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jerry adams (retiredjerry) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Oregon and Washington
About Me I started hiking about 45 years ago. My first backpack was 40 years ago. I currently try to do one backpack trip of 5 nights every month (which can be tricky in the winter) 20 to 50 miles. Mostly I stay around Mount Hood, Columbia Gorge, Mount Adams, Goat Rocks, and the Olympic Peninsula. In recent years I have shifted to lightweight - my pack weight without food and water is about 15 lb (7 kg). I make a lot of my own gear - silnylon tarp-tent, bivy, synthetic bag, simple bag style pack. My sleeping pad is a Therm-a-Rest air mattress.

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Re: As a reminder...
Nice video, nice area I like the Mountain Goat charging the camera at the end

In Chaff » As a reminder...
November 22, 12:30pm

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In Chaff » BENGHAZI!!!!!
November 22, 8:46am

Re: Re: Re: advantages
I see lots of solo women when I'm backpacking in Oregon and Washington I have to admit I sometimes think "there's a solo woman" as though it's a little unusual I think i...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 21, 10:10pm

Re: Re: Fjällräven polar
now it works 106 votes

In Chaff » Fjällräven polar
November 21, 10:06pm

Re: Re: Re: Jerry Quilt Idea
thanks, sorry so many engineer questions : ) I don't have that much experience with down either so profitting from your experience. I just busted up wads by slapping with my hand. Held it ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Jerry Quilt Idea
November 21, 4:27pm

Re: Sleeping wedge? Thoughts on how to do this...
I often have a hard time finding a level spot, but a 6-8" slope is easily found. Only problem is, I end up sliding down.

In GEAR » Sleeping wedge? Thoughts on how to do this...
November 21, 3:46pm

Re: Re: Jerry Quilt Idea
ahhh... I see now...

In Make Your Own Gear » Jerry Quilt Idea
November 21, 3:42pm

Re: Jerry Quilt Idea
Couple questions I assumed you used the down from your previous project? It looks like you've fixed the problem with baffles that have places with voids? I assume you used Argon67 fabric...

In Make Your Own Gear » Jerry Quilt Idea
November 21, 10:44am

Re: Fjällräven polar
requested URL can not be retrieved I'll check later

In Chaff » Fjällräven polar
November 21, 9:51am

Re: re: trashed exped synmat
open it up, take pictures, post it would be interesting to see what's inside

In GEAR » any use for a trashed exped synmat??
November 20, 7:05pm

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