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JASON CUZZETTO (cuzzettj) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale NorCal - South Bay
About Me I love the wilderness and UL gear.
I went on my first backpacking trip in Oregon when I was 6 weeks old (AUG72). It snowed all night long. When day light came I was the only thing left dry. Just wish I could remember it!

In 2000 my first UL trip resulted in a night hike to stay warm. Wrong gear.

Finished the BPL Scouting course (May 2010). Very cool. It was like closing a door. I feel like I can teach the principals now.

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All Forum Posts by JASON CUZZETTO

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RE: "One-handed Scissors?"
One of the instructors at my BPL course carried the little Fiskars scissors. I think they are these below. $5-6 depending on the store. He prefered these over a knife. My kids and I share a kni...

In GEAR » One-handed Scissors?
July 01, 3:49pm

RE: "How do you attach your quilt to your pad?"
Sorry, but +4 to not attaching it... I move and stir. A simple rock back and fortth and tuck it in method works wonderfully! I started doing this with sleeping bags in the army about 20+ years a...

In Philosophy & Technique » How do you attach your quilt to your pad?
June 16, 1:43pm

RE: "Wise or Wuss?"
I guess "Wise" - it is a rattler dude. The will sleep under leaves also. Trust me! I almost learned the hardway was a kid in CT and then again in Georgia when I was in the army. Stay ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wise or Wuss?
June 13, 11:13am

Nap... Thanks Mike
Naps. Mike I love my trail naps. Even my kids roll their collective eyes as I does off and they toss rocks at me. I don't flinch when they hit. I just snore louder. It helps keep the bears...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
June 13, 10:02am

RE: "Alcohol stove stored in pot"
Never an issue here. Been doing it for years also. Any concern and a freezer zip bag should do the trick. Great suggestions and insight above.

In GEAR » Alcohol stove stored in pot
June 09, 10:04am

RE: "Across Iceland by Packraft"
Bad ass!

In Editor's Roundtable » Across Iceland by Packraft
June 08, 1:28pm

RE: "BPL Absaroka Pack"-I have it
All, I have to say I really love the pack. Shock cord, and less slant in the pockets are the only thing I would change as stated above. Otherwise this pack hit my needs on the nose. I have ma...

In GEAR » BPL Absaroka Pack
June 08, 10:01am

RE: "Backpack for a 5 year old"
How about the REI Flash 18 (I am not an REI promoter, I picked up mine at the used gear sale for $5). It is small enough and you can use a small pad as a frame. I used it with my daughter. She c...

In GEAR » Backpack for a 5 year old
June 06, 1:26pm

RE: "Designing a couple of Bivy sacks"
Austin, I would love to see more girth at the top of the bag. I like when I can pull them over my 6'2" frame. I took the zipper off of my current one and use it like a quilt. When th...

In GEAR » Designing a couple of Bivy sacks
June 03, 4:49pm

RE: "The Global Test III: Trekking in Russia"
I love your report. I have been to Russia many times and have not been able to get out of Moscow. So this was really cool to see the backpacking you did. What a treat. Keep it up. I agree, BPL...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Global Test III: Trekking in Russia
June 02, 4:31pm

All Reader Reviews by JASON CUZZETTO

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Appy Trails Mark 5
Mark V – Appy Trails – Can’t beat the price! First of all, the price on this tarp tent is dead on. At $120.00 it is a fantastic deal. Manufacturer’s Specs: Sleeping capacity: 5 Average minimum we...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
February 28, 2:10pm

End2End Trail Supply GramWeenie
There is a lot of information in the other reviews so I will keep this simple. I bought both the Gram Weenie and it's big brother the Pro. Here is what I found. I used the small one first wit...

In Stoves - Alcohol
May 20, 1:55pm

Light My Fire Spork
***Update MRE Spoon, Titanium Spork, Lexan Fork, knife, spoon, and spork... The Light My Fire Spork looks cool, works great! I agree that the only down side is the length... But then again I...

In Cookware - Other
July 25, 1:24pm

Evernew .9 Liter pot
No big deal if the insualtion burns off for me. That is what the bandana is for... or one of the things. Great volume for up to three people.

In Cookware - Titanium
July 25, 12:58pm

GoLite GoLite customer service
I agree. I sent them a couple of questions and a fix for their Web Site. I never new customer service reps could be so rude in their reply and they didn't even acknowledge they made a mistake an...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 15, 2:48pm

Golite Pinnacle Pack
Down from a 5 to a 4... But still a 5 to me. Want to know why? Read on... A few weeks ago I received the Golite Pinnacle Pack in the mail. I wanted the pack because I love the Jam Pack I purch...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 13, 11:14am

Petzl e+LITE
This is a great light. I bought it for hiking but I took it with me on a 4 day camping trip the other day. What I liked most it gave us plenty of light late into the night. My wife used it for hour...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
June 02, 5:57pm

Keen Arroyo 2
I have had a pair or Newport closed tow keen sandals for about 3 years now. I absolutely love them! So I talked my wife into purchasing the Arroyo 2 for the both of us - let's call it a hybrid ru...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 31, 11:57am