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Edward Jursek (nedjursek@gmail.com) - BPL Premium Member

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New Zimmerbuilt Pack
Recently took my new Zimmerbuilt on a week long trip in the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness. My total starting pack weight was about 18 pounds (base weight+consumables). The pack went through rain, bush...

In GEAR » New Zimmerbuilt Pack
July 01, 10:57pm

Interested with a question
Looking at this for solo use. I am 6' tall. What is the coverage like? Thanks.

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Cuben Littlestar
June 30, 1:51pm

Enchantments
I have gotten snow and night time temps into the upper 20's in August. That late in September is solid shoulder season in the Enchantments. I would take a 20 degree bag and a puffy for sure.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Enchantments (Core zone). 5 days, September 30.
June 24, 11:39pm

Huarache Sandals
I go with Luna's. I have a pair of their new Oso Sandals. So far I really like them. I have only used them on day hikes and a bit of jogging. They come with an addition strap that you can take ...

In GEAR » Favorite huarache-type sandals
June 12, 8:52pm

Rocky Mts
David nailed it with the Weminuche. I did the CDT section through the Wilderness and spent a zero day at Highland Mary Lakes. It was amazing. Not sure about snow levels this time of year.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rocky Mtns
June 11, 12:51am

Blast
Interesting. It looks like it ends up costing $10 more, over the cost of the old blast, to skip the frame and "save" $30 when ordering now. Is the suspension worth the weight and cost? I ...

In GEAR » ZPacks retires the "Blast" backpack
June 10, 12:47am

Lightest most breathable
Ian - It is the dual use. I have a Zpacks Hexamid Twin and the Zpacks poncho/groundsheet clips right in and forms a twin sized bathtub groundsheet. So I save at least 3.5 ounces over having to brin...

In GEAR » What's the lightest, most breathable shell there is?
June 10, 12:39am

lightest, most breathable shell
Delmar - I love the Zpacks Poncho/Grounsheet. I think it is the best design I have worn. The hood and bill are excellent, it has a deep front zipper for ventilation, side zippers, and a built in ad...

In GEAR » What's the lightest, most breathable shell there is?
June 09, 10:38pm

,51 and .74
Christopher - Well, to be honest, I usually keep my hooch entirely off budget when calculating the weight of my food. Learned that trick from Congress. It's morale value is simply too great to ...

In GEAR » .51 cuben and .74 cuben
June 09, 10:23pm

hiking pants
I love my Arcteryx Rampart pants. Great cut, pocket layout, materials and workmanship.

In GEAR » Suggestions for new hiking pants?
June 09, 10:17pm

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