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Jake D (JakeDatc) - BPL Forum Member

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Re: Re: Starting from scratch, suggestions welcome!
take the sharpening stone out of the Mora, ditch the leatherman. Get some Dyneema woopie slings for the hammock. (man hammocks are heavy). ridgerest type pad.. since you're off the ground ...

In Gear Lists » Starting from scratch, suggestions welcome!
March 04, 9:20pm

Re: trip photo
What happen Mags did you lose your Tauntaun? got the whole Jedi on Hoth look going on ;)

In GEAR » Skurka and Sierra Designs team up for gear
March 03, 8:55pm

Re: Quilt making
Getting good use out of my pic these days ;) I sewed mine M90-M90-Apex- newspaper strips making sure to have the correct sides oriented so it would work out once turned right side out. I sk...

In Make Your Own Gear » Could use a little help on a quilt I am making.
March 03, 6:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Suggestions for First Summer Quilt
I made close to what you are thinking. I'm 5'7 125, so similar. I used the SIN50 design with M90 and came to 13oz so with slightly lighter fabric you could get near 10oz. Only neede...

In Make Your Own Gear » Suggestions for First Summer Quilt
March 02, 2:38pm

Re: Hiking pace
Yes.. i treat hiking like mtn biking or moguls.. avoid the big bumps, rocks, roots. don't go over if you can go around. I do use my poles on flats and downhills if unless it is empty trail...

In Philosophy & Technique » hiking cadence
March 02, 2:22pm

Re: re: cadence...
Rich, you need to get yourself on Pacer Pole's payroll with the advertising you do ;) I'm not sure if cadence while running is helping her speed go up. I'm guessing that being on ...

In Philosophy & Technique » hiking cadence
March 02, 11:10am

Re: RE: helmets
Rock/ice climbing helmets are meant to protect you from things being dropped from above.. falling rocks, ice, gear etc. They do not do a great job at protecting you falling into other things, esp...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Missing hiker found dead in the Whites
February 25, 1:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Napoleon Pockets
He means these. I use mine for keys or my cell on a daily basis. Napoleon didn't have pockets but he did put his hand inside of his coat. Apparently at the time that was the stylish ...

In Chaff » Napoleon Pockets
February 24, 5:07pm

Re: Shovel
good to know. I don't hike much in the winter.. i'm a skinny bastard who doesn't like the cold ;) If i did i'm sure i'd want a real avy shovel.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Missing hiker found dead in the Whites
February 23, 7:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Thoughts
He didn't really PM me... i'm crying inside for reals.... :'(

In GEAR » Skurka and Sierra Designs team up for gear
February 23, 7:33pm

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