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Jeffs Eleven (WoodenWizard) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Greater Mt Tabor
About Me I'm not a hiker, but I play one on TV.

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Re: Post-Burning Man Scratch and Dent
Ah, the Return Everything Immediately return policy. And people think is stands for Recreational Equipment Incorporated. "Yeah, this tent leaked. It seems there's a cigarette hole ...

In Gear Deals » Member's Only - Scratch and Dent Sale
March 02, 9:38am

Re: Shock or no?
Its that compression and spring back that I meant as 'mud'. It is too soft for me. Feels sticky, like mud. OK now I'm talking in circles... I understand the benefit of some antis...

In GEAR » Trekking Poles - Shock or No?
March 02, 9:34am

Re: Trekking Poles - Shock or No?
Personally, I prefer non shock. My friend and I were hiking and he has shock and I don't. We traded for a few miles ans I never liked the antishock ones. It felt like I was putting the s...

In GEAR » Trekking Poles - Shock or No?
March 02, 9:11am

Re: Re: Stuff Sacks- overkill?
My wife and I do it a little differently than than Rog and Doug. We split the load according to use. She carries the clothes, and sleeping bags and toiletries. I carry everything else. Maybe ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Stuff Sacks- overkill?
February 28, 2:58pm

Re: The ULA Unique Selling Point (for me)
Well I guess I'm in the minority on this one. I like the Ohm hipbelt. I was nervous reading all of the concerns about it but I got it anyway and love it. It is strong and unobtrusive. Plus ...

In GEAR » The ULA Unique Selling Point (for me)
February 28, 12:49pm

scarp
if you haven't seen it look at the scarp 1 on the tt website. the 2 will be the same. just bigger... more than just longer fly.

In GEAR » Scarp 2 Update
February 27, 7:31pm

Re: "Wood cutting knife?"
At my store we regularly sell knives over $200. We have knives over $400- and sell them too. One guy (cant remember his name) makes knives $600 and up and knife collectors buy them up. We ...

In GEAR » Wood cutting knife?
February 27, 8:54am

another thing
I went last week of july through first week of august and the trail was not full at all. plenty of spots. bring your bug net though. Devil's Dream i...

In GEAR » wonderland permits
February 26, 10:28pm

Re: correction
It just depends on the timing. In Aug I bet they are pretty full- unless they happen to pull your application first it'll be hard. The group sites can either help or be a burden. Fewer gro...

In GEAR » wonderland permits
February 26, 7:01pm

Re: Soto
If I gave Backpacker some money, they'd give ME an editors choice award.

In GEAR » Most efficient/lightest current pocket canister stoves
February 26, 6:35pm

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