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Jake D (JakeDatc) - BPL Forum Member

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Re: pct with 11 year old
nm.. just blog promotion

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » pct with 11 year old
January 03, 4:21pm

Re: Re: thanks
Having a bivy inside the shelters is also nice. they are usually 3 sided and drafty. sometimes not exactly waterproof. you will figure out your food as you go. Having a good idea about what ...

In Gear Lists » AT thru hike proposed gear list
January 03, 4:04pm

Re: Re: 2015
trying out my MYOG bivy that is 2/3 done at the moment.

In GEAR » 2015
January 01, 9:33am

Re: Re: Winter Traction Device???
microspikes or Hillsound trail Pro crampons will get you pretty far until it begins to look like climbing. Yak Trax are pretty useless, my dad tried his on our last winter day hike and they w...

In GEAR » Winter Traction Device???
December 30, 6:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: ursack?
I have the Lightheart Solo which is a hybrid single/double wall that also uses your poles for a similar weight as the Contrail (which i had and didn't like) they also make a longer SoLong ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I'm converted to light wieght
December 30, 7:07am

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

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