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Jake D (JakeDatc) - BPL Forum Member

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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

Re: Presidentials in Winter
not the OP but for the traction choices.. most folks in the whites bring snowshoes and microspikes. The popular trails get packed out nicely and microspikes are way easier to walk in as long as yo...

In Photo Gallery » Southern Presidentials in Winter
December 24, 3:50pm

Re: Post your favorite photos from 2014
School kept me out of the mountains most of this year but did get out with my dad for a day trip this spring and a few day hikes at the end of the summer with the GF and one solo. spring is g...

In Photo Gallery » Post your favorite photos from 2014.
December 24, 1:02pm

Re: Southern Presidentials in Winter
Nice. white Whites ;)

In Photo Gallery » Southern Presidentials in Winter
December 24, 9:32am

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