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Jeremy Cleaveland (jeremy11) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Exploring San Juan talus
About Me Bible believer, disciple of Jesus Christ, wilderness guide, rock climber, trail runner, mountain climber, ultralight nerd. I grew up in upstate NY going to camp in the Adirondacks where I eventually led trips on all the 46 high peaks, where going heavy led me to find Golite, through which I bought Beyond Backpacking, and the rest is history...
for years I've been an ultralight freak, sewing much of my own gear.
CityLake City
StateColorado
CountryAntarctica
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All Forum Posts by Jeremy Cleaveland

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Is National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Ready to Go Light?
Ryan, thanks for the info. I'll look into them some more. Very true about gear lasting too long. We have been rotating our mountain bikes out yearly, and want to move that direction with mor...

In Editor's Roundtable » Is National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Ready to Go Light?
April 01, 11:56am

Thermarest Prolite 3 Short Sell/Trade
I have a moderately used Thermarest Prolite 3 Short for Sell/Trade. As shown, it has a stain on the top right corner, and a patch on the bottom. The stain isn't from anything gross, a...

In Gear Swap » Thermarest Prolite 3 Short Sell/Trade
April 01, 11:46am

Is National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Ready to Go Light?
Thanks for the informative replies. I am Gear Manager for a Wilderness Program in CO, and am looking to gradually replace our backpacks (and other gear) with lighter, better stuff. We were lo...

In Editor's Roundtable » Is National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Ready to Go Light?
March 31, 5:45pm

Is National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Ready to Go Light?
How is NOLS currently doing with there quest? Did they achieve, or approach the 40 lb Initiative? Have they decided on what packs and shelters to use for standard backpacking trips? A new gear l...

In Editor's Roundtable » Is National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Ready to Go Light?
March 31, 1:08pm

FS: Golite Coal, Patagonia Essenshell, Cilogear Schoolbag
sorry, sold months ago.

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Coal, Patagonia Essenshell, Cilogear Schoolbag
March 12, 9:40am

bite valve falling off?
the kit is new this winter, and the valve is a camelback brand valve. a friend suggested roughing up the tube just a bit with sandpaper - but not so much as to narrow the diameter. I do have the ...

In GEAR » bite valve falling off?
March 09, 1:19pm

bite valve falling off?
so, the bite valve on my Camelback winter kit (insulated tube and valve cover) has fallen off several times, sending a stream of water out and a bit of a scramble. what would be a good way to glue...

In GEAR » bite valve falling off?
March 08, 1:59pm

2008 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
Montrail Hardrocks + Dirty Girl Gaiters ("Switchbacks") + Holstein Cow Socks Cilogear 60 liter Worksack! Great for hauling climbing gear around and backpack guiding Paramo Aspira J...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2008 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
December 17, 7:41am

Paramo Waterproof Directional Clothing
I've slept in Paramo a few times, but all in Colorado's cold, dry winter, in my homemade 15 degree down quilt pushed into winter use with lots of clothing. So of course the jacket was dry ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Paramo Waterproof Directional Clothing
December 06, 11:18pm

Backpakcing Bucket List
good movie age: 25 Location: San Juans Colorado List - very incomplete A big thru hike (or more than one) Antarctica - anything (when I find a pot of gold) Patagonia - anything Hardroc...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpakcing Bucket List
December 06, 10:56pm

All Reader Reviews by Jeremy Cleaveland

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Thru-hiker Liberty Ridge Shell
I've made two of these, both with a full #3 ykk molded tooth zipper and hood. the first was from 1.1 oz dwr, the second from 1.1 oz teflon dwr. I normally use the non-telfon due to its greater b...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 16, 10:57am

Mark Twight/The Mountaineers Extreme Alpinism
this is an incredible read. Get it for the epic stories alone. I often say "it could be worse" to encourage my spirits in hard conditions, and the stories really illustrate how true that i...

In Books and Media
January 14, 11:12pm

Dasani Dasani 1 Liter bottle
it is really light, lighter than a 1 L gatorade, but is weaker and has a small opening, making it messier to put in drink mix. Mine worked fine, but they have a shorter life than gatorade bottles. T...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
October 25, 10:13pm

Paramo Aspira Jacket
Paramo has a very unique method for waterproofing - there is no membrane, but instead has a dwr shell with a pump liner that moves liquid water, whether rain or sweat, away from you faster than it can...

In Clothing - Raingear
September 27, 11:21pm

Cilogear 60L worksack, version 1
The Cilogear 60L pack (mine is version 1) is the one pack that can handle everything, and excel at everything. It is light enough for backpacking but durable enough to abuse with bushwhacking, alpine...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 23, 3:20pm

Cilogear 20L
The Cilogear 20L pack was designed specifically as an alpine climbing leader's pack. it is small so you can't lead with too much stuff (you're already carrying a rack and dragging a rope ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 05, 9:13pm

Cilogear Schoolbag
(why is this under internal frame packs? all it has is a stiff foam back pad...) its a great bag. here's what i don't like so much - the shoulder straps are just a bit too narrow for my n...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 05, 8:56pm