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Jed Augustine (jaugusti) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Appalachians/Rockies
About Me Student at the University of Chicago. I don't have much time to backpack, so I want to make my kit as simple and easy to go as possible. I am interested in the cathartic effects of spending time in the wilderness and its application in therapy and counseling.
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All Forum Posts by Jed Augustine

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Wide straps and short folks
Hey y'all- Have smaller fellas tried out the Gorilla/GG shoulder traps? I wonder if there is a size/satisfaction correlation going on here, as, atleast from the avatars, mostly taller gentle...

In GEAR » New GG Gorilla Pack
March 05, 8:32pm

Scree Running Question
Hey y'all- I love it. You love it. We want more of it. But it occurred to me, I will admit after watching a Man Vs. Wild episode, that on a slope that was steep enough and long enough you...

In Philosophy & Technique » Scree Running Question
March 05, 2:57pm

Nomination for Mascot
I officially submit the candidature of the majestic marmot as the mascot of BPL. Mount of the Holy Cross Wilderness, CO The marmot: king of the backcountry, master of all he sees. Mo...

In Photo Gallery » UL Creatures
February 28, 2:10pm

Chris' Pic
Chris- Looks like the smokies to me. A bald and rounded mountains like that. Correct general area? Dan- You started something AWESOME here!

In Photo Gallery » Can you guess?
February 26, 6:08am

Attaching frame stay to frameless pack
Hey y'all- What are the best (lightest and most secure) ways y'all have found of securing a removable framestay in a frameless pack? There are probably aspects I haven't considere...

In Make Your Own Gear » Attatching frame stay to frameless pack
February 25, 4:26am

Now that the thread is sufficiently hijacked... I agree that I am willing to pay more in order to have the insurance that I can return items that I can't or won't use. I love REI. I h...

In GEAR » backpack, external or internal frame?
February 22, 1:05pm

I'll take the Hardrocks, if I was fleet of foot enough to beat others! Always a gentleman and a scholar, Thom. There's a silent "awesome!" in the middle of the word "backp...

In Gear Swap » FS: FREE STUFF - LAST TIME 09
February 19, 5:29pm

I'm looking for The One™
Already sold out! Amazing. As soon as somebody gets one, please post pictures and comments!

In GEAR » I'm looking for The One™
February 19, 2:08pm

Re: WTB: Gatewood Cape
PM Sent

In Gear Swap » WTB: Gatewood Cape
February 19, 1:23pm

Bamboo/wood and bacteria
Hey y'all- Nice find! Do bamboo or wood utensils have a greater risk for bacterial growth? What I have in mind specifically is water and bacteria seeping into the transport tissues of the...

In GEAR » .25 oz bamboo spork
February 18, 6:41pm

All Reader Reviews by Jed Augustine

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Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
I'm partial too, though not from Seattle. Growing up in Atlanta there are not many places to go within the city that can excite you about the outdoors, but whenever the parents told me we were ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 1:44pm