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Jason Brinkman (jbrinkmanboi) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me I backpack, hike, raft, hunt, fish, mountain bike, ski, snowshoe, trail run, etc.
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All Forum Posts by Jason Brinkman

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Re: Darn Tough
I now wear Darn Tough socks exclusively. The ones I use are a blend of predominantly wool. I even wear them to the office on a daily basis, year-round. They keep their shape incredibly well, so ...

In GEAR » Socks
February 03, 1:02am

Re: What to do with...
1.9 oz urethane is usually very waterproof, so could be made into lots of things. Bivy floors of course, but also rain mits, rain chaps, poncho-tarps, etc. The extra weight over silnylon is not t...

In Make Your Own Gear » What to do with...
January 19, 7:10pm

Re: Micro Burner Stove?
I have not seen one before, but I see a few potential drawbacks of the Micro Burner. First, you have to refill from other disposable containers, so not sure what you're saving there. Second, ...

In GEAR » Micro Burner Stove?
January 12, 11:04pm

Re: Ti Walking Crampon
I have never seen where you can buy that exact thing, but they look alot like half of a DIY snap kit or perhaps a small grommet. Fabric stores have lots of miscellaneous do-dads like that. They c...

In Make Your Own Gear » Titanium Walking Crampon
December 15, 10:38pm

Re: No need for a bivy snow campin'
Great info Mike! Having very little snow cave or igloo experience, I am wondering how tough it is to regulate the temperature inside? Seems snow is a pretty good insulator, and aren't igloos t...

In GEAR » Do I really need a bivy for snow camping?
December 15, 10:25pm

Re: Metamorphosis 3: Walking the Edge
"I know you guys aren't impressed. However, thirty-five-ish pounds as a total weight was about to make a universe of difference." Compared to the traditional weights you came from,...

In Editor's Roundtable » Metamorphosis 3: Walking the Edge
December 12, 11:14pm

Re: how bout these?
Yes, I think those will work. I had found those in previous internet searches but couldn't find any product information or an online retailer (at least outside of Russia!). This time I found ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Down Booties
December 12, 10:20pm

Re: Re: Neoprene Tips?
I was thinking I would need the neoprene with Lycra on both sides (inside and out). Outside for durability, inside for ease of sliding on and off without zippers or gussets. The Louis Garneau P...

In Make Your Own Gear » Neoprene Tips?
December 12, 9:55pm

Re: Anyone own the Titanium Goat Ptarmigan Bivy with Full Net hood
No, flipping the cloth hood over the top does not change the length at all. It is a fairly long bivy. I am 6'4" and it is plenty long for me. Although my recollection is that my Integra...

In GEAR » Anyone own the Titanium Goat Ptarmigan Bivy with Full Net hood
December 12, 9:45pm

Neoprene Tips?
I have been considering buying some 2mm neoprene to make some combination overboots/gaiters for winter use over running shoes with snowshoes. I am thinking along the lines of 40 Below's produc...

In Make Your Own Gear » Neoprene Tips?
December 11, 1:24am

All Reader Reviews by Jason Brinkman

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Lite my fire firesteel scout firelighter
I've had zero problems with my Firesteel. It always throws a reliable and predictably shaped spark fan. Lights stoves or fires easily. Lighting a fire does require a dry tinder material (found ...

In Cookware - Other
July 24, 10:18am

REI Minimalist Bivy Sack
I picked up a REI Minimalist Bivy in size long to try out. The long also has added girth, which is great. I slept in it twice in my backyard proving ground. Both times were clear, low humidity night...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
May 09, 11:53pm

clif shot bloks/jelly belly sport beans various flavors
Tried the Shot Bloks (pina colada and black cherry) for the first time on a trip in Hells Canyon last weekend. I found the texture and flavor to be VERY appealing, and the calorie density is acceptab...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
May 09, 11:26pm

Black Diamond Spire Elliptical Trekking Poles
I was intrigued by these initially because of the ellipical shafts - definitely seem stronger/stiffer on the principle axis than comparable weight round poles. I was willing to live with the 20 oz pe...

In Trekking Poles
February 28, 11:57pm