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J W (jhaura) - BPL Forum Member

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CityOjai
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://Trailability.com
My PDF Gear ListJhaura's 3 Season, Sub-5, Updated Feb 16, 2012

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All Forum Posts by J W

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SUL - Ojai, CA 3-Day / 2-Night Solo Thru-Hike
I had an awesome time this weekend on a solo backpacking trip in the Ojai backcountry while my wife had a girl party at the house. That's a win-win no? You can see the photos and a full trip...

In Post-Trip Reports » SUL - Ojai, CA 3-Day / 2-Night Solo Thru-Hike
February 21, 12:03am

Jhaura Wachsman Sub-5 3-Season SUL - UPDATED for 2012
I gave my gearlist a refresh for 2012 and updated all the weights and configurations. It's sub-5 SUL with some amenities missing (heat cooking) and some added (warm gloves for my cold hands,...

In Gear Lists » Jhaura Wachsman Sub-5 3-Season SUL - UPDATED for 2012
February 16, 12:45pm

Re: Gossamer Gear Murmur Hyperlight 2012 Unboxing - Video Review
@Dan, thanks bud, are you considering one? @Heather, thank you for the feedback regarding the women's fit. My wife was eyeing mine today, but here Golite Jam is still new. I weighed the p...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Gossamer Gear Murmur Hyperlight 2012 Unboxing - Video Review
February 15, 6:43pm

Re: Gossamer Gear Murmur Hyperlight 2012 Unboxing - Video Review
@Jennifer, you're welcome. I hear it fits women very well. Let us know if you get one.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Gossamer Gear Murmur Hyperlight 2012 Unboxing - Video Review
February 15, 2:18pm

Gossamer Gear Murmur Hyperlight 2012 Unboxing - Video Review
My first-look "unboxing" video review:

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Gossamer Gear Murmur Hyperlight 2012 Unboxing - Video Review
February 15, 6:05am

Los Angeles, SoCal Feb 18-20 (Prez Day Wknd)
Anyone up for a 3-day, 2 nighter in Los Angeles area of SoCal? (Feb 18 SAT - Feb 20 MON) I saw the Anza Borrego trip down near San Diego, but that's too for south for an overnighter like the...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Los Angeles, SoCal Feb 18-20 (Prez Day Wknd)
February 14, 2:24pm

Re: Backpacking and Hiking with an Umbrella
Hey Tapon, great article. You are always pushing the envelope. I remember that rock canopy shot from your Yo-yo hike. That's a great example of doing more with less and is where the philosophy ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking and Hiking with an Umbrella
February 12, 11:07am

Re: Dirty Girl Gaiters?
Highly recommended. Breathe well in hot weather, quality lyrca fabric, trail tested by ultra marathon runners, not only backpackers. After 5 years, I'm only on my second pair.

In GEAR » Dirty Girl Gaiters?
February 09, 4:10pm

Re: Regular Handle Titanium Spoon (like FireLight SUL)
Thank you @Newton for the detailed post. You're right, the ultralightdesigns one is the closest. I'll check with them. Don't need a fork or knife. @kthompson and @Ice-axe, you are co...

In GEAR » Regular Handle Titanium Spoon (like FireLight SUL)
February 07, 8:33pm

Regular Handle Titanium Spoon (like FireLight SUL)
So besides, the UK site (ultralightoutdoorgear.co.uk) which sells the Tibetan Ti stuff, does any US store, distrib or manufac sell a plain and simple * regular * handle (not long) ti spoon (not spo...

In GEAR » Regular Handle Titanium Spoon (like FireLight SUL)
February 07, 3:59pm

All Reader Reviews by J W

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Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
Just received these poles so this is a pre-trip review. Superb craftsmanship, super light and exactly what I would have made if I could do it myself. The adjustable mechanism is easy to use and ...

In Trekking Poles
July 04, 10:45pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip Pack
The perfect balance between light weight and durability with features like side pockets, padded shoulder straps and dyneema spectra grid fabric, all for under 10 oz. I have a second generation one,...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 25, 7:10pm

Patagonia Men's Wool 2 Crew long sleeve
I love this shirt more than any other I own. The only problem is the durability. I'm on my second one and have had numorous holes 1/8" to 1/4" in diameter pop up all over on both. Also, ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
June 25, 11:43am

Adventure Medical Kits Heatsheets Emergency Bivvy
Rating 4/5 because the construction was under par. They use tape to form the bivy shape from a single piece of material. The tape job was sloppy with some holes in the bottom. Other than that a great ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
December 18, 12:05pm

Gossamer Gear
Thumbs up to GG. They don't make a lot of items, rather a few quality niche packs and other gear. I really like their sourcing of other industry items and presenting them for backpacking, such as the ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 29, 7:38pm

Gossamer Gear G6 Whisper
Initial Review Oct 2006: Out of the box I love it, light as a feather, VERY well made and sized perfect for my intended use. I really like the shape, it's like a slim aerodynamic sled. GG's products a...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 16, 8:00pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
Just got mine in the mail and tinkered with it a bit. Like the previous reviewer, the rivet looks very suspect. I will write more after some use. Drilled the rivet out to remove the pan. The pan we...

In Stoves - Other
August 16, 8:03pm