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Jason Elsworth (jephoto) - BPL Premium Member

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Stream crossing horror stories
Very interesting blog post here on river crossing, includes information on the use of ropes. http://www.windy.gen.nz/index.php/archives/620

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Stream crossing horror stories
April 18, 9:53pm

ZPacks Hexamid Pocket Tarp
I continue to be impressed with the constant innovation and ongoing improvement coming out of Zpacks. I don't, however, have the elite skill levels or the experience needed to use this tarp(:.

In GEAR » ZPacks Hexamid Pocket Tarp
April 18, 1:04am

Netting Floor for shelter. Any drawbacks??
I've only used my Hexamid solo with netting a once and it wasn't wet. Pros and cons seem to me as follows:. Pro 1. Maximises the space available vs an inner net. 2. Quick easy set up...

In GEAR » Netting Floor for shelter. Any drawbacks??
April 17, 12:12am

Thinking about making/selling UL bike gear...
I have been thinking about this myself recently, as I return to cycling after a long, long break. I have recently purchased a handle bar harness and a Viscacha seat post bag from Revelate. I haven&...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Thinking about making/selling UL bike gear...
April 15, 5:23pm

Inov-8 295s
Inov-8 295s. I never take my shoes off to cross here in NZ, as I would be putting my shoes on and off multiple times a day. Also it seems much safer to me to cross in shoes as opposed to bare feet....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » List your "quick drying" trail runners that you also cross streams in.
April 14, 1:21am

The Hype of Dehydration and Heatstroke
Jason, why do you want to stay dehydrated? Typo corrected - must be dehydrated today.

In Philosophy & Technique » The Hype of Dehydration and Heatstroke
April 11, 8:23pm

The Hype of Dehydration and Heatstroke
Born into a Catalan family, Jornet [Kilian] grew up in the Spanish Pyrenees at 6,500 feet, and his gifts are literally in his blood. “When you are born and bred at altitude, you tend to have a hi...

In Philosophy & Technique » The Hype of Dehydration and Heatstroke
April 11, 5:41pm

Fleece reconsidered
Sounds like a great article is in the works. I usually carry a 100 WT fleece vest or jumper. For me it is a bit of an insurance policy for the weather we can get in NZ. It's also nice to put on...

In GEAR » Fleece reconsidered
April 08, 7:01pm

Elemental Horizons Aquilo
@Chris. That's good to hear. I am seriously considering one of these as a family trips pack.

In GEAR » Light Pack for Family Trips? (60L+ and 35 lbs+ capacity)
April 08, 12:10am

Elemental Horizons Aquilo
http://www.elementalhorizons.com/aquilo-pack.aspx The Elemental Horizons Aquilo is 56 L in the main sack for a large. Not sure how well it carries 35lb. Not many people seem to have one, but tho...

In GEAR » Light Pack for Family Trips? (60L+ and 35 lbs+ capacity)
April 07, 11:14pm

All Reader Reviews by Jason Elsworth

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Jacks R Better Fast and very helpful
Arrived quickly all the way to New Zealand and looks very well made.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 16, 4:11am