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Webster Jorgensen (WebsterJ) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Kansas City
About Me Started backpacking in the fall of 2010. Luckily I found this site early and have hopefully avoided a lot of gear mistakes.
CityOverland Park
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FS: MB Alpine Light Parka - Large, Blue
No longer selling. No interest.

In Gear Swap » MB Alpine Light Parka - Large, Blue
December 16, 7:31am

LHC Announcement
There's actually some potentially big news for gravity next week. The staff at the LHC will be holding a special seminar on Dec 13. It's possible this could include information about the ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Philosophy 101 - out of this world.
December 08, 6:03pm

Nunatak makes in interesting down balaclava. It uses snaps in the front to make temp adjustments easy. It's probably overkill for your purposes at 4oz and $116, but someone may like it. ...

In GEAR » UL Fall/Winter Hat options
December 07, 4:19pm

Are Hammocks Lighter in The Winter?
As temps drop it seems that a hammock's strengths begin to outweigh it's weaknesses in terms of weight. A hammock's weakness is obviously the added weight and complexity of a tricked-ou...

In GEAR » Are Hammocks Lighter in The Winter?
December 06, 12:56pm

Bivy Effect?
I haven't used a quilt in winter and am considering it. I was also going to buy a bivy and figured that would improve the efficiency of the quilt. How well does a bivy stop drafts in winter?

In GEAR » Quilt vs. Bag for winter use let the debate begin
December 06, 7:25am

Thanks for the responses
Thanks for the responses. I hadn't thought about the width of the quilt. I'm 6'2", 210lbs, so that could be an issue. I'll shoot Tim an email at Enlightened Equipment abou...

In Winter Hiking » Shelter, Sleep System Advice
December 04, 3:47pm

Large Kite
Wait for a 20 mph tailwind and deploy a large kite or small parachute.

In Philosophy & Technique » Philosophy 101 - out of this world.
December 02, 1:13pm

Shelter, Sleep System Advice
I'm new to winter backpacking, and am putting a kit together for this winter. I'd like to have something that is good down to 0* in the KS, NE and MO areas. I already have a Shangri La ...

In Winter Hiking » Shelter, Sleep System Advice
December 02, 7:41am

1. Hike 2. Shoot a goose 3. Stuff your jacket 4. Eat the goose 5. Repeat Ultralight goose hunting is born.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » natural insulation jacket idea
December 01, 2:23pm

This Is The Short Version
This video is actually missing the final scene where they show that it can still cut a tomato after all that abuse.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » the only piece of gear youll ever need
November 23, 12:35pm

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