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Jeroen Wesselman (jeroenman) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me I started as an alpine climber, I did most of my climbing in the European Alps and some in New Zealand and recently some ice climbing in New Hampshire during holidays. I started backpacking while in New Zealand and backpacked exstensively in Europe, Patagonia and Nepal and in the US (VT and NH). I started as a lightweight backpacker for my Patagonia trip in 2002 and progressed from there to a more ultralight style. My favorite backpacking style is multi day trips in an alpine environment.
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All Forum Posts by Jeroen Wesselman

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Digital Hanging scale wanted
I am looking for a lightweight digital hanging scale to weigh my pack before i start a trek. I always see Glen van Peski weighing his pack with one but i was never able to track one down. As you...

In GEAR » Digital Hanging scale wanted
October 07, 3:12am

Suggestions for a year long Backpacking trip wanted
Hi Roger, with backpacking i mean hiking or as the kiwi's call it tramping. We are mostly looking for established treks from 2 to 7 days. As we will be "UL backpacking" (or hiking)...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Suggestions for a year long Backpacking trip wanted.
October 07, 2:53am

Sierra Design Isotope Rain jacket : experiences
Is there anyone who has experience with the SD Isotope Rain Jacket. For such a light waterproof jacket none of the mayor suppliers are selling it and there is not much feedback on it from users. ...

In GEAR » Sierra Design Isotope Rain jacket : experiences
October 06, 2:21pm

Suggestions for a year long Backpacking trip wanted.
Hello, me and my girlfriend are planning a year long backpacking trip(UL ofcourse)at various locations in the world. Most of the locations are sorted out but here and there I would love to hear ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Suggestions for a year long Backpacking trip wanted.
October 06, 2:07pm

Re: BAP shadow hoodie never showed
Brett, it took a while and afew e-mails but i finally got mine from BAP, you could give them a call or e-mail Chris directly. I live in Europe so all my communication with BAP was through e-mai...

In GEAR » Smartwool Shadow hoodie available
August 30, 7:46am

Re: Smartwool Shadow hoodie available
Finally got it!!! Thanks to David and Chris from Bap. Thanks guys.

In GEAR » Smartwool Shadow hoodie available
August 27, 5:23am

Re: Post-trip evaluation of gear list
Hi Roger, would love to hear about your trip, how about a podcast? Jeroen

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Gear for Long Distance Hiking: Four Months in Europe
August 20, 9:26am

Super Uber Light harness
Anatoly, thanks for the link, as a european climber i never heard of them. i have a camp XLH 95 but the Cilao harnesses look very promising too. I might order one, they look a bit more robust t...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Super Uber Light harness
August 17, 3:09am

Where would you spend your money
Hi Eins, als je nog geinteresseerd bent of gewoon de Whisper even wilt zien (en voelen) stuur een mail via mijn profiel (PM) Jeroen

In Gear Lists » Where would you spend your money?
August 16, 1:18am

Chamonix
Miguel, the most important thing is that you are in Chamonix and the weather is improving so go out and enjoy. Remember, it is better to be out in questionable weather than sitting behind a comput...

In Post-Trip Reports » Chamonix
August 10, 3:48am

All Reader Reviews by Jeroen Wesselman

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Arc'teryx Switchback Shirt
Not exactly known for (ultra) lightweight gear this one has won it's place in my lightweight kit list. It's a stretch windproof, water resistant pull over which is rather tight fitting. It weighs jus...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
August 10, 6:00am