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Jason Brinkman (jbrinkmanboi) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me I backpack, hike, raft, hunt, fish, mountain bike, ski, snowshoe, trail run, etc.
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All Forum Posts by Jason Brinkman

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Re: Salomon Speedcross 2
Just bought a pair today to replace well worn XA Pro 3D Ultra's. The feel awesome out of the box. First test this weekend.

In GEAR » Salomon Speedcross 2
July 15, 12:54am

Re: Gallatin Crest trail
Alright, you convinced me - I've added it to my list.

In Post-Trip Reports » Gallatin Crest trail
July 15, 12:47am

Re: 5x8 Tarp Guyline lengths
I use 2 to 3 footers on the sides and 5 to 6 footers on the ends. I also tie bowlines in them to tension, although I am liking the looks of MLD mini line locks. Too long of side lines allow for...

In Philosophy & Technique » 5 X 8 Tarp Guyline Lengths
July 15, 12:39am

Re: Up in Smoke: Fire building
Great video Sam! More like this in both format and down to earth topics please (no professional video crew required). Although the intro and conclusion closeups were a little bit Blair Witch Proj...

In Editor's Roundtable » Up in Smoke: Backcountry Fire Building Videocast
July 15, 12:26am

Re: Stoves, Tents and Carbon Monoxide - Deadly or not?<br/>Supplement 5: Snow Peak GST-120 Lite Max
Love this series Roger - another great supplemental edition. I remain convinced that my GST-100 Giga Titanium at 1/2 ounce heavier is still the better option. But I have been curious about a ne...

In Editor's Roundtable » Stoves, Tents and Carbon Monoxide - Deadly or not?
Supplement 5: Snow Peak GST-120 Lite Max

July 14, 11:58pm

Re: MSR E-Wing pitching options? Help!
Advice on how to get the most out of an MSR E-Wing? Sell it! Seriously. To me, the size of a E-Wing just won't cut it for a full coverage tarp. They would work great as a supplemental...

In GEAR » MSR E-Wing pitching options? Help!
July 13, 11:42pm

Re: Make Your Own Gear - Down Quilt or Sleeping Bag
Very well done Roger! So what to tackle first - a Caffin tent or a Caffin quilt?

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear - Down Quilt or Sleeping Bag
June 10, 1:24am

Re: Photo Essay: Packrafting the Madison River
Awesome pics - looks like a great trip. There's nothing like having a river all to yourselves! HOWEVER... as a traditional whitewater enthusiast, I feel the need to issue a word of caution ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Photo Essay: Packrafting the Madison River
June 10, 1:13am

Re: Walking on Fire: Part One
Now for some more technical questions: 1. How fast can fire move anyway? Can I outrun it? How far is the fire capable of spotting ahead of itself? What should I fear most - the heat, smoke, o...

In Editor's Roundtable » Walking on Fire: Part One
May 20, 1:09am

Re: Walking on Fire: Part One
Wow, this one's sure to generate some discussion! My home state of Idaho has it's share of wildland fires, and with large areas of designated wilderness and roadless areas, the premises ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Walking on Fire: Part One
May 20, 12:45am

All Reader Reviews by Jason Brinkman

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Lite my fire firesteel scout firelighter
I've had zero problems with my Firesteel. It always throws a reliable and predictably shaped spark fan. Lights stoves or fires easily. Lighting a fire does require a dry tinder material (found ...

In Cookware - Other
July 24, 10:18am

REI Minimalist Bivy Sack
I picked up a REI Minimalist Bivy in size long to try out. The long also has added girth, which is great. I slept in it twice in my backyard proving ground. Both times were clear, low humidity night...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
May 09, 11:53pm

clif shot bloks/jelly belly sport beans various flavors
Tried the Shot Bloks (pina colada and black cherry) for the first time on a trip in Hells Canyon last weekend. I found the texture and flavor to be VERY appealing, and the calorie density is acceptab...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
May 09, 11:26pm

Black Diamond Spire Elliptical Trekking Poles
I was intrigued by these initially because of the ellipical shafts - definitely seem stronger/stiffer on the principle axis than comparable weight round poles. I was willing to live with the 20 oz pe...

In Trekking Poles
February 28, 11:57pm