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Jeremy Cleaveland (jeremy11) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Exploring San Juan talus
About Me Bible believer, disciple of Jesus Christ, wilderness guide, rock climber, trail runner, mountain climber, ultralight nerd. I grew up in upstate NY going to camp in the Adirondacks where I eventually led trips on all the 46 high peaks, where going heavy led me to find Golite, through which I bought Beyond Backpacking, and the rest is history...
for years I've been an ultralight freak, sewing much of my own gear.
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All Forum Posts by Jeremy Cleaveland

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if you want a kit with directions and all, Ray Jardine has a good kit on his site. I made one a few years ago and it works great, except I made it a bit too narrow as I'm a side sleeper. Howe...

In Make Your Own Gear » Quilt Kits
October 11, 7:58pm

Sweet idea... and title. I use a stick or rock (or ice axe or nut tool if I have them)

In Multiple Use Gear » French whipping my potty trowel
October 11, 7:55pm

any progress on this????
So, how is the fabric development going? the Poly/Spectra would be sweet, and light eVent would be nice to have a source for.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Materials
October 09, 10:46pm

I know Ray and Jenny Jardine skied to the South Pole last winter using a 2 person quilt with 2 layers of .9" Polarguard 3d. I made a one person RJ bag with the same insulation and it is about...

In Make Your Own Gear » Home made 0 degree quilt?
October 09, 10:06pm

Primaloft hood
I don't think synthetic hoods are available commercially. Ray Jardine has a kit for a small hood. This is a hood I made from Minima Vest leftovers. It is 2 layers of 3 oz Primaloft, for ...

In GEAR » Advice Starting Quilt Sleep System
October 09, 8:25pm


In User Test Forum » DUCK!!
October 09, 8:19pm

I recently got a pair of Montrail Hardrocks and before using them put Seam Grip on all the critical seams, but forgot to Seam Grip the toe bumper. We'll see how the shoes hold up. I think app...

In GEAR » Toe bumper coming off
October 08, 11:25pm

replacing it would be nice, especially since it is a 1.5L..... but I'm a poor cheapskate. Donations are accepted though!

In GEAR » how to seal a leaky hydration bladder?
October 08, 11:01pm

Golite Jam/Pinnacle for backcountry telemark skiing???
anyone have experience using the Golite Jam or Pinnacle for backcountry skiing? the only real issue is how well skis strap onto the pack. I have a Gust and love it, so I know the Jam or Pinnacle ...

In GEAR » Golite Jam/Pinnacle for backcountry telemark skiing???
October 08, 10:32pm

Nut Tool alternate uses thread
here is a link to the thread in the Multiple Use Gear forum

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Nut Tool alternate uses thread
October 03, 10:38pm

All Reader Reviews by Jeremy Cleaveland

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Thru-hiker Liberty Ridge Shell
I've made two of these, both with a full #3 ykk molded tooth zipper and hood. the first was from 1.1 oz dwr, the second from 1.1 oz teflon dwr. I normally use the non-telfon due to its greater b...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 16, 10:57am

Mark Twight/The Mountaineers Extreme Alpinism
this is an incredible read. Get it for the epic stories alone. I often say "it could be worse" to encourage my spirits in hard conditions, and the stories really illustrate how true that i...

In Books and Media
January 14, 11:12pm

Dasani Dasani 1 Liter bottle
it is really light, lighter than a 1 L gatorade, but is weaker and has a small opening, making it messier to put in drink mix. Mine worked fine, but they have a shorter life than gatorade bottles. T...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
October 25, 10:13pm

Paramo Aspira Jacket
Paramo has a very unique method for waterproofing - there is no membrane, but instead has a dwr shell with a pump liner that moves liquid water, whether rain or sweat, away from you faster than it can...

In Clothing - Raingear
September 27, 11:21pm

Cilogear 60L worksack, version 1
The Cilogear 60L pack (mine is version 1) is the one pack that can handle everything, and excel at everything. It is light enough for backpacking but durable enough to abuse with bushwhacking, alpine...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 23, 3:20pm

Cilogear 20L
The Cilogear 20L pack was designed specifically as an alpine climbing leader's pack. it is small so you can't lead with too much stuff (you're already carrying a rack and dragging a rope ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 05, 9:13pm

Cilogear Schoolbag
(why is this under internal frame packs? all it has is a stiff foam back pad...) its a great bag. here's what i don't like so much - the shoulder straps are just a bit too narrow for my n...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 05, 8:56pm