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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.
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All Forum Posts by Jeremy Cleaveland

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Paramo Waterproof Directional Clothing
Great article. A couple years ago I got a Paramo Aspira Jacket and Cascada Trousers (I live in Colorado) after reading about them in Chris Townsend's book Backpacker's Handbook, 2nd Ed. T...

In Editor's Roundtable » Paramo Waterproof Directional Clothing
December 03, 11:07am

Best Unlined Windshirt Under $50? Liberty Ridge windcoat you have to sew it (or find a friend that can), but it is a great pattern, easy to modify, and works well. The kit costs about $30, including the pattern, wh...

In GEAR » Best Unlined Windshirt Under $50?
November 19, 5:16pm

FS: eBay ... deleted
I have a few items up on eBay now: Deleted. As Ashley noted, we do not permit advertising eBay items anywhere on BPL. The problem is the level of spam which could descend on us. Roger Caffin ...

In Gear Swap » FS: eBay climbing pro and Patagonia Jacket
November 19, 5:00pm

Camelbak Modification...loose an ounce!
great idea. I've always found my camelback hard to open, and the black piece gives extra leverage for opening it. Do you find this to be an issue without the black thing?

In Make Your Own Gear » Camelbak Modification...loose an ounce!
November 10, 10:37am

No-mess pancake
Great idea - "Bake in Bag" or, make pancakes at home and pack them in.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » No-mess pancake
October 29, 9:48am

Pertex/Pile History and Products
Chris, Nice article. Wouldn't "soft shells" go back to fur coats and boiled wool jackets? Of course, Buffalo would be the first modern synthetic soft shell. Looking forward to y...

In Editor's Roundtable » Pertex/Pile History and Products
October 01, 10:28am

Yowie Snowshoes REVIEW
wow those things in the stock photo look like Teva's Cool concept

In Editor's Roundtable » Yowie Snowshoes REVIEW
September 24, 9:43am

WTB: used Golite Gust pack
I've got one. 6 years old, pretty used, green, medium, with Cilogear clips added on the sides and a hole for a hydration tube on the right. I would need to replace it, so what is your offer??

In Gear Swap » WTB: used Golite Gust pack
September 19, 7:57pm

Ion Mask
Ion Mask: perhaps the ultimate dry treatment for climbing ropes - and slings, cord, harnesses, etc!!!! obviously, it would have to be safe for life support gear and all, but if they are already...

In GEAR » Ion Mask
September 03, 9:23am

SUL chair kit DIY??
anyone tried to make a SUL DIY chair kit? my idea is shown below. There are no stays and no fabric, just some webbing and 2 buckles. the two strips of webbing across the back equalized to the bu...

In Make Your Own Gear » SUL chair kit DIY??
August 27, 10:28pm

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