liter bottles?
May 16, 12:08pm

Re: Re: Best backpacking in Oregon or Washington?
+1 for Enchanted Valley Silver falls is a cool trail. Easy and many beautiful waterfalls. But it IS a state parks and so you have to deal with all of the wonderfully inconsiderate zombies brin...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best backpacking in Oregon or Washington?
May 16, 11:29am

Re: Over-tightening the load lifters on packs
I did this all the time too. But then realized that it was making my shoulders sore. It would squeeze my shoulders front-to-back and pinch. So I sized up a pack and now the straps are comfortabl...

In Philosophy & Technique » Over-tightening the load lifters on packs
May 16, 11:18am

Re: Re: Re: Re: cutting firewood
So the argument is that finding and chopping a log with a hatchet is less LNT than finding and throwing a big rock, splintering wood everywhere and probably gouging out the ground? I mean, the O...

In GEAR » cutting firewood
May 15, 5:06pm

Re: cutting firewood
Well as far as saws, Ultimate Survival makes a manual chain saw. Its like a wire saw but has actual chainsaw teeth set opposing each other, so it cuts in both directions. It has grosgrain straps ...

In GEAR » cutting firewood
May 15, 3:33pm

Re: Patagonia R1 Jacket warmth
Yeah, she'll just use whatever shirt she is wearing, and the R1, and the MH softshell. On the coldest days she'll wear the MH compresor and the softshell, but most of the time the R1 does ...

In GEAR » Patagonia R1 Jacket warmth
May 14, 10:06am

All Reader Reviews by Jeffs Eleven

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Kooka Bay Syn filled custom pad
I got a 44" X 74" X 3.5" pad. R value ~6. It meets requested specs when inflated. As soon as I got it I went and snowshoed around Crater Lake. It was and excellent addition to our...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
June 27, 8:14pm

Garmont Vetta Hike
I got these because Garmont fits better than any shoe I've tried, period. I needed a boot so I looked for the lightest boot Garmont makes The Vetta LITE. Very light for a boot (10oz per Garmont ...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 21, 5:27pm

Body Glide mini stick
Oh, Bodyglide. How I love you. I covet your silky sensation. Be mine

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
February 17, 5:13pm

Tarptent Cloudburst
My first UL tent. I like it a lot but giving to my dad in lieu of more headroom. It is pretty awesome at battening down in the rain and then being able to vent well. We got rained on pretty go...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
January 11, 5:31pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
This thing is awesome. There is nothing I can say that hasn't already been said, save some anecdotal story attesting the overall prowess displayed by that thar stove... Yep

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 11, 4:58pm

Six Moon Designs Traveler backpack
The Traveler is my first UL pack. Since I live near SMD I went to their shop and checked it out myself before buying. Brandon was totally helpful and willing to let me check out the pack line, since...

In Backpacks - Frameless
January 11, 4:52pm