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Jared Baker (simply_light) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Midwest, US
About Me I love the feeling of solitude and the chance to be at one with the world around me.

My passion for MYOG has become not just a hobby, but a way of life, and so started my own company - Simply Light Designs. Right now we focus on mostly backpacking tarps & hammocks along with various accessories.
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SOLD - Gossamer Gear Murmur Hyperlight & Minimalist Ultralight
Bought these 2 packs last year, and they have just sat in the gear closet. I do not see them getting used anytime soon, so off to gear swap they go. Both are brand new (2012 versions) and have ...

In Gear Swap » Gossamer Gear Murmur Hyperlight & Minimalist Ultralight
May 29, 7:04pm

Eddie Bauer Vest
Interested in the vest. PM Sent

In Gear Swap » PIF - Multiple Items
May 28, 11:33am

Stuff Sack / Organizer
Works great if you already use a double ended stuff sack for your hammock. It could double as an item holder for your ridgeline.

In Gear Deals » Ridgeline "stuffers" for hammocks
May 28, 9:47am

Grace Solo
Interested in the Grace Solo. PM Sent.

In Gear Swap » FS: HMG / MLD
May 28, 9:29am

Overpriced for what they are
If you don't want to mess with making your own and want to pay extra for the name, the MSR ones are okay at $10 each. I've made both the shock cord tensioners and the theraband tension...

In GEAR » Tightline Cord Tensioner
May 28, 6:57am

Tent Choices
You will find the 2 man tents are only 2 man if you are really "cozy" with your hiking partner. However, they are very nice for solo tents. I personally like the Copper Spur UL2. It is...

In GEAR » Getting back into backpacking -- going UL after years of carrying 50+ lb packs
May 22, 7:10pm

Snag-Free Velcro (Omnitape)
The "Snag-Free" Omnitape by velcro works pretty well for use around no-see-um netting. And it's nice that you don't have to figure out which side is which as it is all interchan...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pyramid Tarptent with Removable Floor
May 22, 6:30pm

Jacket Condition
What condition is the jacket in?

In Gear Swap » Western Mountaineering Antelope, Oware Double Bivy, Phantom Down Jacket
May 01, 12:06pm

Color of Jacket
Is the Jacket color black, like in the link?

In Gear Swap » FS: GoLite and Osprey rain gear
April 28, 3:09am

REI has them in stock for 119.93
REI has regular right & left and long Left in stock for those that missed the other deal.

In Gear Deals » Big Agnes Lost Ranger 15F $120
April 24, 4:45am

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