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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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how to seal a leaky hydration bladder?
so I have a leaky pinhole in my Camelback bladder. the leak would be an easy fix with Seam Grip, but I don't really care to be drinking water that touched Seam Grip. Any other bright ideas?

In GEAR » how to seal a leaky hydration bladder?
October 03, 10:36pm

arrow head
so, does the arrowhead actually stay in place on the pencil? Do you cut a groove in first to stabilize it? how do you protect the cutting edge? Where does one get an arrowhead like that and how m...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Knives and Other Sharp Things
October 02, 8:35pm

UL knife on heavy biner...
and why rack an UL knife like the Trango on a big heavy biner. Keep all the lockers and such ready for regular use and stash the knife the lightest way possible. I have a little Gerber that weigh...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » light climbing knife?
October 02, 8:04pm

permanant damage over 13,123 feet!!
I'm screwed... I'm living at 9,200 feet in the San Juans and going over 13,000 feet regularly guiding backpacking and peak ascents and doing personal climbing and hiking. I've always c...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » go light but bring O2; permanent damage from altitude
October 02, 7:14pm

Wild Things
I am using Wild Things Gear schoeller dynamic pants (they aren't on the Wild Things website, call and ask). The fabric covers a very wild 3 season range. I wear running shorts underneath whic...

In GEAR » Best 3 season breathable backpacking pant? Cloudveil Inertia, Golite Synergy/Trinity, etc.
October 01, 11:40pm

semi-permeable vapor barrier
Windshirts are great. I made's Liberty Ridge in 1.1oz DWR and then in 1.1 oz teflon DWR, with full molded tooth zip and hood. It's pretty much the first thing to come with ...

In GEAR » Wind Shirts
October 01, 12:06am

Lego Aragorn
My avatar is a Lego model of Aragorn son of Arathorn, since most everyone has hiking avatars I figured I'd go to some other cool things - Legos and Tolkien

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Your Avatar
September 29, 2:00pm

a couple more I just remembered, but haven't had to use emergency aid climbing hook short stick clip for reachy aid and.... a TOP SECRET TIP that I just discovered - I came across a p...

In Multiple Use Gear » The Nut Tool (for climbers)
September 27, 10:36pm

The Nut Tool (for climbers)
For backcountry climbing, the nut tool is really nice for a lot more than removing rock pro. What have you used yours for? treading rappel slings around really big rocks cleaning dirt and vege...

In Multiple Use Gear » The Nut Tool (for climbers)
September 26, 11:06pm

Nice Job
Looks really good! I made the Minima and love it, but maybe need to make something to replace my aging Golite Coal.

In Make Your Own Gear » kinsman insulated pullover
September 26, 10:35pm

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