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jennifer ross (jenhifive) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Hey, I'm looking for tips to go lighter and ideas for more trips. I've only been backpacking for 4 years and just recently realized my pack could've been MUCH lighter. I usually do two 9 day trips, three 5 day trips and a few weekend trips a year so I'd like to make the most out of the little time I have. I need to branch out of the same 'ol romps I frequent.
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All Forum Posts by jennifer ross

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Re: MLD Exodus FS
Heath, I'm curious why you decided against the zpacks? I need a new pack too and was leaning towards the Zpacks with the new hybrid cuben fabric.

In GEAR » ZPacks Exo and MLD Exodus FS
October 23, 6:56pm

Re: What do you do for a living?
I'm a retail Photo Technician. It's like a stand-by mechanic for a big wet printer.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you do for a living?
October 23, 6:45pm

Does anyone want to see 20+ pictures of mushrooms?
Nancy and I had a blast. Thanks Ken for introducing me to the area. Jim hiking up to Sapphire Lake from Emerald Lake. The crew taking a dip in their skivies in Emerald Lake. Nancy sw...

In Post-Trip Reports » Trinity Alps Octoberfest
October 23, 6:27pm

Re: Re: FS: Komperdell Featherlite Poles
nevermind.

In Gear Swap » FS: Komperdell Featherlite Poles
October 19, 1:12pm

Re: FS: Downsizing the closet: GoLite/Montane Jacket, Pilllow, Bear Canisters.
Nevermind.

In Gear Swap » Downsizing the closet: Jackets, Pilllow, Bear Canisters.
October 15, 9:07pm

Re: "Where to Live"
I want to retire in Costa Rica. I've never been :) but it's cheap, has a ton of trails, the beach, laid back people, good weather etc. Or Hawaii. Or Thailand. Maybe just rent and live in a ...

In Chaff » Where to Live
October 13, 7:20pm

Post Trip Noshing
For me is usually salt and vinegar Kettle chips and a Red Bull or Monster for the long usually late-night drive home. A beer and a burger would put me through a telephone pole (from the food coma).

In Post-Trip Reports » A Beer, A Burger and an Adventure -Post Trip Noshing
October 13, 7:07pm

Marmot WM's precip Jacket $45 @rei
Hey ladies, I just snagged one in purple at the store on clearance for $45 ($65 with 30%off coupon). They have them online in every size in brown. I couldn't wait to get home to weigh it and ...

In Gear Deals » Marmot WM's precip Jacket $45 @rei
October 09, 5:59pm

Isn't that what the forum "gear deals" is for?
"And for those that are cool with scamming the system that REI has in place. You seem to have no comprehension of how a business operates and how many people(employees and customers) are affec...

In Gear Deals » REI Members sale: Save 20% off regular item and 30% off outlet item
October 09, 5:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: REI clearance tip
If you specifically buy another item just to use the 20% off they still get about a 20% markup (depending on manu/price/item) on whatever you're buying so technically they are still making a pr...

In Gear Deals » REI Members sale: Save 20% off regular item and 30% off outlet item
October 08, 12:46pm

All Reader Reviews by jennifer ross

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Thermarest Neo-Air
I used a prolite 3 for years (12-13 oz) and thought it was comfortable enough until I got a neoair. I love that I don't have to fuss anymore about clearing every stick and stone before i set up ca...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
October 23, 9:19pm

REI Sub Kilo 15* Ladies Regular
I bought this sleeping bag in Juneish and returned it after being stuck with it on the jmt. I loathed this bag. The seams didn't hold so feathers were everywhere, the zipper sticks 80% of the...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
September 26, 10:07pm