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Jeremy Gustafson (gustafsj) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Minneapolis
About Me Grew up family car/boat camping and then Boundary Waters camping starting in my teen years and into upper 20s. Took up backpacking around 30 and in 2006 started having knee problems which quickly put me down the road to lightweight backpacking... the transition is still ongoing and obsessively addictive even though I have pretty much resolved my knee problems.
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My Website URLhttp://treklightly.blogspot.com
My PDF Gear ListGear List - 3 day - Minus 20F

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All Forum Posts by Jeremy Gustafson

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RE: SHT Thru Hike - May 2009
Certainly looks doable. I'm sure you probably know this, but campsites are not always available. Especially if you hike late into the day, much less on Memorial Weekend. This may be a fa...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » SHT Thru Hike - May 2009
February 02, 11:23am

Re: Moby Wrap
We also have a moby wrap as well... I never thought to use that. I might have to try that out on a day trip with a pack to see how it carries.

In GEAR » Best baby carriers
February 02, 9:59am

RE:Spring Gear List
I should add that I did wear lightweight polyester pants that have better wind resistant and insulation value that my rei sahara pants...

In Gear Lists » Spring Gear List
February 02, 9:27am

Re: Spring Gear List
I second that your list is pretty tight... I agree that the down pants might be overkill unless you need them to supplement your sleeping bag. My recent October trip saw temps down to 20F/-6C a...

In Gear Lists » Spring Gear List
February 02, 9:23am

RE: Baby Carriers
Just wanted to bump this to see if anyone has any insight...

In GEAR » Best baby carriers
February 02, 9:05am

other child carrier options?
We do have a Baby Bjorn as well which I've thought about using for my backpacking trip. I think I could put him in the front and a regular backpack on my back. It does have a 25 lb max, so I ...

In GEAR » Best baby carriers
January 29, 11:30am

LittleLife Child Carrier vs Sherpani
Has anyone used a LittleLife Child carrier? click here I'm just curious how it would compare to the Sherpani and others... They have one that is around 4 lbs and still looks fairly ...

In GEAR » Best baby carriers
January 29, 11:09am

Going out on a limb here...
Coming from the frozen tundra of MN, this is how we get around in the winter... but then again we have no mountains, only bumps. Mukluks Along with some ski bindings... Berwin Backcoun...

In GEAR » Advice on Backcountry skiing gear
January 29, 9:24am

SHT October 2008
Here's a couple pics from last fall... This first one I think is poster worthy, I guess one gets lucky taking pics every 1000 pics or so. :-) This is a little creek just north of Finland R...

In Gear Lists » 2009 SHT Thru Hike List
January 28, 9:32pm

more thoughts on the SHT list
Great thread! My head will itch from most hats I wear even with a full head of hair... maybe it has more to do with dry skin than anything... I used a cut down 12x20 closed cell foam sit pa...

In Gear Lists » 2009 SHT Thru Hike List
January 28, 9:12pm

All Reader Reviews by Jeremy Gustafson

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Mountain Hardware Quark Rain Jacket
From REI Website: * The Quark is made from Incite™ printed nylon tricot with a Conduit™ waterproof, breathable 2.5-layer laminate * zWeld™ construction eliminates stitching and taping, which reduces...

In Clothing - Raingear
June 06, 10:45am